Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce New Album and Tour

Godspeed You! Black Emperor have announced their new album "Luciferian Towers," the group's follow up to 2015's 'Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress.' The project is due September 22 via…
Brian Josephs / August 2, 2017

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…
Jonathan Dick / March 30, 2015

Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s New Album ‘Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress’ is Now Streaming

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…
Andrew Unterberger / March 24, 2015

Godspeed You! Black Emperor to Release New Album, ‘Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress’

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…
Rachel Brodsky / February 24, 2015

ATP Iceland 2015 Lineup: Iggy Pop, Belle and Sebastian, Run the Jewels, and More

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…
Rachel Brodsky / January 15, 2015

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…
Dan Reilly / March 18, 2014

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Win Polaris Prize, Slam Awards Shows

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.
Marc Hogan / September 24, 2013

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…
Kyle McGovern / September 23, 2013

Polaris Prize 2013 Nominees: Tegan and Sara, Metric, and More

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…
Kyle McGovern / July 16, 2013

Rhye, Purity Ring, Godspeed Make Long List for Canadian Album of the Year

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.
Colin Stutz / June 14, 2013

Speaking in Tongues: A Conversation With Sigur Ros’ Jonsi

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…
Marc Hogan / June 13, 2013

ATP Adds Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Ty Segall, Low for Holiday Camp Finale Lineups

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,…
Kyle McGovern / May 17, 2013

Anti-YouTube Movement of the Year: Long Songs

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;…
Douglas Wolk / December 17, 2012

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…
Christopher R. Weingarten / October 15, 2012

Stream Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s New Album In Full

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…
Marc Hogan / October 8, 2012
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