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Gang Gang Dance - New Album 'Kazuashita', New Single, 'Lotus'
Gang Gang Dance : New Album 'Kazuashita', New Single, 'Lotus'
10th April 2018

After a seven-year hiatus, Gang Gang Dance have announced their return.  One of the most enduring and creatively vibrant musical acts of 21st Century New York, their new album Kazuashita will be released on 22nd June.

Kazuashita is released on limited red vinyl, CD and on all digital platforms on 22nd June 2018.
The album is available to pre-order today from 4AD here.  
Pre-order the album on all other platforms here.  

Kazuashita – the band’s first record together since the acclaimed Eye Contact in 2011 – is an intoxicating mix of shoegaze and electronic ambience, all held together by Lizzi Bougatsos and her otherworldly vocal.  Bougatsos, alongside founding members Brian DeGraw and Josh Diamond, formed the group as an improvisational outfit in the early 2000s, and have consistently worked to blur the boundaries between music and art; as comfortable today performing at the Whitney Biennial as they are at Coachella, and count Dash Snow & Nate Lowman, Tinchy Stryder and the Boredoms as previous collaborators.

Kazuashita was produced by DeGraw after recording sessions across several New York studios and art spaces, the band worked with drummer Ryan Sawyer (who met the band through the Boredoms’ BOADRUM project) and Jorge Elbrecht (who worked on additional production and mixing duties).  Featuring a cover image from photographer David Benjamin Sherry, the album is available to pre-order from here.

Pre-orders of Kazuashita from 4AD will receive a limited edition double-sided poster designed by Lizzi Bougatsos and by Brian DeGraw from Gang Gang Dance (305mm x 610mm, folded).

‘Lotus’, the lead track taken from the record, is an ecstatic mix of deranged soul and hazy synthesizer ambience.  Listen here.

Ahead of full touring later in 2018, the band have today announced a show on Kazuashita‘s release on June 22 at Brooklyn’s Elsewhere. Tickets are on sale today here.

“Like Arthur Russell before them, they give equal floorspace to the spiritual and the sensual.” - Pitchfork

Gang Gang Dance - Kazuashita

1. ( infirma terrae )
3. Lotus
4. ( birth canal )
5. Kazuashita
6. Young Boy (Marika in Amerika)
7. Snake Dub
8. Too Much, Too Soon
9. ( novae terrae )
10. Salve On The Sorrow