Filter magazine spoke with Ry Cuming in a Q&A, asking the singer songwriter about transitioning from surfing to music, when he began making his own music, the experience of recording an album, his decision to record in an eco friendly studio and how live performances differ from the album. “I wanted to record it live, with a bunch of people I really trusted musically and a producer I could collaborate with,” Cuming said of the album recording process. “I guess for me it was really important to bring it back to making music the way the people I really respect in music have made it. There seems to be a lot of over-produced stuff out there in a lot of the industry and really the songs are king. If there are real songs with stories, you need to support that with great playing and ideas.” Read more.