King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard with Mild High Club - Sketches of Brunswick East
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2017 Rank: #382 / 629
User Score
Based on 73 ratings
August 17, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
Flightless, ATO, Heavenly / Label
Neo-Psychedelia / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Clash
A fluid, effortless and absorbing listen, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard aren’t just one the industry’s most prolific bands, they are also one of the world’s best.
80
AllMusic
It proves to be a winning combination all around, with Brettin's warped pop sensibilities mingling nicely with the sonic exploration that the lads of Gizzard do so well.
75
Pitchfork
The whole album has a casual, freewheeling vibe, but it’s a testament to King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard’s unity that it holds together so well.
73
GIGsoup

Their third and greatest album of 2017 so far, Sketches of Brunswick East is brimming with lush, psych-jazz melodies and quintessential Gizzard quirks.

70
Loud and Quiet

Though it feels natural to let these chilled passages float into the background, this is an album that rewards intent listening and obsessive fans.

50
The Needle Drop
King Gizzard makes an album with Mild High Club.
Aug 21, 2017
68
Elevator Music, but pretty good elevator music non-the-less.
Nov 14, 2017
blinkclyro
75
What next then? Hip Hop? Country? Doom Metal? EDM? Fuck knows, it’s genuinely pointless to even speculate anymore, but the ride promises to be a wild one. Next album is due out in 30 seconds, probably; hold onto your minds.
Oct 23, 2017
pouls
NR
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard's collaboration with Mild High Club sees the neo-psychedelia band going for a jazzier sound with bossa nova influences. It's a mild album from the band, and it reads off like the background music to whatever you're doing at the moment more than anything. For that reason, this album might be a pleasant listen, but if you're not looking for that, then this album is not going to be for you.
Sep 23, 2017
80
Some Aussie psychedelia with a bit of Frank Zappa about it and other weird and wonderful creative elements...
Sep 12, 2017
Music_Observer
76
In their third album of the year and collaborating with jazz soloist Alex Brettin, KG&LW create a short, straightforward, and loveable experiment combining small melodic ideas with over-the-top drive and captivating funky sounds to find a wonderful dosage of musical freedom, albeit not being hugely impactful from their interesting tactics. My Score: 137/180 (Solid) = 76/100


Added on: August 2, 2017