King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard On Making Microtonal Music During A Pandemic : World Cafe : World Cafe Words and Music from WXPN King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard's Stu Mackenzie shares new music and knowledge on microtonal music.
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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard On Making Microtonal Music During A Pandemic

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard On Making Microtonal Music During A Pandemic

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Australian band King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard has a reputation for being prolific, having released 17 studio albums over the course of 11 years. Its songs will often be worked on for years, highlighting the group's work ethic; that output continued even in the midst of a global pandemic.

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard released K.G. and L.W. in late 2020 and early 2021, respectively. They're the second and third albums to form a trilogy of records, beginning with 2017's Flying Microtonal Banana. We speak to band founder Stu Mackenzie about microtonal tunings and more on today's World Cafe.

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