More of a political movement than a band, Godspeed You Black Emperor! is Montreal's collection of commune-dwelling, hard-core-loving psychedelic anarchists. And God bless them for it. Somebody has to be the voice of the opposition -- even if they don't actually speak. A near-orchestra (multiple drums, guitars and basses, plus keyboards, strings and horns), Godspeed uses 10-plus minutes to construct each of its sonic volcanoes. The journeys -- from the base's lo-fi melodic serenity to the summit, where the hammer of the gods strikes -- have been known to leave... More >>>