“It’s kind of inspired by the dark side. Ostensibly, it’s about fun, but then things all go to hell during the course of this encounter. The song is probably going to find its ultimate realization in the live context, because when people get into a song like this, there’s no telling where I can take it! [Laughs]
“It’s a fairly easy dance setup: the ol’ four-on-the-floor bass, with most of the sound coming from the keyboard. There’s a bit of a sequenced bass line, too. While it sounds like a lot of playing, there’s really very of it - I’m using a synthesizer that has its own built-in step sequencer. So all I have to do is hold down the roots, and it sounds like this whole part is being played.
“That’s really what’s happening nowadays – trying to figure out how to turn all the drudgery over to machines so you can have the freedom to do crazy things with the end product.”