NewsJune 29, 2009 6:23 PM ET2,969 views

Kayo Dot recording new album

Official press release: Fresh off of a US tour opening for Trey Spruance's amazing Secret Chiefs 3, Kayo Dot has arrived in Seattle, Washington to begin recording their second full-length release for Hydra Head Records. Throughout the tour, they performed and refined the new compositions, bringing them to new audiences and honing them for the upcoming recording, with Toby Driver also picking up bass duties for Secret Chiefs 3 each night. The new music features another sonic shift in the ever-evolving sonic lexicon of Kayo Dot. Expect a more visceral rhythmic sound with overdriven chorus basses, cave-echoed horns, vocals and strings, tuned struck metal, and a purveying melodic darkness threaded delicately throughout the sound of the music. Once again, the record will be recorded by Randall Dunn (Earth) who also recorded Kayo Dot'S critically acclaimed Hydra Head release from 2008, Blue Lambency Downward. Expect the release of the new music on Hydra Head in fall of 2009, with a September/October European tour and U.S. tour to follow the album release.


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ion_stasi 6/29/2009 3:28:29 PM

first post, fck yeah!

rustav3ry 6/29/2009 3:53:01 PM

seeing them in portland on the 30th. very excited for new material.

themoustachemassacre 6/29/2009 4:32:17 PM

I will listen to this.

meanmuggin 6/29/2009 5:01:06 PM

Saw them with pelican. Completely stole the show.

Flamboyant_Cowboy 6/29/2009 5:28:25 PM

Great band. Looking forward to this.

ThaJuices27 6/29/2009 5:59:47 PM

This melodic darkness will be intense.

plaguestricken 6/29/2009 6:04:50 PM

i too saw them with pelican and loved every minute of it. i actually fell asleep during pelican. im way excited for the new album though i hope it wont be too much like blue lambency downward.

xMP5Kx 6/29/2009 6:35:12 PM

haven't listened since forbes departed the band.

careerforacaballero 6/29/2009 8:38:57 PM

my dream is to marry the violin player from this band. seriously

chicken_gang_bang 6/29/2009 8:55:39 PM

this will be listened to

baobab 6/30/2009 2:06:50 AM

fck, I can't wait.

amber 6/30/2009 6:25:52 AM

terrible news. ps- mia bebe, k.i.t. luv u 4ever.

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