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On February 22, 2013.

On February 22, 2013, “Flightless” label released “Eyes Like the Sky”, the second King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard studio album. It was recorded in November 2012, and was produced by Michael Cavanagh, Cook Craig, Ambrose Kenny-Smith, Eric Moore, Stu Mackenzie, Lucas Skinner and Joe Walker.

Personnel:

  • King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard (Michael Cavanagh, Cook Craig, Ambrose Kenny-Smith, Eric Moore, Stu Mackenzie, Lucas Skinner, Joe Walker) – performer, arrangement, recording, mixing
  • Broderick Smith – story writing, narration recording
  • Jason Galea – cover art
  • Joseph Carra – mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Broderick Smith, all music by Stu Mackenzie.

  1. Eyes Like the Sky
  2. Year of Our Lord
  3. The Raid
  4. Drum Run
  5. Evil Man
  6. Fort Whipple
  7. The God Man’s Goat Lust
  8. The Killing Ground
  9. Dust in the Wind
  10. Guns & Horses

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

On February 24, 2017.

On February 24, 2017, “Flightless” label released “Flying Microtonal Banana”, the ninth King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard studio album.

Personnel:

  • Michael Cavanagh – drum kit, bongos, percussion
  • Cook Craig – microtonalguitar, microtonal bass guitar
  • Ambrose Kenny-Smith – vocals, microtonal harmonica, piano, synthesizer
  • Stu Mackenzie – vocals, microtonal guitar, microtonal bass guitar, zurna, percussion
  • Eric Moore – drum kit, bongos
  • Lucas Skinner – microtonal bass guitar
  • Joey Walker – vocals, microtonal guitar, microtonal bass guitar
  • Stu Mackenzie – recording
  • Jarvis Taveniere– mixing
  • Joe Carra – mastering
  • Jason Galea – artwork, layout

Track listing:

  1. Rattlesnake – Stu Mackenzie
  2. Melting – Stu Mackenzie
  3. Open Water – Stu Mackenzie
  4. Sleep Drifter – Stu Mackenzie
  5. Billabong Valley – Stu Mackenzie, Ambrose Kenny-Smith
  6. Anoxia – Stu Mackenzie
  7. Doom City – Stu Mackenzie
  8. Nuclear Fusion – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker
  9. Flying Microtonal Banana – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker