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Consider this Generationals' New Orleans record. But it's not really a "New Orleans" record. When Grant Widmer and Ted Joyner got off the road after touring for most of 2011 supporting Actor-Caster, they decided this time they would record in New Orleans.

"The weird thing is we always go somewhere else to make records," Widmer said. Both grew up in the city but since they have been making music as Generationals they have never used it as a place to record.

"Part of that has probably been to avoid all the distractions of being down here. We usually like to be somewhere else so we can just focus and work," Joyner explained. "This time we wanted to be home." They also decided to forego other aspects of their usual process. "On every other record, we've done most or all of the tracking in one studio," Joyner said. "But for these new songs we ended up taking all our mics and pre-amps and stuff and just going and recording wherever."

"Wherever" meant in different friends' kitchens or living rooms, basement apartments, or empty old houses. "The record ended up being made all over the city," Widmer said. "Instead of investing in a studio, we looked for whatever spaces we could get access to and figured out how to make something work. We did a lot vocals in my apartment on City Park, we tracked harmonies at a friend's shotgun in the Bywater. We used an empty house by the lake to get guitar sounds."

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