Listen to the song "White Liars"Typhoon's Hunger & Thirst opens with the lines "I've started a new beginning... suspiciously like the old one, only this time, I'm ready". Frontman Kyle Morton sings these lyrics with the wary bravery of someone staring down a familiar path, with full knowledge of its challenges and potential pitfalls. Fittingly, producer Paul Laxer recorded Hunger & Thirst in Morton and his bandmates' beloved Victorian rental house. At the time of the recording, the band’s lease was winding down; all 12 band members knew their time in the house was limited and that they were crafting an aural snapshot using room mics and dining rooms. The house has its footprints all over the record if you're listening for it. Spaciously framing Typhoon's lush orchestration, its wood floors perfectly warm Morton's dynamic vocals in a way that a traditional studio environment would be hard-pressed to pull off.
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