• Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce Long-Awaited Dublin Return

    Godspeed You! Black Emperor have announced their long-awaited return to Dublin. The Canadian post-rock collective will return to the city to play the National Stadium on 27th September. Presented by Foggy Notions and U:Mack, it marks the band’s first show here since they played Vicar Street back in 2016. Revisit our review of the show here. Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday, 2nd February at 10am.

  • Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ Vicar Street, Dublin

    It’s about sixteen months since instrumental Montreal collective Godspeed You! Black Emperor last played Ireland, and with the venue, stage backdrop, equipment, lighting, and setlists almost identical to the last, there’s a familiar sense of n different sort of ritual on this particular Sunday at Vicar Street. The ongoing sub-50Hz rumble of the venue gives way to the entry of the seemingly accidental wandering onstage of a percussionist, double bassist and violinist, kept just visible by warm amber light. As they ease into some droning, exploratory notes, more musicians appear onstage, before the mass organically transforms into the band’s now…