* * * * * Efrim Manuel Menuck - plays "High Gospel" * * * * *

2012-06-11 11:15:34 UTC

Efrim Manuel Menuck (born 1970) is a Canadian musician involved in a number of Montreal-based groups, most notably [ Godspeed You! Black Emperor ] and [ Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra ]. Menuck is also a frequent record producer, working with musicians from Montreal and abroad.

Just The Facts:

Born 1970 in Montreal, Quebec. Son of a doctor and a nurse. Mother left in 1973. Came back briefly 17 years later, and then left again. Hebrew day school from grades 1 through 9. Kept kosher but did not believe in god. Grew up in toronto, and left home at age 17. Only punk-rock from age 15 until 20. High school dropout at grade 11. No jobs and no home. Student welfare then grown-up welfare. First love. Too many drugs, and then a nervous breakdown at age 20.

Quit the drugs. Moved back to montreal. No music from age 20 to 24. Found good people. Pre-internet. Many beers. Started the [ godspeed you black emperor! ] band at age 25. Started the [ Silver Mt. Zion ] band at age 29. Drove many miles. Been on the road since 1996. Times have changed. Hate the industry. Hate all industries. No more beers. Co-owner of thee mighty "hotel2tango" recording studio.

Recorded good and bad bands there. A loudmouth sometimes. And can be a moody motherfucker. And a total drag. Stubborn worried out of step. Ezra’s father. [ Last.Fm ] [ NEEDLESS TO SAY: POST OF THE DAY ].

Artist - Efrim Manuel Menuck Album - plays "High Gospel" ~ [ * * * * * * * * * * ] [ 10 out of 10 ] Release Date - 2011 Genre - Experimental, Post-rock [ GOOD FORTUNE, SUCCESS, GODSPEED ] Tracklist 1 Our Lady of Parc Extension and Her Munificent Sorrows 7:00 2 A 12-pt. Program for Keep on Keepin' On 9:00 3 August Four, Year-of-Our-Lord Blues 3:01 4 Heavy Calls & Hospitals Blues 2:33 5 Heaven's Engine Is a Dusty Ol' Bellows 2:08 6 Kaddish for Chesnutt 7:18 7 Chickadees' Roar Pt. 2 4:44 8 I Am No Longer a Motherless Child 6:24 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Efrim Manuel Menuck - plays "High Gospel" -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Recommendations: Shalabi Effect | Sweek | Hṛṣṭa | 417.3 | Défilé des Âmes --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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