Ideologic

Ideologic

Stephen O’Malley

Shoshin 初心

Posted: May 29, 2009

One of the most profound secrets of learning anything new is keeping what has been called a "Beginner's Mind".

What is Beginner's Mind? Well part of it is described very well by the famous Zen story known as:

Empty Your Cup

A university professor went to visit a famous Zen master. While the master quietly served tea, the professor talked about Zen. The master poured the visitor's cup to the brim, and then kept pouring. The professor watched the overflowing cup until he could no longer restrain ...

SUNN O))) vs LEUVEN

Posted: May 26, 2009

SUNN O))) vs LEUVEN

We just soundchecked in Predikheren Church for tonights Shoshin concert. Its totally amazing, the PA is incredible, magnificent. This could be "the one". Beware!

Monoliths & Dimensions in Spiegel Online kultur

Posted: May 26, 2009

Was dröhnt denn da? Jan Wigger begibt sich mit der amerikanischen Drone-Doom-Band Sunn O))) ins Herz der Finsternis. Außerdem bei Abgehört: Neues von Sonic Youth, Dirty Projectors, Elvis Costello und ein Blick ins Archiv von Neil Young.

Sunn O))) - "Monoliths & Dimensions"
(Southern Lord/Soulfood, bereits erschienen)

Wenn früher jemand wissen wollte, wie diese bemerkenswerterweise eher unamerikanische Musik klingt, reichte es der Einfachheit halber schon aus, zu sagen: "Sie dröhnt". Heute, mit "...

The Count is a free man

Posted: May 23, 2009

The Count is a free man

Varg Vikernes on trial
Released after nearly 16 years in prison.

(Dagbladet.no): - I can confirm that I soon released, "said Vikernes told Dagbladet.

In September last year he received the rejection of his fourth application for parole from Kriminal care, but for a couple weeks ago he was pleased the message he has long waited for. After almost 16 years in prison, release him now out.

But he is not interested to comment on when this happens.

Moves to Telemark
- I have to report in one year. Each fo...

Aquarius Records on Monoliths & Dimensions

Posted: May 23, 2009

SUNN O))) "Monoliths and Dimensions" (Southern Lord) cd 15.98
The first thing we thought when we threw this on, was, man, it's gonna be pretty tough to top Domkirke. The last SUNNO))) release, vinyl only, found the duo of Greg Anderson and Stephen O'Malley recording their low end Earth worshipping drone symphonies in an actual cathedral, incorporating the cathedral's church organ. Hard to imagine anything heavier.
For Monoliths and Dimensions, the duo drafted in all sorts of extra...