Grimes also played with post-hardcore legends Shipping News.

Edward Grimes, a Louisville, Kentucky-based musician known for his work with classical-influenced post-rock outfit Rachel’s, has died age 43.

As Pitchfork reports, a representative from the label Karate Body Records, who released albums by Grimes’ band Seluah, confirmed the news.

Grimes joined Rachel’s for their third LP, 1996’s The Sea and the Bells – one of our favorite post-rock albums of all-time – and remained a member of Rachel’s until 2003’s Systems/Layers.

Grimes also played in Per Mission and post-hardcore greats Shipping News, alongside his Rachel’s bandmate Jason Noble, who died of cancer in 2012.

In 2002, Grimes started Seluah and released a debut EP in 2002, followed by two albums in 2012 and 2015.

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