delanila-time-slips-away
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  • Label: NA
  • Music by: DELANILA
  • Lyrics by: DAnielle eva schwob
  • Vocals by: danielle eva schwob
  • Produced by: david bottrill and danielle eva schwob
  • Mixed by: david bottrill
  • Mastered by: emily lazar
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  • Additional Credits:
    guitars, adam agati and danielle eva schwob keyboards, nick semrad and danielle eva schwob programming, pearse macintyre and danielle eva schwob drums, jim orso bass, reuben cainer
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  • Audio Production Technique: Hybrid (Some digital / Some analog)
  • Plugin Brands used:
    Native InstrumentsNative Instruments
    SpectrasonicsSpectrasonics
    Universal AudioUniversal Audio
  • Synth/Controller/Sampler Brands used:
    Dave Smith InstrumentsDave Smith Instruments
  • Most used synth model : prophet 08 prophet 08
  • Recording Date: 2017-01-27
  • Recording Location: NYC, London, Toronto
Release Date: 26-04-2019

TOTAL VOTES:    2
Track Popularity: NEW

 

"It's difficult to label 'Time Slips Away' within a particular genre/style, but (as the artist DELANILA herself describes it) it's definitely a 'cinematic experimental alternative' musical production and we would add: a sensual and elegant musical piece with masterful sonic nuances with an eloquent & delightful layer of wonderfully sung vocals. We admit we have a special love for female vocals (just listen to our Synth Female Warriors Playlist) and we get breathtaked when an artist clearly dominates what she is doing with her art.

Aside from that the song also talks about a very accepted but controversial contemporary lifestyle that probably anyone can identify themselves living in and the track transmits an almost defying nature against it in its overall tone and vibe that it's really hard not listening to it at least twice or even more times in one sitting, trying to decode 'what's the trick here?', yep it's that misteriously seductive.

This is an artist that combines perfectly a more organic sound with synth/electronic elements, if you enjoy this kind of musical direction (or even if not), DELANILA it's definitely worth your while, we'll be waiting for her next releases"

Synthpop Your World Staff
by Synthpop Your World

 

SYW Overall SCORE: "OUTSTANDING"

 

INSIDE THE TRACK: [artist's commentary]
delanila-time-slips-away
Time Slips Away is about wasting time online, and was written during a time when I was at home working on my own a lot.

Many hours spent staring at a screen until my eyes hurt.
It’s also about how strange it is to be connected to everyone you’ve ever known but simultaneously isolated from them. A manifestation of a human desire to escape the inhuman noise of the internet.

I demo’d most of it in my home studio, then tracked in NYC and finished up vocals and mixing in Toronto at David’s studio.

I’m particularly proud of the synth, programming and guitar work on it and how it all adds to the scale of the track.

It’s my ambition as a songwriter to amplify quiet, internal experiences to the point where they become something grand and dramatic, and for me this song accomplishes that.

 

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