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If you’re a regular reader of Album Of The Week, you know this space is traditionally reserved for and occupied by Tom — every Tuesday, he picks the album and then he writes about it. This week, however, he has asked me to sub in for him on the latter half of those responsibilities. Not… More »

In a perfect world, all albums would be self-contained universes. A good album can communicate complex emotions and ideas with the aid of just a little context; a great album can communicate beautiful ambiguities with none. All you have to do is listen closely.

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Scott Walker & Sunn O))) – “Brando” Video

The enigmatic experimental music master and human myth Scott Walker just teamed up with drone-metal wraiths Sunn O))) to release an uncompromising collaborative album called…
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2014 - 10:57 am

Watch And Listen To Scott Walker + Sunn O)))’s Soused Trailer

We recently received some actual details about Scott Walker and Sunn O)))'s upcoming album Soused, but there hasn't been any actual music from the release.
Miles Bowe | August 21, 2014 - 10:46 am
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Scott Walker & Sunn O))) Soused Details

Earlier this month, 4AD announced that Scott Walker would be collaborating with drone metal legends Sunn O))). It was an announcement that made experimental music…
Miles Bowe | July 17, 2014 - 10:59 am
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Scott Walker And Sunn O))) Announce Collaborative Album

Since Scott Walker traditionally makes music at a glacial pace, we’ve come to expect about one album every decade or so, which isn’t anything to…
Miles Bowe | July 2, 2014 - 11:43 am
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Scott Walker – “Epizootics!” & “See You Don’t Bump His Head”

Last month we saw a tantalizing promo video teasing Scott Walker's forthcoming album, Bish Bosch, and now we've got a couple full tracks to further…
Michael Nelson | November 7, 2012 - 2:18 pm
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Preview Scott Walker Bish Bosch

It's been six years since Scott Walker's last album, 2006's masterful The Drift, so it's exciting to know that a new one is imminent: Walker…
Michael Nelson | October 11, 2012 - 12:02 pm
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Deerhunter, High Places, Casino vs. Japan @ Music Box, Hollywood 11/1/10

Deerhunter is currently making the rounds supporting their texturally adventurous album Halcyon Digest. High Places and Casino Vs. Japan assisted in providing aural opening support.
Andrew Youssef | November 2, 2010 - 4:03 pm
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Stream Bat For Lashes’ Two Suns

If you haven’t yet, get a listen of Natasha Khan’s excellent Two Suns LP at MySpace. For those seeking collab tracks, “The Big Sleep“‘s got…
Amrit Singh | March 31, 2009 - 2:14 pm
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New Bat For Lashes (Feat. Scott Walker) – “The Big Sleep”

Bat For Lashes' excellent new album Two Suns has plenty gorgeous stuff on it. For instance, we showed you an earlier live incarnation of "Moon
brandon | February 23, 2009 - 4:42 pm
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Bat For Lashes Returns With Two Suns

Pretty much everybody went batty for Natasha Khan's breathtaking, updated Kate Bush thing on Fur & Gold, and now the woman who wooed Thom Yorke,…
Amrit Singh | January 12, 2009 - 5:32 pm
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Scott Walker – 30 Century Man

Last year’s freaky good Scott Walker record The Drift was his first in over a decade, and it isn’t for the faint of heart. The…
Stereogum | January 26, 2007 - 2:18 pm
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