My background in industrial music definitely helped in achieving this. I was trying to get the same feel in ‘Call Me Maybe’ as in a Nine Inch Nails song, making sure it had a pop sensibility, but with people not even noticing how aggressive the kick drum is.
I had this 2012 Sound On Sound article
about the techy stuff about recording the immortal CALL ME MAYBE forwarded to me, specifically to show this quote. I may be slow (I am slow) but the it hit my OF COURSE IT IS! button. No wonder the Call Me Maybe/Head Like a Hole
mash ups worked so well - they’re a few instrument switches and vocal-inflection tweaks away from being one another, Emily and Claire starring at each other through the mirror’s surface. (via kierongillen
Lucky people generate good fortune via four basic principles. They are skilled at creating and noticing chance opportunities, make lucky decisions by listening to their intuition, create self-fulfilling prophesies via positive expectations, and adopt a resilient attitude that transforms bad luck into good.
Findings from research psychologist Richard Wiseman, author of The Luck Factor, who also asked a sample pool of volunteers to spend a month applying these four principles and found that 80% emerged “happier, more satisfied with their lives and, perhaps most important of all, luckier.”
Pair with how to make your own luck.
A film is – or should be – more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what’s behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.