We may be able to add Solid Gold to the list of hard band names to Google, but the Minneapolis-based band’s Zack Coulter and Adam Hurlburt just announced a new project that is sure to not have that problem: GAYNGS.
As their press release reads, GAYNGS started out as a simple collaboration between Coulter, Hurlburt, and producer Ryan Olson, based out of a bedroom studio in their hometown. One move to a Wisconsin studio and over 25 notable guest musicians later, however, and they’ve compiled quite the epic one-sheet for their debut LP.
Guests on the album, dubbed Relayted, include Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Mike Noyce, the Rosebud’s Ivan Howard, all 3 members of Megafaun, Rhymesayers’ P.O.S, Dessa, Leisure Birds’ Jake Luck and Nick Ryan, and a slew of other artists.
“We just wanted to start playing some soft rock music,” Olson told Gimme Noise. “I’d been listening to a shitload of 10cc, and I was just like, yeah, I want to do something like this.” Calls were made, beards were grown, and Relayted will drop on May 11th via Jagjaguwar.