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David's Tip of the Day: Dynamics - Change Each Chord, Part 2 (Kim Wilson)

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One of the many areas Kim Wilson excels at is in his use of dynamics. Take a listen to "Hunch Rhythm" from his Tiger Man release. The opening chorus is the AAA Chorus Form and then the 2nd Chorus is A B/A C and as he gets into the 3rd Chorus and onward he drops Chorus Form use and focuses heavily on dynamic and textural change. Listen carefully to this on a good sound system or headphones and notice how well he uses dynamics. After doing this, listen back to the track you recorded yesterday and see if you can add MORE dynamics... louder-louds and softer-softs.