Godspeed You! Black Emperor are one of those bands that had always intimidated me. A band consisting of anywhere between 10 to 15 anarchists/political activists that made music reminiscent of folk doom metal. Imagine Neutral Milk Hotel making funeral dirges for some post-apocalyptic dystopia, equal parts accordion, tribal drums, and Marshall stacks feedbacking into oblivion. […]
Read More Godspeed You! Black Emperor : G_d’s Pee at State’s End!
It’s always been difficult for me to describe the listening experience involved with Godspeed You! Black Emperor. Talking about their records as merely collections of songs doesn’t work. Each album is more like a visceral experience. A complex stream of emotions and feelings that come over you. Joy, menace, confusion, resilience, contentment, and chaos are […]
Read More Godspeed You! Black Emperor : Luciferian Towers
Only two more days of my great week away from the land of clock punching and spinal implants. I have to say that this was exactly what I needed. My goal was to completely forget about that place I call “work” and just de-compress for a week with my kids. No big trips…no time schedules […]
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