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Coryell, Auger, Sample Trio

In July of 2007, while doing a gig with Julian's father Larry Coryell, Karma and Julian were introduced minutes before walking onstage together. It was quite a special evening and a strong connection was made. After the show they spoke about doing something together and Nick's name was brought up. In early August they all got together for the first time and wrote an album in four hours.

After a day of getting sounds, CAST! went into Julian's studio in Venice and spent three days cutting the album. The strategy was simple: Play down the list, get lunch, do it again. No headphones were used in the making of the record. Just three guys in a room playing. “We basically recorded a live album in the studio. We gave ourselves an opportunity which is so rare in today's clinical approach to recording, we just played.”

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