While the overall feel of their sound is subdued and stripped down, there’s a complex fusion of multiple elements — among them electronic, indie, soul. While a band’s musical influences usually offer a look into their own work, the artists Yolanda Moon draw from — ranging from The Beatles to Radiohead — are no less varied. When it comes to production, Hermosa handles the lyrics while Quismundo is the main sound engineer. “We’re working independently now, so most of the demos you hear, (Quismundo) mixed, mastered,” says Hermosa. Lifestyle Feature ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: Though they’re technically a two-man operation, their gigs often feature band set-ups, with musicians loaned from other groups. “There are always sessionists ’pag live.
Very rare na kaming dalawa lang,” says Quismundo. By now, they’ve mixed and matched so as to come up with two, unofficial sessionist teams in rotation. “Chemistry is very important,” says Hermosa. As with their band structure, their songwriting is also a fairly fluid process. “It’s different every time.
For some songs, they’re crammed work for school,” admits Hermosa. Other times, it’s a drawn-out process with no real sense of urgency. “It starts with the guitar, and that lingers on for a few weeks until we take the time to actually build on it,” he says. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YolandaMoonMusic Twitter: https://twitter.com/YolandaMoonSays Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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