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Buke And Gase – “Seam Esteem”

Chris explored the brilliant DIY nature of Buke And Gase’s electronic pop last year, but since then the duo has done even more. They began their #MondayMissions project where they would release a track, sometimes a full song, sometimes just a brief sketch every single week. Now they’ve begun revisiting those and expanding them into… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 27, 2014 - 1:28 pm

Buke And Gase – “General Dome” Video

Buke And Gase’s video for “General Dome,” the title track from their most recent album, is at one turn so cool and another so unsettling. The collage of snakes and bugs and 50s movies all blurred through what feels like an exorcism inside of a oilie sticker. It’s the right confluence of the duo’s creativity… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / March 1, 2013 - 2:44 pm

Turntable Interview: Buke & Gase

When a writer calls a band “unique,” it usually just stems from laziness. But when it comes to the unpredictable and inventive duo of Buke & Gase, “unique” is a truly apt descriptor. The band crafts magnetic music built on the explosive, delicate and textural sounds of homemade instruments, the buke and gase. Frontwoman Arone… More »

By: Melissa Locker / February 14, 2013 - 3:47 pm

Deconstructing: Buke And Gase, Doing It Yourself, And The Bounds Of Creativity

“He who works with his hands is a laborer.

He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.

He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”

–St. Francis of Assisi

I cried a lot in second grade,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / February 1, 2013 - 10:51 am

Stream Buke & Gase General Dome

New York skronk-pop tinkerers Buke & Gase are a week away from releasing their seesawing sophomore effort General Dome, the title of which has me wanting to make Too $hort-style puns. We’ve already posted the title track, and now the entire LP is streaming. Listen to it below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 21, 2013 - 2:27 pm

Buke & Gase – “General Dome”

Hudson, NY-based indie experimenters Buke & Gase will put out General Dome — a follow-up to 2010’s great Riposte — in January, and today the group let go of the serrated, driving title track in which Arone Dyer takes the vocal lead. Hear it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / November 21, 2012 - 2:44 pm

Buke & Gase – “Misshaping Introduction” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Tomorrow, the Brooklyn DIY duo Buke & Gase release their new digital EP Function Falls, and we’ve already posted the jittery, seesawing opening track “Misshaping Introduction.” The band’s new self-directed video, which they call “a moving self-portrait” is just as jittery; it has the two members’ images floating and jumping through rooms like ghosts. Watch… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 10, 2012 - 2:02 pm

Buke & Gase – “Misshaping Introduction”

Next month, the DIY Brooklyn indie duo Buke & Gase will release a digital-only EP called Function Falls. “Misshaping Introduction,” its opening track, stutters and lurches like prime Deerhoof — appropriate enough, since Buke & Gase are opening for Deerhoof on tour this fall. Stream the track below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 9, 2012 - 4:28 pm

Buke And Gase – “Hiccup”

Though Buke And Gase underwent a slight name change, their penchant for complex, singular indie rock songwriting hasn’t changed much. They’re working on a new album in Upstate New York and building more weird instruments in preparation for an album this fall, and today they posted the chugging new song “Hiccup” to their Bandcamp. It’… More »

By: Corban Goble / May 1, 2012 - 11:31 am

The National-Curated Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Fest Announces Lineup: The Walkmen, St. Vincent, Beirut, The Antlers, More

In January, Brooklyn Academy of Music announced that it would host a spring festival curated by the National’s Bryce and Aaron Dessner, and today that event, called Crossing Brooklyn Ferry (a reference to this Whitman poem), announced it’s full lineup. It goes down 5/3-5/5. And, yeah, if you’re into indie rock, skewing the more arrangement-heavy… More »

By: Corban Goble / February 29, 2012 - 5:36 pm