Hear the pair focus on the group’s forthcoming album, ‘Glowing Lantern,’ and rather more.
Episode 105 of The JamBase Podcast, a companion of the Osiris Media Community, options the return of The Mother Hips‘ Tim Bluhm and Greg Loiacono. JamBase’s Scott Bernstein talked to the pair, who’re joined within the band by John Hofer and Brian Rashap, about their new album, Glowing Lantern, which arrives through Blue Rose on December 3.
Bernstein spoke with the co-founding members of The Mother Hips from their respective houses in California’s Marin County over a video name in October that happened shortly after the band’s Hipnic pageant. Tim and Greg shared their experiences on the return of the occasion which was moved from 2020 because of the pandemic and detailed their roles within the pageant in addition to that of organizers People Yeah.
Bluhm and Loiacono, who together with Hofer mentioned “The Artwork Of The Setlist” in a 2018 The JamBase Podcast episode, went on to recall how they cast a friendship and dealing relationship with Blue Rose founder Joe Poletto. Blue Rose issued all of The Mother Hips studio albums on vinyl over the previous 12 months in celebration of the band’s thirtieth anniversary. The duo spoke concerning the problem of securing the rights to among the early information and the way a lot they loved listening to their outdated LPs. Greg revealed these listening classes helped encourage the fabric on Glowing Lantern.
Speak then turned to A Scorching Lunch With The Mother Hips, a mini-documentary captured in 1992 that was by no means launched till JamBase premiered the movie this previous March. From there, the dialogue centered on Glowing Lantern, beginning with the choice to have Tim and Greg co-produce the album.
The guys went on to debate how The Mother Hips recorded the album dwell at Oakland’s twenty fifth Avenue Recording facility earlier than including overdubs at Bluhm’s house studio and why they like that method. Moreover, Tim and Greg spoke about musicians who contributed to Glowing Lantern, together with keyboardist Adam MacDougall.
Bluhm and Loiacono then dove into their inventive course of and the way they wrote plenty of songs collaboratively. The pair additionally defined the choice to incorporate a canopy (David Wiffen’s “I Don’t Need To Drive You Away”) on a Mother Hips album for the primary time. Greg and Tim revealed how they found the tune on an Anne Murray cassette bought at a truck cease. Lastly, the musicians talked concerning the band’s upcoming vacation run at San Francisco’s Nice American Music Corridor on December 17 – 19.
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