Adam and I had kept in touch over the past year, both hoping that our worlds would collide again for a full-length session. I knew in a matter of minutes the last time around that we would work well together in the studio. Adam stood well above his peers in the paradoxical simplicity of his lyrics; much like Bruce Springsteen could turn a pair blue jeans and a plain-white T into the uniform for a guilt-ridden war hero.
Adam’s aversion to digital sounds was also exciting for me, as it required for more creative workarounds that usually led to unique sounds. Both of us liked the organic approach to recording, using mic techniques and room treatments to achieve the desired results. We continued talking about a recording session of gran... read more >