Tape Notes

Tape Notes

By In The Woods

Tape Notes is a podcast about the art and craft of music production. Hosted by John Kennedy, each episode reunites an artist and producer to talk about the highlights of their collaboration in the studio. Their conversations lift the lid on every stage of the creative process, from kindling the first spark of a song idea, through decisions on style and instrumentation, to finessing the final product. Full of fascinating anecdotes, the conversations also feature early demo versions and stems from the original session recordings. The result is a unique insight into the working methods of some of the most innovative and exciting talents in music.

Episodes

TN:48 Grouplove & Dave Sitek

In this episode, John catches up with Grouplove’s Hannah Hooper and Christian Zucconi along with legendary producer Dave Sitek to breakdown how they wrote, recorded and produced the band’s latest album Healer. As their first record with an outside producer, the band reflect on their creative flow, pulling apart tracks bit by bit and showing us how Dave was the perfect weirdo to bring the album together. From jamming out five-hour demos at Hannah’s parent’s house to spending over a month recording from 9pm through to 11am, fuelled by cookies with cream cheese, breakfast burritos and copious amounts of weed. We hear theories on how people’s souls enter your body to give you songs, why Dave has been the cause of multiple people’s synth addictions, and we are treated to unheard midnight vocal takes recorded just before Hannah’s vocal surgery.  Tracks discussed: Deleter, Expectations, Places 
12/08/201h 28m

TN:47 Badly Drawn Boy & Gethin Pearson

In this episode, John catches up with Badly Drawn Boy A.K.A Damon Gough and producer Gethin Pearson to talk through how they wrote, recorded and produced ‘Banana Skin Shoes’. After numerous false starts producing the album – his first after an 8 year hiatus – Damon paired up with Gethin, bringing a new enthusiasm to Damon’s musical endeavours and with him a pool of new talent to draw inspiration from. We get to hear a plethora of demos and track breakdowns as the pair chart the development of the album and gain a fascinating insight into the philosophy behind their creative decisions. From a post Valentine’s breakfast date and a shared love of the Beastie Boys, Gethin and Damon reflect on their time working together and the importance of the relationship between producer and artist. Listen to hear how Damon’s chat after a toilet break was sampled into something much more meaningful, how he managed to include Brexit, his unborn child and Bono in the same song, and why the best piece of equipment you can have is a good artist.  Tracks discussed: Colours, Banana Skin Shoes, Is This A Dream?  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
06/08/201h 57m

TN:46 Rina Sawayama & Clarence Clarity

In this episode, John catches up with Rina Sawayama and producer Clarence Clarity to talk about how they wrote, recorded and produced Rina’s debut album ‘Sawayama’.   Diving deep into the almost 100 track sessions, Rina and Clarence reflect on how the album took shape, from writing demos in Rina’s bedroom to spending months in an LA studio. We hear the pair’s philosophies on creativity and the hustle of making it in the world of music, along with the secrets in crafting their fusion of R&B, noughties pop and nu-metal.   Listen to find out why Rina tries includes at least 10 hooks in each song, how Clarence tried to match a trap beat to Rina’s mum’s Beethoven performance and which member of The 1975 made a secret appearance on the record.  Tracks discussed: Dynasty, Love Me 4 Me, Snakeskin  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk   
29/07/201h 49m

TN:45 Ghostpoet

In this episode, John catches up with Obaro Ejimiwe, A.K.A Ghostpoet, along with engineer and mixer Shuta Shinoda to talk through how they wrote, recorded and produced his latest album, ‘I Grow Tired But Dare Not Fall Asleep’.  Recorded at the start of lockdown before the album was actually released, Obaro and Shuta shed light on their creative relationship breaking down early demos and treating us to a selection of clips from the monumental amount of session files they racked up. We hear how Obar crafts his music despite a lack of traditional music theory, revealing the methods and approaches he uses to tap directly into the feeling of a song.  Listen to find out how birdsong was meticulously edited to perfectly fit the music, why Obaro has only just managed to use his Mellotron, and how he charmed Sarasara into singing on the record.  Tracks discussed: Breaking Cover, When Mouths Collide, Social Lacerations   If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk 
22/07/201h 29m

TN:44 Tom Misch & Adam Jaffrey

In this episode, John catches up with Tom Misch and engineer Adam Jaffrey to talk about how they wrote, recorded and produced Tom’s collaboration album with drummer Yussef Dayes -  ‘What Kinda Music’. Tom and Adam dig deep into the session material, revealing the techniques and processes they used in recording the album. We hear Tom’s thoughts on stepping outside of his bedroom studio to record, as well as revealing the treasure trove of gear and plugins they used to hone his iconic guitar sound. Listen to find out why a fan made an almost 10-hour round trip to deliver the coveted OP1, what words Tom sings on his songs without lyrics, and why sometimes having a hangover in the studio can benefit the writing process.  Tracks discussed: Last 100. The Reel, Nightrider.   If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk 
14/07/201h 13m

TN:43 Jack Garratt

In this episode, John catches up with Jack Garratt to talk about how he wrote, recorded and produced his latest album Love, Death & Dancing. Jack digs up the original demo sessions recorded in his garden shed, unravelling the multitude of ideas he packed in to each track. Illustrated through a bounty of unheard demos and track breakdowns, Jack charts the emotional journey he undertook writing the album, revealing how he subtly controls rhythm and harmony to tell a story. Listen to find out how a core guitar riff was saved by a lucky phone recording, how his childhood trombone skills are now coming in handy, and how a few pearls of wisdom from producer Jacknife Lee have impacted his song writing.  Tracks discussed: Time, Anyone, Only The Bravest  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk      
07/07/201h 39m

TN:42 Caribou

In this episode John links up with Caribou a.k.a. Dan Snaith, to breakdown how Suddenly -  his first release in five years - was written, recorded and produced. Diving deep into his hard drive Dan treats us to a plethora of demo versions, track breakdowns and even plays us a few nuggets live. We get to hear the philosophy and stories behind creating his most personal album yet and discover how he reduced a monumental 900 ideas down to a single record. Listen to hear the results of when Dan was let loose in Floating Points' Studio, how leaving his internet browser open while recording provided a moment of compositional serendipity, and why the title of this podcast could well have been 'Things I learned from Timberland'.  Songs Discussed: Magpie, Like I Love You, Sister  VOTE FOR US! - We've been nominated for the British Podcast Awards 'Listeners Choice Award' which is voted for by the public. If you like what we do we'd be eternally grateful if you could show your support and vote for us. Head to here to vote: VOTE If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk    
01/07/201h 54m

TN:41 Foals

Kicking off a brand new season, John is joined by Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis to talk about how the band’s mammoth two-part project Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost was written, recorded and produced. As their first self-produced albums, Yannis gives us a fascinating insight into their biggest project yet, breaking down his writing process from the loops and drones he crafted at home to the final versions of lyrics written almost entirely at the pub.  Listen to find out how some NS10 cones were hacked to create a makeshift microphone, what Yannis projects on to the wall when recording vocals, and how the band managed to tie songs together with trips to Paris and cycling adventures in Annecy.  Tracks Discussed: Syrups, Exits & Neptune   VOTE FOR US! - We've been nominated for the British Podcast Awards 'Listeners Choice Award' which is voted for by the public. If you like what we do we'd be eternally grateful if you could show your support and vote for us. Head to here to vote: VOTE If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk    
24/06/201h 24m

Best of Season 4

In this episode we take a look back at some of the best bits from season 4. If you haven't heard every episode from the last season, this is a good way to introduce yourself to some of the artists and producers we've had on, hearing their stories, tips and general philosophy on writing and recording. Have a listen, you never know what you might learn! You'll hear highlights from:Mura MasaFriendly Fires & Mark RalphThese New PuritansElbowEzra CollectiveMystery JetsDJ Shadow VOTE FOR US! - We've been nominated for the British Podcast Awards 'Listeners Choice Award' which is voted for by the public. If you like what we do we'd be eternally grateful if you could show your support and vote for us. Head to here to vote: VOTE If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
18/06/2040m 23s

TN:40 DJ Shadow

In this episode, John ventures over to Wendy House Studios to catch up with hip-hip royalty Josh Davis AKA DJ Shadow, to talk through how he recorded and produced his latest album ‘Our Pathetic Age’ and his chart-topping album ‘The Mountain Will Fall’.   Josh gives us a full insight in to his largest most diverse project yet, breaking down his writing process from the moment he randomly dips in to his vast record collection for inspiration, to discovering unlikely source material such as an abandoned record collection rescued from a friend of his father's. We get to hear the original samples that form the basis of some of his biggest hits as well as the raw vocal stems of Nas and Pharoahe Monch rapping at each other from different studios.   Listen to find out about Josh’s meticulous sample editing process, what mixing mistake meant he had to sneakily rerelease a track, and why he had to gatecrash a Run the Jewels gig. Tracks discussed: Nobody Speak, Rocket Fuel, Drone Warfare If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partner Focusrite here. Together we share the goal of inspiring people to make more music - they're an awesome company so go check them out.  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk    
31/03/201h 34m

TN:39 Mystery Jets & Matt Twaites

In this episode John makes multiple trips to Brain Yard Studios to catch up with Mystery Jets frontman Blaine Harrison and producer Matt Twaites to talk about how they recorded and produced the album A Billion Heartbeats. Recorded in the room where the album was conceived, Blaine and Matt give us full access to the Mystery Jets creative process, from tales of protests, marches and relief work, to their quest not sound too much like the Backstreet Boys. We get to hear an array of demos and phone recordings including the sound of Matt’s unborn son’s heartbeat which was crafted into a drum loop. Listen to find out what how Blaine ended up in an Icelandic Spa with Bjork, what images he looks at to get the best vocal take and who he turns to when struggling with lyrics.  Songs discussed: Screwdriver, Wrong Side of the Tracks, A Billion Heartbeats If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partner Focusrite here. Together we share the goal of inspiring people to make more music - they're an awesome company so go check them out.  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
26/03/201h 51m

TN:38 Ezra Collective

This week John is joined by Ezra Collective’s Femi, TJ and James to talk about how they wrote and recorded their debut album You Can’t Steal My Joy. Hot off the heels winning 'Jazz Album of the Year' at the World Wide Awards, the boys reflect upon how the album took shape, from the early rehearsals in a dodgy studio in Croatia to spending two days on a boat recording the whole thing. The boys play us previously unheard demos capturing the moments lightning struck, from a very rough voice memo to a more elaborate Garage Band creation knocked together on the top deck of a bus. Listen to find out how the band learns songs from street beat boxing, the challenge of writing an album for the ‘shuffle generation’, and which seat on the bus James sits in when writing on Garage Band. Tracks discussed: You Can't Steal My Joy, Quest For Coin, Why You Mad? If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partner Focusrite here. Together we share the goal of inspiring people to make more music - they're an awesome company so go check them out.  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk   
18/03/201h 40m

TN:37 Elbow

In this episode, John is joined by Guy Garvey and Craig Potter from Elbow, to talk about how ‘Giants of All Sizes’ was written and recorded. Craig and Guy look back at some of the sessions tracked over a two year period, reflecting on what was an emotionally challenging time for Guy and how this influenced the writing and mood of the record - something grittier and more contemplative than previous Elbow albums. We get to hear early demos and track break breakdowns, plus bags of wisdom from the big man. Listen to find out how the band channelled their feminine energy, how a monorail journey ended up as a drumbeat, and what happens if you drunkenly text Elvis Costello in the middle of the night. Songs: Seven Veils, Dexter and Sinister, On Deronda Road  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partner Focusrite here. Together we share the goal of inspiring people to make more music - they're an awesome company so go check them out.  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
11/03/201h 48m

TN:36 These New Puritans

In this episode John is joined by twin brothers Jack and George Barnett, AKA experimental art-rock music duo These New Puritans, to talk about how they wrote, recorded and produced the album ‘Inside The Rose’. The boys look back on making music together in their attic as children and uncover some of the many sketches and demos versions created whilst recording the album. We get to hear the moment Jack woke from a dream with a fresh melody composed within his slumber in addition to their general philosophy on writing and recording as TNP. Listen to find out why jack had to avoid barking attack dogs whilst recording in Berlin, what Harmonic Re-synthesis is, and why some sessions were hospital inducing experiences. Tracks discussed: Infinity Vibraphones, Where the Trees are on Fire, A-R-P 
04/03/201h 25m

TN:35 Friendly Fires & Mark Ralph

Friendly Fires’ Inflorescent is packed with tightly woven beats and hard-hitting nostalgia. In a city spanning episode, John catches up with the band along with super star producer Mark Ralph (Tom Walker, Clean Bandit, Years & Years) at Iguana Studios and Mark’s Studio, Club Ralph, to talk about how they recorded and produced the album. The boys explore everything from what survived in the demos recorded in Ed’s mum’s house, to how blending recording techniques with synths and drum machines helped them create their joyful blend of house and funk. Hear how tracking each individual drum and ‘talent boosting’ your own performances is never a bad thing, and how Rick Astley and Barry White left their mark the record.  Tracks discussed: Love Like Waves, Can’t Wait Forever, Almost Midnight  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partner Focusrite here. Together we share the goal of inspiring people to make more music - they're an awesome company so go check them out.  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
26/02/201h 42m

TN:34 Mura Masa

Returning for another season, John is joined by electronic music producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Alex Crossan A.K.A Mura Masa.Catching up at Iguana Studios, Alex invites us behind the curtain and reveals how his latest album R.Y.C was recorded and produced. We get to hear intimate track breakdowns - including a brilliant dive into the early takes of the Slowthai collaboration ‘Deal Wiv It’ - plus copious amounts of philosophical musings on what it takes to write a Mura Masa track and music production in general.Listen to find out why a Patrick Fitzgerald sample worked it’s way into ‘Deal Wiv It’, when you really know a track is finished, and why Alex’s girlfriend is a wise lady. Tracks discussed: Deal Wiv It, Live Like We’re Dancing, Teenage Headache Dreams. If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partner Focusrite here. Together we share the goal of inspiring people to make more music - they're an awesome company so go check them out.  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk 
19/02/201h 42m

Best of Season 3

In this episode we take a look back at some of the best bits from season 3. If you haven't heard every episode from the last season, this is a good way to introduce yourself to some of the artists and producers we've had on, hearing their stories, tips and general philosophy on writing and recording. Have a listen, you never know what you might learn! You'll hear highlights from:Ibeyi & Richard Russel (Live from Miloco Studios)Kate Tempest & Dan CareyNitin SawhneyFloating PointsTune-YardsJamie LidellCold War Kids & Lars StalforsThe Lumineers & Simone FeliceEasy Life & Rob Milton (Live at Latitude Festival) If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partner Focusrite here. Together we share the goal of inspiring people to make more music - they're an awesome company so go check them out.  Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions:InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
18/02/2038m 14s

Bonus Episode - Easy Life & Rob Milton (live at Latitude)

Back in July we were invited to Latitude Festival to take part in their podcast stage. In this live recording, we caught up with Murray from Easy Life and Rob Milton to talk about how they write and record music together.After a late entrance from Murray (waylaid somewhere on site!) the boys discuss their working relationship and what it takes to create an Easy Life tune.We learn how the boys ended up working together from unlikely beginnings, why it’s crucial to ‘get it down’ when melodies are flowing, and why Murray maybe isn’t as good at the trumpet as he once thought.Tracks Discussed: Pockets, Earth If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partner Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
19/12/1948m 53s

TN:33 The Lumineers & Simone Felice

In this episode John ventures up to Spitfire Audio studios to catch up with Wes and Jeremiah from The Lumineers and producer Simone Felice to talk about how they recorded and produced the album III. The guys offer up an epic dissection of their music covering every aspect of the creative process. We’re treated to intimate phone recordings that captured the lightning strike moments when songs were born, copious demo versions detailing their subsequent honing and development, and track breakdowns of the finished songs. It’s a veritable masterclass in songwriting and music production. Listen to find out why the boys are ‘perfectionists for imperfection’, hear the moment Gloria was conceived when nature called during a bike ride in the mountains, and how sometimes the demo version is all you need. Tracks discussed: Gloria, Leader Of The Landslide, Salt And The Sea  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partner Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
11/12/192h 11m

TN:32 Cold War Kids & Lars Stalfors

Cold War Kids Show Notes In this episode John straddles the pond and catches up with Nathan from Cold War Kids and producer Lars Stalfors to talk about how the album New Age Norms 1 was recorded and produced. Speaking from a studio in North Hollywood the pair discuss how the album was brought to life shining a light on their writing process and revealing the craft and philosophy behind a Cold War Kids track. Listen to find out why Nathan can only play something once when recording, how an accident with Pro Tools inspired the intro to Dirt In My Eyes, and what helps Lars sleep at night. Tracks Discussed: Complainer, Dirt In My Eyes, Beyond The Pale  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partner Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
04/12/191h 5m

TN:31 Jamie Lidell

In this episode John links up with producer/musician & podcaster Jamie Lidell in his Nashville studio to talk about how he records and produces his music. Dusting off his old G4 mac, Jamie delves into the archives and revisits some classics from the albums Multiply and Jim in addition to some of his more recent work. We get to hear fascinating track breakdowns revealing the techniques and methods he uses when writing and recording. Listen to hear why Jamie’s music is influenced heavily by working with his friends, how the falling of the Berlin wall landed him a special microphone, and how Another Day transformed from a whiskey fuelled experiment to a sunny upbeat toe-tapper, all thanks to some late night carrot chopping. Tracks discussed: Multiply, Another Day, When I come Back Around, A Rose.  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partner Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
27/11/191h 36m

TN:30 Tune-Yards

In this episode John links up with Merrill and Nate from Tune-Yards to talk about how they recorded and produced the soundtrack to Sorry To Bother You and also dive into a classic from the TY back-catalogue. Speaking from the other side of the pond Merrill and Nate dig into 3 tracks they scored for the Boots Riley directorial debut, exploring the methods and techniques they used whilst recording and discuss how this differs from their usual writing process. We also revisit the Tune-Yards favourite Gangsta, hearing of its humble beginnings in front of an audience in Germany to a full track breakdown. Listen to find out how Merrill makes her yodel loops, how Walkman’s and Telephone’s left their mark on Gangsta, and whether or not we find out what the band's undercover pseudonym is when they want to play anonymously. Tracks discussed: Gangsta, SIGNS (Detroit's Theme), Revealed, Steve Lift’s Party If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partner Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
20/11/191h 40m

TN:29 Floating Points

In this episode John heads to EMS4 studios in Shoreditch to chat with Floating Points a.k.a Sam Shepherd, about how he recorded and produced his latest release, Crush. Talking from deep within Sam’s musical laboratory, we peer behind the curtain and find out how Floating Points music is created and crafted, pulling apart some of the tracks from his second album along the way. We get to hear how live performance and classical music are a serious influence in his writing process in addition to experimenting with the impressive number of synths he’s collected over the years. Geekery is in abundance in this episode. Listen to find out why space was scant in Sam’s student bedroom, who sick Anna actually is and why sometimes all you need is a Yamaha Reface CS in your backpack. Tracks discussed: Last Bloom, Annasickmodualr, Bias.Gear discussed in epsiode:S950 sampler, ARP 2600, API 1608, API vision, API 512c pre, STUDER A80 tape machine, ARP Rhodes Chroma, Yamaha CS70, Buchla, MAM ADX1 Drum Machine, Marshall time modulator, Yamaha Reface CS If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
12/11/191h 16m

TN:28 Nitin Sawhney

In this episode John heads to the Dairy studios to talk with composer/musician/producer Nitin Sawhney about how he recorded and produced the album Beyond Skin. In celebration of 20 years since its release, Nitin dusts off the original Logic 4 sessions and gives a fascinating account of how this classic album, most of which was recorded in his bedroom in Tooting, was brought to life. We not only get to hear some of the tracks broken down in detail but are also treated to live demonstrations of some of the traditional Indian compositional techniques used throughout the album. Listen to find out why an sm58 is pretty much all you need to record an album, how those mind boggling vocals in The Conference were created, and why Nitin’s guitar is his favourite piece of kit. Tracks discussed: Homelands, Serpents, Immigrant, Letting Go, The Conference If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
06/11/191h 32m

TN:27 Kate Tempest & Dan Carey

In this episode John returns to Mr. Dan’s studio in Streatham to talk with Kate Tempest and Dan Carey. Looking back over a track from each album they’ve recorded together, Kate & Dan detail the creative journey they’ve been on since first meeting, and shine a light on the methods and techniques they use collaborating in the studio. We hear how the duo embraced teaming up with legendary producer Rick Rubin, why having a hangover isn’t necessarily a bad idea before a big day of recording, and why Dan is the ultimate sonic evil genius.  Tracks discussed: Marshall Law, We Die, I Trap You If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions):Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
30/10/191h 55m

TN:26 Ibeyi & Richard Russell

In this special live addition of Tape Notes, John is joined by Naomi & Lisa-Kaindé of Ibeyi and XL Recordings head honcho/producer Richard Russell, to talk about how they craft their music together in the studio. In celebration of National Album Day and recorded in The Pool room at Miloco Studios, the trio wax lyrical about their experiences working together and take a deep dive into the methods and techniques used in recording & producing the albums Ibeyi & Ash. Listen to find out why there's more to using a broken glass samples than meets the eye, that sampling Michelle Obama is a big deal, and why you should never leave the room when you're making a beat with Naomi & Richard. Tracks discussed: Oya, Transmission/Michaelion, No Man is Big Enough for My Arms  Big thanks to AIM, National Album Day, and Miloco Studios for teaming up with us and making this happen.  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media InstagramFacebookTwitter 
15/10/191h 36m

TN:25 Marika Hackman & David Wrench

In this episode John catches up with Marika Hackman and producer David Wrench to chat about how they recorded and produced Marika's 3rd album 'Any Human Friend'. Talking from David's new studio in London Fields, the pair look back over their experience working together for the first time and shine a light on the production techniques and methods they used in the making of the record. Listen to find out how an old land lady of Marika's was the victim some unintentional verbal abuse, hear a phone demo of Send My Love that offers a true glimpse of the creative process in full swing, and find out what life changing piece of advice John Savage gave David. Tracks discussed: The One, Send My Love, Hold On, Conventional Ride   If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here.  Follow us on Social Media InstagramFacebookTwitter  
14/08/191h 34m

TN:24 Editors & Leo Abrahams

In this episode we are joined by Justin and Elliot from Editors and producer Leo Abrahams to talk about how they recorded and produced the album 'Violence'. The guys shine a light on some of the working methods they used in the making of the album, treating us to the early home demos that band writer Tom created ahead of tracking in the studio. Listen to find out what an Ed 'weasel' is and why many were brutally culled by Leo, why Tom is the easiest vocalist in the world to record, and why Justin's guitar solos are more 'Top Gun' than they are 'Joey Santiago'. Tracks discussed: Violence, Darkness at the Door, Nothingness.  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media InstagramFacebookTwitter 
31/07/191h 26m

TN:23 Bombay Bicycle Club & Jim Abbiss

In this episode John is joined by Jack & Suren from Bombay Bicycle Club and producer legend Jim Abbiss to talk about how they recorded and produced 'I Had The Blues But Shook Them Loose'. Celebrating 10 years since its release, Jim and the boys reminisce over their experiences working together on this iconic debut and how their relationship and approach to recording and music production evolved from the early days as wide-eyed teens to the later, more experienced sessions. We get to hear the impressive bedroom demos Jack crafted as a music obsessed 15 year old plus fascinating breakdowns from some of the tracks from the album. Listen to find out why 'Dust On The Ground' didn't end up as an 8 minute instrumental, how using a fan can create some pretty unique guitar sounds and hear a brilliant break down of 'Always Like This'. Tracks discussed: Cancel On Me, Dust On The Ground, Always Like This   If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social MediaInstagramFacebookTwitter  
09/07/191h 40m

TN:22 Maverick Sabre & Charlie Perry

In this episode John is joined by Maverick Sabre and producer Charlie Perry to talk about how they recorded and produced Maverick's 3rd album 'When I Wake Up'. The boys break apart some of the tracks from the album recounting the journey these songs undertook from tracking in Maverick's living room to fleshing things out in the studio, divulging their approach to production and some writing along the way. Listen to find out why having neighbours for fans is conducive to recording at home, how an Armagnag fuelled drum performance on 'Preach' was cleaned up, and why Maverick likes to write with movies playing in the background. Tracks discussed: Preach, Slow Down, Her Grace  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media InstagramFacebookTwitter  
02/07/191h 30m

TN:21 Nick Mulvey & Dan Carey

In this episode John journeys to Mr Dan's Studio in Streatham to talk with Nick Mulvey and producer Dan Carey about how they recorded and produced Nick's Mercury nominated debut album 'First Mind'. The boys dive deep into the working processes and shared memories of the time they spent together in the musical playground that is Dan's home studio. Listen to find out how a collection of dirty cups worked their way into the rhythm section of 'Venus', what advice a dream incarnation of David Bowie had for Nick before recording 'Dancing for the Answers', and whether daily micro-dosing of psychedelics was a studio success. Tracks Discussed: Fever to the Form, Venus, Dancing For The Answers  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
18/06/191h 20m

TN:20 Little Dragon

In this episode John is joined by Erik and Yukimi from Little Dragon to talk about how they recorded and produced the album Ritual Union. Chatting from the studio in Gothenburg where the album was recorded, the pair reflect on the techniques and approaches they used in the recording of their 3rd studio release. We hear how Little Man was transformed by The Smurfs playing drums, how the accidental recording of electricity cables from the Gothenburg tramline bolstered Crystalfilm and what the first thing to do is when you buy an old 80's synth and how they all left their mark on this electronic classic. Tracks discussed: Ritual Union, Little man, Crystalfilm If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
28/05/191h 23m

TN:19 Wolf Alice & Justin Meldal-Johnsen

In this episode John is joined by Joel and Theo from Wolf Alice and legendary producer and bassist Justin Meldal-Johnsen (Beck, M83, Paramore) to dissect how their Mercury Prize winning album 'Visions of a Life' was recorded and produced. We hear how they rose to the challenge of a 7 minute piece in 3 movements (and why it's no longer called Massive A*** Bleach Attack). With demos of all the tracks to be heard it's a fascinating insight into the intense amount of thought this band put in to realising the final masterpiece. Tracks discussed: Visions of a life, Formidable Cool, St. Purple & Green  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
13/03/191h 12m

TN:18 The 1975

John ventures up to Spitfire Audio to meet with Matty and George from The 1975 to talk about how the album A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships was recorded and produced. Somewhat bleary eyed after a massive night at the Brits (scooping two awards), the boys reveal the inner workings of The 1975's production methods and writing techniques. We're treated to demo versions and extensive track breakdowns from their award winning album, showing what it takes to create a 1975 hit. We get to hear why Matty scats to write lyrics, how George uses a Barry White bass trick for creating lush vocals, and hear THE definitive explanation of side-chain compression. Tracks discussed: I Like America & America Likes Me, How To Draw / Petrichor, It's Not Living (If It's Not With You)  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
05/03/191h 22m

TN:17 Slaves & Jolyon Thomas

John is joined by Laurie & Isaac form Slaves and producer Jolyon Thomas to talk about how they recorded and produced the band's sophomore album Acts Of Fear And Love. We get to hear some of the early demos where the original lyrics don't quite sound the way they should, how Laurie and Jolyon layered up the guitar instead of using distortion and why Isaac's simple drum setup is actually a lot harder to play than it looks. All the usual anecdotes and lots to be inspired by as Laurie and Isaac shed on light on the lessons they've learnt recording their third studio album. Tracks discussed: Photo Opportunity, Chokehold, The Lives They Wish They Had.  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
27/02/191h 44m

TN:16 Alt-J & Charlie Andrew

In this episode John is joined by Gus Unger-Hamilton and Joe Newman from Alt-J, and producer Charlie Andrew to talk about how they recorded and produced the album RELAXER. The boys give a fascinating account of the thought processes and production techniques used in the recording of RELAXER. Hear how a friend's pavlovian response to the smell of burning wood, the Gus whistle test, and swearing at an old school master all left their mark on the band's third album. Tracks discussed: 3WW, House of the Rising Sun, Pleader If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
19/02/191h 38m

TN:15 Metromony

In this episode John is joined by Joseph Mount from Metronomy at Iguana Studios to talk about how the album 'Nights Out' was recorded and produced. In celebration of 10 years since its release, Joe dusts off his old hard drive to reminisce over how he created the tracks on this underground classic. Hear how buying instruments at a carboot sale in Chiswick, being an asthmatic whilst trying to clap, and watching TV on the kitchen table with an acoustic guitar all left their mark on the record. Tracks discussed: On Dancefloors, Heartbreaker, A Thing For Me, Nights Outro If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions):Donate You can learn more about our partner Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk 
13/02/191h 8m

TN:14 Frank Turner & Josh Block

John is back at Iguana Studios once again joined this time by artist Frank Turner, but there’s a twist! In an exciting first for Tape Notes this episode’s producer, Josh Block, is coming to us live from the other side of the Altantic at his studio Niles City Sound in Fort Worth, Texas. We hear how Frank’s approach to his latest album led him to push beyond  the guitar based  arrangements of previous work. The journey takes us through many demos, one of which Frank confesses they all grew to vehemently dislike, but of course it still left it’s mark on the record.  There are tips and tricks that are likened to ‘vocal and rhythm butter’ and Josh talks about how he made the move from artist, as a past member of the band White Denim, to producer and the foundation of Nile City Sound. Tracks discussed: Be More Kind, Brave Face, 21st Century Survival Blues If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
30/08/181h 10m

TN:13 Jessie Ware & Dave Okumu

In this episode of Tape Notes, John takes a trip to Deptfrod to visit Jessie Ware and Dave Okumu in Dave’s newly built studio to talk about how they recorded and produced the album Devotion. Jessie and Dave look back to the beginnings of their creative relationship and discuss the excitement and trepidation of working together for the first time. We hear demo versions made by Dave ahead their sessions and also dig deep into some of the arrangements and the production philosophy behind the making of Jessie’s debut album. Tracks discussed: Devotion, Swan Song, No To Love If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
25/07/181h 9m

TN:12 Glass Animals

John ventures up to Dave Bayley’s new home studio in London Fields to talk about how Glass Animals’ debut album ZABA was recorded and produced. We hear how Dave conjured up the band’s unique style through many late night sessions in his bedroom when he should’ve been studying for medical school. He reveals his producer hero’s and an insatiable appetite for data collection, creating his own sound world through sampling every sound imaginable. Dave guides us through a fascinating breakdown of Gooey – from an early voice demo recorded on his phone to the finished article and we learn some of his trade secrets along the way. Tracks featured: Gooey, Hazey, Toes If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk   
19/06/181h 15m

TN:11 HONNE

John ventures up to Bow to chat with James Hatcher and Andy Clutterbuck from the band HONNE to find out how they produced and recorded the album ‘Love Me, Love Me Not’.The boys discuss the changes in their approach to songwriting and production from their first album and go into fascinating detail picking apart three of the early releases from their latest record.We hear how a studio cancellation lead to an unexpectedly fruitful session writing on their phones, what Metalica legend Kirk Hammett likes to listen to after surfing, and why you shouldn’t put your fingers through some letterboxes.Tracks discussed: Day One, You & Me, Sometimes If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
16/05/181h 7m

TN:10 Vök & Brett Cox

John joins the band Vök back stage at their headline show in London to talk about how they recorded and produced the album Figure with producer Brett Cox. We hear how Brett and the band teamed up over the course of a sunny Icelandic summer to work their demos (complete with minion lyrics) into the finished article, helped along the way by the generosity of the band’s home town, Reykjavik. The search for a perfect middle 8, sampling studio light switches and type writers, plus the creation of ‘sax pads’ all play their part in the story of how Vök’s debut album Figure was brought to life. Tracks discussed: Hiding, Don't Let Me Go, Show Me If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
27/04/1841m 53s

TN:09 London Grammar & MyRiot

John journeys up to Rak Studios to meet with Dan Rothman from London Grammar and producer duo MyRiot and talk about their work together on the album ‘If You Wait’. We hear how the band adjusted from the self-produced recording environment, to working with producer stalwarts Tim Bran & Roy Kerr in the musical playground of State of the Ark Studios and then on to global success. Dan and the boys relive their favouite moments together in the studio and rediscover some of the production techniques used in the recording of London Grammar’s debut album. Tracks discussed: Wasting My Young Years, Strong, Nightcall If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
09/04/181h 2m

TN:08 The Big Moon & Catherine Marks

John returns to Iguana Studios once more where he is joined by The Big Moon and producer Catherine Marks to talk about their work together on the album Love in the 4th Dimension. The girls re-live some of their favourite moments in the studio with Catherine and dig into the production processes behind a few of their favourite tracks on the album. We hear how bringing inflatable pool toys to the studio, using stealth instruments and pretending to play oversized guitars all played a part in the recording of The Big Moon’s debut album. Tracks discussed: Cupid, Bonfire, The End If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
29/11/171h 6m

TN:07 Jordan Rakei & Jim Macrae

Back at Iguana Studios once more, John is joined by Australian artist/producer Jordan Rakei and producer Jim Macrae to talk about their work together on the album 'Wallflower'. We hear how Jordan made the 10,000 mile journey from Brisbane to London to pursue a career in music and the stories behind how his sophomore album 'Wallflower' was created. The duo discuss Algorithmic chaos, re-recording drums in a local cafe and shed light on many of the production techniques they used during the recording of the album. Tracks discussed: May, Chemical Coincidence, Clues Blues If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk   
03/10/1756m 36s

TN:06 Francobollo & Charlie Andrew

In this episode John is joined by Square Leg Records boss/producer Charlie Andrew and the label’s first signing Francobollo to talk about the recording and production of the band's debut album, Long Live Life. We hear how inviting fans into a sweaty studio was instrumental in capturing the band’s notorious live energy and why writing lyrics about your audience can be slightly awkward at times. Tracks discussed: Kinky Lola, Future Lover, Worried Times  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk   
18/09/1759m 34s

TN:05 Lucy Rose & Tim Bidwell

John takes a trip to Clockwork Owl Studios in Brighton to talk with Lucy Rose and producer Tim Bidwell about their work together recording the album Something’s Changing. We hear how Lucy relished being back in a home studio set-up, how singing between a pair of curtains is like being in a duvet and why miking up a piano and leaving it alone it is sometimes the best way forward. Tracks discussed: No Good At All, Love Song, Is This Called Home If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk  
24/08/1759m 52s

TN:04 Will Joseph Cook & Hugh Worskett

In this episode of Tape Notes John takes a trip to The Dairy Studios in Brixton to talk to Will Joseph Cook and his producer Hugh Worskett mid-way through recording the album Sweet Dreamer. The duo discuss their working relationship in the studio and we discover how middle 8 love, early phone demos from English classroom E and Nile Rogers impersonation all played their part in the making of Will Joseph Cook’s debut album. Tracks discussed: Beach – I Wanna Make You Mine, Girls Like Me, Take Me Dancing If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk   
09/08/1749m 18s

TN:03 Sivu & Charlie Andrew

John Kennedy is back at Iguana Studios once more to talk to singer songwriter Sivu and producer Charlie Andrew about their collaboration on Sivu’s second album Sweet Sweet Silent. From early production meetings in a pub function room, to slinging microphones up in trees by a river in Kent, we learn about the duo’s unique approach to recording and hear the early demos and session audio that documents the journey these songs undertook whilst in the studio. Tracks discussed: Childhood House, Drastic Change, Sweet Sweet Silent Sivu's SpotifySivu's WebsiteSivu's Facebook If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk   
19/07/1753m 11s

TN:02 Django Django & Neil Comber

John Kennedy is joined by Dave Maclean and Neil Comber who reveal the working methods they used in the making of Django Django’s sophomore album Born Under Saturn. We hear how Dave coped with the transition from the bedroom production of their first album to a residential stint at Angelic studios and how having Neil onboard as producer helped the band develop their sound in this more hi-tech environment. From wet hand claps to piano mutilation, Dave & Neil uncover the secrets behind the album Born Under Saturn and shine a light on how the world of Django Django is crafted and created. Tracks discussed: Shake and tremble, High Moon, First Lighthttp://www.djangodjango.co.ukDjango Django FaceBook Django Django Twitter  If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk   
05/07/1738m 20s

TN:01 Rosie Lowe & Dave Okumu

Rosie Lowe and her producer Dave Okumu join John Kennedy at Iguana Studios to discuss what went on behind the scenes in the making of her highly acclaimed debut album – Control. We hear the demos that paved the way and how doing the dishes, wetsuits for pianos and Devon rain all contributed to the making of this album. Rosie shares her experience of handing one’s ideas over to another and the trust that allowed her to relinquish control. And Dave gives a us fascinating glimpse of the creative flow that shaped his input to the album and defines his approach to production. Tracks discussed: Me & Your Ghost, Nicole, Control If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate You can learn more about our partners Focusrite here. Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: InstagramFacebookTwitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk   
18/06/1751m 50s
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