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Weezer’s tenth album, the self-titled “White” album, came out April 1. In this episode, Rivers Cuomo breaks down the meticulous process of building the tune “Summer Elaine and Drunk Dori,” via the various demo variations the monitor went via, and the array of spreadsheets that he employs accumulate, assess, and harvest his concepts. Cuomo acquired chord development inspiration from “Walk Away Renee” by The Left Banke, and discusses how he place the title via an anagram generator, labeling a demo “Awake and Early” to assist his brain go in a various route from that tune. Since the episode was recorded in Cuomo’s studio, he references in which he data factors like early vocal takes in a room with mirrors, so he can pose and scat though looking for a melody he likes. For a tune that comes from a certain point of inspiration, it’s a ton of stumbling in the dim making an attempt to provide a bunch of factors together to make some thing Cuomo is contented with at the close.
EPISODE 70: WEEZER
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