Godspeed You! Black Emperor

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor: G_d’s Pee at State’s End! review – requiems for a saner world
With global events confirming their long-held worldview, the Canadian prophets of doom sound angrier, sadder and more beautiful than ever

Kitty Empire

03, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Onesies for everyone: Mona's summer festival makes Launceston debut
With Violent Femmes, Gotye and a block party – and a cameo from a psychic convention – city is a fun fit for Mona Foma

Brigid Delaney

16, Jan, 2018 @2:25 AM

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor: Luciferian Towers review – orchestral post-rock across the barricades

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

21, Sep, 2017 @9:15 PM

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Miley, Morrissey and Marnie the opera: the essential pop, classical and jazz for autumn 2017
Liam goes for broke, St Vincent bounces back, Nico Muhly gets Hitchcockian, Taylor Swift defends her reputation, and Peggy Seeger pens her memoirs

Alexis Petridis, Andrew Clements, John Fordham and Robin Denselow

13, Sep, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Edinburgh festival: Monumental five-star review – a thunderous dance dystopia
This exhilarating collaboration between post-rockers Godspeed You! Black Emperor and dance company the Holy Body Tattoo lives up to its title

Alice Bain

09, Aug, 2016 @3:18 PM

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Monumental review – an almighty revelation
Canadian post-rockers bring their massive drums and sad, soaring crescendos to two Adelaide shows, including a dance piece that polarises audiences

Kate Hennessy

08, Mar, 2016 @6:14 AM

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Simple Things festival review – masterfully curated and delivered
The two-day weekender put math-punk with mumblecore, house, grime and happy hardcore as Battles and Galcher Lustwerk played to impress

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

26, Oct, 2015 @2:54 PM

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Inside Max Richter's vinyl collection: Aphex Twin, Bach, Grouper and more
In the lead-up to the release of his eight-hour lullaby album, Sleep, the composer creates a playlist of some his favourite music, from noise-rockers Girl Band to Aphex Twin

Max Richter

01, Sep, 2015 @4:21 PM

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor review – classical precision, heavy-metal heft
A few audience members sought respite from the intense Quebec eight-piece in the bar, but they missed out on the oceanic grooves of the four-song suite at the heart of the band’s set

Caroline Sullivan

21, Apr, 2015 @2:18 PM

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Five albums to try: Sufjan Stevens, Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Stream new albums, from Benjamin Clementine’s soulful pop to a Special AKA reissue

Tshepo Mokoena

30, Mar, 2015 @10:24 AM

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor: Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress review – threat and grandeur
The Montreal post-rockers’ latest ranks among their most immediate

Kitty Empire

29, Mar, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor: Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress review – a resolute, defiant return
Godspeed’s sixth album is a resolute, defiant work full of angry convulsions and devastating drones

Maddy Costa

26, Mar, 2015 @10:45 PM

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