KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD - HEAVENLEY QUARTERS!
PSYCHEDELIC ROCK FROM THE AUSTRALIAN COLLECTIVE, WHO CONTINUE TO WAVE THEIR FREAK FLAG HIGH ON THIS, THE LATEST IN A STARTLINGLY PROLIFIC SERIES OF RECORDS THAT HAVE SEEN THEM RISE TO THE HIGHER ECHELONS OF GARAGE/PSYCH POWER. 'QUARTERS', HOWEVER, IS UNIQUE EVEN FOR THEM - COMPRISING FOUR TEN MINUTE TRACKS, IT TAKES A MORE FREE-FORM STYLE, WITH LOOSE JAMMING COALESCING INTO A GLORIOUS WASH OF ETHEREAL EXTRAPOLATION. NOT MERELY A BAND WITH A STARTLING GROWTH RATE, KING GIZZARD HERE PROVE THEMSELVES ONE WITH PLENTY OF STTINGS TO THEIR BOW, AND 'QUARTERS' WILL BE GREETED WITH GOOD CHEER BY ADMIRERS OF FANS OF TY SEGALL AND FOLLAKZOID ALIKE.
ON THEIR SIXTH ALBUM, QUARTERS, THE AUSTRALIAN WEIRDOS KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD STRETCH OUT THEIR WARPED PSYCHEDELIC POP INTO FOUR SONGS THAT EACH TOTAL EXACTLY 10:10 IN DURATION. AS USUAL, THEY DELIVER MORE THAN ENOUGH ODDBALL LYRICS, RANGY GUITAR WRANGLING, AND SNEAKY HOOKS, ONLY THIS TIME THEY TAKE A VERY UNHURRIED APPROACH. THE LONG SONGS UNSPOOL LIKE LAZY SUMM
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Psychedelic Rock From The Australian collective, who continue to wave their freak flag high on this, the latest in a startlingly prolific series of records that have seen them rise to the higher echelons of garage/psych power. 'Quarters', however, is unique even for them - comprising four ten minute tracks, it takes a more free-form style, with loose jamming coalescing into a glorious wash of ethereal extrapolation. Not merely a band with a startling growth rate, King Gizzard here prove themselves one with plenty of sttings to their bow, and 'Quarters' will be greeted with good cheer by admirers of fans of Ty Segall and Follakzoid alike.
On their sixth album, Quarters, the Australian weirdos King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard stretch out their warped psychedelic pop into four songs that each total exactly 10:10 in duration. As usual, they deliver more than enough oddball lyrics, rangy guitar wrangling, and sneaky hooks, only this time they take a very unhurried approach. The long songs unspool like lazy summ
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King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard are a psychedelic surf-rock outfit based in Melbourne, Australia. The band is comprised of Stu Mackenzie, Joe Walker, Eric Moore, Ambrose Kenny-Smith, Lucas Skinner, Cook Craig and Michael Cavanagh. With the members originally from across Victoria and New South Wales, the group came together and built a name through the Melbourne pub scene. They launched their first EP 'Willoughby's Beach' in October, 2011.
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