RATTY reveals “the path of creation … and all the sweat and stink that comes with it”.
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have released a new film titled RATTY, documenting the making of their 2019 album, Infest The Rats’ Nest.
Released today on Vimeo, the film is available to rent for under $5, with all proceeds going to Indigenous charities and organisations including Australians For Native Title and Reconciliation, BlaQ Aboriginal Corporation, DJIRRA and Indigenous Social justice Association Melbourne.
RATTY comes just two months after the band’s recent feature-length documentary Chunky Shrapnel which captured the experience of a live King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard show through the perspective of the band, featuring footage from tours across the UK and Europe.
Shot by the Director behind Chunky Shrapnel, John Angus Stewart, RATTY is “a nasty little peek” at the making of Infest The Rats’ Nest and “shows the path of creation from gag jams to gigs and all the sweat and stink that comes with it”, according to the film’s official description.
Clocking a runtime of just under half an hour, it’s a shorter, looser look into the band’s antics behind the scenes. Known for their immeasurable creative genius which has seen them spitting out album after album like no other band, the film is certain to be an intriguing glimpse at the King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s process for making an album.
Head to Vimeo to rent RATTY.
Never miss a story. Sign up to Beat’s newsletter and you’ll be served fresh music, arts, food and culture stories five times a week.