Divide and Dissolve Premiere “We’re Really Worried About You,” Announce New Album
Experimental Doom Metal Duo announce the signing to Invada Records and the January 2021 full length release of Gas Lit.
Produced by Ruban Nielson of Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Divide and Dissolve announce the signing to Invada Records and the January 2021 full length release of Gas Lit. Comprised of Takaiya Reed (saxophone, guitar, live effects/ (Black and Tsalagi [Cherokee]) and Sylvie Nehill (drums, live effects/ (Māori), have long been heralded for their impeccable combination of many worlds, identities, genres, or perhaps more so the destruction of these colonized parameters all together. Whether you find it in the ever expanding depth of a single guitar with tones stacked over the other, or soundscapes intricately tended to keep the listener investigative, the duo crafts their composition with precision, and their latest single “We’re Really Worried About You” is no different.
“We would like to observe a radical shift in the current paradigm of complacency in regards to oppressive power dynamics, genocide, racism, white supremacy, and colonization,” the band states in their bio. “To give weight and validation to voices that are traditionally misrepresented and criminalized before given a chance to speak.”
Filmed party in Sibley, Port of Oakland, the video shows various creators/artists/collaborators appearing throughout the city and offering movement as a response to the resilience and resistance of Black and Indigenous folks that is also immortalized through the music. When asked how they came up with the concept of the video, directors Sepand Mashiahof and Chi Chi said:
Follow Divide and Dissolve to stay tuned for upcoming releases in anticipation of the January 2021 release of Gas Lit (Invada Records).