Buke and Gase

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Buke and Gase
Origin Brooklyn, New York, United States
Genres Indie pop, indie rock, experimental
Years active 2008-present
Labels Brassland Records, Discorporate Records
Website bukeandgase.com
Members Arone Dyer (lead vocals)
Aron Sanchez

Buke and Gase (formerly Buke and Gass[1]) is a Brooklyn-based musical duo. Band members Arone Dyer and Aron Sanchez are noted for their use of handmade instruments such as the "toe-bourine;" the "buke," a six-string former-baritone ukulele; and the "gase," a guitar-bass hybrid.[2]

Aron Sanchez playing the gase at Haldern Pop 2013
Arone Dyer at Haldern Pop 2013

History[edit]

Dyer and Sanchez had formerly been bandmates in the post-punk noise group Hominid.[3] The two started playing together in earnest late 2007, and recorded their first EP "+/-" in 2008. They were signed to Brassland Records after Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National saw them playing a basement venue. In 2009, they were featured on the NPR science program Radiolab and shortly thereafter, recorded their first full-length album "Riposte" for which they toured extensively throughout the U.S. and Europe. In 2012 they released their second EP "Function Falls." Their second full length "General Dome" was released in January 2013.

Discography[edit]

LP[edit]

  • Riposte (2010)
  • General Dome (January 29, 2013)

EP[edit]

  • +/- (2008)
  • Function Falls (2012)

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