TN:57 Nova Twins & Jim Abbiss

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TN:57 Nova Twins & Jim Abbiss

Wednesday, 18 November

In this episode, John catches up with Nova Twins’ Amy and Georgia along with producer Jim Abbiss to talk about how they wrote, recorded and produced their debut album ‘Who Are The Girls?’ 

Reflecting on venturing into the studio for the first time with a ‘big name’ producer, Amy, Georgia and Jim delve into their “ropey” demos written in a tiny room at Georgia's house, unravelling how they formed their raucous balance of electronics, punk and heavy hitting guitar and bass riffs. We’re given a glimpse into the secrets of the duo's mammoth pedal boards, revealing how they are so much more than extensions of their instruments. 

Listen to hear drum parts written for drummers with more than two arms, studio debates about a cowbell, and how many biscuits were consumed during the making of the album. 

Tracks discussed:  Vortex, Taxi, Play Fair


Listen to 'Who Are The Girls?' here.

'Who Are The Girls?' -Nova Twins Ltd in collaboration with 333 Wreckords Crew



Earthquaker Devices Pedals

Fender Mustang 

Bypass Looper 

Gretch Guitar

Logic Pro X



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