The JamBase Podcast: Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters)

The JamBase Podcast: Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters)

The guitarist talks about his new solo perform, together with the not long ago unveiled solitary, “Prolonged Lengthy Calendar year,” and considerably a lot more.

By Staff JamBase Sep 1, 2022 9:48 am PDT

Episode 139 of The JamBase Podcast, a partner of the Osiris Media Community, capabilities an job interview with guitarist Chris Shiflett, who is a member of Foo Fighters. JamBase’s Andy Kahn spoke to Shiflett about his solo get the job done, which contains a freshly introduced single, “Long Very long Year,” and a great deal more.

Following previous episode’s job interview with Grateful Useless drummer Mickey Hart, Shiflett’s overall look would make it back-to-back episodes that includes Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame users as attendees on The JamBase Podcast. The interview with Shiflett primarily concentrated on his solo get the job done, especially his new solitary, “Long Very long Yr.” The keep track of was made by Vance Powell, who mixed and engineered Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio’s Ghosts Of The Forest solo album and mixed, engineered and co-developed Phish’s 2020 studio album, Sigma Oasis.

Shiflett stated entrusting Powell – who also labored with Chris Stapleton, Jack White and several some others – with putting jointly the team of musicians that have been aspect of the recording periods for “Long Prolonged Yr.” Becoming a member of Shiflett were ace gamers mandolinist/vocalist Sierra Hull, bassist Jack Lawrence (The Raconteurs, Jack White), drummer Julian Doro (Eagles of Dying Metallic, The Whigs), metal guitarist Luke Schneider (Margo Price tag, Orville Peck) and keyboardist Mike Webb (Will Hoge, Brandy Clark).

The classes had been held at Powell’s studio in Nashville, and Shiflett explained how Nashville affected the record. He in-depth some of his state-leaning influences, from legends like Waylon Jennings to his recent contemporary collaborator HARDY.

Shiflett talked about composing the one in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, even though not wanting to publish a COVID music exclusively. He talked about how the lockdown pressured him, like numerous of his fellow musicians, to grow to be greater at recording himself but also how the “Long Extensive Year” demo differed really considerably from its remaining arrangement.

Out of regard for Shiflett and his bandmates’ privacy, a quick sharing of condolences was the only mention of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins. Shiflett will be executing with Foo Fighters on Saturday in London at an all-star tribute live performance for Taylor Hawkins, who unfortunately handed away earlier this year.

The interview also touched on Shiflett’s strategies to difficulty a observe-up solitary, “Born & Raised” as effectively as a solo album recorded with diverse musicians, the standing of his podcast Strolling the Flooring and additional.

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