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Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Often praised as one of the greatest Post-Rock bands, Godspeed You! Black Emperor formed in Montreal, 1994. The bandbegan with three members, but usually has nine, and has contained as many as 15. The group's unique and volatile soundis a mix of classical, avant-garde, and progressive, with most of their songs broken up into symphonic movements.Godspeed's music is all instrumental, save eerie spoken samples sometimes incorporated to enhance the dark mood, mostnoticeably on the album"f#a#∞". The band is opposed to self-publicizing, with a lot of the members being anarchists, andmost of th ...read more

Often praised as one of the greatest Post-Rock bands, Godspeed You! Black Emperor formed in Montreal, 1994. The bandbegan with three members, but usually has nine, and has contained as many as 15. The group's unique and volatile soundis a mix of classical, avant-garde, and progressive, with most of their songs broken up into symphonic movements.Godspeed's music is all instrumental, save eerie spoken samples sometimes incorporated to enhance the dark mood, mostnoticeably on the album"f#a#∞". The band is opposed to self-publicizing, with a lot of the members being anarchists, andmost of their fan base is made by word-of-mouth. Godspeed You! Black Emperor went on an indefinite hiatus in 2003, butreformed in 2010. Several side projects have bloomed into full time works for the members of Godspeed, such as ASilverMt. Zion, Fly Pan Am and 1 SpeedBike. « hide

Similar Bands: Yndi Halda, Fly Pan Am, Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra, Set Fire to Flames, Gregor Samsa

LPs
'Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress'
2015

3.6
618 Votes
'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
10/16/2012

4
1,458 Votes
Yanqui U.X.O.
2002

3.9
1,456 Votes
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
2000

4.5
3,276 Votes
F♯ A♯ ∞
1997

4.5
3,168 Votes
EPs
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada
1999

4.5
1,945 Votes
aMAZEzine!
1998

2.6
53 Votes
Live Albums
John Peel Sessions
1999

4.2
97 Votes
Compilations
F♯ A♯ ∞ [Vinyl]
1997

4.4
435 Votes
All Lights Fucked On the Hairy Amp Drooling
1994

2.6
35 Votes

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