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Old 11-13-2014, 11:03 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I really like the album. I understand why people could find Walker annoying, but I am a big fan. And in a way this album is much more accessible than his solo stuff.

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Does he only do vox? Because I agree if that's the case. However I noticed some very not Sunn-y bits in that track so I assumed that was his doing. If his vibrato wasn't so overblown I probably would have liked it a little more. We'll see where I stand when I can hear a full track/album though, because a Sunn O))) track is really a journey, who knows, maybe in context Walker sounds a bit more appropriate. It's kind of like listening to an inspiring speech from a film that relies on context and character development to really be a great speech, but stripped of its surroundings it kind of disappoints.

Or maybe I'm just a huge Sunn O))) fanboy that I'd justify anything they did.
The compositions are by Walker as well. Sunn basically played music that was meticulously composed by him.
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Old 11-13-2014, 12:25 PM   #12 (permalink)
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if Leonard Cohen was the frontman for Iron Maiden
That is a wonderful description. And also why he leaves me a bit dry. Not generally a huge fan of vibrato, except for some solo classical pieces. Buuuut. Sun O))) is great. So I will likely listen to this at least once...
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Old 12-09-2014, 08:27 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I guess I have to give this a listen at some point...
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Old 12-09-2014, 11:11 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I've just listened to it. It was weird as shit. Nice!
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Old 01-04-2015, 11:56 AM   #15 (permalink)
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This reminds me of Phantom of the Opera-

And that's not good.

Jello with the Melvins. Johnny Marr with Modest Mouse. Lou Reed with Metallica. BBQ chicken pizza.

Just stop.
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