TN:41 Foals

Tape Notes

By In The Woods

TN:41 Foals

Wednesday, 24 June

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  


Listen to 'Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part One' here.

Listen to 'Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part Two' here.

'Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Parts 1 & 2' - Foals, Warner Music UK Limited



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