A Silver Mt. Zion formed as an instrumental post-rock collective from Montreal, Quebec in 1999, founded by members of the chamber rock outfit, Godspeed You! Black Emperor. Over the years the band’s name has been changed to Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra and Thee Silver Mountain Reveries, quirkily and whimsically, depending on the time and release. The roster is also continuously changing, with the one constant being singer/guitarist/pianist, Efrim Menuck, from GYBE As goes the whims of the group, more vocal tracks have been used in later releases, and pigeonholing the band as simply “post-rock” doesn’t wholly describe it.
A Silver Mt. Zion began when fountainhead Efrim Menuck, literally and abstractly inspired by punk... Read More