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Kayo Dot

Kayo Dot
United States
Kayo Dot is an American avant-garde music group formed by Toby Driver after the break-up of Maudlin of the Well in 2003. Membership and style have varied considerably over the years.
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Kayo Dot — Blasphemy Kayo Dot — Blasphemy
(Prophecy Productions PRO252, 2019, CD / LP / DL)
Kayo Dot — Plastic House on Base of Sky Kayo Dot — Plastic House on Base of Sky
(Flenser FR69, 2016, CD / LP / DL)
Kayo Dot — Coffins on Io Kayo Dot — Coffins on Io
(Flenser FR49, 2014, CD / LP / DL)
Kayo Dot — Hubardo Kayo Dot — Hubardo
(Flenser FR64, 2013, 2CD / 3LP / DL)
Kayo Dot — Gamma Knife Kayo Dot — Gamma Knife
(Antithetic ANTI-012, 2012, CD / LP / DL)
Kayo Dot — Coyote Kayo Dot — Coyote
(Hydra Head HHR 666 198, 2010, CD / LP / DL)
Kayo Dot — Blue Lambency Downward Kayo Dot — Blue Lambency Downward
(Hydra Head HH666-137, 2008, CD / LP / DL)
Kayo Dot — Dowsing Anemone with Copper Tongue Kayo Dot — Dowsing Anemone with Copper Tongue
(Robotic Empire robo 058, 2006, CD)
Kayo Dot — Choirs of the Eye Kayo Dot — Choirs of the Eye
(Tzadik TZ 7092, 2003, CD)

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