Divide and Dissolve

Abomination

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2018

Music

PREMIERE: Destroy white supremacy with experimental duo Divide and Dissolve’s “Abomination”

January 31, 2018
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Divide and Dissolve are a two-piece who “create music designed to decolonize, dismantle white supremacy and empower people of color & Indigenous people the world over.” Comprised of Takiaya Reed on saxophone and guitar and Sylvie Nehill on drums, the duo experiments with heavy sounds and pure instrumentals to aggressively combat the colonization of our minds.

Their latest album, Abomination, draws ancestral inspiration throughout its eight tracks. “The album exists as a platform to transform the experience of space and time, to divide and to dissolve white supremacy, to decolonize, to fight for Indigenous Sovereignty which has never been ceded,” the duo says. It’s title track is a culmination of this mission.

“We exist in this world under vile and shameful conditions. A world in which some have the option to ignore the intensity of the colonising state,” the band explains. “One in which some of us are given the opportunity to navigate effortlessly and others with copious amounts of resistance.”

Take a listen to “Abomination” below!:

 

 

You catch them on tour on the following dates and cities:

2.15- Port Townsend, WA
2.16 – Olympia, WA – Le Voyeur
2.17 – Portland, OR Blackwater
2.21 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue w/ Polica
2.22 Chicago, IL Thalia Hall w/ Polica
2.23 Columbus, Ohio
2.25 Boston, MA
2.26 New York City, NY Silent Barn
2.27 Philadelphia, PA Century
2.28 Washington D.C
3.1 Baltimore, MD
3.2 Richmond, VA Florarva
3.5 Savannah, GA Quo Lab
3.7 New Orleans Mudlark Theatre
3.12-3.18 SXSW
3.23 Oakland, CA Lucky Duck
3.25 Eugene, OR Old St. Nicks Bar
3.26- Seattle, WA
3.27- Vancouver, BC The Astoria

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