100 Unheralded Albums from 2010

My Education: Sunrise (Strange Attractors Audio House, 4/27/10)

My Education: “Heave Oars”
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My Education is an Austin quintet whose dramatic and dense brand of instrumental post-rock is noteworthy for its exquisite harmonies and use of strings. Sunrise is the band’s homage to German director F.W. Murnau‘s Oscar winner, woven together over two years of live presentation.

Combining a traditional rock lineup with viola, cello, and vibraphone, My Education captivates with flares of tension and scrupulous melodies.  Sunrise‘s most powerful and dynamic effort, “Oars,” follows a few tracks of post-rock bliss that is evocative of Dirty Three, Grails, and Tortoise.

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