Sunn O))): Monoliths & Dimensions
John Doran, Drowned in Sound, 21 May 2009
DURING SHELLAC'S excellent track 'The End Of Radio', about the nature of recording and broadcasting electronically amplified rock music, there's a line (when performed live at least) that goes something like this: "This microphone converts sound into electricity/which travels down this wire/which travels up a hill/and is broadcast out into space/Into motherfucking space!... Distant alien civilization/can you hear this snare drum?"
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