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Montreal-based Fifths Of Seven is a trio comprised of cellist Beckie Foon (A Silver Mt. Zion, Set Fire to Flames, Esmerine), mandolin-player Rachel Levine (Cakelk with Alexander St. Onge), and pianist Spencer Krug (Frog Eyes, Wolf Parade, Sunset Rubdown, Swan Lake). Spry From Bitter Anise Folds confirms the high degree of musicality of these artists — representatives of the Montreal scene which gathered around the anti-capitalist Constellation label (Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Fly Pan Am, Polmo Polpo, Black Ox Orkestar) — who love improvisation and experimentation as well as a live approach to music. Their debut album of pure beauty is centered around the unusual quality in tone of the instruments and the high development of simple melodies, which place Fifths of Seven somewhere between Erik Satie, folkloric Eastern European music and, of course, the Constellation “post-rock” galaxy.



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  • kitestring


    31 Jan 2013 Reply
  • FallingUpwards7


    6 Mar 2012 Reply
  • NocturnalElk

    post-rock? idiots =/

    12 Feb 2012 Reply
  • DarkReality

    I need more from this group!!!!!!!!

    22 Dec 2011 Reply
  • Origingod


    17 Oct 2011 Reply
  • plagueship

    such a fucking beautiful album

    23 Sep 2011 Reply
  • badoom_bum

    post-rock label is actually useful when you want to come across something as precious as this not quite serrendipitiously

    21 Mar 2011 Reply
  • Taeronai

    Will we ever hear more music from this beautiful band?

    11 Feb 2011 Reply
  • macallan18

    This music is as far from being post-rock as SilasCiaran's comment is from being intelligent and informed.

    7 Jan 2011 Reply
  • the-od-oro

    sooo where to get?

    23 Dec 2010 Reply
  • Pnume

    Agree with you about the meaningless of "post-rock" adjective for this band BUT post-rock isn't that bad, seriously. Go listen :)

    26 Sep 2010 Reply
  • GrzechoG

    @silasciaran & @jrdgc61: If you do not understand sth it doesn't mean it is meaningless. Most people do not understand quantum physics (including me) and it does not make it meaningless (most of all it does not mean that "it should not exist"). Listen to some post-rock and you'll find out...

    12 Sep 2010 Reply
  • romainmah

    "Post-rock is a disgrace to this amazing music", you're right.

    8 May 2010 Reply
  • Sewerix

    this is beauty to..SilasCiaran :D

    21 Sep 2009 Reply
  • jetfan1824

    echoes from a wandered path is amazinggggggggg

    31 Aug 2009 Reply
  • extraaaa

    agreed, it's easily better than most of the stuff ASMZ have put out recently.

    28 Aug 2009 Reply
  • Mikespl

    This should be more popular.

    26 Aug 2009 Reply
  • jrdngc61

    i don't think anyone even knows what 'post rock' means. (including me)

    25 Aug 2009 Reply
  • Jlectric

    why the ... is this tagged as post-rock?

    27 Jun 2009 Reply
  • mycfrommyspace


    27 Jun 2009 Reply
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