KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD - WILLOUGHBY'S BEACH Vinyl LP
Vinyl LP pressing. 2018 reissue. Illoughby's Beach is the second EP by Australian psychedelic rock band King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard. It was released on 21 October 2011. The EP generally features a rawer and less refined sound compared to it's successor, 12 Bar Bruise. The album features the band's first use of unconventional and experimental instruments such as a Theremin. King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard formed in 2010 in Melbourne, Victoria. The release of their first two albums, 12 Bar Bruise (2012) and Eyes Like the Sky (2013) primarily blended surf music, garage rock and psychedelic rock into the band's sound. They were also the debut releases of the band's independent record label, Flightless, founded by Moore in 2012. Their third to eighth albums - Float Along - Fill Your Lungs (2013), Oddments, I'm in Your Mind Fuzz (2014), Quarters!, Paper Mache Dream Balloon (2015) and Nonagon Infinity (2016) - expanded their sound, including elements of film music, progressive rock, folk, jazz, soul and heavy metal.