“There’s definitely a lot more fingerprints on it from everyone else in the band along with a lot more contributions from all across the board.”
“While the pursuit of musical excellence is an important aspect of our work, a student’s ability to take musical risks is equally important.”
On the Kurt Vile collaboration and the hybrid future of music creation we are living in.
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"That process of writing is something that before I met Nick I just didn’t know anyone personally who wrote that way, and it lends to the flavor of a lot of the music that we do. It’s a purely different way to approach a song."
“That feels very different than Boston now, but my thoughts about the city is that Boston seems to be the scene that the Northwest grew into.”
On their evolving sound, working with a hip-hop producer, and doing something extra special for their new release
“I’ve constantly been wanting to share new material with our gatherers, especially the ones who are online every single night. There’s been a really great process behind it.”