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Avocado Music Club #9: Godspeed You! Black Emperor – F♯ A♯ ∞

Welcome to the Avocado Music Club, each week a new album will be discussed based on a massive pile of suggestions made by ourselves. Listen to new music or revisit an old favorite and discuss anything you wish related to the album with other lovers of music. These are different than Album Spotlights which are great and people put a lot of effort into, don’t let these discussions impede writing your own. This week’s album:

Godspeed You! Black Emperor – F♯ A♯ ∞

F♯ A♯ ∞ is the debut album from Canadian experimental/post-rock giants, released originally in 1997. It was given an 8/10 when reviewed by NME, and appeared at #45 on Pitchfork’s top 100 albums of the ’90s.

So, come talk about this album. Is it great/good/bad? Does it mean anything? Favorite parts/lyrics? How does it hold up? What are its influences? Has it influenced anything? How does it compare with the rest of the year’s music? Talk about anything, even if it’s (politely) negative, have fun!

Next Week: Broadcast – Ha Ha Sound