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Ex Hex perform in The Current studio

Ex Hex perform in The Current studio.
Ex Hex perform in The Current studio.Nate Ryan | MPR
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by Mac Wilson

April 12, 2019

Ex Hex - Cosmic Cave (Live on The Current)
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Ex Hex - Rainbow Shiner (Live on The Current)
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Ex Hex - Good Times (Live on The Current)
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Some artists can find recording an arduous task. Not so for Mary Timony of Ex Hex, reflecting on the recording process for the band's latest album, It's Real, released March 22 on Merge Records. "I had a blast making this record," Timony says. "I didn't go into it expect that at all, but personally I was having really crazy stuff in my life happen, so this record turned into the most joyful part of my life."

Ex Hex did a lot of experimentation on the record, such as isolating individual drum tracks or aspiring to the producing approach of John "Mutt" Lange. "Ultimately, it was a pretty fun process for me, personally," Timony says.

Now touring in support of the album, Ex Hex have a show Friday, April 12 at the Turf Club in St. Paul. Ahead of the show, Ex Hex — Timony, Betsy Wright, Laura Harris and David Christian — stopped at The Current for a session hosted by Mac Wilson.

Use the audio player above to listen to the complete session.

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Songs Performed

"Cosmic Cave"
"Rainbow Shiner"
"Good Times"
All songs from Ex Hex's 2019 album, It's Real, available on Merge Records.

Hosted by Mac Wilson
Produced by Derrick Stevens
Engineered by Michael DeMark
Visuals by Nate Ryan
Web feature by Luke Taylor

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