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Sunn O))) & Boris  - Altar album flac Performer: Sunn O)))
Title: Altar
Style: Doom Metal, Experimental, Ambient
Released: 2007
Country: US
MP3 album: 1914 mb
FLAC album: 1610 mb
Rating: 4.5
Other formats: MOD DTS XM AUD TTA MP1 MMF
Genre: Electronic / Rock

Altar is a collaboration album between experimental music groups Boris and Sunn O))), released on October 31, 2006 through Southern Lord Records (SUNN62).

Remarkably, this triangle of guitars with drums - Sunn 0))) normally doesn't use them - and synths feels natural here and, using only one or two chords, adds real tension to "Akuma No Kuma," the album's hinge piece. A single low chord, so low and droning as to offer discomfort, is joined by a vocodered voice (Preston) in that same tone (almost like a Tibetan monk chanting prayers gutturally, from the bottom of the throat), which gradually begins to unfold into a minimal modal if not melodic lyric frame.

With that contrast between push and pull in mind, Altar- written and recorded largely before a joint tour last fall- risks leaving an audience stranded in the middle by inertia. Indeed, the second half of Altar does just that, leaving the audience adrift in left field with little direction or purpose.

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Album · 2006 · 6 Songs. 2006’s Altar makes ambient music for metalheads and stoner-rock fans, but it’s quite effective for anyone looking to experience music as an altered mental state. Guitars and synths rarely venture beyond a few chords, settling on sounds that sustain for long periods of time. Jesse Sykes adds her atmospheric vocals to the album’s breather, the 4AD-like jangle of The Sinking Belle (Blue Sheep), for a slight lift from the dense orchestral fog.

However, ‘Altar’ never rests on its laurels and the structure of the album always seeks to move the listener on. Thus, having so clearly demonstrated the power of SunnO)))&Boris combined, ‘. (revealed by the sleeve notes to stand for ‘No Lap Top’) dispenses with SunnO))) completely and features not one guitar. This album is not at all what I expected from Boris and Sunn, and that's a good thing. The drone stuff is pretty well done, though both bands have done it better by themselves, but the middle two tunes are both completely unique and totally awesome.

Greg Anderson : Synths. Stephen O'Malley : Guitars, Synths. Takeshi Ohtani : Bass, Guitars, Vocals. Atsuo Mizuno : Drums, Vocals.

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A Etna
Drums – AtsuoGuitar – Greg Anderson, Stephen O'MalleyGuitar, Bass – TakeshiLead Guitar – Wata
B1 N.L.T.
Cymbal [Bowed], Gong – AtsuoDouble Bass [Upright Bass] – Bill Herzog
B2 The Sinking Belle (Blue Sheep)
Bass Guitar – Greg AndersonDrums [Traps] – AtsuoGuitar – Takeski*Guitar, Effects [Space Echo] – WataPercussion – Adrienne DaviesPiano – Stephen O'MalleyVocals – Bill Herzog, Jesse Sykes, Phil Wandscher
C1 Akuma No Kuma
Drums [Lead] – AtsuoDrums [Snare] – Bill HerzogSynthesizer [Korg MS20] – Stephen O'MalleySynthesizer [Kork MS20], Effects [Sherman Filter Bank, Echoplex] – Randall DunnSynthesizer [Moog Rogue] – Greg AndersonSynthesizer [Oberheim] – Tos Nieuwenhuizen, Troy SwansonSynthesizer [Roland SH101] – Mell DettmerSynthesizer [Vocoder] – Joe PrestonTrombone – Steve Moore
C2 Fried Eagle Mind
Bass Guitar – Greg AndersonGuitar [Bottle Lead] – TakeshiGuitar [Clandestine], Performer [Califone] – Stephen O'MalleySynthesizer [Korg MS20], Performer [Natural Trouble] – Randall DunnSynthesizer [Moog Taurus] – Tos NieuwenhuizenSynthesizer [Oberheim 4 Voice] – Troy SwansonVocals, Guitar [Space] – Wata
D1 The Sinking Belle (White Sheep)
Bass Guitar – Greg AndersonDrums [Traps] – AtsuoGuitar – Takeski*Guitar, Effects [Space Echo] – WataPiano – Stephen O'MalleySynthesizer [Korg MS20] – Randall DunnSynthesizer [Moog Taurus] – Tos NieuwenhuizenViola, Violin – Eyvind Kang
D2 Blood Swamp
Gong – AtsuoGuitar – Greg Anderson, Kim Thayil, Stephen O'Malley, WataGuitar, Bass – TakeshiSynthesizer [Moog Rogue] – Tos NieuwenhuizenSynthesizer [Moog Taurus] – Rex Ritter
Altar Prelude
E Her Lips Were Wet With Venom (Satan Oscillate My Metallic Sonatas)
Featuring – Dylan CarlsonFeaturing [Uncredited] – Rex Ritter, Tos Nieuwenhuizen
F Her Lips Were Wet With Venom (Satan Oscillate My Metallic Sonatas) (Continued)
Featuring – Dylan CarlsonFeaturing [Uncredited] – Rex Ritter, Tos Nieuwenhuizen

Companies, etc.

  • Mastered At – Sinister Kitchen Laboratories
  • Mixed At – Avast! Recording Co.
  • Recorded At – Aleph Studios
  • Recorded At – Studio Litho
  • Copyright (c) – Southern Lord Recordings
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Southern Lord Recordings
  • Licensed From – Southern Lord Recordings
  • Published By – Sabbath Rehash
  • Published By – Ideologic Organ
  • Published By – Spooky American Music
  • Published By – Disk Union
  • Manufactured By – Disk Union


  • Art Direction – SOMA*
  • Art Direction, Artwork – Fangsanalsatan
  • Artwork – Aaron Horkey
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Floyd Reitzmah*
  • Liner Notes – Tomoyuki Yamazaki
  • Photography By [Portraits] – W.T. Nelson
  • Producer [Production], Concept By – Boris , Sunn O)))
  • Recorded By, Mixed By, Mastered By – Mell Dettmer
  • Recorded By, Recorded By [Additional], Mixed By – Randall Dunn


This deluxe boxset features an additional bonus track only to be found in this edition (D1 - The Sinking Belle (White Sheep)).

Limited to 1000 copies, comes in a black cardboard box with gold and black print, spot UV varnished, giving the print an embossed look. With grey semitransparent obi strip on top of the box. Inside the box is a screenprinted (gold on black) textile insert, a 30x30cm 16 pp full color / gold booklet, a japanese / english language 30x30cm insert in b/w with liner notes, three black vinyl records pressed on 200g vinyl, each placed in its own printed padded inner sleeve.

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

"Under grace of The Lord & Vomit Færie."

Booking USA: Angela Means / Eclipse // Europe: Vincent / Conspiracy // UK: Jodie Cox / Mammoth.

Published by Sabbath Rehash (BMI), Ideologic Organ (BMI), Spooky American Music (BMI, adm.BUG) & disk union (JASRAC).
Ideologic Organ is administered in Europe, Japan and Australasia by Touch Music [MCPS].
Jesse Sykes appears courtesy of Barsuk Records.

© & ℗ 2006 Southern Lord Recordings.
Manufactured by disk union. Made in Japan.

Under exclusive license from Southern Lord Recordings

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Obi strip, as printed): 4 988044 638020
  • Barcode (Obi strip, string): 4988044638020
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): DYMV-999A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): DYMV-999B ∷
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side C, stamped): DYMV-999C 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side D, stamped): DYMV-999D 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side E, stamped): DYMV-999E ∷
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side F, stamped): DYMV-999F ∷
  • Rights Society: JASRAC
  • Other (JASRAC code LP1): R-0710746
  • Other (JASRAC code LP2): R-0710747
  • Other (JASRAC code LP3): R-0710748
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: MCPS
  • Other (Obi strip, price): ¥10,500
  • Other (Obi strip, price): ¥10,000

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
sunn62 Sunn O))) & Boris Sunn O))) & Boris - Altar ‎(2xCD, Album, Ltd, Num) Southern Lord sunn62 US 2006
SUNN62 Sunn O))) & Boris Sunn O))) & Boris - Altar ‎(3xLP, Album, Ltd, Cle) Southern Lord SUNN62 US 2007
SUNN62 Sunn O))) & Boris Sunn O))) & Boris - Altar ‎(3xLP, Album, Ltd, Ora) Southern Lord SUNN62 US 2007
SUNN62 Sunn O))) & Boris Sunn O))) & Boris - Altar ‎(3xLP, Album, Ltd) Southern Lord SUNN62 US 2007
sunn62 Sunn O))) & Boris Sunn O))) & Boris - Altar ‎(CD, Album) Southern Lord sunn62 US 2006