King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - L.W.
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February 26, 2021 / Release Date
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Gigwise

First with K.G. and now on L.W., King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have released the two ultimate King Gizz records.

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Gee wizz Micky I wonder if the whole 'Volume 3 of Explorations into Microtonal Tuning' has something to do with that.
1h
Yeah so far this is just the same shtick :/
2h
can't wait to watch people give negative reviews because it sounds too similar to the album it's paired with, then in a few years say the album's grown on them
2h
It's out on bandcamp now for everyone!
2h
this album cover is one of their worst while K.G.s cover was one of their best
1d
hoping this is the last microtonal album,
2d
pls be good lol
2d
So basically they're doing an Autechre
2d
Can't believe I'm saying this but I'm really not hyped for a KG release
2d
The microtonal thing was cool at first but it’s kinda getting old
Athena
88
L.W. is the third and final volume in King Gizzard’s “Explorations into Microtonal Tuning” trilogy, alongside being the group’s seventeenth studio album. Functionally, the album flows as three acts, similar to Polygondwanaland, so I feel it’s largely fitting to look at them individually, before giving my view on the album as a whole.

Act 1 – If Not Now, Then When?, O.N.E, Pleura

The first three tracks on this album are the three singles released prior to ... read more
80
I think LW is a more cohesive and mature experimentation on the familiar microtonal music, it's not exactly in the same place as FMB in objective ways, in my view, but it's definitely a wider panoramic composition in the mid east sound. I guess I can say it's a better release than KG; the instrumentality, the mix is notably better too: one thing that made me not enjoy the 1st album of the double release so much, the choruses and riffs are way more unique too, remind me of the good old Gizz ... read more
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Track List

  1. If Not Now, Then When?
  2. O.N.E.
  3. Pleura
  4. Supreme Ascendancy
  5. Static Electricity
  6. East West Link
  7. Ataraxia
  8. See Me
  9. K.G.L.W.
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Added on: January 15, 2021