“King Gizzard’s latest, Nonagon Infinity, is not only the band’s most explosively ambitious work; it’s also a thoroughly realized journey, embedded in a frenzied barrage of riff-heavy head-bangers.”
NPR Music are premiering the full album from King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard titled ‘Nonagon Infinity.’ Out next Friday 29th April, here’s what NPR have to say about the process of making the record:
Considering the album’s meticulous construction, it’s no surprise that guitarist and lead singer Stu Mackenzie and the rest of the group — Joe Walker (guitar, vocals), Eric Moore (drums), Ambrose Kenny-Smith (harmonica, vocals), Lucas Skinner (bass), Cook Craig (guitar) and Michael Cavanagh (drums) — had been dreaming this up for a few years, jamming out ideas on stage before diving into recording at Brooklyn’s famed Daptone Studios. While King Gizzard has yet to perform the Nonagon Infinity suite in full in concert, this music will no doubt stretch and warp over the course of a tour.
Heavenly have the only black heavy weight vinyl edition of the album available to purchase.
After recent diversions into cool jazz and acoustica, the eighth album finally trowels on their speciality — the pulsating, Super Furry Animals-style psychedelia of 2014’s ‘Head On/Pill’, extended over a whole album…It’s seemless, silly, but seriously good.” — ★★★★ Q Magazine
The band are back in the UK in the summer for a slew of festival appearances at Green Man Festival & End Of The Road Festival. The band also have a short run of headline shows, including their biggest London show to date at the Electric in Brixton.
FULL DATES & TICKETS:
18/21st August, Greenman Festival, Brecon Beacons
02/03 September, End of the Road Festival, Dorset
06 September, Concorde 2, Brighton
08 September, Electric Brixton, London
09 September, Strange Waves Festival, Manchester