Instrumental post-rock is a genre that has grown a lot over this past decade. Ever since bands such as Explosions in the Sky and Godspeed You! Black Emperor dipped their toes in the music scene, other bands have emerged with an interest in creating cinematic atmospheres, with a lot of them having emerged in this decade past. Though they would not consider themselves to be a post-rock band, Russian Circles are an undeniable player in the field and records such as Station and Memorial are proof of that, having helped pave the way for a new era of instrumental bands that have increasingly made their presence known in great festivals and elsewhere.
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