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Altar

Sunn O))) / Boris

Type:
Collaboration
Release date:
October 31st, 2006
Catalog ID:
SUNN 062
Label:
Southern Lord Recordings
Format:
CD
Reviews:
7 reviews (avg. 91%)
1. Etna 09:51  
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2. N.L.T. 03:49  
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3. The Sinking Belle (Blue Sheep) 07:37   Show lyrics
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4. Akuma No Kuma 07:52  
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5. Fried Eagle Mind 09:47  
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6. Blood Swamp 14:46  
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Band members
Sunn O)))
Greg Anderson Guitars (tracks 1, 6), Bass (tracks 3, 5), Keyboards (Mogue Rogue) (track 4)
Stephen O'Malley Guitars (tracks 1, 5, 6), Piano (track 3), Keyboards (Korg MS20) (track 4)
Boris
Takeshi Bass (tracks 1, 6), Guitars (tracks 1, 3, 6), Guitars (lead) (bottle) (track 5)
Atsuo Drums (tracks 1, 4, Cymbal (bowed) (track 2), Gong (track 2, 6), Drums (traps) (track 3
Wata Guitars (lead) (track 1), Guitars (tracks 3, 6), Guitars (effects) (track 3), Vocals (track 5), Guitars (space) (track 5)
Guest/Session
Adrienne Davies Percussion (track 3)
Troy Swanson Keyboards (Oberheim) (track 4), Keyboards (Oberheim 4 Voice) (track 5)
Randall Dunn Keyboards (Kork MS20) (track 4), Effects (Sherman Filter Bank, Echoplex) (track 5)
Mell Dettmer Keyboards (Roland SH-101) (track 4)
Jesse Sykes Vocals (track 3)
Kim Thayil Guitars (track 6)
Joe Preston Vocals (vocoder) (track 6)
Phil Wandescher Vocals (track 3)
Bill Herzog Bass (upright) (track 2), Vocals (track 3), Percussion (snare) (track 4)
Rex Ritter Keyboards (Moog Taurus) (track 6)
Tos Niewenhuizen Keyboards (Oberheim) (track 4), Keyboards (Moog Taurus) (track 5), Keyboards (Moog Rogue) (track 6)
Steve Moore Trombone (track 4)
Miscellaneous staff
Floyd Reitzmah Engineering (assistant)
Rose Kallal Photography (luminesce images)
W.T. Nelson Photography (portraits)
Mell Dettmer Mixing, Mastering
Randall Dunn Recording, Engineering, Mixing
Fangsanalsatan Art direction, Artwork
Aaron Horkey Artwork
SOMA Art direction
Greg Anderson Producer
Sunn O)))
Greg Anderson Guitars (tracks 1, 6), Bass (tracks 3, 5), Keyboards (Mogue Rogue) (track 4)
Stephen O'Malley Guitars (tracks 1, 5, 6), Piano (track 3), Keyboards (Korg MS20) (track 4)
Boris
Takeshi Bass (tracks 1, 6), Guitars (tracks 1, 3, 6), Guitars (lead) (bottle) (track 5)
Atsuo Drums (tracks 1, 4, Cymbal (bowed) (track 2), Gong (track 2, 6), Drums (traps) (track 3
Wata Guitars (lead) (track 1), Guitars (tracks 3, 6), Guitars (effects) (track 3), Vocals (track 5), Guitars (space) (track 5)
Adrienne Davies Percussion (track 3)
Troy Swanson Keyboards (Oberheim) (track 4), Keyboards (Oberheim 4 Voice) (track 5)
Randall Dunn Keyboards (Kork MS20) (track 4), Effects (Sherman Filter Bank, Echoplex) (track 5)
Mell Dettmer Keyboards (Roland SH-101) (track 4)
Jesse Sykes Vocals (track 3)
Kim Thayil Guitars (track 6)
Joe Preston Vocals (vocoder) (track 6)
Phil Wandescher Vocals (track 3)
Bill Herzog Bass (upright) (track 2), Vocals (track 3), Percussion (snare) (track 4)
Rex Ritter Keyboards (Moog Taurus) (track 6)
Tos Niewenhuizen Keyboards (Oberheim) (track 4), Keyboards (Moog Taurus) (track 5), Keyboards (Moog Rogue) (track 6)
Steve Moore Trombone (track 4)
Floyd Reitzmah Engineering (assistant)
Rose Kallal Photography (luminesce images)
W.T. Nelson Photography (portraits)
Mell Dettmer Mixing, Mastering
Randall Dunn Recording, Engineering, Mixing
Fangsanalsatan Art direction, Artwork
Aaron Horkey Artwork
SOMA Art direction
Greg Anderson Producer
Read No beauty without danger 90% Bertilak August 3rd, 2007
Read Atmospheric and accessible 100% blackoz July 8th, 2007
Read Well holy shit. 95% mckickflip June 19th, 2007
Read Crushing and Experimental... 95% NonEsDignus April 24th, 2007
Read More than just a... 85% NausikaDalazBlindaz January 23rd, 2007
Read Beautiful 88% Ackman October 21st, 2006
Read Plenty of Surprises. 83% caspian October 3rd, 2006

This is a full collaboration of the bands Sunn O))) and Boris as well as several other artists:

- Jesse Sykes (vocalist: Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter) vocals on "Sinking Belle".
- Kim Thayil (Soundgarden) guitar on "Blood Swamp".
- Joe Preston (Earth, Thrones, Melvins, High On Fire) vocals on: "Akuma No Kuma".
- Bill Herzog, Phil Wandescher (Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter), Rex Ritter (Jessamine, Fontanelle), Tos Niewenhuizen (Beaver, GOD) , and Steve Moore (earth) all make contributions to this album as well.

Artwork is done by illustrator extraordinaire Aaron Horkey of Burlesque Design and Atsuo Mizuno, the drummer of Boris.

Japanese bonus track:
6. The Sinking Belle (Black Sheep)
Japanese vinyl bonus track:
The Sinking Belle (White Sheep)

2xCD version limited to 5,000 copies. CD2: "SatanOscillateMyMetallicSonatas"`
1. Her Lips Were Wet With Venom
(this track is a 28 minute drone piece that features Sunn O))), Boris and Dylan Carlson from Earth).

Recording information:

Recorded at Litho, October 2005.
Additional Recording at Aleph, December 2005.
Mixed at Avast, June 2006.
Mastered at Sinister Kitchen, July 2006.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 8 08720 00622 3
Mastering SID Code: IFPI LD02
Mould SID Code: IFPI 5J36
Matrix / Runout: GZ S82827 SUNN62D

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Added on: 2006-09-11 22:09:27 Last modified on: 2018-02-18 21:25:22