Based out of Salt Lake City, rising artist SHSTR has done it again with his latest single, “Artificial Sunset.” The track is out under Ghost Boy Society, which is named that for a reason. A quick search will take you down a rabbit hole of mysterious coded messages and inverted images. If there’s one thing we know for certain, it’s that: there’s something big happening here.
Beginning with a melodic build up, the track then nose-dive spirals into growling bass with glitchy, chopped up vocals. Flexing his versatility, SHSTR takes it up a notch in the last half, bumping up the tempo to something you can’t help but bob your head to.
When it comes to SHSTR, pay close attention. There’s always a deeper message hidden in what he says.
SHSTR is known for hiding clues and incorporating puzzles into his work. He does this by crafting a visual aspect that’s on par with his fine tuned production skills. His caption, “The mystery is always so lovely. The artificial sunset has more to hide beneath the surface,” leaves us to believe there might even be one hidden in the video. Are you able to solve the mystery of the artificial sunset?
Listen to “Artificial Sunset” below!
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