Gastr del Sol

Gastr del Sol was one of the most inventive and daring art-rock bands of the 1990s. The group’s discography attests to a relentless sense of experimentation and a general distaste for genre distinctions. At a time when every band coming out of Chicago that slightly flirted with jazz or electronica was lazily dubbed post-rock, Gastr del Sol was busy creating a sound with very few links to any music that came before. For most of its brief five year existence the group was built around David Grubbs and Jim O’Rourke. While this duo had some references points (Faust, This Heat) the music they made as Gastr... Read More

Genre:
Rock, Alternative/Indie, Math Rock
City Of Origin:
Chicago, ,Illinois United States
Formed Date:
1991
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