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Last September, shadowy post-rock collective Godspeed You! Black Emperor unexpectedly won Canada's prestigious Polaris Music Prize for their great 2012 double album Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!…   Read Story »
Every year, a panel of Canadian music critics awards the prestigious Polaris Music Prize to one album of surpassing merit. They do this in a grand, corporate-sponsored ceremony, and it's a big deal.…   Read Story »
Last night, the enigmatic Montreal post-rock collective Godspeed You! Black Emperor won the Polaris Music Prize, a prestigious annual award for Canada's best album, as chosen by a panel of music…   Read Story »
Godspeed You! Black Emperor's Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! won this year's Polaris Music Prize, the annual award for Canadian Album Of The Year as chosen by a jury of music journalists,…   Read Story »
This past weekend Portland held Musicfest NW 2013, which had a pretty sweet line-up. Many of the bands playing have been doing incredible things on the festival circuit this summer and our…   Read Story »
In its 12th year, Øya Festival brought another diverse set of artists to Oslo's Medieval Park over four days last week. Among the performers were Blur, the Knife, Kraftwerk, Kendrick Lamar, Slayer,…   Read Story »
Giorgio Moroder dances by stabbing two fingers in the air, like the aging European man that he is. He also plays air-slap-bass. The Italo-disco legend is here in Sweden, at Gothenburg's Way Out West…   Read Story »
"Don't call it a comeback" is usually a phrase uttered self-protectively by musicians who are very much coming back from some degree of obscurity. Dr. Dre wasn't exactly absent during the seven-year…   Read Story »
In 1959, Ornette Coleman released The Shape of Jazz To Come, a record with content almost as audacious as its title. Forty-seven years later, Coleman at least partially fulfilled his own challenge…   Read Story »
I may have heard these songs before. "Mladic" and "We Drift Like Worried Fire," the two 20-minute slabs of epicness that make up the meat of Godspeed You! Black Emperor's new album Allelujah! Don't…   Read Story »