Pop Hook Formula: Gear Talk With Gordi

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Sydney based songwriter Sophie Payten, AKA Gordi began receiving both national and international attention after playing independently across Sydney whilst at University . She has now gone from strength to strength which has culminated in the release of her brilliant debut record, Reservoir.

Reservoir was Recorded in bits and pieces in every corner of the world  yet the album feels endlessly inspired, as though injected with countless bursts of energy.

Enmore Audio spoke with Gordi about some of the gear that she uses, which includes the Korg Minilogue and King Korg as well as the KORG Volca Beats Drum Machine  and Teenage Engineering OP-1.

Reservoir is such a brilliant album. Incredibly diverse, sonically. Can you tell us about some of the gear or processes that you felt really shaped the record?

Thank you so much. It was tracked at many different times all over the world and all came together in one final week in Wisconsin. We went through every tracked part and made sure it had the character we wanted it to. We ran a lot of stuff through cassettes and re-recorded it

Read the full article here: by Nick Stillman

Check out Gordi’s upcoming tour dates here and listen to Reservoir  here.


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