by Kevin Flick - Puddlegum
Velvet Vision released their debut self-titled EP. This new project is the solo moniker of the very talented Santa Fe multi-instrumentalist Betty Taylor. She wrote and recorded everything on the synth pop EP, and Theo Krantz mixed and mastered the songs (Betty and Theo partner in an experimental orchestral duo called Et).The EP opens with an electro pop song, I Was Such A Different Person Last Time, building on a patterned analog synth, a sawtooth bass line and glitch. A soft beat carries through the song, with layers of patterned synths filling the spectrum. A more prominent and rounded bass line comes in to underscore the melody. Betty’s vocals are layered with harmonies that are gently mixed into the tracks, running through a low-pass filter while being brightened with a soft reverb.