Together with its film clip, the band’s new single ‘Terraformer’ is a multi-sensory feast.
Melbourne trio Grey Whistle Test unveiled their new single ‘Terraformer’ today. A transcendent, textural piece of music that prevails genre or category, the single draws from a range of sounds spanning ambient synth-pop to gritty post-folk.
‘Terraformer’ explores universal issues like climate anxiety and mental health issues through a tapestry of metaphors, set against a backdrop of undulating percussive rhythms and swells of synth and tied together with vocalist Max Stanley’s intoxicating falsetto.
Matching the ethereal and evocative appeal of the track, the film clip for ‘Terraformer’ features Australian Ballet soloist Jill Ogai whose mesmeric movements mimic the intimate yet otherworldly energy of the single.
The single gives a taste of the band’s forthcoming EP Like a Sunset, but Spinning, due for release later this year. A visual and aural feast, ‘Terraformer’ is yet another promising glimpse of a band you’ll want to keep a close eye on.
Check out the film clip for ‘Terraformer’ below.
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