Last summer, I talked to Brass Bed's Jonny Campos about the addition-by-subtraction process that led to its then-new album, The Secret Will Keep You.
"We played the songs over and over. We played the songs at half-speed to make sure nothing was stepping on each others' toes. We pored over lyrics. We pored over backing vocals. We pored over every detail so that when we got to the studio, we could execute."