Recounting

A special interview or piece of writing dedicated to the craft of the album, from inception to completion.
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Recounting

Recounting: Bloody by Oldboy

"A few weeks later we sneaked down into the Rough Trade West basement, plugged into the speakers and mixed that mother in three hours." Your new…

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Recounting: Opal by Batu

"I could never write music which wasn’t connected to Bristol in some way, it’s the bedrock of what I do. Having said that, I’…

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Recounting: Nervous At Night by Charlie Hickey

"I think meeting Phoebe (Bridgers) made the idea of doing what I love feel a lot more tangible and she’s always supported me in that…

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Recounting: Never Let Me Go by Placebo

"As soon as the record comes out, the listener will make of each song what they want, and that is absolutely fine, as the music is…

Recounting: Witch Camp (Ghana)

"Over one-hundred singers were involved, recording over six hours music. Most were elderly, with many being in their seventies. All but one had never played music…

Recounting: Ants From Up There by Black Country, New Road

"When we go through this transition of becoming a slightly different band, you take it one of two ways. You can be scared that people aren’…

Recounting: Live From Studio S2 by Hania Rani

"In Studio S2 you can feel the leftovers of the great history of Polish radio recordings. There is a magic that always makes me feel creative…

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Recounting: Monument by Portico Quartet

"We created this record in a hopeful frame of mind. Perhaps we even used it as a way to daydream a little, to imagine a more…

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Recounting: Get up Sequences Part One by The Go! Team

"People often talk about the positivity of The Go! Team music and I think surrounding myself in this everyday was useful... It’s strange how some…

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Recounting: Silk For The Starving by The Lounge Society

"In what was a bleak period of time we found ourselves in the studio with the producer we had idolised, recording songs that we adore."The…