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Scott Walker and Sunn 0)))'s dark 'Soused': Judge it for yourself
Scott Walker and Sunn 0)))'s dark 'Soused': Judge it for yourself

    Hardened, mesmerizing and residing within a realm "where no worm squirm," British crooner Scott Walker's collaboration with drone metal band Sunn 0))) is the darkened experimental underground's equivalent of Lou Reed working with Metallica. Except that "Soused" makes "Lulu" seem like a collection of Top 40 ditties.   On the surface, it's an unlikely pairing. Walker's work in the late 1960s as a member of the British-based vocal group the Walker Bros. gave way to a sonic descent into difficult, visceral experimental music after the trio's dissolution. At times, Walker's work is a drag, music that will...

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