Jesse Boykins III:
... We always made the music together. That’s why things would take so long. At one point he moved to Berlin, and I didn’t want to do that whole back and forth thing, so we decided to schedule time out during our breaks on tour to finish the album.
Did you guys try the online back and forth thing at first, or just dismiss it altogether?
We tried it with one song, and it didn’t work. We’re both into collaboration as far as sitting with someone and feeling the music together. We both were making music before the internet, so it’s more natural to be in each other’s energy while we’re creating.
That’s so lovely to hear someone say, because I talk to a lot of artists who collab with other producers over the Web by exchanging emails. It’s rare to hear someone say they must be there at all times with who they’re collaborating with.
Especially when we’re creating conceptual work, I think it’s very important to be in that person’s energy while they are in yours. You could send somebody a file, and they’ve had a bad day or broke up with their loved ones, and they could be putting that energy in your music. When you’re there, you can talk things out with that person. It’s more-so about the relationship.
Right, and then you can make a song out of...
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