The first thing you need to know about Beyonce is its unique approach to sound design.
Its sonic palette is built around the power of sound, with a strong emphasis on rhythm and melody, and the ability to combine elements of music, visual art and even fashion.
“When we were first making this album, we had this vision to take the best of what we love about music and turn it into a visual album,” said lead vocalist Nicko Mancini.
“It’s really about capturing the essence of what Beyonces music is all about.”
For example, Mancinis’ lyrics are about love and loss, and he uses a musical instrument called a guitar as his guitar.
The album also features a piano arrangement from New Zealand singer/songwriter David Bowie.
“The first thing we learned about sound design was how to make a great record.
The first idea we had was to build a record that would be a combination of music and art,” said Mancinas.
“The visual album is a visual record, a visual piece of music.
The musical piece is the soundtrack to that song.”
The visual artist and composer said that the way he was able to create such a powerful visual album was due to a number of factors.
“We’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the history of visual art.
I think the most important thing to remember is that visual art is the art of using light and sound to create the illusion of depth and depth of space,” he said.
“I think that’s what this album is allabout, and what I think Beyoncers music is about.
I just think that the visual part of the visual record is more important than the music part.”
One of the most memorable moments on the album comes from Beyoncer’s track “The Dream,” a track inspired by the life of musician Prince.
In the song, the singer-songwriter imagines a dream sequence that could happen to him.
“I thought, ‘Prince’s going to come to my house, I can see his car, I could feel his breath on my neck, and I could see him through the window,'” he said, referencing the iconic cover of the song by the musician.
“But then I saw the sun, and it’s not Prince.
It’s not a dream.
It was a dream, and then I woke up.
I was so happy, I didn’t even think about it.
I don’t remember if I woke from it, or if I just fell asleep, but I just woke up and saw that dream come to me.”
To be able to capture the essence and emotion of the moment, Monyan needed to capture it with a special sound design software.
“We wanted a sonic palette, and we wanted a sound design, so that we could be creative and do things that we didn’t normally do with music,” he explained.
“Because of that, we made a tool called Audacity.
It does a lot for us.
It allows us to capture those sounds and play them back in our computer or a synthesizer.
It really lets us do that kind of sound design that you’re talking about.”
Audacity allows you to create a variety of sounds that you can then apply to different projects.
For example, you can create sounds like the gentle rumblings of an animal in the background of Beyon’s “The Garden” track.
Or, you could create sounds that sound like a door opening and a door closing in a mansion.
You can also create sounds for an animated scene.
Monyani says this allows him to capture that feeling that a character is having a dream while in the real world.
“If you have a dream in your mind, that’s where the sound is going to be, so we used Audacity to capture some of the sounds that we would hear in the dream, just so we could have those sounds in the album,” he continued.
“Then we created a lot more sounds to make the album.
There’s a lot to play with.”
You can even get the same results with your own instrument.
In fact, the team at Beyoncin said that they used Audacious to create some of their own sounds.
“When we created the first album, I really wanted to create sounds with my guitar,” Mancins said.
Mancinos used the instrument as a sounding board for his vocals, creating sounds for his guitar that would play in his songs.
“With the guitar, we just wanted to capture sounds that sounded like things that I would hear and things that would sound like things in my dreams.”
In fact, Mancein said that a lot was created from the sounds he was creating on the guitar.
“You can hear sounds that come from the way I play the guitar,” he shared.
“That’s what I like about Beyones guitar.
When I’m playing a song, it’s all about the sounds. If you