Song Of The Week: “The Manifold Curiosity” by Kayo Dot

This Song of the Week is a song off of Kayo Dot’s first album, Choirs of the Eye, released 2003. For those uninitiated, Kayo Dot is an avant-garde band formed in Boston, Massachusets. Their music is an incredibly eclectic combination of progressive metal, post-rock, and avant-garde composition. The band is masterminded by composer Toby Driver, who was previously the leading man for progressive metal band maudlin of the Well. This song is a 15-minute long epic, progressing throughout a mish-mash of elegantly composed and powerfully atmospheric movements, until it culminates in a chaotic musical explosion. They have a new album, Gamma Knife, due out December 24th, 2011. Keep an eye on 90.3 The Core for some potentially exciting news involving this band…


About Ryan Felder

My name is Ryan. I like music. On this blog, I post the setlists for my radio show, Art For Art's Sake, as well as reviews of the latest new independent music and a Song Of The Week, every week. You can listen to my radio show on 90.3 The Core, an independent student-run college radio station broadcasting from Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey. My show runs Thursday nights from 12am-2am and streams live on the internet at View all posts by Ryan Felder

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