While on a quest to find more bands to confuse with Zs and Zu, I stumbled upon Barcelona’s Za! (a name that hopefully has nothing to do with pizza), a group that creates music combining “african beats, noise, thick distortions, vocal loops, free jazz, sounds from the shepherds of Tuva, balinese polyryhtms, math rock, dadaism, and drones.” I’ve written a Dada poem in tribute:

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The group’s new album, Megaflow, is due March 11 via Acuarela.

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