Pressure Rising

Pressure Rising is classic tension music at its best. Using percussion, synths and orchestral elements, it is suspenseful and ominous. It's also an extremely versatile album and it will do its job brilliantly across a wide range of genres

Pressure Rising

Classic tension music
  • 1

    The Chase (4 mixes)

    • Richard Keyworth

    Tension bed with live drums, percussion and a driving pulse bass that builds to a climax with staccato strings

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  • 2

    Precarious Situation (6 mixes)

    • Richard Keyworth

    Tension bed with live drums, percussion and an ominous pulse bass that builds with cymbals and sparse synths

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  • 3

    Any Time Now (9 mixes)

    • Richard Keyworth

    Orchestral tension bed which starts with a thoughtful marimba rhythm before building slowly with piano bass, percussion, shakers, bells and staccato cellos and violins

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  • 4

    Hanging in the Balance (5 mixes)

    • Richard Keyworth

    Orchestral tension bed which starts with an ominous steel drum pattern before building with deep cellos, sparse echo-ey percussion and violins

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  • 5

    Turning Up The Heat (10 mixes)

    • Richard Keyworth

    Orchestral tension bed which starts with an apprehensive marimba rhythm before developing with percussion, bells, a piano bassline and violins

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  • 6

    Eyes On The Clock (2 mixes)

    • Richard Keyworth

    Classic tension bed with an ominous percussion loop, reverberated cow bells, drum sticks and sparse synth pads

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  • 7

    Eleventh Hour (11 mixes)

    • Richard Keyworth

    Electronic tension bed with ominous sustained strings and a fast paced melodic pulse bass which builds with bells, reverberated synth pads and effected guitar melodies

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  • 8

    Uncertain Times (8 mixes)

    • Richard Keyworth

    Uneasy and uncertain - dark synth drones underscored by pulsing synth leads create a tense, ominous atmosphere

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  • 9

    Critical Moment (7 mixes)

    • Richard Keyworth

    Electronic tension bed which starts with an eerie synth and builds with a deep pulsing bass, reverberated tremolo guitars and glockenspiel

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  • 10

    Crunch Time (9 mixes)

    • Richard Keyworth

    Classic tension bed led by an ominous live drum beat and piano bassline before building with strings, percussion and marimba to an optimistic climax

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  • 11

    Rear View Mirror

    • Nikolaj Bjerre

    Percussive tension bed led entirely by a solo drum rhythm which builds in intensity

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