King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard were voted Tone Deaf’s Act Of The Year for many, many good reasons – including the blistering pace at which they release music.
And as if to prove our point completely, the guys have released one final single for 2016 (we assume!), the stomping ‘Nuclear Fusion’.
This killer track marks the second single from forthcoming album Flying Microtonal Banana. The album sees King Gizzard experience in microtonal tuning, which uses intervals smaller than a semitone, and is more common in Eastern-influenced music.
“Earlier this year we started experimenting with a custom microtonal guitar our
friend Zak made for Stu,” drummer Eric Moore says of the new record. “The guitar was modified to play in 24-TET tuning and could only be played with other microtonal instruments.
“We ended up giving everyone a budget of $200 to buy instruments and turn them
microtonal. The record features the modified electric guitars, basses, keyboards and
harmonica as well as a turkish horn called a Zurna.”
Check out the new tune below. The album is out February 24.Write a Letter to the Editor