Angus & Julia Stone perform live in The Current studio

Angus & Julia Stone performing live in The Current studio.
Angus & Julia Stone performing live in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)
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Angus & Julia Stone In-studio
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  • Angus & Julia Stone In-studio 25:32
  • Angus & Julia Stone - A Heartbreak (Live on 89.3 The Current) 04:19
  • Angus & Julia Stone - Grizzly Bear (Live on 89.3 The Current) 04:04
  • Angus & Julia Stone - Heart Beats Slow (Live on 89.3 The Current) 04:51
Angus Stone performing live in The Current studio.
Angus Stone performing live in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)

A lot of groundbreaking acts are emerging from Down Under. Just in the last year, The Current has had several Australian acts come through the studio including Courtney Barnett, Chet Faker and most recently the Preatures. Add Angus & Julia Stone to that list, a brother-sister duo out of Sydney.

Julia Stone performing live in The Current studio.
Julia Stone performing live in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)

Touring in support of their third studio release as a brother-sister duo, Angus & Julia Stone stopped by The Current studio with a full band to record tracks off their self-titled album and to chat with host Bill DeVille before their sold out gig at the Cedar Cultural Center.

Angus Stone performing live in The Current studio.
Angus Stone performing live in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)

In the past, it wasn't uncommon for Angus and Julia to record individual albums at multiple studios. They took a much different approach to recording Angus & Julia Stone. This time around, they worked with world-renowned producer Rick Rubin at his Malibu studio Shangri-La. Rubin, who has worked with artists from Lana del Rey to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, has a secluded setup. "When you're there [at Rubin's studio Shangri-La] all that exists is the music," explains Julia.

Angus & Julia Stone performing live with a full band in The Current studio.
Angus & Julia Stone performing live with a full band in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)

Listen to the full in-studio to hear Angus and Julia chat more with host Bill DeVille about working with Rick Rubin, how they got into the business and yup, Australia's beloved Vegemite.

Multi-intrumentalist Jon Solo performing with Angus & Julia Stone live in The Current studio.
Multi-intrumentalist Jon Solo performing with Angus & Julia Stone live in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)

Songs Performed

Bassist Rob Calder performing live with Angus & Julia Stone in The Current studio.
Bassist Rob Calder performing live with Angus & Julia Stone in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)

"A Heartbreak"
"Grizzly Bear"
"Heart Beats Slow"

Guitarist Ben Edgar performing live with Angus & Julia Stone in The Current studio.
Guitarist Ben Edgar performing live with Angus & Julia Stone in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)

All songs off Angus & Julia Stone's self-titled third studio album, out now on Republic Records.

Angus & Julia Stone's touring drummer performing live in The Current studio.
Angus & Julia Stone's touring drummer performing live in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)

Hosted by Bill DeVille
Produced by Jade
Engineered by Mike DeMark
Web feature by Leah Garaas

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