Godspeed You! Black Emperor Luciferian Towers Constellation CD/LP/DL Canadian instrumental post-rock leftist collective Godspeed You! Black Emperor brings something old and something new to the musical anti-fascist fray on Luciferian Towers, their latest recording for Constellation. Show More Summary
Efrim Manuel Menuck has made a name for himself, as both Black Emperor of Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and Silver Mt. Zion of Thee Silver Mt. Zion. But on February 2, he's going to make a new name for himself: his actual name! For on that date, Constellation will be putting out Pissing Stars Menuck's second solo album, and first since 2011's Plays "High Gospel".
Fresh off the September release of Luciferian Towers – an album we certainly gave a review to – post-rock post-rockers Godspeed You! Black Emperor have pre-announced tour dates across two of this planet’s pre-post-continents. First,Show More Summary
Australian and North American dates behind new album Luciferian Towers
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Godspeed You! Black Emperor, like most post-rock bands, workshops their songs live before taking them to the studio. As a result, virtually every track they’ve ever recorded has extensive live recordings from before its release, and almost every track they’ve ever played live has eventually gotten... Continue reading
Godspeed You Black Emperor “Bosses Hang, Part II” Godspeed You Black Emperor saw the future coming. Their music has always had an apocalyptic quality to it, but pegged to leftist messaging and activism that made it clear this wasn’t some dark fantasy. The music on Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!, their 2012 comeback record, was particularly […]
In some ways, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and 2017 were made for each other. On the one hand, the Canadian agit-rock instrumental collective has decried rampant capitalism, the military industrial complex and what it considers a crumbling world since its 1998 debut, “F#A# (Infinity),” opened with...
A condemnation of this sick world and a dream of a happier new one
Chelsea Wolfe's Hiss Spun, The Clientele's Music For The Age Of Miracles, Hiss Golden Messenger's Hallelujah Anyhow, Godspeed You! Black Emperor's Luciferian Towers, Josh Ritter's Gathering, and Shout Out Louds' Ease My Mind are the new albums I can...
The four-song LP is streaming a week ahead of its release date
Next week, the great Canadian collective Godspeed You! Black Emperor return with "Luciferian Towers", their newest towering, moving instrumental album. GY!BE have been making monolithic, tough-to-categorize music -- it gets called "post-rock,"...Show More Summary
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Canadian label that launched Godspeed You Black Emperor!, Sandro Perri, and Colin Stetson
Just last week, Godspeed You! Black Emperor shared "Undoing The Luciferian Towers," the quasi-title track and first song from their new album "Luciferian Towers". Today, they're back with another one: It's the last part of a three-part suite called "Anthem For No State" that closes out the album. "kanada, emptied of its minerals and dirty…
Another new one from “Luciferian Towers,” out September 22
Cryptic messages invade the subconscious on this new Godspeed track.
On this new song, Godspeed say: "look at that fucking skyline! big lazy money writ in dull marble obelisks! imagine all those buildings much later on, hollowed out and stripped bare of wires and glass, listen- the wind is whistling through all 3,000 of its burning window-holes!" Continue reading…
Next month, the Canadian post-rock anarchists Godspeed You! Black Emperor will follow up 2015's staggering Asunder, Sweet And Other Distress with a new album called "Luciferian Towers". This morning, they shared the first of the album's five songs. It's a slow-building seven-minute drone called "Undoing A Luciferian Towers." This isn't one of those GY!BE tracks…