Seemingly overnight, The Bulletproof Tiger morphed from a non-descript local band to one of Canada's key math rock exports and exemplars of the genre's renaissance in the 00's. This is their story, featuring never-before-seen photos of the band and exclusive insight from the members.
It’s been a whole year since Delta Sleep released their sophomore album Ghost City. Insincere exclamations of how quickly the time passed aside, in this time, Delta Sleep have enjoyed transatlantic success and found themselves no longer having to play the early slots of sweaty math rock all-day festivals confined to the gloomy and oppressive basements of Shoreditch bars.
In this article, we pick apart the historical and descriptive aspects of what defines 'math rock', and explore when and where the iconic sound changed it's style. By doing this, we can attempt to answer a fundamental question: was Soundgarden math rock?
When you've been running a math rock website for a couple of years, you inevitably run into a lot of odd stories. Things tend to pop up in the press, the historical literature, or straight from the bands' mouths. Here are ten bits of math rock trivia that have been lurking around our offices for the longest time...