• Kitsuné-Bi [sample]
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…a very (very) short sample of some sounds I’ve been working on during this dark midwinter night… 

…the shrill shout you hear is a sample of a vulpes vulpes, perhaps a vixen on heat, recorded from the back door of my father’s new flat…

…the beats and rhythms have been reprogrammed from the percussion bank of the Yamaha PSS-790 keyboard that’s been locked away in the spare bedroom gathering dust, until I pumped it through my old faithful Digitech RP80 guitar effects pedal to give more bite…

…”Kitsuné-Bi”,for those not versed in ancient Japanese folklore and magic, roughly translates as “Fox-flare”, which denotes the supernatural ability commonly attributed to the kitsuné (Japanese for “fox”) allowing them to generate fire or lightning from their mouths or tails…