Okay, wow. Sort of a long hiatus there huh? Nevertheless, and dedicating this article to the proposition of perseverance, I shall continue, despite/in spite of the internet's continuing indifference. I am now listening to this stuff on my KRK RP5s, so the sound is noticeably better, and louder, even. Mmm, I love my KRKs. They … Continue reading Sunn O))) Endurance Runn O))): Part 5
Jeez, it's been a month since I did one of these. Kind of a busy month mind you. Here we are though. White2 (2004) White2 you say? White not? Just white we're here. Right off the bat (out of) Hell-O)))-Ween is a sludgy jam straight out of the band's basic mold, but it has that murky … Continue reading Sunn O))) Endurance Runn O))): Part 4
Onward pagan soldiers! White1 (2003) This is the album I was waiting for when starting this endurance run. I have a particular fondness for it, and I feel like there's a lot to say about it because of the new ideas it introduces. The album follows on in some fashion from their Merzbow collaborations O))) Bow … Continue reading Sunn O))) Endurance Runn O))): Part 3
ØØ Void (2000) This was technically the debut album by Sunn O))), but really it's the second. Though The Grimmrobe Demos have their primordial charms, ØØ Void is probably the better record. It is certainly one where the formula solidifies as something more than Earth worship, and where a lot of Sunn O)))'s own ideas for the … Continue reading Sunn O))) Endurance Runn O))): Part 2
The Grimmrobe Demos (1999) First full listen. I'm kicking this endurance run off with their début release, The Grimmrobe Demos. Start at the beginning they say. And so, I am. There are a lot of bands who take a few albums to really get into what it is that they do. Not so with Sunn … Continue reading Sunn O))) Endurance Runn O))): Part 1
Announcement of an ongoing series, in which I listen to the catalogue of Sunn O))).