Austin’s Balmorhea, a minimalist, instrumental post-rock project formed in 2006 by Rob Lowe and Michael Muller, is as consistently great and inventive as they come in a genre than can suffer from overwhelming sameness.
Throughout the course of its six LPs and other releases, the most recent of which is 2017’s evocative and arresting Clear Language
, the band has pushed itself ever inward, plumbing surprising emotional depths through its droning, meandering, sometimes massive, and sometimes delicate music.
In a live setting, Balmorhea is the kind of band that can bring about those transcendent experiences that make the best post-rock music so fulfilling.
$15-$17, Sun May 20, 8pm, Paper Tiger, 2410 N. St. Mary’s St., papertigersatx.com.
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