TN:59 Glass Animals

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TN:59 Glass Animals

Thursday, 3 December

Returning for his second outing on Tape Notes, John links up with Glass Animals frontman and producer Dave Bayley, to talk about how the band wrote, recorded and produced their latest album ‘Dreamland’.

Born out of an emotional time of uncertainty for the band, Dave discusses the unexpected moments that formed the foundations of the album. Breaking down his writing process from start to finish, we’re treated to the very initial demos and samples recorded on the fly, along with the wealth of production tricks used to create Glass Animals unique sound. 

We hear secrets behind reverse drum beats, reverb and delay EQs, as well as the latest iteration of Dave’s crack choir.

Listen to find out how Dave attempted to conjure up his inner Dr Dre, how an entire song was forged using just a voice, and what currently sits in the Glass Animals guitar graveyard.

Tracks discussed:  Dreamland, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, It’s All So Incredibly Loud

 

Listen to 'Dreamland' here.

'Dreamland' - Wolf Tone Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

 

GEAR MENTIONS

Neve 1073 Preamp 

Universal Audio Reverb

Valhalla Vintage Verb

Little AlterBoy (Soundtoys) 

Decapitator (Soundtoys)

Neumann U67 Mic 

Mellotron Plugin

Maestro Rhythm King Drum Machine

Roland 808

Prophet

Stratocaster 

Hammond B3 Organ

Native Instruments 

Omnisphere 

Ableton

 

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