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King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard

Live At Red Rocks (Fuzz Club Official Bootleg)

    Fuzz Club's King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard 'Live At Red Rocks' box set is a heavy-duty, 15 LP monster. Recorded over three nights of the Aussie psych-rock polymaths raining down on the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO, USA, this bootleg captures nearly nine hours worth of live Gizz spread across 86 tracks and 30 sides of vinyl. Live At Red Rocks was recorded live Oct 10, Oct 11 and Nov 2 2022, mixed by the band's Stu Mackenzie and remastered for vinyl by James Plotkin exclusively for this edition.

    Each of the three nights comes in its own 5LP slipcase, all housed together in one giant slipcase alongside a 60-page hardcover book with exclusive Red Rocks live photos by Cidney Bundon.

    All 15 LPs come on 180g coloured vinyl (with a unique colour configuration for each night) in their own heavy card jacket with 3mm spine and a black poly-lined inner sleeve. The artwork for each jacket works as a puzzle and forms one giant artwork. Features collage album art and design by Elzo Durt with original elements by Virgil Finlay. Large fold-out poster included. The box-set is packaged in a bespoke foam-lined box to protect it during shipping.


    King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

    Demos Vol. 5 + Vol. 6

      Career spanning demos recorded between 2010 - 2022 by King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard.

      TRACK LISTING

      SIDE A
      1. Music To Think Existentially To
      2. Lunch Meat (Demo)
      3. Brassicas
      4. Venusian 2 (Demo)
      5. Pleura (Demo 1)
      6. MTV
      7. Honey (Demo 2)
      8. Moses
      SIDE B
      1. Ugly Guitars
      2. Vomit Coffin (Demo)
      3. The Hungry Wolf Of Fate (Demo 2)
      4. O.N.E. (Demo)
      5. The Dripping Tap (Demo 3)

      DISC 2
      SIDE C
      1. Music To Burn Money To
      2. You Can Be Your Silhouette (Demo)
      3. Not Enough Time...Land
      4. Invisible Face (Demo)
      5. Blue Horse
      SIDE D
      1. Digital Black (Demo)
      2. Lukey's Brain
      3. Self-Immolate (Demo)
      4. Marble 5. Pleura (Demo 2)
      6. Sweet Talking
      7. All Is Known (Demo 2)
      8. The Dripping Tap (Demo 4)

      King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

      The Silver Cord

        The Silver Cord', King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard's 25th studio album is a full-hearted and purposeful embrace of electronic equipment and electronic music in its own right.

        The Silver Cord comes in two iterations, the 1LP Standard Edition is a shorter, more condensed version, where the 2LP Extended Mix sees every song pushed toward the 10min mark and beyond.

        The 2LP edition also comes on a deluxe mirror board gatefold jacket and both editions are housed in a premium printed thick brown outer sleeve.

        King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

        PetroDragonic Apocalypse; Or, Dawn Of Eternal Night: An Annihilation Of Planet Earth And The Beginning Of Merciless Damnation

          King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard announce their 24th album, PetroDragonic Apocalypse; or, Dawn of Eternal Night: An Annihilation of Planet Earth and the Beginning of Merciless Damnation.

          It is the group’s second full-length album excursion into thrash — following 2019’s Infest The Rats’ Nest — though, as you might expect, PetroDragonic Apocalypse is no mere retread of Rats’ Nest’s gory glories, but rather a full evolutionary step all of its own.

          TRACK LISTING

          LP1 – Side A
          1. Motor Spirit
          2. Supercell
          LP1 – Side B
          1. Converge
          2. Witchcraft
          3. Gila Monster
          LP2 – Side A
          1. Dragon
          2. Flamethrower
          LP2 – Side B
          1. Dawn Of Eternal Night 

          King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

          Murder Of The Universe (Live At Red Rocks 2022)

            We Are Busy Bodies compiles songs from Murder Of The Universe live from Red Rocks 2022 performances - Part of the Bootlegger Series - On translucent white sparkle vinyl & comes with a 100-piece puzzle with artwork by Jason Galea.

            TRACK LISTING

            New World
            Altered Beast I
            Alter Me I
            Altered Beast II
            Alter Me III 
            Altered Beast III
            Altered Beast IV
            The Lord Of Lightning
            The Balrog
            Digital
            Black
            Han- Tyumi
            The Confused Cyborg
            Soy Protein Munt Machine
            Vomit
            Coffin
            Murder Of The Universe

            King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

            Infest The Rats Nest (Live At Red Rocks 2022)

              We Are Busy Bodies compiles tracks from Infest The Rats Nest live from Red Rocks 2022 performances - Part of the Bootlegger Series on glow in the dark green vinyl.

              TRACK LISTING

              Planet B
              Mars For The Rich
              Organ Farmer
              Venusian 1
              Perihilion 
              Venusian 2
              Self-Immolate
              Hell

              King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard

              Made In Timeland

                Timeland is a long-lost King Gizzard record mysteriously unearthed on the eve of 2022.

                It will not appear on any DSPs anywhere, making the physical product a highly coveted collector's item.

                All LPs are housed in a brown paper bag to help combat the environmental impact of vinyl manufacturing.

                STAFF COMMENTS

                Barry says: King Gizz return once again for their 19TH studio LP (not including all the live records that have dropped recently), and it's every bit the off-piste turn we expected it would be. Wonderfully weird, conceptually rich and skilfully performed. It's both exactly what you'd expect and everything you wouldn't expect.

                TRACK LISTING

                Timeland
                Smoke & Mirrors

                King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

                Butterfly 3001

                  "We’ve put off doing a remix album for a long time. Maybe it was conscious, maybe it wasn’t. But it’s happening now. That’s not to say that Butterfly 3000 makes the most sense to remix. It might seem like the obvious one, but it’s not. Yes it’s electronic. But so is a fridge. Have you tried to dance to Butterfly? It’s hard. It ties your shoelaces together. It’s duplicitous in it’s simplicity. But Butterfly 3001 expands on this. It also deviates and obliterates. We’re honoured to have such esteemed people go to work on these songs. We hope you love this album as much as we do. See you in DA CLUB!!!" - Joey Walker

                  TRACK LISTING

                  A.
                  1. Black Hot Soup (DJ Shadow Remix)
                  2. Shanghai (The Scientist Remix)
                  3. Shanghai (Deaton Chris Anthony Remix)
                  4. Dreams (Yu Su Remix)
                  5. Blue Morpho (Donato Dozzy Remix)
                  B.
                  1. Blue Morpho (Vril Remix)
                  2. Blue Morpho (Ciel Remix)
                  3. Blue Morpho (ZANDOLI II Remix)
                  4. Catching Smoke (DāM-FunK Remix)
                  C.
                  1. Ya Love (The Flaming Lips Remix)
                  2. Ya Love (Geneva Jacuzzi Remix)
                  3. Ya Love (Héctor Oaks Remix)
                  4. 2.02 Killer Year (Bullant Remix)
                  D.
                  1. Yours (Fred P Remix)
                  2. Butterfly 3000 (Terry Tracksuit Remix)
                  3. Neu Butterfly 3000 (Peaches Remix)

                  King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

                  Live In Adelaide '19

                    Live at Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, Australia, July 12th 2019

                    Recorded by our sound crew:
                    Sam Joseph, Stacey Wilson

                    Drums: Michael Cavanagh
                    Guitar / Keys: Cook Craig
                    Harmonica / Vocals / Keys / Percussion: Ambrose Kenny-Smith
                    Vocals / Guitar / Keys: Stu Mackenzie
                    Drums: Eric Moore
                    Bass: Lucas Harwood
                    Guitar / Vocals: Joey Walker
                    Adam Halliwell: Flute on Hot Water and Head On/Pill

                    Mixed by Stu Mackenzie
                    Cover design by Jason Galea

                    TRACK LISTING

                    1. Evil Star 
                    2. Planet B 
                    3. Mars For The Rich 
                    4. Venusian 1 
                    5. Cyboogie 
                    6. Real?s Not Real 
                    7. Hot Water
                    8. Open Water 
                    9. Sleep Drifter 
                    10. Billabong Valley 
                    11. The Bird Song 
                    12. Inner Cell 
                    13. Loyalty 
                    14. Horology 
                    15. Plastic Boogie 
                    16. Organ Farmer 
                    17. Self-Immolate 
                    18. Head On/Pill 

                    King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

                    Live In Asheville 2019

                      Live at New Belgium Brewing Company, Asheville, NC, USA, September 1st 2019

                      Recorded by our sound crew: Sam Joseph, Stacey Wilson and Gaspard Demulemeester

                      TRACK LISTING

                      1. Evil Star (Live In Asheville '19)
                      2. Self-Immolate (Live In Asheville '19)
                      3. Venusian 1 (Live In Asheville '19)
                      4. Alter Me III (Live In Asheville '19)
                      5. Altered Beast IV (Live In Asheville '19)
                      6. People-Vultures (Live In Asheville '19)
                      7. This Thing (Live In Asheville '19)
                      8. Beginner?s Luck (Live In Asheville '19)
                      9. Rattlesnake (Live In Asheville '19)
                      10. Cyboogie (Live In Asheville '19)
                      11. Loyalty (Live In Asheville '19)
                      12. Horology (Live In Asheville '19)
                      13. Boogieman Sam (Live In Asheville '19)
                      14. Plastic Boogie (Live In Asheville '19)
                      15. Mars For The Rich (Live In Asheville '19)
                      16. Hell (Live In Asheville '19)
                      17. The Lord Of Lightning (Live In Asheville '19)
                      18. The Bitter Boogie (Live In Asheville '19)

                      King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

                      Teenage Gizzard

                        Tracks 1-8 recorded some time in 2010 in Angelsea, Victoria, Australia
                        Tracks 9+10 recorded some time in 2011 in Carlton, Victoria, Australia

                        Mixed by Stu Mackenzie
                        Cover Design by Ahmad Oka

                        TRACK LISTING

                        1. Hey There
                        2. Ants And Bats
                        3. Sleep
                        4. Summer
                        5. Eddie Cousin
                        6. Fried
                        7. Good To Me
                        8. Tomb/Beach
                        9. Trench Foot
                        10. Life Is Cool

                        King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

                        Live In Adelaide '19 (Fuzz Club Official Bootleg)

                          Both box sets include 62x62cm poster. Artwork and remaster exclusive to Fuzz Club Bootlegs. The live album was recorded when the prolific Australian psych-rock group descended on Thebarton Theatre in Adelaide, Australia on July 12th 2019. This career-spanning live album sees the band storm through tracks from ‘Chunky Shrapnel’, ‘Infest The Rats Nest’, ‘Fishing for Fishies’, ‘I’m In Your Mind Fuzz’, ‘Flying Microtonal Banana’, ‘Polygondwanaland’, and ‘Float Along - Fill Your Lungs’. This ‘Live In Adelaide 19’ bootleg is remastered by Brett Orrison (Jack White, The Black Angels, Roky Erickson) exclusively for Fuzz Club and arrives as a hand-numbered triple LP box-set with exclusive artwork.

                          TRACK LISTING

                          1) Evil Star
                          2) Planet B
                          3) Mars For The Rich
                          4) Venusian 1
                          5) Cyboogie
                          6) Real’s Not Real
                          7) Hot Water
                          8) Open Water
                          9) Sleep Drifter
                          10) Billabong Valley
                          11) The Bird Song
                          12) Inner Cell
                          13) Loyalty
                          14) Horology
                          15) Plastic Boogie
                          16) Organ Farmer
                          17) Self-Immolate
                          18) Head On/Pill

                          King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

                          Demos Volumes 1 & 2

                            500 double lps ON BLUE / GREEN VINYL
                            VOLUME 1 IS sea blue
                            VOLUME 2 IS army green

                            Recorded between 2011 - 2020 by King Gizz

                            Mastered by Joseph Carra
                            Cover design by Jason Galea

                            STAFF COMMENTS

                            Barry says: There's no stopping the 'Giz train is there? It's no wonder with that many superb albums under their belt, there's a wealth of unheard demo material out there, and this goes to show that even their unheard material is still worth hearing. A great collection and a great looking double LP.

                            King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

                            Live In Brussels 2019

                              Live at Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium, October 8th and 9th 2019

                              Tracks 1-9 recorded on October 8th
                              Tracks 10-17 recorded on October 9th

                              Recorded by our sound crew: Sam Joseph, Stacey Wilson, Gaspard De Meulemeester

                              Drums: Michael Cavanagh
                              Guitar / Keys / Vocals: Cook Craig
                              Harmonica / Vocals / Keys / Percussion: Ambrose Kenny-Smith
                              Vocals / Guitar / Keys: Stu Mackenzie
                              Drums: Eric Moore
                              Bass: Lucas Harwood
                              Guitar / Vocals: Joey Walker

                              Mixed by Stu Mackenzie
                              Cover design by Jason Galea

                              TRACK LISTING

                              1. Evil Star (Live In Brussels '19)
                              2. Venusian 2 (Live In Brussels '19)
                              3. Superbug (Live In Brussels '19)
                              4. The Lord Of Lightning (Live In Brussels '19)
                              5. Alter Me III (Live In Brussels '19)
                              6. Altered Beast IV (Live In Brussels '19)
                              7. People-Vultures (Live In Brussels '19)
                              8. This Thing (Live In Brussels '19)
                              9. Sense (Live In Brussels '19)
                              10. The Wheel (Live In Brussels '19)
                              11. The Bird Song (Live In Brussels '19)
                              12. Down The Sink (Live In Brussels '19)
                              13. Work This Time (Live In Brussels '19)
                              14. Robot Stop (Live In Brussels '19)
                              15. Big Fig Wasp (Live In Brussels '19)
                              16. Gamma Knife (Live In Brussels '19)
                              17. Float Along - Fill Your Lungs (Live In Brussels '19)

                              King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard

                              L.W.

                                The album follows the recent January 2021 release of single 'O.N.E.' and the band's sixteenth studio album K.G (the second volume in the band's previous explorations into microtonal tunings), as well as Live In S.F. '16 (ATO Records), a live album recorded during the band's 2016 U.S. tour stop at San Francisco venue The Independent. As the band enter their second decade – and their frontman still only thirty years old - the creative future of the band, as showcased on L.W., promises to be bolder, madder and more imaginative than ever.

                                STAFF COMMENTS

                                Barry says: They just keep going don't they? Fortunately, their artistic integrity and ability to write a tune hasn't been sacrificed at all with 'L.W' being possibly their most pronounced mix of dancefloor funk, groove and sludgy indie yet. It's more down the psych-funk route than some of their heavier numbers but is as ever, wildly inventive and quintessentially KGLW.

                                TRACK LISTING

                                CD
                                If Not Now, Then When?
                                O.N.E.
                                Pleaura
                                Supreme Ascendancy
                                Static Electricity
                                East West Link
                                Ataraxia
                                See Me
                                K.G.L.W

                                Vinyl
                                Side 1
                                If Not Now, Then When?
                                O.N.E.
                                Pleaura
                                Supreme Ascendancy
                                Static Electricity

                                Side 2
                                East West Link
                                Ataraxia
                                See Me
                                K.G.L.W

                                King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

                                Live In San Francisco '16

                                  Just under a month after delivering their award-winning 2016 album Nonagon Infinity, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard took the stage at San Francisco’s The Independent for a set both wildly frenetic and meticulously executed. In one of their final club gigs before bursting onto the international scene—soon selling out amphitheaters and headlining festivals—the Melbourne septet laid down a breakneck performance that, in the words of SF Weekly, “made every organ ache just right.” Multi-tracked and impeccably mixed, Live in San Francisco ’16  simultaneously channels the massive energy of King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s set while echoing the sweaty intimacy of the 500-capacity venue.  

                                  Newly unearthed by ATO Records, Live in San Francisco ’16 captures an extraordinary moment in the band’s increasingly storied history, a 13-song spectacular likely to leave every listener awestruck and adrenalized.

                                  STAFF COMMENTS

                                  Barry says: King Gizzard are without a doubt one of the busiest bands on the planet, and by all accounts, one of the greatest forces on the live circuit too. This is a true to life and superb sounding document of a band at the height of their powers. LONG LIVE KING GIZ.

                                  TRACK LISTING

                                  Robot Stop
                                  Hot Water
                                  Big Fig Wasp
                                  Gamma Knife
                                  People-Vultures
                                  Trapdoor
                                  I'm In Your Mind
                                  I'm Not In Your Mind
                                  Cellophane
                                  I'm In Your Mind Fuzz
                                  The River
                                  Evil Death Roll
                                  Head On/Pill

                                  King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

                                  Chunky Shrapnel

                                    King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard announce Chunky Shrapnel, a feature-length motion picture that follows King Gizzard’s adrenaline-inducing onstage performances from the perspective of the band. The film is accompanied by a double LP featuring the music from the film, which was recorded throughout the band's 2019 European tour.

                                    “John Stewart (director of Chunky Shrapnel) followed us around for a few weeks through Europe," says the band's Stu Mackenzie. "It was fun and funny and wild and weird. Sometimes an inconspicuous fly on the wall, sometimes an intrusive camera man one inch from my face. Always exciting though. Chunky Shrapnel was made for the cinema but as both concerts and films are currently outlawed, it feels poetic to release a concert-film digitally right now."

                                    TRACK LISTING

                                    1. Evil Star
                                    2. The River (Live In Luxembourg ’19)
                                    3. Wah Wah (Live In Madrid ’19)
                                    4. Road Train (Live In Manchester ’19)
                                    5. Murder Of The Universe (Live In Utrecht ’19)
                                    6. Quarantine
                                    7. Planet B (Live In London ’19)
                                    8. Parking (Live In Brussels ’19)
                                    9. Venusian 2 (Live In Milan ’19)
                                    10. Hell (Live In Milan ’19)
                                    11. Let Me Mend The Past (Live In Madrid ’19)
                                    12. Anamnesis
                                    13. Inner Cell (Live In Utrecht ’19)
                                    14. Loyalty (Live In Utrecht ’19)
                                    15. Horology (Live In Utrecht '19)
                                    16. A Brief History Of Planet Earth (Live In London, Berlin, Utrecht And Barcelona ’19)

                                    Right as the clock was striking midnight on the last day of the year, King Gizzard issued Gumboot Soup, an entirely new 11-song collection. "Greenhouse Heat Death" and "All Is Known" are microtonal jams that roil and boil like the songs on Flying Microtonal Banana, the metallic "The Great Chain of Being" has the proggy feel of Murder of the Universe, and a bunch of mellow tracks ("Superposition," "I'm Sleepin' In," "The Wheel") could have been warped a bit and slotted right into Sketches of Brunswick East. The rest of the songs are strong neo-psych that would have fit well on the grab bag that was Polygondwanaland; the soft rock "Beginner's Luck" would have been a highlight with its marshmallowy chorus and jabbing guitar solo, and the same goes for the almost funky "Down the Sink," which reveals a loose-limbed side the band doesn't often show. So yes, it's a collection of castoffs and almost-weres, but the amazing thing is that it sounds like a greatest-hits collection made up of songs that are fully realized and played with passion and weirdness, not a half-baked slag heap. In case anyone needed it, Gumboot Soup is yet more proof that King Gizzard were firing all year long on all five cylinders, plus about four more that most bands don't have, and the body of work they created is immensely, intensely, jaw-droppingly impressive.

                                    STAFF COMMENTS

                                    Barry says: Though I feel like I might be getting RSI from writing about King Giz, amazingly they've managed to smash out yet another killer LP, full of their trademark hooks and off-kilter psychedelic scree. Once again, a completely realised and cohesive collection comes from the KG camp.

                                    TRACK LISTING

                                    1. Beginner's Luck
                                    2. Greenhouse Heat Death
                                    3. Barefoot Desert
                                    4. Muddy Water
                                    5. Superposition
                                    6. Down The Sink
                                    7. The Great Chain Of Being
                                    8. The Last Oasis
                                    9. All Is Known
                                    10. I'm Sleepin' In
                                    11. The Wheel

                                    King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard

                                    Polygondwanaland - Heavenly Edition

                                      With an insanely prolific year, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard return with their twelfth album, Polygondwanaland to journey into the depths of the mind and the limits of the universe. The Australian 7-piece have made a name for themselves with a steady stream of new material since their inception 2010, blending everything surf rock, prog, soul, folk, metal, garage rock, and even elements of spoken word and cinematic presentation, creating a large buzz and rabid fanbase stretching far across the globe from their Melbourne roots. this album is full of the psychedelic rock outfit's jazz and groove laden jams.

                                      STAFF COMMENTS

                                      Barry says: For all of you who missed out on the Piccadilly Records exclusive beer splattered vinyl version of this, their TWELFTH LP, then here it is brought to you by the wonderful Heavenly records on CD and standard LP. If you haven't heard it yet, then get on it, or they'll have another one out before you get chance.

                                      TRACK LISTING

                                      1. Crumbling Castle 10:44
                                      2. Polygondwanaland 03:32
                                      3. The Castle In The Air 02:47
                                      4. Deserted Dunes Welcome Weary Feet 03:33
                                      5. Inner Cell 03:55
                                      6. Loyalty 03:38
                                      7. Horology 02:52
                                      8. Tetrachromacy 03:30
                                      9. Searching... 03:03
                                      10. The Fourth Colour 06:12

                                      King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard

                                      Murder Of The Universe

                                      Lit by thunderclaps and lightning, Murder Of The Universe inhabits a sonic landscape of death, decay, ossification, fossilisation, rebirth. It is a place occupied by wandering shape-shifting beasts, bleeding skies, pools of blood, great fires and mushroom clouds; a planet rent asunder by conflict.

                                      A disorientating experience, the album hinges on three distinct sections that rise from larval beds, and whose lyrics should be carved in stone, squeezed from moss, discovered in ancient runes. And all the while a passing cast of characters imbue the tale with both human and non-human emotions.

                                      Snippets of earlier recordings breakthrough collection I’m In Your Mind Fuzz and Nonagon Infinity resurface throughout like ghostly shadow form to haunt their latest sound. In years to come King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard will be judged not by their separate albums, but by a body of work where themes, melodies, motifs, riffs and ideas resurface and recur, each album peeling back a layer of the onion to glimpse at past and future alike.

                                      “We’ve always thought of our albums as portals through which you can move from one to the other,” says Stu. “Or maybe each album is a bridge to the next part of the story. Songs sync together, records can be played in loops and past ideas recur or are reprised, and then woven into new textures. These ideas aren’t necessarily contrived though...sometimes these just happen.”

                                      STAFF COMMENTS

                                      Barry says: Another brilliant outing from the King Giz fam. Psychedelic swirling guitars, echoing vocal melodies, impeccable percussive freak-outs and as ever, fist-pumping heavy af grooves.

                                      TRACK LISTING

                                      The Tale Of The Altered Beast
                                      1. A New World
                                      2. Altered Beats I
                                      3. Alter Me I
                                      4. Altered Best II
                                      5. Alter Me I
                                      6. Altered Beast III
                                      7. Alter Me III
                                      8. Altered Beats IV
                                      9. Life / Death

                                      The Lord Of Lightening Vs. Balrog
                                      10. Some Context
                                      11. The Reticent Raconteur
                                      12. The Lord Of Lightening
                                      13. The Balrog
                                      14. The Floating Fire
                                      15. The Acrid Corpse

                                      Han- Tyumi And The Murder Of The Universe
                                      16. Welcome To An Altered Future
                                      17. Digital Black
                                      18. Han-Tyumi, The Confused Cyborg
                                      19. Soy-Protein Munt Machine
                                      20. Vomit Coffin
                                      21. Murder Of The Universe

                                      King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

                                      Flying Microtonal Banana

                                        Geelong’s insuppressible King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard release their new album ‘Flying Microtonal Banana’ on Heavenly Recordings - the first of five albums they are set to release in 2017.

                                        Talking about the making of Flying Microtonal Banana, Eric Moore of the band said: “Earlier this year we started experimenting with a custom microtonal guitar our friend Zak made for Stu. The guitar was modified to play in 24- TET tuning and could only be played with other microtonal instruments. We ended up giving everyone a budget of $200 to buy instruments and turn them microtonal. The record features the modified electric guitars, basses, keyboards and harmonica as well as a Turkish horn called a Zurna.”

                                        Shimmering, hypnotic and propulsive and powered along, as ever, by the metronomic beat of two drummers, ‘Flying Microtonal Banana’ takes a subtle musical shift away from the frazzled freak-beat of its predecessor, ‘Nonagon Infinity’. Trance like, in parts clipped and concise yet deeply psychedelic, it reveals yet another musical side to a band seemingly in perpetual motion.

                                        Perhaps one of the most exciting live bands out there right now, they appeared at both Green Man and End Of The Road festivals over the summer as well as playing sold-out London shows at the Electric Ballroom, Moth Club and The Electric during 2016. The band will bring their unrestrained and free-wheeling live show back to the UK in 2017.

                                        STAFF COMMENTS

                                        Barry says: K-Gizzle pull out another brilliant and no doubt in-demand album of angular melodies, psychedelic freak-outs and grooving churns of noise, interspersed with funked-up melodies and brilliantly effervescent indie rock. There really is a bit of everything here, classic rock, jazz, psych, noise. You name it, it's here, and executed to perfection.

                                        TRACK LISTING

                                        Rattlesnake
                                        Melting
                                        Open Water
                                        Sleep Drifter
                                        Billabong Valley
                                        Anoxia
                                        Doom City
                                        Nuclear Fusion
                                        Flying Microtonal Banana

                                        King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

                                        Paper Mâché Dream Balloon

                                        Starting out in 2010 as a solid garage rock group, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard followed their collective muse wherever it chose to lead them. For their latest opus, Paper Mâché Dream Balloon, they initially thought it was going to be filled with the darker, heavier material that the band has been playing live of late. But front man Stu Mackenzie soon decided that it was time to put aside the longer, more conceptual pieces and go in a completely new direction.

                                        On previous records King Gizzard has channeled many different sounds: From heavily distorted, kraut-driven rock on their 2014 album I’m In Your Mind Fuzz to expansive, almost jazzy, Dead-like head trips on Quarters! Or as Mackenzie puts it, “I always wanted to be a band where you would expect the unexpected each time, with each album being treated like a different phase.”

                                        Hence, the band’s seventh album was recorded using nothing but acoustic instruments. Mackenzie elaborated on this with: “Acoustic guitars, flute, double bass, fiddle, harmonica, drum kit, clarinet. Whatever we could find really.” The result is a lovely, lilting pop masterpiece that still evokes the same intoxicating exuberance as KGATLW’s most recent work, but with a more pastoral, communal feel to it.

                                        "Their songs are dense, intricately crafted, and most importantly, powerful … King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard don't do predictability.” - Pitchfork”

                                        “King Gizzard are on a dizzying trip to the center of psychedelia, cocooning themselves in spaced-out guitar lines and engorged melodies that demand to be viewed Disney-style, through a dodecahedral prism of light.” – The Guardian

                                        TRACK LISTING

                                        1 Sense
                                        2 Bone
                                        3 Dirt
                                        4 Paper Mâché Dream Balloon
                                        5 Trapdoor
                                        6 Cold Cadaver
                                        7 The Bitter Boogie
                                        8 N.G.R.I (Bloodstain)
                                        9 Time=Fate
                                        10 Time=$$$
                                        11 Most Of What I Like
                                        12 Paper Mâché


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