On the Rhythm Changes Podcast, Chin Injeti takes a break in-studio to join me on the occasion of his new single “Golden (feat. Thieves Like Us)”.
Rhythm Changes Podcast topics
photo by Shane Gallagher
- Chin’s favourite singer in the world and some other favourite performers
- His favourite tracks on Songs in the Key of Life by Stevie Wonder
- What makes a great bassline (keep the time, respect the space of the arrangement)
- The instrumentation of “Golden” and where Chin was when writing it
- What makes a great musical partner (for Chin, DJ Khalil)
- Chin’s 2015 TedX Vancouver talk
- Spending the early-2020 pandemic months with family
- Creating constantly without much variance
- Chin’s popularity among my producer friends and how they want to see his process
- Turning off analytical thinking and focusing on the feelings: “write drunk, edit sober”, living in the moment
- Working with Teon Gibbs and Iamtheliving
- The origin of the artist name Thieves Like Us with Brian West, aka Sweet Westy
- What people are paying for when they hire producers: it’s like hiring a stylist
- How Chin has shifted away from thinking about genres and crossovers but thinks it’s still worthwhile for the media to categorize music
- I try the Patrick O’Shaughnessy question
My top moment was when Chin answered whether or not he thinks he’s an old soul. Stick around for that!
Find our guest on Instagram @chinstogram.