King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard & The Mild High Club have unveiled the video to ‘Countdown’, a track taken from their forthcoming album, Sketches of Brunswick East.
Sketches of Brunswick East was available digitally on Heavenly Recordings on Friday 25th August and physically a month later on Friday October 13th and is a collaboration between King Gizzard and Mild High Club, the Los Angeles based tripster troupe signed to Stones Throw Records and led by Alex Brettin – the two bands formed a strong friendship touring together throughout the USA, Europe, and Australia.
“We were listening to compilations of Ethiopian music form the 1960s and 70s a lot,” explained Stu Mackenzie about the making of the record. “It was in no way thought-out though. If Murder Of The Universe was our most conceptual and arranged album – then Sketches… is the exact opposite.”
Here it is, the animated video is directed by long-term collaborator Jason Galea: