“Let Us Die”
King Princess is the undertaking of Mikaela Strauss, a singer, songwriter, and producer from Brooklyn. She’s a platinum-selling artist, and he or she put out her second album in July, 2022. The final monitor on the album is the tune “Let Us Die.” Rolling Stone referred to as it “the banger of the yr.” On this episode, Mikaela breaks down the tune, together with two of her collaborators on it: co-producer and co-writer Ethan Gruska, and multi-Grammy profitable producer Mark Ronson. You’ll hear the unique voice memo that Mikaela recorded, and the demo she made with Ethan. And also you’ll hear the drums recorded by the late Taylor Hawkins, the legendary drummer of Foo Fighters and Alanis Morissette, who handed away earlier this yr
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Illustration by Carlos Lerma.
Mission Sound, Oliver Straus’ Studio
Shawn Everett (take heed to Shawn on the Fragrance Genius episode)
Reuben Cox, Outdated Fashion Guitar Store