On the Rhythm Changes Podcast, David Lavoie & Carson Tworow talk to me about their new album Urban Repurpose, a new development on their multi-year partnership previously known as Chill Evans.
This episode is sponsored by William Chernoff. Learn more about the July 2021 single “Don’t Miss Me (feat. Will Clements)” at williamchernoff.com.
DAVID LAVOIE & CARSON TWOROW
Rhythm Changes Podcast topics
photos: Marie Catafesta (still), Steph Townsend
- The connection to a store named Urban Repurpose at Park & Tilford in North Vancouver
- The roots of their collaboration as samplers and beatmakers in North Van
- What it’s like to work as a production team with another artist (Nina Soro, “Pennies for Christmas”)
- The music that Carson and David have released with other ensembles, like tourdefrance (Luke Fantom with Carson) and David Lavoie Quartet (featuring Brad Turner)
- Changing the name from Chill Evans to their own names, and why they decided to do so
- Collaborating across cities and Canadian provinces on Urban Repurpose
- Which tunes are Carson tunes and which are David tunes
- The instruments they each played on the album
- Working with Inner Ocean Records
- How do they title the tracks?
- A type of track title naming where you come up with a title from the first phrase that associates with a melodic fragment
- The business steps that happened as Carson and David went from finished product to release
- What they’re working on next
- Trying the Conversations with Tyler production function question
My top moment was the relatable very last sentence that David said to me before I wrapped up the interview. Stick around for that!