Joined by esteemed musicians corresponding to Blaine Harrison of Mystery Jets (who additionally co-produced Ben Gregory’s debut solo album episode) and indie icon Marika Hackman, Gregory has lower seven model new tracks straight onto vinyl, no breaks, no edits, no overdubs.
With all tracks recorded reside and lower straight to vinyl, the nerve-wracking course of leaves no room for errors. Right now, Gregory shares the primary monitor, “Similar Errors”.
The video takes the type of a mini-documentary, with footage of the recording and vinyl chopping course of spliced collectively. With Gregory on guitar, Hackman on bass and Harrison on keys, the result’s an intimate snapshot of a really particular second caught in time.
“This was probably the prangiest day of my life — the totally authentic reside carving of a vinyl disc, upon which even essentially the most grotesque of errors would reside endlessly,” Gregory explains. “Thank god and all his associates that I had two whole geniuses by my aspect. Mr Blaine Harrison and Marika Hackman: you two are the bees knees and i like you endlessly. It was a rare and superior day at Metropolis making this file, twiddling away and singing in refrain as we’re combined and mastered reside into the wax. it is all in there! (apart from one disc which we needed to throw straight into the bin)”.
Dwell From Metropolis is the third physique of labor from Ben Gregory in an inspiringly inventive 2023. In October, Gregory launched Bodied – a thought upsetting EP navigating the universally relatable idea of our bodily selves. Bodied adopted on from his emotionally wrenching debut solo album episode.
- Out Of Love
- Make It Alright
- I really like you so I’m giving this up
- This present
- A pool of ink
- Similar errors