area 3.3 moby why does my heart feel so bad

area 3.3 moby why does my heart feel so bad

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Background

  • from the album play- 1999
  • moby
    • american- 1965
    • he is a guitarist, pianist and drummer
    • he did everything from punk, rock and electronic
    • he did remixes for the prodigy, Michael Jackson and Britney spears.
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Melody

  • two different vocal samples provide the melody- from 1953 shining light gospel choir
  • why does.... is the verse
  • these open doors is the chorus
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Texture

  • it builds as more instruments are added
  • note the breakdown bar
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tonality

A minor- chorus is ambiguous could be c major

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Harmony

  • very simple- typical of dance music
  • two basic chord sequences throughout
  • the piano adds sus 2 and 4 chords to make it more interesting
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Timbre

  • the vocal samples are untidy- they still have background noise
  • hip hop drum beat
  • echo effect with delay.
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Technological features

uses of 

  • eq
  • delay
  • echo
  • retriggering
  • reverb
  • samples

a synthesised string pad is used

exploitation of stereo field

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Structure

  • intro
  • verse
  • chorus
  • verse
  • bridge
  • chorus
  • verse 
  • outro

Indigo Violets Call Very Big Crabs Very Ostentatious 

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rhythm and metre

  • 4/4 time
  • 98bpm
  • driving rhythmic piano part
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