Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Asunder, Sweet And Other Distress'

Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Asunder, Sweet...

Twenty-one years have passed since their formation, but Montreal’s apocalypse orchestra remain stubbornly outside the mainstream. Yes, there have been overtures from the establishment – 2012 comeback album ‘Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!’...

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Godspeed You Black Emperor : London Hackney Ocean

Godspeed You Black Emperor : London Hackney Ocean

After two unremitting hours of improv-orchestral hacking and rearranging, the primary question that remains is: exactly where do Godspeed You Black Emperor! go from here? This band’s modus operandi has always been question ourselves and...

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Godspeed You Black Emperor! : Boston Somerville Theatre

Godspeed You Black Emperor! : Boston Somerville...

Before the din there is a lull, a pause charged with nervous anticipation. Then, from the hushed center of the church attic jumble of instruments, a bearded man breaks the silence with a truly unexpected sound. Godspeed You Black Emperor! speaks!...

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SAN FRANCISCO GREAT AMERICAN MUSIC HALL

SAN FRANCISCO GREAT AMERICAN MUSIC HALL

It is not exactly clear when the performance begins. Is it the first flicker of the slide projector, or the first outbreak of audience shushing? The eight (at a rough count) members of Godspeed You Black Emperor! have been wandering across...

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Seattle, The Crocodile

Seattle, The Crocodile

Warming up for their upcoming jaunt to Japan and the UK, Montreal 's Godspeed You Black Emperor kicked off a quick-stop, five-date West Coast US tour with not one but two shows at Seattle's Crocodile Cafe. The nine-piece from Quebec - who...

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London Highbury Garage

London Highbury Garage

Harder! Faster! Louder! Sadder! At first, it's hard to tell precisely where the extraordinary torrent of noise is coming from. The stage is dark apart from flickering abstract projections that occasionally cast white light on the faces of two...

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