Mega Bog is the moniker of song-dribbler Erin Birgy, a Pacific Northwest rodeo child with an unmistakable laugh who was allegedly cursed upon conception. For most of nine years, the band has stretched and wandered in a crescendo towards musical freedom. Birgy has adopted a band of wiggly jazz cartoons lifted from bands like iji, Pill Wonder, Big Eater, Causings, Hand Habits, Heatwarmer, Big Thief, and others.
Melodies always lush, erotic and free. Chords always dissonant, abstract and evolutionary. On their 2013 album Gone Banana, Bog settled into their homemade cloud of pop and jazz. Spreading the discs around the world over countless tours of dim zones. On their new bug, Happy Together, Mega Bog leapfrogs further into the storm. Dizzying fusion of lounge, pop and bouncing rocks under poetic tantrums of love gone all the way wrong. Listen closer.
“A dreamy, jazzy opus from Mega Bog that addresses some dark and relevant themes in an elegant and surreal way. Erin Birgy is a genius and Mega Bog could have been the Bang Bang Bar’s house band. The most under-appreciated album of the year.”- Gorilla vs. Bear (#10 Album of 2017)
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