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Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
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jello pudding

13 years, 1 month ago at Jul 8 20:48
this album is like kodak film

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8 years, 1 month 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), Quebec (3), 2000 (3), Instrumental (3), Canadian (2), 2000s (2), Harp (2), Mini Orchestra (2), Instruments (2), Samples (2), Strings (1), Enigmatic (1), Crescendos (1), 1st Ed. 2000 (1), Cd (1), Depressing (1), Alt (1), Double Album (1), Long Songs (1)
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" Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven is the second studio album by Canadian post-rock band Godspeed You! Black Emperor, released as a double album on 9 October 2000 on vinyl by Constellation and 8 November 2000 on CD by Kranky. The album is primarily instrumental, except for sampled voice inserts and the one minute "Moya Sings 'Baby-O'...". The samples on the album are often used to send some satirical, political, or poetic message. On Metacritic, the"


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