Drone is an album of utility cues; each with a singular drive and intent. Some are simple and almost one dimensional while others writhe or pulse or push with a subtle beat. Lots of sub bass rumble, wide granular sounds and some cues that pulse or alternate on 2 bars for a nice edit flow that still feels like a drone or atmosphere. Keywords in this production are; drone, organic, pressure, intense, surge, dark, sub bass, granular, strings, brass, bell, cymbal, flute, wind,
This album explores the power and psycological impact of a single tone constantly repeated with growing urgency. These braaam, braahm or brass blasts relay an arcane gravity and consequence that, like ticking and hits, provide the editor with a pace and gives the picture importance and focus unlike any other soundtrack.
I wanted to keep a bunch of these Powerdowns organized so I created a separate album for each sub-category. Sub-Drops are deep, sine drops. Edge has more treble and distortion in the drop. Specialty do all sorts of things with a variety of tonal characteristcs and timings. Hits have a hit at the end of the powerdown that will naturally end the drop. Cues are created with a ticking, pulsing place to land if you need some space before going to another cue.