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Born Into Trouble As the Sparks Fly Upward

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Published 9 years, 10 months ago 8 comments

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Post-rock powerhouse

11 years, 10 months ago at Jan 20 1:03
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As an avid fan of post-rock I've listened to a fair bit of it in my time. Like many people, Godspeed You! Black Emperor were one of the first bands I encountered and came to love in the genre. I think GY!BE produce untouchable and flawless music and thus my excitement shot through the roof when I first heard about A Silver Mt Zion, who are an offshoot of the band, containing several members of GY!... read more
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Description: There is much to explore in Silver Mt Zion's Born Into Trouble As The Sparks Fly Upwards. The first movement ("Sisters! Brothers! Small Boats of Fire are Falling from the Sky!") is a lush, richly scored orchestral piece, with found sound loops and complex instrumentation all contributing to a truly uplifting, climatic dirge. The second movement is much slower, with more traditional rock elements--feedback, silence and discordant guitars--creeping in among the neo-classical instruments. It's the album's centrepiece track "Take These Hands and Throw Them in the River" which really astonishes, however-imperilled ... (more)
Manufacturer: Constellation
Release date: 5 November 2001
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0666561001827 UPC: 666561001827
Tags: Src:cd (1), Post-rock (1), Experimental (1)
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