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Nurse With Wound Remix Sunn O)))
The Quietus , October 11th, 2011 07:51

ØØVOID rejig forthcoming

As Quietus ed John Doran rightly pointed out on our Twitter last night, Nurse With Wound's Stereolab collaboration is "one of the greatest things ever." His beard is therefore attaining even greater volume, his claw trembling, with the news that Nurse With Wound have reworked Sunn O)))'s ØØVOID for release at the end of November.

"In 2007 we commissioned Nurse With Wound to re-work the masters of SUNN O)))'s second album ØØVOID to be included as a bonus CD on the Japanese reissue of said album released a year later on Daymare Recordings," explains Stephen O'Malley. "We dug up the original 2" reels from the 2000 session, had Mell Dettmer bake the tapes, made the multitrack transfers and send the drive over to IC studios.

"The intial brief was to hopefully come up with to come up with something in the veiin of Nurse's legendary Soliloquoy for Lilith set (my favorite release of the collective). What was returned was way beyond our expectations, completely transformed and rediscovered material, including highlighting formerly obscured vocals of the legendary Pete Stahl (Scream, Wool, Goatsnake). A vast creepy sonic journey some part drone/depth of SUNN O))), other part concrete weirdness of Nurse, third part just downright out there in surreality and obscure referencing." More details at the Editions Mego website, check out the artwork above.