Whenever they finished a mix of a song, they would pile into their producer Francois Tetaz‘s car and go on a late night drive down a stretch of a Melbourne freeway and listen to the freshly minted mix.
This wasn’t for self-congratulatory purposes, more as a way of making one final check.
“That thing when you’re traveling and listening to music, unless it makes you sort of reinterpret and re-imagine your surroundings, it’s not quite working,” frontman Cameron Bird explained to triple j in 2011.
For a different take on their music, they also demonstrate the ability to re-imagine things more acoustically:
I would file this album somewhere between Talking Heads and Hot Chips.