“What a time to be alive.” ESP. Dyslexia. Moments of gesture. Should I? And Why? Morse Code. Body language. Dropped calls.
Chicago quartet Ganser was formed in 2014, embracing college art rock, post-punk, and noise. Taking influence from the no wave din of acts like Sonic Youth and contemplative post-punk like Magazine, they dive deep into where words fail on their debut LP Odd Talk following 2016’s This Feels like Living. Their amorphous sound takes on the form of their comedically grim, absurdist subject matter.
Seeking meaning in mess, they sort through syllables and signals to find the right words. When’s the last time you called your mother?
Ganser is Alicia Gaines, Brian Cundiff, Nadia Garofalo, and Charlie Landsman.