On Day One, we’ve cut and resampled Kai Eckhardt’s bass part, cut live drums with Brain (Bryan Mantia), added miscellaneous resampled keyboard parts, thrown everything back on to analog 2” tape and slowed the tempo WAY DOWN! Now, Day Two comes. Melissa Reese and Greg James, have written a lyrical outline but before we lay down vocals, Melissa and I shape up the lyrics. This took as much time as agonizing over the concept of the music.
Once we’re happy, Melissa cuts some kick ass vocal tracks in no time, Greg slams on some distorted guitar and I mix it, all recorded and mixed from 2” tape to keep that big fat analog sound. We mix to DSD with several *stem tracks.
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