TN:54 Disclosure

Tape Notes

By In The Woods

TN:54 Disclosure

Wednesday, 28 October

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In this episode, John catches up with brothers Guy and Howard of Disclosure, to talk about how they wrote, recorded and produced the album ‘ENERGY’.

Chosen from over 200 songs, the pair break apart the individual parts and distinct sounds from the handful of tracks that made the cut. The boys take a deep dive into what it takes to make a Disclosure hit, revealing the tricks and tools they use along the way.  

Listen to find out why the best hooks are written in 20 minutes, how conversations with Pharrell led to new chord progressions, and why the brothers nearly went the same way as Oasis.


Tracks discussed:  Douha (Mali Mali), Who Knew? & Birthday



Korg Polysix 

Ableton Live 

Native Instruments 

Ample Bass 

Izotope VocalSynth 

Tube Tech Compressor 

Neve Desk 

Moog Little Phatty 

Roland Juno 106 

Roland Boutique

Roland D-50 

Roland SH-101 

Universal Audio Apollo 



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