Sun Baked Snow Cave

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Sun Baked Snow Cave
Studio album by Boris with Merzbow
Released August 23, 2005 (2005-08-23)
Recorded 2001–2004
Genre Noise, drone
Length 62:02
Label Hydra Head / Double H Noise Industries
Producer Boris with Merzbow
Boris with Merzbow chronology
04092001
(2004)
Sun Baked Snow Cave
(2005)
Rock Dream
(2007)
Boris chronology
04092001
(2004)
Sun Baked Snow Cave
(2005)
dronevil
(2005)
Merzbow chronology
Scene / Early Computer Works Sun Baked Snow Cave
(2005)
Senmaida
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau D+[2]
Delusions of Adequacy Mixed[3]
Dusted Magazine Favorable[4]
Exclaim! Mixed[5]
LAS Magazine 7.5/10[6]
Pitchfork Media 6.5/10[7]
Prefix Magazine 6.0/10[8]

Sun Baked Snow Cave is a collaborative album between Japanese experimental doom band Boris and Japanese noise musician Merzbow. The album consists of a single track that clocks in at over an hour in length. The album artwork was done by Sunn O))) member and regular Hydra Head designer Stephen O'Malley.[9][10]

On August 16, 2014, the album was released as a double LP, available pressed on either black or blue vinyl. Initially as a few copies on the Hydra Head online store and from Boris on tour. A general release will follow later.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Sun Baked Snow Cave"   62:02

Personnel[edit]

Boris with Merzbow
  • Masami Akita – computer
  • Takeshi – guitar, bass guitar
  • Wata – guitar, echo
  • Atsuo – feedback conduction, computer
Production

Notes[edit]

  • Mastering at Peace Music. October 6, 2005

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sun Baked Snow Cave at AllMusic. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (2005). "CG: Merzobw". Robert Christgau. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  3. ^ Davenport, Joe (May 11, 2006). "Boris – Sun Baked Snow Cave". Delusions of Adequacy. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  4. ^ Bivins, Jason (October 3, 2005). "Boris with Merzbow - Sun Baked Snow Cave". Dusted Magazine. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  5. ^ Hainey, Kevin (October 2005). "Boris with Merzbow - Sun Baked Snow Cave". Exclaim!. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  6. ^ Buchan, Phillip (October 21, 2005). "Boris with Merzbow". LAS Magazine. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  7. ^ Baron, Zach (December 13, 2005). "Boris / Merzbow: At Last: Feedbacker / Sun Baked Snow Cave / Akuma No Uta | Album Reviews". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  8. ^ Booty, Jack (September 26, 2005). "Boris with Merzbow - Sun Baked Snow Cave". Prefix Magazine. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Boris (3) With Merzbow - Sun Baked Snow Cave". Discogs. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Boris - Boris with Merzbow - Sun Baked Snow Cave". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Timeline Photos - Hydra Head Industries". Facebook. August 16, 2014. Retrieved August 16, 2014.