In the interview, SHEPHERD discusses a variety of subjects, including the actual recording of the album, saying, “I definitely like the band to play live in the studio. We don’t go in and do things one instrument at a time…The kind of music I make is meant to be played live by musicians working together, inspiring one another, vibing off of each other. When you don’t do that, I think you can hear a disconnect. When you nail the groove of the rhythm section and my rhythm guitar, then you’ve got something to build on. In a lot of cases, what you hear are the first passes.”
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