Sunn O)))

Grimm Robe Demos

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Sunn's first release, The Grimmrobe Demos, contains three lengthy tracks -- ranging from 15 to 21 minutes -- all in their patented, Earth-inspired low-end drone style. This is not music to sing along to, to dance to, to tap your foot to, or to do anything else but sit back and let it envelop and/or wash over you. Some listeners will find Sunn's style unbearably slow-paced and sludgy, while others will find it powerful and hypnotic (at least under the right circumstances). In terms of Sunn's overall discography this is not a bad place to start, but their next album, 00 Void, covers the same basic territory with slightly better production and is also easier to find, as this disc was issued in a limited edition of just 500 copies.

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