Back in January, Japanese band Kikagaku Moyo announced that they would be going on "indefinite hiatus" after 2022. This year will be busy for them, though, with lots of touring, and they've just announced what they're calling their final album, Kumoyo Island, that will be out May 6 on Guruguru Brain.

The first single off the album is "Cardboard Pile," a dazzling blast of eye-dilating psychedelia that takes a few twists and turns through its four minutes. Watch the trippy video by director/animator Katsushika Shusshin below.

Kikagaku Moyo will be in North America this spring, including two sold-out shows at Brooklyn's Elsewhere (May 16 & 17), and then will be back in the fall, including another NYC date, Brooklyn Steel on October 6. All dates are listed below.

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‘Kumoyo Island’ track list:
A1. Monaka
A2. Dancing Blue
A3. Effe
A4. Meu Mar
B1. Cardboard Pile
B2. Gomugomu
B3. Daydream Soda
B4. Field of Tiger Lillies
B5. Yayoi Iyayoi
B6. Nap Song
B7. Maison Silk Road

Kikagaku Moyo - 2022 Tour Dates
May 11 Toronto, ON - Lee’s Palace *SOLD OUT*
May 12 Montreal, QC - La Tulipe
May 13 Winooski, VT - Waking Windows
May 14 Boston, MA - Royale
May 16 Brooklyn, NY - Elsewhere *SOLD OUT*
May 17 Brooklyn, NY - Elsewhere *SOLD OUT*
May 18 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
May 19 Asheville, NC - Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre
May 20 Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
May 21 Nashville, TN - The Basement East *SOLD OUT*
May 23 Madison, WI - Majestic Theatre *SOLD OUT*
May 24 Chicago, IL - Thalia Hall *SOLD OUT*
May 25 Detroit. MI - El Club *SOLD OUT*
May 27 Napa, CA - Bottle Rock Festival
May 28 San Francisco, CA - August Hall *SOLD OUT*
June 4 Angers, FR - Levitation France
June 6 Paris, FR - Trabendo
June 9 Oslo, NO - Loaded Festival
June 11 Beekse Bergen, NL - Best Kept Secret
June 12 Tourcoing, FR - Le Grand Mix
June 13 Brussels, BE - Botanique Orangerie
June 14 Cologne, DE - Gebaude 9
June 15 Copenhagen, DK - Punpehuset
June 16 Berlin, DE - Festsaal Kreuzberg
June 17 Prague, CZ - Futurum
June 18 Vienna, AT - Flex
June 20 Lausanne, CH - Les Docks
June 21 Zurich, CH - Mascotte
June 22 Amsterdam, NL - Paradiso
June 26 London, UK - Clapham Grand *SOLD OUT*
June 27 London, UK - EartH
July 29 - Naeba, JP - Fuji Rock Festival
Sep 14 Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre *SOLD OUT*
Sep 15 Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre
Sep 16 Dallas, TX - Texas Theatre
Sep 17 Austin, TX - Far Out Lounge
Sep 20 Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom
Sep 21 Solana Beach, CA - Belly Up *SOLD OUT*
Sep 22 Los Angeles, CA - Belasco Theatre
Sep 23 Santa Ana, CA - Observatory
Sep 28 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom
Sep 29 Seattle, WA - Moore Theatre
Sep 30 Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theatre
Oct 6 Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Steel

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