We are very happy to announce the debut full-length from master guitarist Yonatan Gat. Legendary from his days with Monotonix (Drag City), Yonatan and his band have assembled 11 new punk inspired, improvisational, psychedelic mind-melters for the album Director. Recorded live by Chris Woodhouse (Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees), and inspired by soundtrack virtuosos like Ennio Morricone and Nino Rota, Director is edited as a cinematic circular journey around the world - East to West and North to South. This journey is interconnected by field recordings that Gat has taken during his travels, giving it a feeling of space and time.
The result is a genre-bending opus that finds the band seamlessly exploring different styles of music from Brazilian psych and Afrobeat to free jazz, surf and 20th century avant-garde, sometimes in the span of just one song.
"Director" is now available on VIP-exclusive Gold inside Coke-Bottle-Green vinyl (limited to just 300 hand-numbered copies), Coke-Bottle-Green Vinyl, Black Vinyl, and digital.
Check out Yonatan Gat on tour soon (including dates with of Montreal and Deerhoof), also check out the new track "Goldrush" that just premiered on Wondering Sound.
Jan 21 Brooklyn, NY @ The Silent Barn
Jan 22 Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery w/ Ed Schrader's Music Beat
Jan 23 Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter w/ Broncho
Jan 24 Charlotte, NC @ Snug Harbor
Jan 25 Charleston, SC @ Tin Roof
Jan 26 Tampa, FL @ World Brewery
Jan 27 Mobile, AL @ Soul Kitchen
Jan 28 New Orleans, LA @ Siberia
Jan 29 Houston, TX @ Walter's
Jan 30 Denton, TX @ Rubber Gloves
Jan 31 Austin, TX @ Hotel Vegas
Feb 1 Kansas City, KS @ Riot Room
Feb 2 Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle (Free show)
Feb 3 Madison, WI @ Frequency
Feb 4 Milwaukee, WI @ Cocoon Room
Feb 6 Indianapolis, IN @ Joyful Noise
Feb 7 Cleveland, OH @ Happy Dog
Mar 3 Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool (Record Release)
Mar 4 Charlottesville, VA @ Tea Bazaar
Mar 5 Athens, GA @ 40 Watt w/ Of Montreal
Mar 6 Carrboro, NC @ Cat's Cradle w/ Of Montreal
Mar 7 Washington, DC @ Club 9:30 w/ Of Montreal
Mar 8 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer w/ Of Montreal
Mar 9 New Haven, CT @ Toad's w/ Of Montreal, Deerhoof
Mar 10 Boston, MA @ Paradise w/ Of Montreal, Deerhoof
Mar 11 New York, NY @ Webster Hall w/ Of Montreal