Kollaps Tradixionales


  • E- guitar, vocals, piano, organ: Efrim Menuck
  • Double bass, electric bass, vocals, horns, vocals: Thierry Amar
  • Violin, vocals: Sophie Trudeau
  • Violin, vocals: Jessica Moss
  • Drums, organ, piano, vocals: David Payant

Collapse Tradixionales is the sixth studio album by the Canadian post-rock band Thee Silver Mt Zion Memorial Orchestra. The album was released by Constellation Records in early February 2010.


The songs " I Built Myself a Metal Bird ," " I Fed My Metal Bird the Wings of Other Metal Birds" and " There Is a Light " were already presented at previous tours the band.

For this album the band otherwise is regarded as shy started a blog on their official website and visitors could already advance the Song collapse Tradicional ( Bury 3 Dynamos ) listen.

This album is the first with drummer David Payant, after the former drummer Eric Craven left the band. The band was also reduced from eight to five people - this explains the reduction of the title on Thee Silver Mt Zion Memorial Orchestra.

Typical symptoms of Constellation Records is the supplement of extras and gimmicks to CD or LP. The CD was released in a folded cardboard cover. The vinyl was " available as a double -10, which includes a copy of the CD, a 16-page booklet with collages of Efrim Menuck and the filmmaker and photographer Jem Cohen and a limited edition poster.

The style of the plate again significantly different from the other release of the band, and can be more strongly associate with the genre Progressive Rock, as well as many European folklore genres have been cited as inspiration.

Title list

Guest musicians

  • Gordon Allen - Trumpet
  • Adam Kinner - Tenor Saxophone
  • Matana Roberts - alto saxophone
  • Jason Sharp - Baritone Saxophone
  • Recorded by Howard Bilerman and Radwan Moumneh.
  • Mastered by Harris Newman at Grey Market.


Efrim Menuck • Thierry Amar • Sophie Trudeau • Jessica Moss, David Payant •

He Has Left Us Alone, but Shafts of Light Sometimes Grace the Corner of Our Rooms ... • Born into Trouble as the Sparks Fly Upward • " This Is Our Punk-Rock, " Thee Rusted Satellites Gather Sing, • Horses in the Sky13 Blues for Thirteen Moons • collapse Tradixionales

The Pretty Little Lightning Paw

  • A Silver Mt Zion
  • Album ( Post-Rock )
  • Album 2010