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Ghost Light’s Tom Hamilton & Raina Mullen

Ghost Light’s Tom Hamilton & Raina Mullen

Listen to an interview about the band’s approaching new album, ‘The Healing,’ and much more.

By Group JamBase Sep 29, 2022 11:04 am PDT

Episode 143 of The JamBase Podcast, a lover of the Osiris Media Network, capabilities an interview with Ghost Light‘s Tom Hamilton and Raina Mullen. JamBase’s Scott Bernstein spoke to the guitarists/vocalists about the band’s new studio album, The Healing, which will be introduced on Oct 7.

The interview took place more than a movie phone soon soon after the pair finished filming the online video for The Healing’s title track. The LP marks the quintet’s 2nd album. Tom, Raina and bandmates keyboardist Holly Bowling and drummer Scotty Zwang recorded the observe-up to 2019’s Most effective Stored Secrets and techniques with former bassist Dan Africano. Africano left Ghost Light shortly just after the 8-monitor effort was recorded with Taylor Shell tapped as the band’s new bassist. Hamilton and Mullen discussed what Taylor brings to Ghost Mild both equally musically and personally as they shared their pleasure to have Shell aboard.

Talk then turned to the songwriting approach for The Healing. As the band’s main songwriters, the pair described the many stages every track went by from first idea to entirely blossomed studio observe. Tom and Raina would create out the arrangements and function out the intention of their material. Once the stack of tunes was big more than enough, they known as in their bandmates for sessions that spanned late past yr through early this yr held at Hamilton’s studio in Philadelphia.

Hamilton, who manufactured his The JamBase Podcast debut in 2018 for a “Quit My Day Job” section with Bowling, manufactured The Therapeutic and talked about what that function entailed. He pointed out the importance of keeping honest with his bandmates and the require to treatment extra about the track than them selves. The aim for Ghost Light is to make the greatest piece of artwork, so at occasions he requires to be a bullshit detector. He specified that goes for himself as properly.

The chat at some point moved on to Ghost Light’s stay show with the band about to commence touring in help of The Therapeutic. Mullen and Hamilton in-depth the clever way the quintet will make their setlists these times and how that approach has changed due to the fact the group first strike the highway. The pair also discussed why they have not played any handles so significantly this year, a craze they hope will go on.

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