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Monoliths & Dimensions

Sunn O)))

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 5th, 2009
Catalog ID:
sunn100
Label:
Southern Lord Recordings
Format:
CD
Reviews:
11 reviews (avg. 93%)
1. Aghartha 17:34   Show lyrics
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2. Big Church [Megszentségteleníthetetlenségeskedéseitekért] 09:43   Show lyrics
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3. Hunting & Gathering (Cydonia) 10:02   Show lyrics
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4. Alice 16:21   instrumental
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Band members
Stephen O'Malley Electric guitar, Acoustic arrangements
Greg Anderson Electric guitar, Electric bass
Guest/Session
Dylan Carlson Electric guitar (Track 2)
Loma Döring Vocals (alto soprano) (Track 2)
Katharina Einsiedl Vocals (alto soprano) (Track 2)
Jutta Sierlinger Vocals (alto) (Track 2)
Verena Bodem Vocals (alto) (Track 2)
Angela Kiemayer Vocals (alto) (Track 2)
Mell Dettmer Hydrophone (Track 1), Bells (Track 2)
William Herzog Electric tamboura, Vocals (choirs) (Track 3)
Melissa Walsh Harp (Track 4)
Moriah Neils Double bass (Track 4)
Stephanie Pfeffer Vocals (alto soprano) (Track 2)
Daniel Menche Vocals (choirs) (Track 3)
Joe Preston Vocals (choirs) (Track 3)
Tony Moore Trumpet (Track 3)
Brad Mown Concert bass drum, Percussion, Vocals (choirs) (Track 3)
Cuong Vu Trumpet (Track 2)
Oren Ambarchi Electric guitar (Tracks 1, 2, 4), Oscillator (Tracks 1, 4), Effects (Track 1), Gong (Track 3)
Eyvind Kang Viola (Tracks 1, 2, 4), Ensemble arrangements (Tracks 2, 4)
Randall Dunn Acoustic arrangements (Track 1)
Jessika Kenney Vocals (alto), Vocals (soprano) (Track 2), Ensemble arrangements (Track 2)
Attila Csihar Vocals (Tracks 1, 2, 3)
Eric Walton Piano (Track 1)
Julian Priester Conch shell (Track 1), Tombone (Track 4)
Steve Moore Dung Chen, Conch shell (Track 1), Organ (Track 2) Brass arrangements (Track 3), , Trombone (Tracks 2, 3, 4), Synthesizers (Tracks 3,4)
Rex Ritter Synthetizers (Tracks 2, 3)
Hans Teuber Clarinet (Tracks 1, 4), Flute (Track 4)
Timb Harris Violin (Tracks 1, 4)
Josiah Boothby French Horn (Tracks 1, 4)
Taina Karr English Horn (Track 1), Oboe, English horn (Tracks 4)
Stuart Dempster Dung chen, Conch Shell (Track 1), Trombone (Track 4)
Tim Smollens Double bass (Tracks 1, 4)
Keith Lowe Double bass (Tracks 1, 4)
Miscellaneous staff
Stephen O'Malley Art direction
T. Ketola Artwork
Kerry O'Sullivan Photography
Jenn Anderson Photography
Marco Fusinato Photography
Rob McKeever Photography
Gisèle Vienne Photography
Cathy Ward Illustrations
Mathilde Darel Artwork, Photography
Randall Dunn Producer, Engineering
Mell Dettmer Producer, Engineering, Mastering
Richard Serra Cover art: "Out-of-Round X" [1999]
Floyd Reitsma Engineering
Stephen O'Malley Electric guitar, Acoustic arrangements
Greg Anderson Electric guitar, Electric bass
Dylan Carlson Electric guitar (Track 2)
Loma Döring Vocals (alto soprano) (Track 2)
Katharina Einsiedl Vocals (alto soprano) (Track 2)
Jutta Sierlinger Vocals (alto) (Track 2)
Verena Bodem Vocals (alto) (Track 2)
Angela Kiemayer Vocals (alto) (Track 2)
Mell Dettmer Hydrophone (Track 1), Bells (Track 2)
William Herzog Electric tamboura, Vocals (choirs) (Track 3)
Melissa Walsh Harp (Track 4)
Moriah Neils Double bass (Track 4)
Stephanie Pfeffer Vocals (alto soprano) (Track 2)
Daniel Menche Vocals (choirs) (Track 3)
Joe Preston Vocals (choirs) (Track 3)
Tony Moore Trumpet (Track 3)
Brad Mown Concert bass drum, Percussion, Vocals (choirs) (Track 3)
Cuong Vu Trumpet (Track 2)
Oren Ambarchi Electric guitar (Tracks 1, 2, 4), Oscillator (Tracks 1, 4), Effects (Track 1), Gong (Track 3)
Eyvind Kang Viola (Tracks 1, 2, 4), Ensemble arrangements (Tracks 2, 4)
Randall Dunn Acoustic arrangements (Track 1)
Jessika Kenney Vocals (alto), Vocals (soprano) (Track 2), Ensemble arrangements (Track 2)
Attila Csihar Vocals (Tracks 1, 2, 3)
Eric Walton Piano (Track 1)
Julian Priester Conch shell (Track 1), Tombone (Track 4)
Steve Moore Dung Chen, Conch shell (Track 1), Organ (Track 2) Brass arrangements (Track 3), , Trombone (Tracks 2, 3, 4), Synthesizers (Tracks 3,4)
Rex Ritter Synthetizers (Tracks 2, 3)
Hans Teuber Clarinet (Tracks 1, 4), Flute (Track 4)
Timb Harris Violin (Tracks 1, 4)
Josiah Boothby French Horn (Tracks 1, 4)
Taina Karr English Horn (Track 1), Oboe, English horn (Tracks 4)
Stuart Dempster Dung chen, Conch Shell (Track 1), Trombone (Track 4)
Tim Smollens Double bass (Tracks 1, 4)
Keith Lowe Double bass (Tracks 1, 4)
Stephen O'Malley Art direction
T. Ketola Artwork
Kerry O'Sullivan Photography
Jenn Anderson Photography
Marco Fusinato Photography
Rob McKeever Photography
Gisèle Vienne Photography
Cathy Ward Illustrations
Mathilde Darel Artwork, Photography
Randall Dunn Producer, Engineering
Mell Dettmer Producer, Engineering, Mastering
Richard Serra Cover art: "Out-of-Round X" [1999]
Floyd Reitsma Engineering
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Jewel case is sheathed by a velum O-card. Expansive 24 page booklet with velum cover and specially coated heavy-weight paper.

Released by Daymare Recordings in Japan.

In October 2009, also released on 2xLP 180 gm black vinyl in deluxe packaging comprising a heavyweight cardboard 'tip-on' sleeve containing two printed inner sleeves and a fold-out 'poster' of the lyrics and credits. The package is then contained within a printed vellum dust jacket, all in a poly bag.

Purchasers direct from the Southern Lord website could also buy the vinyl as part of a package deal including a 'Monoliths & Dimensions' turntable slipmat, canvas bag and poster, and Sunn O))) earplugs.

The song "Alice" is dedicated to Alice Coltrane

Recording information:

Recorded during 2007 and 2008 with Randall Dunn and features a host of collaborators, including Eyvind Kang, Oren Ambarchi, Jessika Kenney, Attila Csihar and Dylan Carlson, among others.

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