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Godspeed You! Black Emperor


Post Rock/Math rock

4.43 | 193 ratings

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4 stars 4.9 stars actually

If post-rock is holding the flag of prog today, then GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR has his name in the flag. This nine piece instrumental band from Canada changed the way I saw modern(and classic) music forever and made me an instant post-rock fan ever since I've heard them for the first time.

GY!BE's music is very unique and different from alot of post-rock bands and prog bands but still very enjoyable for people of both sides.

Now for the music. Once you push play you will start to enter slowly into the music of GY!BE made by some of the best atmospheres a nine pice band can make. The music is very depressing and mellow yet beautiful . Its like a world when you enter into their music, its so dark and bleak that will make you cry if you really get into it, you just want to close your eyes and imagine yourself in that dark world. You feel every sound as if it is touching your skin. When the music stops you realize that that world you where was actually the one you live in. GY!BE's music represent the badest and darkest feelings in the world.

This is the best place to start with this band since it contains shorter and a bit more faster moving songs than their other albums. If you don't get it the first time then whip it another time because it is at times a bit to much to digest.

If you like post-rock, symphonic prog, classic music or psychedelic then give GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR a try. I asure you that you wont be dissapointed. all you need is PATIENCE and love for music.

I can't really express myself fully beacuse I don't speak 100% good english but if you had trouble with this review then please check out the other reviews of the band made by the collaborators and others.

chamberry | 4/5 |


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