Seeking inspiration... Bluesy Post-Rock?

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  1. Bisaya

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    Hi,

    Im looking for post-rock, instrumental type music with more blues rock oriented riffs (ala Led Zep) rather than the usual dark, gloomy, dramatic, chord-y synths of post-rock.

    Basically, more rock riffs less synth-y textures.

    Anybody?

    EDIT:
    I've listened to Russian Circles. I like their rock side but they're too metal with all the heavy chords and distortion.
    I've also listened to God is an Astronaut, Mono, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Explosions in the Sky, Mogwai, Sigur Ros but they all seem to offer the same type of music. More synth-y, less rock.

    I think i'm looking in the wrong genre. :/
     
  2. In Absentia

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    Comets on fire

    wooden shjips
     
  4. halcyon85

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    Grace Cathedral Park. Not even close to approaching Led Zep territory but to me they fit the description of bluesy post-rock.
     
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    Yeah, probably the wrong genre. But I did some Googling for you, OP, and you might also want to try this band called the Samuel Jackson Five.

    I wish there were more bluesy post-rock bands. That would be pretty awesome, imo.
     
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    Maybe check out the Black Keys?
     
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    Named after the Red House Painter's recording? Interesting..will check it.
     
  9. Bisaya

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    Thanks for all the suggestion. Samuel Jackson 5 was close but I think im looking in the wrong genre.

    Went outside the box and found out i really enjoy riffs from The Mars Volta.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrwMMF2QS14

    Rival sons
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MA0m1K2jW4

    The Raconteurs, The White Stripes, The Black Keys, Rage Against the Machine's groovy riffs, 70's rock type riffery (Grand Funk Railroad, Ram Jam, etc.)

    Any instrumental bands in the same vein?
     
  10. thrashmetl

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    Try Fatso Jetson:


    Queens of the Stone Age (an obvious choice, Billy Gibbon's guested on a song on one of their albums):


    Lebanon (Sunken City is their only good quality recording):


    Corrosion of Conformity (old school but awesome):


    Grails (trippy instrumental neo-psychedelic)


    Eleven:


    He Is Legend (maybe too metal for you, but check them out, rock n' roll metal):


    Them Crooked Vultures:
     
  11. NashSG

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    As a big fan of the early 'post rock' groups, the one record that comes to mind that kind of has that vibe is this one. There isn't a whole lot of soloing persay, but there is more guitar oriented and some of it kind of reminds me a bit of like the instrumentation on say The Song Remains the Same a bit.

    http://www.amazon.com/Directions-Music-Bundy-K-Brown/dp/B000005AD9

    You can find most of the record on Youtube, if you want to hear it all.

     
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    If you like all that stuff you might like the Black Angels. They aren't instrumental, and are more related to 60's psych, but they kick loads of ass. Check out their album "Phosphene Dream."

    Also, when At The Drive-In split up, the two main groups leftover were the Mars Volta and Sparta. People overlook one of the other leftovers: Crime In Choir. They are instrumental, but are more fundamentally prog than the Mars Volta, imo. Check out their album "Trumpery Metier."
     
  13. Twitchey

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    Not "Post-Rock' but I think that you'll enjoy 'The Return of Leslie Magnatone' by Radio Moscow.

    Riffs, riffs, and more Riffs : all in a 60's 70's blues manner.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaBxCJP58aU

    Awesome (and propsterous) stuff

    They're on spotify ... I hope that you enjoy
     
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    You might like Earth (the current band, not pre-recorded output Sabbath) or 35007 (pronounced "loose")
     
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    Some material by Trans Am might fit the bill.

    Also, try and download the Kraftwerk Radio Bremen show. It does not sound like what you would expect from Kraftwerk, and is very guitar-centric.
     
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    Examples of what I was talking about, not sure if they meet your criteria:



     
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    Maybe Who Else? by Jeff Beck
     
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    The Bakerton Group. They are the band Clutch without vocals.
     
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    Kinski's album Alpine Static has a spacey post-rock feel, but with heavy riffing, strong drums and tight changes
     

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