Nils Frahm Talks Differences Between His Studio and Stage mindsets

In this somewhat rare interview, Nils Frahm talks to The List about the differences between his studio and stage mindsets, learning to trust your instinct about when material is ready, and the varied boons and burdens of finding success as a musician. It’s also comforting to know that someone whose albums seem to teem with so many interconnected ideas doesn’t mind asking his friends for a little help sorting through them. “It was nice to rely on people who have watched all of this for ten years or more who would then totally read my mind and help me untangle all that stuff,” he says of last year’s stunning All Melody and the companion EPs that followed. See Nils at Big Ears 2019.

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Knoxville, TN · USA



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