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Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce North American Tour

On the heels of the release of their new album, Luciferian Towers, Godspeed You! Black Emperor has announced a 2018 tour with performances across Mexico and the US. After…
Arielle Gordon / November 7, 2017

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The 50 Best Songs of the Year 2000

The year 2000 looms large in pop culture history: the Y2k non-scare, the Seinfeld "Newmannium" episode, the "In the Year 2000" sketch from Conan O'Brien's…
SPIN Staff / September 25, 2020

Basilica Soundscape Announces 2018 Lineup Featuring Lightning Bolt, Grouper, Haxan Cloak & Nick Zinner

Basilica Soundscape, the cult-favorite festival of heavy and experimental music in New York's Hudson Valley, has announced its initial 2018 lineup. Highlights include Lightning Bolt,…
Andy Cush / May 2, 2018

Thom Yorke, Solange, and Nine Inch Nails to Headline Day for Night Festival

Houston's Day for Night festival takes place December 15-17 and will feature a stacked lineup. This year's roster is headlined by Radiohead's Thom Yorke, Solange,…
Brian Josephs / September 20, 2017

Stream Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s “Luciferian Towers”

Godspeed You! Black Emperor's new album "Luciferian Towers" is now streaming on NPR. The group already released album cut "Undoing a Luciferian Towers" back in late August.
Brian Josephs / September 14, 2017

Godspeed You! Black Emperor – “Undoing a Luciferian Towers”

Godspeed You! Black Emperor have released the first single from their new album "Luciferian Towers," which they announced earlier this month, along with a tour.
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 30, 2017

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’

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: March 30, 2015Label: ConstellationOver their first two decades, Godspeed You! Black Emperor has garnered as much of a reputation…
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
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