Of all the post-rock and math-rock bands to erupt in the wake of Louisville, KY’s mighty Slint, Rodan seemed to be the most promising. Slint’s slowed down, hyper dynamic take on post-hardcore music proved to be highly influential. This was the case quickly in the band’s home city. Rodan’s personal take on the Slint template burned fast and bright, resulting in the now classic Rusty from 1994. Rodan’s existence was all too short, but when the group splintered each member went on to play in a number of excellent new projects. Closest to home was guitarist Jeff Mueller’s June of 44.
Mueller formed June of 44 in 1994, recruiting bassist Fred Erskine (Hoover, The Crownhate Ruin), guitarist Sean Meadows (Lungfish), and... Read More