And now for a truly original take on the conventional math rock sound pervading your 2017. Hailing out of Bangalore in India, math trio Stuck In November struck it big last year with their EP First Slice Of Cake. The EP showcased Deadstar guitarist Nihal Anand's virtuoso guitar work and put him up there with the eminent math rock noodlers.
Aiming For Enrike first burst into our hearts with their incredible Rohdos Garage live sessions last year. Armed with a modest arsenal of guitar, drums and herd of pedals, the Norwegian act were forging sounds that combined melodic pop-hooks, looped fusion grooves and the oddball sonic textures of Battles and Adebisi Shank.
King Crimson has always been a band of impeccable timing. Throughout their career they have managed to know when to strike at the right time, such as landing an opening gig for the Rolling Stones at Hyde Park only a few months into being a band that launched their career or when reforming at the right time in 1981 to usher in a new wave of influences into polyrhythmic music that has influenced a generation of math rock bands.
It's a labour of love for Parker Lawson and Miles DeBruin of Texas outfit Two Knights. Biting their time between their many other projects, including but not limited to Flesh Born, Mimisiku, Father Figure, and Whimper, the duo have built a reputation for their wild live shows and dissonant take on the emo sound.
Behold! Our favourite masked math rock villains Space Blood are back! Coming off the back of a deliciously eccentric debut music video for 'Cemetery School', the band have released their second music video from their debut full-length album...
They're two albums in and the prolific Finnish noise-house NYOS are about to make it a triad. Navigation is the third instalment from the Jyvaskyla duo, and takes their signature blend of loop-driven math rock to dizzying new heights. And this week we are offering you a fresh scoop in the form of digital single 'Navigator'.