Tag: Pond

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 ...
Track of the Day: Moses Gunn Collective, Foxygen & Pond – Shooting Stars
Track of the Day

Track of the Day: Moses Gunn Collective, Foxygen & Pond – Shooting Stars

Today's instalment to our Track of the Day series pays homage to a collective that could perhaps become a bit of a Psych supergroup in the future. 'Shooting Stars' features the bands Pond, Foxygen and Moses Gunn Collective, collaborating for the first time.  The track itself is a perfect blend between all three groups, with no clear indication of whom took the lead on writing and production, however I think that could be one of the reasons why this track is a pretty incredible piece of work. It almost feels like all three bands have got bored of the spaces they have created for their unique sounds in the psych world and thus have got together and decided to do the same all over again.  They have certainly succeeded, the track feels like the Psych world's attempt at a ...