Monoliths and Dimensions

Sunn O))) - Monoliths and Dimensions
Critic Score
Based on 13 reviews
2009 Ratings: #10 / 834
Year End Rank: #33
User Score
Based on 71 ratings
2009 Ratings: #3
May 26, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Southern Lord / Label
Drone Metal, Drone / Genres
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Inglume
94
Everything I loved about Sunn O))) up to this point mixed into this 4 track project amazingly! When I have the time to revisit this, I immediately do so.
EMR
82
Drone-metal/dark-ambient titans Sunn O))) have achieved major notoriety with some of their previous works (Black One, White 1, Altar - with Boris), but it was on Monoliths and Dimensions that they reached some of the highest peaks in sound-crafting while translating their artistic ambitions into these dense, apocalyptic soundscapes they're well-known for. This album consists of only four tracks, but it reaches the listener in such deep, metaphysical ways that it instantly feels much larger in ... read more
ricardomcr
90
Wow, I am blown away by this. That was an experience.
It hardly makes any sense to try and describe this album with words, it should just be listened to.

So brooding, so morbid, dense and claustrophobia inducing...and yet, hopeful and with glimpses of beauty while reaching its conclusion. Just open your mind to this and allow the imagination to run free. I was having conversations with the music there, for a moment. For how repetitive it is in nature, it shows great detail in the introduction ... read more
amygoodall
82
good
91
91/100
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#98/Rolling Stone (Metal)

Track List

  1. Aghartha
  2. Big Church [Megszentségteleníthetetlenségeskedéseitekért]
  3. Hunting & Gathering (Cydonia)
  4. Alice

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