The 12-minute White Lodge Rumble has been added to the Twin Peaks Archive at davidlynch.com, along with four brand new background images.
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White Lodge Rumble
Tempo is a powerful element of any musical composition. Changing the speed or pace in a given piece of music can have a direct-affecting relationship with the music’s mood or energy. Dramatic temporal changes can yield some of the most fascinating results (such as, or perhaps). It is this territory – straddling the threshold between music and sound design – where much of the slow-speed orchestra material resides amidst the series and feature film.
Originally titled ‘Lowest Circle in Hell’ in the archive, White Lodge Rumble is just that… the lowest, most moody, bass-rich of the slow-speed material employed in the series. There are also additional elements at work in this unique track that somehow aid in its sounding like the mysterious gateway it is intended to signify: ominous percussion peppers the track almost like distant cannon blasts or mammoth wooden knocks. These, along with a patina of analog tape noise act to render an impressionistic sonic landscape that seems almost three-dimensional… even without synchronous visuals…
‘Slow Speed Orchestra 4 (White Lodge Rumble) is presented in its complete running time of 12 minutes, 13 seconds.