Gang Gang Dance is an American experimental music band based in Manhattan, New York City. They have toured internationally and released several albums. Gang Gang Dance were formed in 2001 by keyboardist Brian DeGraw and drummer Tim DeWit, who first met in Washington, . in 1993 and played in The Cranium
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Brooklyn experimental band Gang Gang Dance have returned after a long hiatus with the new album Kazuashita due this spring on 4AD. Today you can hear the first single ‘Lotus’. Kazuashita reunites original members Lizzi Bougatsos, Brian DeGraw and Josh Diamond and features drummer Ryan Sawyer, as well as production from Jorge Elbrecht. It marks Gang Gang Dance’s first full-length since their 2011 album Eye Contact. Their album before that, 2008’s St. Dymphna, was one of our top 10 albums of the decade. Look for Kazuashita June 22 via 4AD. Take a look at the artwork and tracklist below.
However, in Kazuashita, Gang Gang Dance have created a record that throws together a multitude of uncomfortable distractions that somehow come together to form a surprisingly cohesive (if often a little overcooked) and enjoyable album. Therefore, structurally it feels only right to flip this structural concept upside down. Most significantly, Kazuashita is capable of provoking a real and overbearing nausea
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As Gang Gang Dance explore heavy issues and deep concepts with a light touch and effortless flow, they sound more emotionally engaged, and nuanced, than ever. While they expand on the calmer moments that took a back seat on their previous albums, Gang Gang Dance don't trade invention for serenity on Kazuashita. Some of the band's finest music yet, to say that Kazuashita was worth the wait is an understatement; it's a timely, necessary expression of hope that also feels like a union of the new and the eternal.