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Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

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jello pudding

9 years, 7 months ago at Jul 8 20:48
this album is like kodak film

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4 years, 6 months ago at Jul 22 5:27
In the instrumental, "ambiant" sense, this is a pretty good album. However, I found it rather non-impressive. I was dissapointed in the sense that I didn't hear any monstrous, magnificent instrumental pieces. I figured..maybe I just don't get it. That is not the case and I will try to listen to more albums, but more variation and less "boring" aspects are needed. I enjoy my slo-jams but, c'mon amp... read more
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Description: Canada's Godspeed You Black Emperor raise the ante on their already ambitious orchestral rock by releasing a double CD of material as their second full-length album. The group combines the drums and guitar of typical rock-band instrumentation with horns and strings to create a music built around drones and slowly evolving melodic figures. It rises and falls from delicate introductory passages to unabashed grand climaxes. Their juxtaposition of drums with violins and lush romantic tonality brings to mind Rachel's, but their compositional scale and the pounding repetitive intensity of their dynamic peaks evoke Glenn Branca's The A ... (more)
Manufacturer: Kranky
Release date: 8 January 2007
Number of discs: 2
EAN: 0796441804320 UPC: 796441804320
Tags: Post-rock (5), Canada (3), 2000 (3), Instrumental (3), Quebec (3), Instruments (2), Mini Orchestra (2), Samples (2), Canadian (2), 2000s (2), Harp (2), Epic (1), Beautiful (1), Efrim Menuck (1), Loud/soft (1), Godspeed (1), Ambient (1), GYBE (1), Experimental (1), Reissue 2007 (1)
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4crazyweldermen posted a review 4 years, 6 months ago

“In the instrumental, "ambiant" sense, this is a pretty good album. However, I found it rather non-impressive. I was dissapointed in the sense that I didn't hear any monstrous, magnificent instrumental pieces. I figured..maybe I just don't get it. That is not the case and I will try to listen to more albums, but more variation and less "boring" aspects are needed. I enjoy my slo-jams but, c'mon amp it up a little.

The violin and various strings are pretty sweet though..just not epic.

Rating: 5.4/10” read more

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album of the year (1957-2016) (60 music items)

"2000 Favourite song: "Antennas to Heaven" Favourite moment: The priest speech on "Static" or the very last minutes of "Antennas to Heaven" or the beginning of "Storm" or the climax of "Sleep" or"


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"Double album comprising four tracks. Tracks: 1. Storm * "Lift Yr. Skinny Fists, Like Antennas to Heaven..." * "Gathering Storm/Il Pleut à Mourir " * "'Welcome to ARCO AM/PM...' " * "Cancer Towers on Holy Road Hi-Way" Running time: 22:32 2. Static * "Terrible Canyons of Static" * "Atomic Clock" * "Chart #3" * "World Police and Friendly Fire" * "" Running time: 22:35 3. Sleep * "Murray Ostril: '...They Don't Sleep Anymore on the Beach...'" * "Monheim" * "Broken Win"


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