King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Share Animated “Countdown” Video

Sketches of Brunswick East Features Mild High Club and Is Out Now via ATO

Sep 20, 2017
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Prolific Melbourne psych-rock adventurers King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard have already stated their intentions to release five albums this year and they already released three: Flying Microtonal Banana, back in February, Murder of the Universe, back in June, and in August Sketches of Brunswick East, which features Los Angeles' Mild High Club, all via ATO. Now they have shared an animated video for Sketches track "Countdown." Jason Galea directed the hand drawn video, which a press release says "took close to 300 hours and 2453 frames of drawing to complete." Watch it below, followed by the band's upcoming tour dates.

Sketches of Brunswick East is "an examination of (and homage to)" the Melbourne suburb where the band write and record in their own studio and its title is inspired by Miles Davis' Sketches of Spain. Frontman Stu Mackenzie had this to say about the album in a previous press release: "We're always walking up and down the street all the time. Going to get coffee, lugging amps, just constantly wandering Lygon Street and spending a lot of time looking out into the distance, seeing the terrain change as new apartment buildings are erected, watching the cranes build bigger cranes. In that respect, perhaps it represents greater changes that are happening in the wider world, and this is our attempt to find beauty within a place that we spend so much time."

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Tour Dates:

9/23 - Kalamazoo, MI - Audiotree Music Festival
9/24 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall # SOLD OUT
9/25 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall # SOLD OUT
9/26 - Nashville, TN - Cannery Ballroom #
9/27 - Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
9/28 - New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jack's SOLD OUT
9/30 - Austin, TX - Mohawk Outside SOLD OUT
10/1 - Dallas, TX - Trees SOLD OUT
10/3 - Albuquerque, NM - Sister Bar
10/4 - Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre
10/5 - Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre % SOLD OUT
10/6 - Salt Lake City, UT - Metro Music Hall %
10/7 - Boise, ID - Neurolux %
10/8 - Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom %
10/9 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom %
10/10 - Seattle, WA - Neptune Theatre %
10/12 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore % SOLD OUT
10/13 - 10/15 - Joshua Tree, CA - Desert Daze 2017

# with Mild High Club
% with Tropical Fuck Storm

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