Posts Tagged: Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Stefan Christoff presents Suoni per il Popolo 2020 [mix]

Suoni per il Popolo, Montreal’s self-proclaimed festival of “liberation music,” has adapted to the coronavirus pandemic by moving their 2020 edition online. To celebrate Suoni, Stefan Christoff has prepared a mix for us. Suoni Per Il Popolo Online: June 6

Stefan Christoff presents Suoni per il Popolo 2020 [mix]

Suoni per il Popolo, Montreal’s self-proclaimed festival of “liberation music,” has adapted to the coronavirus pandemic by moving their 2020 edition online. To celebrate Suoni, Stefan Christoff has prepared a mix for us. Suoni Per Il Popolo Online: June 6

Efrim Manuel Menuck ~ Pissing Stars

We occasionally stray from our purely instrumental path. Perhaps we want to highlight a small artist who merits a brighter spotlight, or perhaps an artist is simply too significant – too seminal – to overlook. Efrim Manuel Menuck belongs in

Efrim Manuel Menuck ~ Pissing Stars

We occasionally stray from our purely instrumental path. Perhaps we want to highlight a small artist who merits a brighter spotlight, or perhaps an artist is simply too significant – too seminal – to overlook. Efrim Manuel Menuck belongs in

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Rock and Post-Rock

This year’s chart is dominated by rock and post-rock, in particular the Constellation roster, represented by an amazing four out of ten releases.  No wonder it was our Label of the Year.  But there’s plenty more to be found here,

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Rock and Post-Rock

This year’s chart is dominated by rock and post-rock, in particular the Constellation roster, represented by an amazing four out of ten releases.  No wonder it was our Label of the Year.  But there’s plenty more to be found here,

Godspeed You! Black Emperor ~ Luciferian Towers

This is the third album since Godspeed You! Black Emperor‘s studio return five years ago, mirroring their output from 1997-2002.  By now it’s fair to say that this isn’t just a band returned, it’s a band rejuvenated.  So what’s happened in

Godspeed You! Black Emperor ~ Luciferian Towers

This is the third album since Godspeed You! Black Emperor‘s studio return five years ago, mirroring their output from 1997-2002.  By now it’s fair to say that this isn’t just a band returned, it’s a band rejuvenated.  So what’s happened in

ACL 2015: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Rich picked Matana Roberts, Chris picked Michael Price, James picked Ian William Craig, David picked Holly Herndon and Joe picked Heroin in Tahiti.  But this year’s #1, one of the longest albums ever recorded, drew support from across the board.

ACL 2015: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Rich picked Matana Roberts, Chris picked Michael Price, James picked Ian William Craig, David picked Holly Herndon and Joe picked Heroin in Tahiti.  But this year’s #1, one of the longest albums ever recorded, drew support from across the board.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

If there was any doubt about our pick of Constellation Records as our Label of the Year, this feature should prove it, as three of our Top Ten picks come from their stable.  GY!BE continues to cast a long shadow.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

If there was any doubt about our pick of Constellation Records as our Label of the Year, this feature should prove it, as three of our Top Ten picks come from their stable.  GY!BE continues to cast a long shadow.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor ~ ‘Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress’

If any instrumental album could be called an event, this is it.  Godspeed You! Black Emperor has nothing to prove, and yet they keeping proving it.  ‘Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress’ is worth the hype, although the band likely doesn’t care.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor ~ ‘Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress’

If any instrumental album could be called an event, this is it.  Godspeed You! Black Emperor has nothing to prove, and yet they keeping proving it.  ‘Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress’ is worth the hype, although the band likely doesn’t care.

ACL 2012: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Thousands of releases, hundreds of reviews, and it all comes down to this: the Top Twenty instrumental and experimental releases of 2012.  This isn’t just the one percent; it’s a small percent of a percent, the cream of the crop.

ACL 2012: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Thousands of releases, hundreds of reviews, and it all comes down to this: the Top Twenty instrumental and experimental releases of 2012.  This isn’t just the one percent; it’s a small percent of a percent, the cream of the crop.