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Post-metal sludge avantgarde powerhouse SUMAC around Aaron Turner (Isis, Old Man Gloom) follow up their collaboration with legendary japanese guitarist and singer/performer Keiji Haino on Thrill Jockey (American Dollar Bill – Keep Facing Sideways, You are too Hideous to Look at Face on) with another monolith - heavy and experimental at the same time!
Keiji Haino – Guitar, Voice, Flute, Taepyeongso
Aaron Turner – Guitar
Nick Yacyshyn – Drums
Brian Cook – Bass
Recorded: Soh Ki Moon at Fever, Tokyo. July 3rd 2017
Mixed: Randall Dunn at Avast, Seattle, December 2018
Mastered: James Plotkin, Bethlehem, December 2018
Exterior Photographs: Miki Matsushima
Interior Photographs: Kazuyuki Funaki
Titles and lyrics by Keiji Haino. Title translation by Alan Cummings.