The warmth of a National Steel guitar lends The Bustle an earthy, rustic ambience as it takes you from a quiet, rural setting into the hustle of an urban stomp.
About The Bustle
Kicking off with a gentle intro lovingly squeezed out of the solo instrument it transitions into a pulsing bass line overlaid with more rhythmic steel guitar and ingeniously shuffling drums.
After a turnaround flavoured with acoustic guitar licks, the pulse resumes, now augmented with the ticking, percussive texture of left and right cigar-box guitar tracks.
The track evokes industriousness and a bustling energy redolent of folks happily intermingling, going places and getting things done.
The piece would complement video depicting busyness—whether in nostalgic or contemporary context—driven by passion and insistence.
There is much ado, and to be done. The clock keeps ticking…