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Shoegazer Sunday: Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s “Antennas to Heaven”

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

I’ve tried listening to Godspeed You! Black Emperor before, but nothing clicked until I chanced across “Antennas to Heaven,” the fourth track from Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven. The first four minutes are sort of random sound assemblage, but after that there are several extremely interesting segments, recalling everything from the end of “Layla” to Mike Oldfield’s Hergest Ridge, with a lot of tasty gaze and post-rock in-between.

And the entire album seems to be on YouTube as well: