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On March 26, 2019.

On March 26, 2019, “Flightless Records” and “ATO Records” label released “Fishing for Fishies”, the fourteenth King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard studio album. It was recorded January – November 2018, at “TFS Studios”, “Flightless HQ”, hotel rooms in Guadalajara, Tijuana, Monterrey and Mexico City.

Personnel:

  • Stu Mackenzie – vocals, electric guitar, keyboards, mellotron, piano, synthesizer, organ, bass, flute, drums, vibraphone, percussion
  • Ambrose Kenny-Smith – vocals, harmonica, mellotron, piano, keyboards, percussion
  • Joey Walker – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass, synthesizer, keyboards, percussion
  • Cook Craig – vocals, electric guitar, bass, synthesizer
  • Michael Cavanagh – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Lucas Skinner – vocals, bass, synthesizer, percussion
  • Eric Moore – drums
  • Han-Tyumi – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Stu Mackenzie, except where noted.

  1. Fishing for Fishies – Stu Mackenzie, Ambrose Kenny – Smith
  2. Boogieman Sam
  3. The Bird Song – Stu Mackenzie, Ambrose Kenny – Smith
  4. Plastic Boogie
  5. The Cruel Millennial – Ambrose – Kenny Smith, Stu Mackenzie
  6. Real’s Not Real
  7. This Thing – Joey Walker, Stu Mackenzie
  8. Acarine – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker
  9. Cyboogie

On August 18, 2017.

On August 18, 2017, “Flightless” label released “Sketches of Brunswick East”, the eleventh King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard studio album. It was recorded in “Flightless HQ” in East Brunswick, and was produced by Stu Mackenzie.

Personnel:

  • Stu Mackenzie – vocals, mellotron, bass guitar, flute, acoustic, microtonal, electric and wah-wah guitar, electric piano, glass marimbas, microtonal organ, synthesizers, piano, recording, mixing
  • Joey Walker – vocals, bass guitar, shaker, synthesizers, microtonal bass guitar, glass marimbas, acoustic and electric guitar, omnichord, piano, bongos, güiro; additional overdubbing
  • Michael Cavanagh – drum kit 1, bongos, drum kit 2, floor toms, maracas, cowbell, snare brushes, vibraslap, tambourine
  • Cook Craig – vocals, electric guitar, fretless bass guitar synthesizers, bass guitar; additional overdubbing
  • Lucas Skinner – electric piano, mellotron, piano; additional overdubbing
  • Ambrose Kenny-Smith – vocals, harmonica
  • Eric Moore – drum kit 2
  • Alex Brettin – electric piano, synthesizers, bass guitar, electric guitar, microtonal synthesizers , optigan, organ, acoustic piano, electronic drum kit; additional overdubbing, mixing
  • Andrew Burt – guitar
  • Joseph Carra – mastering
  • Jason Galea – artwork, layout
  • Jamie Wdziekonski – photography

Track listing:

  1. Sketches of Brunswick East I – Stu Mackenzie, Alex Brettin
  2. Countdown – Stu Mackenzie, Alex Brettin, Michael Cavanagh
  3. D-Day – Stu Mackenzie
  4. Tezeta – Joey Walker
  5. Cranes, Planes, Migraines – Joey Walker, Stu Mackenzie
  6. The Spider and Me – Stu Mackenzie, Alex Brettin
  7. Sketches of Brunswick East II – Stu Mackenzie, Alex Brettin
  8. Dusk to Dawn on Lygon Street – Cook Craig, Stu Mackenzie, Alex Brettin
  9. The Book – Stu Mackenzie
  10. A Journey to (S)hell – Stu Mackenzie, Alex Brettin
  11. Rolling Stoned – Alex Brettin
  12. You Can Be Your Silhouette – Stu Mackenzie
  13. Sketches of Brunswick East III – Stu Mackenzie, Alex Brettin

On December 31, 2017.

On December 31, 2017, “Flightless” label released “Gumboot Soup”, the thirteenth King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard studio album. It was recorded  at “Flightless HQ”, “Rada” in Perth, Joey’s bedroom and “Whammy Bar” in Auckland, and was produced by Stu Mackenzie.

Personnel:

  • Cook Craig – vocals, guitar, keys, bass guitar, mellotron
  • Michael Cavanagh – drums
  • Ambrose Kenny-Smith – vocals, harmonica, synthesiser, keys
  • Stu Mackenzie – vocals, keys, percussion, guitar, mellotron, flute, saxophone, bass, synthesiser, drums
  • Eric Moore – drums
  • Lucas Skinner – bass, keyboards, piano
  • Joey Walker – vocals, guitar, bass, synthesiser, percussion
  • Stu Mackenzie – recording, mixing
  • Cook Craig – recording
  • Joey Walker – recording, mixing
  • Michael Badger – mixing
  • Joe Carra – mastering
  • Jason Galea – artwork, layout
  • Jamie Wdziekonski – photography

Track listing:

  1. Beginner’s Luck – Stu Mackenzie, Ambrose Kenny-Smith
  2. Greenhouse Heat Death – Stu Mackenzie
  3. Barefoot Desert – Stu Mackenzie, Ambrose Kenny-Smith
  4. Muddy Water – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker
  5. Superposition – Joey Walker
  6. Down the Sink – Cook Craig
  7. The Great Chain of Being – Stu Mackenzie
  8. The Last Oasis – Stu Mackenzie, Ambrose Kenny-Smith, Joey Walker
  9. All Is Known – Stu Mackenzie
  10. I’m Sleepin’ In – Stu Mackenzie
  11. The Wheel – Stu Mackenzie, Ambrose Kenny-Smith

On June 23, 2017.

On June 23, 2017, “Flightless” label released “Murder of the Universe”, the tenth King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Flightless HQ”, and was produced by Stu Mackenzie,

Personnel:

  • Stu Mackenzie – vocals, Hagström F12guitar, Roland Juno-60 synthesizer, Yamaha DX-7 synthesizer, Mellotron flute, Mellotron choir, Yamaha Reface YC organ, Fender Mustang bass, Natural Reader UK Charles, recording
  • Michael Cavanagh – ’62 Maxwin drum kit, ’61 Yamaha Tiger Red Swirl kit
  • Joey Walker – Yamaha SG-3 guitar, Yamaha Reface YC organ, Roland JX-3Psynthesizer, Roland Juno-60 synthesizer
  • Ambrose Kenny-Smith – Hohner Special 20 harmonica, Yamaha Reface YC organ
  • Cook Craig – Rickenbacker620 guitar
  • Lucas Skinner – Fender Mustang bass
  • Leah Senior – spoken word
  • Casey Hartnett, Joey Walker – recording
  • Michael Badger – recording, mixing
  • Joe Carra – mastering
  • Jason Galea – artwork

Track listing:

All music by Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker, Ambrose Kenny-Smith, Cook Craig and Lucas Skinner;  all lyrics by Stu Mackenzie; stories written by Stu Mackenzie, except “Murder of the Universe” by Joey Walker and Stu Mackenzie.

Chapter 1: The Tale of the Altered Beast

  1. A New World
  2. Altered Beast I
  3. After Me I
  4. Altered Beast II
  5. After Me II
  6. Altered Beast III
  7. After Me III
  8. Altered Beast IV
  9. Life / Death

Chapter 2: The Lord of Lightning vs. Balrog

  1. Some Context
  2. The Reticent Raconteur
  3. The Lord of Lightning
  4. The Balrog
  5. The Floating Fire
  6. The Acrid Corpse

Chapter 3: Han-Tyumi and the Murder of the Universe

  1. Welcome to an Altered Future
  2. Digital Black
  3. Han-Tyumi, the Confused Cyborg
  4. Soy-Protein Munt Machine
  5. Vomit Coffin
  6. Murder of the Universe