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What Does the Prefix "Post" Mean in Music?

Post-rock, post-punk, post-metal, post-hardcore; everybody knows the genres and can classify bands as fitting into them. However, is there a common consensus about what the prefix "post" actually means? I always considered it to be a much more diluted, ambient version of a genre, but once I discovered post-hardcore and post-punk, I realized that that wasn't necessarily the case. So, with this in mind, what do you all consider the prefix to mean?
1Jawbox
For Your Own Special Sweetheart


Post-hardcore
2Drive Like Jehu
Yank Crime


Post-hardcore
3Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra
He Has Left Us Alone But Shafts of Light Sometimes Grace the Corner of Our


Post-rock
4Jakob
Cale:Drew


Post-metal
5Russian Circles
Enter


Post-metal
6Preoccupations
Viet Cong


Post-punk
7Cursive
Domestica


Post-hardcore
8Mission of Burma
Vs.


Post-punk
9There Will Be Fireworks
The Dark, Dark Bright


Post-rock
10Polvo
Today's Active Lifestyles


Post-hardcore
11Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness


Post-punk
12God Is an Astronaut
All Is Violent, All Is Bright


Post-rock
13Swans
The Great Annihilator


Post-rock
14Cult of Luna
Somewhere Along the Highway


Post-metal
15Burst
Prey on Life


Post-metal
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