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Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Review: Godspeed You! Black Emperor Renew Their Orchestral Bombast on ‘Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress’

Over their first two decades, Godspeed You! Black Emperor has garnered as much of a reputation for their enigmatic relationship with publicity as for the group’s unquestionable influence on the… More »


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Post-rock leading lights Godspeed You! Black Emperor will be releasing their fifth full-length album, Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress, a week from today on Constellation Records. Prior to its official… More »


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Post-rock overlords Godspeed You! Black Emperor have announced the follow-up to 2012’s Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! Titled Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress, the Canadian act’s sixth studio album will be out… More »


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Get thee to a travel agent: All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland 2015 has announced its dates and initial lineup. Held in Keflavík from July 2 through July 4, this year’s ATP will… More »


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Godspeed You! Black Emperor + Growing = Hiss Tracts

Apparently not content to make intense experimental music with their other bands, Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s David Bryant and Growing’s Kevin Doria have united to form the drone duo Hiss… More »


Now that’s how you accept an award. Godspeed You! Black Emperor won the 2013 Polaris Music Prize for last year’s Essential Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend. But unsurprisingly, Montreal’s contrarian post-rock… More »


Polaris Prize 2013 Live-Stream: METZ, Purity Ring, Metric, Colin Stetson, and More

The winner of this year’s Polaris Music Prize will be announced tonight (September 23) and fans can watch the crowning happen in real-time via the above live-stream. Pre-show coverage from AUX.TVMore »


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And then there were 10. The Polaris Music Prize has whittled down its 40-album “Long List” of nominees for the 2013 award to a “Short List” of 10 finalists. Come September… More »


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The Polaris Music Prize has announced its 40-album “Long List” of nominees for the 2013 trophy, honoring the year’s best album by a Canadian artist. Among the nominees are Rhye’s… More »


Of all the “post-rock” bands that came to prominence around the turn of millennium, Sigur Rós’ success is both the biggest and most surprising. Sharing the same commitment for majestic… More »


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This fall, the international All Tomorrow’s Parties festival series will bid farewell to its longtime U.K. venue, Camber Sands’ Pontins Holiday Park, with two final events. The showcases, dubbed “End of An Era” More »


The received wisdom is that popular music is the province of short attention spans, which are only getting shorter: Listeners only care about callout hooks; albums are obsolete now that… More »


Godspeed You! Black Emperor, ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!’ (Constellation)

On their fourth and best album, Montreal’s slow-burning celluloid heroes Godspeed You! Black Emperor rarely bother with “rock music,” and when they do, it’s probably just out of habit. Roughly… More »


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Last week, Godspeed You! Black Emperor announced the post-rock droners’ first album in more than a decade, Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!. The follow-up to  2002’s Yanqui U.X.O. doesn’t officially arrive through the band’s… More »


Re-energized, re-charged, and repeating that riff forever — the mighty Godspeed You! Black Emperor have announced their first album in more than 10 years is dropping in mere weeks. Allelujah!More »


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