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i’ll be your friend

Join musician Rob for this dance music listening challenge

Two children wearing headphones smile as they use ipads in a music workshop in Doncaster

Take a journey back to early 90’s Chicago. Notice how each sound has its own job to do on this House classic.

Watch Rob’s video below, then listen to ‘I’ll Be Your Friend’ to complete your Listening Challenge!

Here are the sounds to listen out for in the track – can you hear any others?

DRUMSKick, Snare, Hi Hats, Toms, Cowbell

BASS – Synth Bass 

INSTRUMENTS – m1 Sax, Analog Pad, Whistle Synth, Trumpet, Acid Synth 

VOX – Vocal, Whisper Vocal 


You will also spot an extra video below. This is the song ‘Amen Brother’ by The Winstons that Rob mentions at the end of his video. Do you recognise the drum beat?


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