Math Rock – Mathematics or What

Math rock – well on first glance it sounds like something of high school mathematics but in actual practice it has nothing to do with mathematics except for the name itself. In actual practice it is a sub genre of famous and our lovable rock music world. It is a guitar based rhythmically complex style of indie rock and experimental rock music. It first emerged in the era of late 90s. It is supposed to be widely influenced by bands of progressive rock genres specifically King Crimson. Steve Reich, a 20th century discreet composer is considered a big name in the field of Math rock. The characteristics signifying this sub genre of rock music world include atypical and complex rhythmic structure, angular melodies, odd time explicit signatures, extended & dissonant chords, counterpoints along with some irregular starting and stopping.

2 + 2 = 5

The most famous and well accredited bands that have made their way through Math rock music are as follows.

Have a quick look at Math Rock Band List:

  • Because of Ghosts
  • My Disco
  • Rapeman
  • The Bulletproof Tiger
  • Shellac
  • The Sinking Citizenship
  • Kobong band
  • Adebisi Shank band
  • Uzeda Band
  • The Redneck Manifetso band
  • Autoclave
  • 1.6 Band
  • Hoover
  • Faraquet
  • Shudder to Think
  • Lamb of Gid
  • Zazen Boys
  • Polvo
  • Bellini
  • Toe
  • Tabula Rasa
  • Boredoms
  • Heavy Vegetable
  • Big Black
  • Black Moth Super Rainbow
  • No Knife
  • Antioch Arrow
  • Drive Like Jehu
  • Knot Feeder
  • Jawbox
  • Circu Lupus

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