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INTERVIEW: SAM FORD OF TONE CITY RECORDINGS
Interviews

INTERVIEW: SAM FORD OF TONE CITY RECORDINGS

  As enormous fans of the Aussie Psychedelic music scene for the last few years we were incredibly excited at the prospect of speaking to our latest guest on the site, Sam Ford, founder of of Tone City Recordings. Sam has produced, recorded and mixed for some of the most exciting and successful artists in Australia including Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, GUM and Pond - for whom a young Kevin Parker played drums during the recording of their album 'Beard, Wives, Denim'. We caught up with Sam to discuss all things production, from the inception of his studio to his favourite recording techniques. Your introduction to production. In Phase: So, what was your route into production? Obviously, you have built Tone City now, but did you always have your own space, or did you intern ...
Meet London’s Hottest Designers: Sketchy Bones Collective
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Meet London’s Hottest Designers: Sketchy Bones Collective

During an otherwise pretty gloomy January, we had the absolute privilege of meeting with one of the most exciting DIY start-ups of 2020, Sketchy Bones Collective. These guys have been releasing some stunning jewellery with meticulous detail, rivalling the likes of TGF, Rat Betty and Tessa Metcalfe. Sketchy Bones Collective founders Cenan & Jess gave us an insight into the day-to-day activities of a creative design start-up that manages everything from marketing, branding, product development, design, and manufacturing in-house.  Company creation and inspiration  In Phase: So, tell me how Sketchy Bones Collective was conceived, I noticed that the company has roots in Architecture and Design. Did you have any experience making rings or anything similar before Sk...
Rig Rundown: The Wytches
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Rig Rundown: The Wytches

It's been over six years since The Wytches released their first album, Annabel Dream Reader. Since then, the band have built a cult following in the UK and beyond with an easily recognisable sound. Friday marks the release of third LP Three Mile Ditch, one that has been a long time coming both for the band and for their fans. With a sound that quietly evolves between albums, we wanted to find out exactly how the band achieve such consistent quality with each new album circuit.  In the first instalment of our Rig Rundown series, Gabby chatted to frontman Kristian about the intricacies of writing, recording and touring an album. - In Phase: Let's start from the beginning. How did you get into playing music and playing in bands? Were you influenced by any parti...