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Fishing For Fishes

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Fishing For Fishes

Album number fourteen from the prolific psych-rock Melbourne six-piece

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  1. 8.5 |   Under The Radar

    Watching this band evolve is pure joy. And with budding rumors of a second 2019 release, King Gizzard & The Wizard Lizard seem to be continuing to push boundaries even further
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  2. 8.0 |   Mojo

    They rarely sound like anyone else. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    While Stu McKenzie and his band revel in vintage blues instrumentation, songs swing somewhere between a romanticised past and an unsettled future
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  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    Now that they've added the blues to their long list of styles (garage, metal, folk, psych, jazz, and prog) that they've warped and remade in Gizzard fashion, what's next?
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  5. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Fishing for Fishies is the freest the band have sounded in a while, and the record is all the better for it
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  6. 7.8 |   Earbuddy

    Even after a five album recording spree two years ago, King Gizzard doesn't phone it in on their latest
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  7. 7.0 |   DIY

    Do not doubt that King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard still know how to kick ass
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  8. 6.0 |   The 405

    Possesses a few moments of King Gizzard’s zany flair
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  9. 6.0 |   No Ripcord

    For all the confidence she radiates, she's got some growing up to do. And if part of maturing means elevating her music to her message, so much the better
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  10. 6.0 |   Q

    It's hard to shake the feeling that this is all little more than a self-congratulatory genre exercise. Print edition only

  11. 6.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The album fails to yield anything truly novel within the scope of blues-rock
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  12. 4.8 |   Pitchfork

    The idiosyncratic Australian band’s most streamlined album to date is risky only in that it is their first to be downright boring
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