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F# A# ∞

Godspeed You! Black Emperor


Post Rock/Math rock

4.09 | 424 ratings

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5 stars This album seems to get very positive feedback from the members of ProgArchives, and it should. Here we have the first output from one of music's most pivotal bands, and it showcases the early stages of their unique expermiental fusion. In these three tracks you'll hear everything the bands has become acclaimed for: lush atmospheres, sometimes beautiful, sometimes creepy, long crescendos ultimately leading to an entrancing climax, and noises/odd audio clips. The tracks perhaps come off as a bit choppy and inconsistent to the new listener. This is due to the way in which the album was recorded and put together. The group originally recorded a 40-minute album (two vinyl sides, each one piece), but when the Kranky label offered to produce and sell it on CD, the band went back to the studio to record a little more material and put it on the final version of the album. Pieces from the original were moved around a little and the new music was incoporated to make three tracks, and 60 minutes of material. Still, the listener that let's the band do their thing and just listens to the album will get sucked into the apocalyptic sounds and atmospheres emitted and life will never be the same. Something like that. It's just a brilliant record.
Moatilliatta | 5/5 |


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