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Altar
SunnBoris-2006-Altar
Album cover for the Southern Lord version.
Studio album by Sunn O))) & Boris
Released October 31 2006
Recorded 2006 at Studio Litho, Aleph Studios, Sinister Kitchen Laboratories, Avast! Recording Company in Seattle, Washington, USA
Genre Drone Doom, Experimental, Avant-Garde
Length 53:42 (Main Disc, excluding bonus tracks)
Producer Boris, Sunn O)))
Sunn O))) & Boris chronology
Altar
(2006)

Altar is a collaborative album between Sunn O))) & Boris, released on Halloween 2006 via Southern Lord Records and Inoxia. Though the only collaboration between the two groups (Among a plethora of guests) both bands would perform the album together on a handful of occasions.

BackgroundEdit

RecordingEdit

Live PerformancesEdit

TracklistEdit

AltarEdit

  • 1. Etna - 9:51
  • 2. N.L.T. - 3:49
  • 3. The Sinking Belle (Blue Sheep) - 7:37
  • 4. Akuma No Kuma 7:52
  • 5. Fried Eagle Mind - 9:47
  • 6. Blood Swamp - 14:46

Altar Prelude (SatanOscillateMyMetallicSonatas)Edit

  • 7. Her Lips Were Wet With Venom - 28:14 (2CD / 3LP bonus track)

Inoxia Bonus TracksEdit

  • J1. - The Sinking Belle (Black Sheep) - 5:05 (Japanese CD bonus track)
  • J2. - The Sinking Belle (White Sheep) - 4:36 (Japanese 3LP bonus track)

PersonnelEdit

NOTE: The numbers depict what tracks each performer plays on with their respective instrument. "1 - 6" denote performances on the main six tracks. "J1" & "J2" denote the Inoxia bonus tracks and "7" depicts the 2CD/vinyl bonus track.

Sunn O))) & BorisEdit

  • Atsuo - Drums(1, 4, 7), Bowed Cymbal (2), Gong (2, 6), Traps (3, J2)
  • Wata - Lead Guitar (1, 7), Guitar & Space Echo (3, 5, J1, J2, 6), Lead Vocals (5)
  • Takeshi - Guitar (1, 3, J2, 7), Bass (1, 7), Bottle Lead Guitar (5)
  • Greg Anderson - Guitar (1, 6, 7), Bass (3, 5, J2), Moog Rogue (4)
  • Stephen O'Malley - Guitar (1, 6, 7), Piano (3, J2), Korg MS-20 (4), Clandenstine Guitar (5), Califone (5), Art Direction

Other PersonnelEdit

  • Bill Herzog - Upright Bass (2), Vocals (3), Snare (4)
  • Jesse Sykes - Vocals (3)
  • Phil Wandascher - Vocals (3)
  • Adrienne Davies - Percussion (3)
  • Joe Preston - Vocoder (4)
  • Steve Moore - Trombone (4)
  • TOS Nieuwenhuizen - Oberheim (4), Moog Taurus (5, J1, J2), Moog Rogue (6), Korg MS-20 (7)
  • Troy Swanson - Oberheim (4, 5)
  • Randall Dunn - Korg MS-20 (4,5, J1, J2), Sherman Filter Bank (4), Echoplex (4), Recording, Mixing
  • Mell Dettmer - Roland SH-101 (4), Recording, Mixing, Mastering
  • Eyvind Kang - Viola, Violin (J1, J2)
  • Kim Thayil - Guitar (6)
  • Rex Ritter - Moog Taurus (6, 7)
  • Dylan Carlson - Guitar (7)
  • Fangsanalsatan - Art Direction, Artwork
  • Aaron Horkey - Artwork
  • Floyd Reitsma - Assistant Engineer
  • Rose Kallal - Photography (Luminesce)
  • W.T. Nelson - Photography (Portraits)

External LinksEdit

ReferencesEdit


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V·T·E Sunn O)))
O))) Greg AndersonStephen O'Malley
Live O))) Attila CsiharTOS NieuwenhuizenSteve Moore
Past Contributors / Collaborators G. Stuart DahlquistJoe PrestonAtsuo Mizuno • Oren Ambarchi • Masami Akita • Takeshi Ohtani • Wata • Keiji Haino • Jef Whitehead • Rex Ritter • Runhild Gammelsæter • Nate Carson • Dawn Smithson • Peter Rehberg • John Weise • TKevin Drumm • Scott Connor • Bill Herzog • Mark Deutrom • Randall Dunn • Justin Broadrick • Christopher McGrail • Lasse Marhaug • Daniel O'Sullivan • Sin Nanna • Mories • Scott Walker
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