Godspeed You! Black Emperor live

Tuesday 10 September 2013Past concert

Godspeed You! Black Emperor

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859 O'Farrell Street 94109 San Francisco, CA, US

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Doors open: 19:00

Tour name: Godspeed You! Black Emperor 2013 Tour

"They can still create movements that trample your heart and then gather up the pieces and hand them back to you healed. 'Allelujah! is Godspeed's most evenhanded, accessible release to date, balancing the two styles they're famed for: the kind of emotional gallops found on Lift Your Skinny Fists and the sheer oblivion of their early material." - SLANT

"A decade on from their split, this Montreal collective still sound like nothing else... It's beautiful, thrilling and exhausting. The Godspeed ethos of wordlessly eliciting universal truths is remains as devastatingly effective as ever." - THE GUARDIAN

We don't have much time for mythology, but we'd be lying if we said the return of Godspeed You! Black Emperor in 2010 didn't signify a whole lot to us as a marker from which to look back on the past decade, to reflect on what's been gained or lost within the confines of independent music culture and what's been gained or lost in the socio-political landscape writ large. Godspeed's music will do that to you. It is music that bears witness to, channels and transforms this predominantly terrible, infuriating, venal and nihilistically sad story we're all living, sharing, resisting, protesting, deconstructing and trying to change for the better. We think GYBE has once again provided a uniquely moving and compelling soundtrack for these acts of analysis, defiance and ascension. - Constellation Records

Tickets: http://www.gamhtickets.com/events/315686/godspeed%20you!%20black%20emperor%20%20(tues)