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Gastr del Sol (derived from a derby-winning horse called "Gato del Sol") is an oft-cited stalwart of the post-rock movement of the 1990s. Based in Chicago, Gastr del Sol explored idiosyncratic sonic textures, veering from avant-garde punk to atonal songcraft to Musique concrète to composition for small orchestra.

The group began as the brain-child of David Grubbs, an alumnus of the Louisville, KY punk rock scene that…

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  • How did they go from Gato to Gastr, though?
  • Просто иди нахуй.
  • "For Soren Mueller" is essential math rock composition. Just perfection.
  • great band. the proposed bandname origin in the bio is not true. they're named after a racehorse that won the kentucky derby (Gato del Sol). it's worth mentioning that there's no language called "Greco-Roman" !
  • Upgrade & Afterlife is beyond amazing
  • folkfag00, really....really?
  • Just got a new acoustic guitar that made me realize how much my playing is indebted to these guys, Jim O'Rourke especially. The man knows his way around a steel-string acoustic
  • regretful waste of butt
  • regretful waste of time
  • Grubbs and O'Rourke really need to play together again :C

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