Take heed to an interview concerning the group’s new album, ‘Play Loud,’ and rather more.
Episode 104 of The JamBase Podcast, a accomplice of the Osiris Media Community, options an interview with The Record Firm‘s Chris Vos and Alex Stiff. JamBase’s Andy Kahn spoke to the pair, who together with Marc Cazorla rounds out the trio that simply launched their terrific third LP, Play Loud.
The interview came about just lately over a video name whereas The Record Firm was on tour in Philadelphia. The chat started with Vos and Stiff speaking about that tour in help of Play Loud and the way security protocols in place due to COVID-19 have unexpectedly pressured the band to be extra targeted on the music they make night time in and night time out.
They defined the roles of the 2 touring musicians which can be a part of the tour and did a quick “The Artwork Of The Setlist” breakdown of their pre-show planning routine, whereas additionally describing how the songs from the brand new album are becoming into their units.
As Vos and Stiff defined within the interview, The Record Firm sought to develop their strategy to writing and recording for his or her third album. The earlier two data had been self-recorded and produced by Stiff, who was among the many first within the group to recommend bringing in an out of doors producer for what turned Play Loud.
Vos and Stiff mentioned making the choice to go together with Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Sardy, and his in depth function in pushing the band to discover new sonic paths whereas staying true to the band’s basis. Chris and Alex additionally talked concerning the choice to additional shake up the earlier insular strategy, detailing the expertise of working with exterior songwriters for the primary time.
The Record Firm’s relationship with JamBase goes again to a minimum of the 2015 Songs Of Their Personal covers sequence celebrating the Grateful Useless’s fiftieth anniversary that featured the band overlaying “Straightforward Wind.” The interview wrapped with some exploration of how The Record Firm has included covers into the dwell and studio settings.
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