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Miss Tiny is the product of a friendship between co-conspirators producer/guitarist Dan Carey and vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Benjamin Romans-Hopcraft (Childhood, Warmduscher).
Having spent the best part of a decade orchestrating haphazard jam-sessions, Carey and Romans-Hopcraft would eventually go on to discover a fundamental principle of their own: “We called it anti-recording,” offers Carey. “Only doing it for the pleasure of doing it”. When fully committing to this practice, the music meticulously followed two courses; refine, or degrade. Perfect the moment, or let it go. The irony of a seminal producer and critically revered musician banding together out of mutual distaste for recording is not one that’s lost on the two best mates.
Produced and recorded at Carey’s ‘Speedy Wunderground’ studio in Streatham, ‘The Sound’ is the first offering from a soon-to-be-announced longer project, on which Miss Tiny have truly begun to find their voice: “The song is based around feelings of inner-city claustrophobia… There’s a certain tone to it all that feels like noise, which I feel like you can either hate or decide to enjoy as a means of running away from your own thoughts.”
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