John Vanderslice and Simon Comber / Photo by Laurence Wasser
San Francisco's John Vanderslice is a songwriter in his own right, as well as the producer of breakthrough albums by The Mountain Goats and Samantha Crain. He founded Tiny Telephone Studios - an experimental analogue studio that has hosted the likes of The Magnetic Fields, Jolie Holland, and Death Cab For Cutie.
In June of this year, NZ Songwriter Simon Comber, A.K.A Herriot Row, had the opportunity to record there, with John Vanderslice.
Simon Comber took a recorder along to take us inside the process.
Artist: Herriot Row
Song: Learning Not To Talk / Song For A Shadow / Neon Lights / The Beggar / Farewell Spit / Out Of The Ordinary / Beautiful And Harmless
Composer: Simon Comber
Album: (Unreleased and untitled)
Artist: Lil Wayne
Song: Dr. Carter
Composer: Dwayne Carter, Kaseem Dean
Album: Tha Carter III
Label: Universal Motown