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Kayo Dot

Kayo Dot

Kayo Dot, the mercurial melancholy collective spearheaded by composer and producer Toby Driver, was formed in 2003 by the members of the legendary aetherial ‘chamber metal band’, maudlin of the Well, marking a giant inspired evolutionary leap. Since then, Kayo Dot's muse has shown its face through slow and massive cascades of guitars and violins, craggy broken jazz rhythms, calm West African seashore waves of saxophones and reverb, Bitches Brew-inspired tripped-out goth fusion, hyper-fast angular and atonal suicidal black metal, Byzantine cathedrals of mechanical synthesizer geometry, and more, like an enormous map with land beyond land, always more to be discovered. In this 20th year of Kayo Dot's existence, the group has reconvened its original lineup of maudlin of the Well expats–Toby Driver, Greg Massi, Sam Gutterman, and Terran Olson–to perform their celebrated and timeless 2003 debut milestone of an album, Choirs of the Eye, in full.