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Poll Question: Which album do you prefer?
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    Posted: February 18 2006 at 21:50
I understand that they've released other albums, but these are the two I want to compare at the moment.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 18 2006 at 21:57
I only have Five suns but im definately going to get Black oni.

Great band BTW

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 18 2006 at 21:58
I absolutely love Black Oni, and I'm giving Five Suns a first spin right now.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 18 2006 at 22:57

I think they are both equally incredible

I pretty much like all the bands on Ipecac Recordings



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 19 2006 at 00:08
I can only imagine seeing these guys live.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 19 2006 at 00:31
I can only Imagine seeing Fantomas live...now that would be quite intense
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 19 2006 at 05:00

Originally posted by chamberry chamberry wrote:

I only have Five suns but im definately going to get Black oni.

Great band BTW

 The exact same here - I only have Five Suns.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 19 2006 at 07:36

They're both brilliant albums - Black Oni is a better realised large scale work, but 5 Suns has a much more immediate impact. Also, 5 Suns is the first part of a trilogy that continues with Black Oni, so that's probably the best to start with.

For live performance they've expanded to a 4 piece with Cardiacs guitarist Kavus Torabi and the last time I saw them they were white hot. They're playing NEARFest this year and I think they're planning their first US tour around it. They've also talked about teaming up with Mike Patton for a one off performance (they've supported Fantomas in Europe a few times now) which would really be something to see.

There's also a sister band called Misma and the Carousel of Headless Horses, who are also worth checking out - I must get round to adding them here soon. 

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 19 2006 at 10:58
Originally posted by MikeEnRegalia MikeEnRegalia wrote:

Originally posted by chamberry chamberry wrote:

I only have Five suns but im definately going to get Black oni.

Great band BTW

 The exact same here - I only have Five Suns.

Same here.

I only have Five Suns but really like it and plan on checking out Black Oni.



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 19 2006 at 21:03

I voted for Five Suns, but I do not think I let Black Oni sink in enough, so it may change.

And I recommend 'Miasma and the Carousel of Headless Horses', as Syzygy mentioned. They definitely belong here.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 04 2008 at 12:31
Love both albums, but Black Oni is my favourite.  Really looking forward to Elixirs.
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