A guest written blog post with the Talented Shirley Manuel can be found at my new website.
This strophic form song has a recurring rise and fall theme contributing to the contrast in its sonic foundation, it
begins with synths and some pitch varied toms. (The intro incorporates the use of an ostinato and then changes slightly)
The kick overpowers the synth (pad) via a sidechained compressor effect. (The intro is a mix between the genres of Trance and House groove.
The use of strategic silence, which gives you a pull back feel (feeling of a ray light getting brighter slowly) followed with the vocals –“I use my youth blood to get through the night” … Cont. Reading