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Pressure Rising

Pressure Rising

Pressure Rising is classic tension music at its best. Using percussion, synths and orchestral elements, it is supenseful 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

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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
Precarious Situation (6 mixes)
  • Richard Keyworth
Tension track with live drums, percussion and an ominous pulse bass that builds with cymbals and sparse synths
Any Time Now (9 mixes)
  • Richard Keyworth
Orchestral tension bed which starts with a marimba before building slowly with piano, percussion, bells and staccato cellos and violins
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
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
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
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
Uncertain Times (8 mixes)
  • Richard Keyworth
Dark pulsing synths create an ominous, uneasy and uncertain atmosphere
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
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
Rear View Mirror
  • Nikolaj Bjerre
Percussive tension bed led entirely by a solo drum rhythm which builds in intensity