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Rough Trade Shops’ Top 100 LPs of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s officially End-of-the-Year list season as Rough Trade Shops — always first out of the gate — have announced their Top 100 Albums of 2017…

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Just Announced: Godspeed You! Black Emperor will headline Union Transfer in March

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Just Announced: Godspeed You! Black Emperor will headline Union Transfer in March

Godspeed You! Black Emperor | photo by John Vettese for WXPN

Not many groups have the personnel and vision to make the epic rock orchestral sound that Godspeed You! Black Emperor does so well. Luciferian Towers, GY!BE’s September release, is a colossal display of sound to say the least. With biblical undertones and an array of instruments, from violins to gripping electric guitar, the project is chapter after chapter of experimental gold.

The Montreal based collective will take to Australia and Mexico to play a couple shows before starting their month long North American Tour in March. GY!BE is ...

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review of Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s intense and serene Amsterdam show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Arranged in half-circle formation, Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s guitar, bass, double bass, and violin section resounded with layered wavelengths of static tones which phased in and out of melody, soaring over the polite and professional crowd. Providing structure to this wall of noise was a double drum performance: a tempo-kept arrangement of slamming floor toms and the occasional crash and snare hit…

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Big Ears 2018 lineup (GY!BE, Diamanda Galas, Bonnie Billy, Gas, Four Tet, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The awesome lineup also includes Jenny Hval, Juana Molina, Julie Byrne, Kelly Lee Owens, Laurel Halo, Lightning Bolt, Rostam, Sam Amidon, Steve Gunn, and still much more.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for September 27, 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s show features songs by Solange, The War on Drugs, Earl Sweatshirt, Morrissey, St. Vincent, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Alex Lahey, The Jesus Lizard, Protomartyr, Thom Yorke, Lil B, Interpol, the late great Charles Bradley and more.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (9/22)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include Phoebe Bridgers’ must-hear debut album, Rapsody’s long-awaited sophomore album, Chelsea Wolfe’s latest triumph, and more.

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J Bannon curating Roadburn 2018; Converge playing ‘You Fail Me’ & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The initial Roadburn 2018 lineup includes Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Bell Witch, Panopticon, Ex Eye, and more

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Day for Night 2017 lineup: Nine Inch Nails, Solange, Thom Yorke & lots more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Houston festival happens December 15-17 and also features St Vincent, Tyler, The Creator, and James Blake,  The Jesus Lizard, Sky Ferreira, Jamie xx, Phantogram, Pussy Riot, Earl Sweatshirt, Laurie Anderson, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Of Montreal performing Hissing Fauna You Are The Destroyer, En Vogue (!), and more.

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Desert Daze is this weekend in Joshua Tree (final lineup & schedule)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Deerhunter, The Sonics, Suicide, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Thee Oh Sees, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Television, Warpaint, S U R V I V E, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Connan Mockasin, White Fence, Fat White Family and load more play the fest this weekend.

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Wrekmeister Harmonies announce new album & tour, share “Some Were Saved Some Drowned”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The new album features Ryley Walker, Cooper Crain (Cave, Bitchin Bajas) and members of Godspeed You! Black Emperor.

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American Football playing Chicago (and the UK) after Wrecking Ball

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Emo legends American Football have announced some shows that will go down after their appearance at Wrecking Ball fest in a couple weeks…

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BAM announces 2016 Next Wave Festival lineup

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Magnetic Fields, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Pharrell Williams, Baryshnikov, and lots more.

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(Other) Views From the Six: An Interview With Dilly Dally

Source: All Things Go

Frontwoman Katie Monks talks the importance of music videos, music friends and Drake.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Godspeed You! Black Emperor at Union Transfer, The Thing at FringeArts

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Godspeed You! Black Emperor | Photo by Eva Vermandel | via Constellation RecordsInstrumental rock icons Godspeed You! Black Emperor bring their always-thrilling audiovisual spectacle to Union Transfer tonight. The band released its fifth album, Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress, back in March via Constellation Records. The four-track LP is the band’s shortest … Continued

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor will headline Union Transfer in September

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Experimental rockers Godspeed You! Black Emperor have just recently announced a fall tour in support of their latest effort Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress. They will be making a stop at Union Transfer September, 28th. Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress was released March … Continued

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Album Review: Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra – Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything

Source: The WRGW Music Blog

Last week, Montreal post-rock group Silver Mt. Zion released their newest album Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything and the LP is a fresh entry in the group’s discography and shows the evolution of the their sound. Silver Mt. Zion is an off-shoot of Polaris-winning and punctuation aficionados Godspeed You! Black Emperor. GY!BE […]

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Thee Silver Mt. Zion – Take Away These Early Grave Blues

Source: All Things Go

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In the ever escalating battle of indie rock’s who-is-more-avant-garde-than-who, Efrim Menuck holds the trump card. Forming Godspeed You! Black Emperor (named after an obscure independent Japanese documentary about Tokyo’s version of the Hell’s Angels, and well worth a watch) as an anarchist music collective in 1994, the band’s first release sold only 33 cassettes. GY!BE went on to form a small, but highly influential, following in the post-rock community, creating some of the most definitive music of the genre.

Efrim formed his second project, Thee Silver Mt. Zion, as an independent effort to work on his composition skills. He quickly ...

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