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Thursday, January 23, 2014
SUNN O))) & ULVER: Full Collaborative LP Artwork Revealed
O))) & ULVER: Full Collaborative LP Artwork Revealed
Having already revealed,
with words from the creators themselves, the story of how the impending
collaborative Terrestrials LP from SUNN O))) and ULVER was
conceptualized and created, the other vital components of the recording
and the full LP artwork have been released.
Conceived in the interim
2008-2012 at Crystal Canyon Studios in Oslo, Norway, the aggregation of
this recording are Greg Anderson, Stephen O'Malley, Daniel O'Sullivan,
Kristoffer Rygg, Jørn H. Sværen & Tore Ylwizaker - with ghost
appearances by Ole-Henrik Moe and Kari Rønnekleiv (viola & violin),
Stig Espen Hundsnes (trumpet) and Tomas Pettersen (drums). Terrestrials
was produced by Stephen O'Malley & Kristoffer Rygg, mixed by Anders
Møller at Crystal Canyon during February and March 2013, and mastered by
Jaime Gomez Arellano at Orgone, London in April. Art direction was
handled by Stephen O'Malley. The cover of Terrestrials bears
a portrait of our sun, captured in the wavelength of hydrogen alpha light
-- 656.3 nanometers in the deep red -- on June 10, 2012 by Alan Friedman.
View the full LP
layout and artwork HERE.
Additionally, a new video clip of the LP's jackets coming straight off
the Stoughton press is now playing AT THIS LOCATION.
Ahead of its North American
street date of February 4th, an excerpt of Terrestrials'
third composition, "Eternal Return," can be heard RIGHT HERE, preorders
for the digital version are now available HERE and physical versions HERE.
In conjunction with the
release, ULVER will be on tour throughout Europe over the coming
months, additionally having confirmed a date in Moscow, Russia in April
as well as an American appearance in may at the massive Maryland
Deathfest in the Baltimore in late May.