gimme smthg (i can work with...)
Sometime I think our resilience comes from our mortality. We can make so much from so little. All I can ask for is something that's workable...
The hook came to me while walking around NYC musing and pining one day. As I produced this brand of medicine out, I found a strange tension between the verses and hooks. Leaning into that dissonance, I decided to modulate keys and affect the vocals as they shifted pitch. A cycle of increasingly affected verses to pleading hooks play out until, ultimately, we end with a fusion of digital and analog Mari. A brief chorus of relief before the final death rattle....as it were...
Produced, written, performed by Mariana Makwaia
Mixed, mastered by Cam Murdoch
Cover art photographed by Kora Gleason