Mickey Mousing is a fun term which means music that thoroughly matches the on screen action it’s accompanying. The technique was mainly used – you got it – in the early silent films and cartoons.
A – C – E – A – fff-fff-fff-fff – e – d – c – b
Unfortunately I had no moving picture to go with, when making SKEPTIC SANS. I just went with imagining raised eyebrows, shrugs, sneaking, making faces of enthusiasm & suspicion and whatnots.
Let me tell you, me grimacing by my desk, writing ideas down, would’ve made a delicious candid camera moment. There’s a fine line between being silly and ready to be committed to a safe place, far, far away.