Category Archives: Sing Better English

Making music

Music: Poppy Ackroyd

Director: Ainslie Henderson

Producers: Puppet Animation Scotland

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Writing The Killing Moon

When Ian McCulloch wondered “what the chords of Space Oddity would sound like backwards“, here’s what he came up with:

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Akala: Carried Away

The mouth is almost like a percussive instrument. If you use it in the right way, your flow can have melody coming from the vowel sounds, but then percussion coming from the consonant sounds. And your flow of how you divide up these consonants and vowels determines how nice an instrument your rapping can become.

Akala

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