The Shipping News- Three-Four (2004)

Obscure math rock, so obscure that I can’t seem to find a download for this album but I did manage to find one for another of their other albums, Flies The Fields (download).
Originally formed to make music for the National Public Radio show This American Life in the fall of 1996 (Wiki) this is another random tag discovery out of Chicago with the math rock/ post-rock/ post-hardcore genre labels.
Mellow mood music that isn’t dominated by vocals, the initial incarnation involved Jason Nobel and Jeff Mueller, both from the band Rodan, with the other two members being recruited later. Unfortunately Nobel died this year cancer at the age of 40…