Stef Chura reissued her debut album ‘Messes’ not too long ago and now she’s back with news that she’ll be releasing a new 7” for Record Store Day: ‘Degrees’ with b-side ‘Sour Honey’.
Ahead of its release she’s shared ‘Degrees’, which was originally a track that was intended to be included on ‘Messes’. It’s also been produced by Will Toledo of Car Seat Headrest.
Stef spoke in detail about how she and Will came to work together: “I met Will Toledo in 2016 when we did some touring together with Car Seat Headrest. We chatted at the Empty Bottle in Chicago at our first show and he told me that he found my music on Tumblr via an article that compared us to each other. He invited us on a couple of tours that year before Messes was out and before we had a label or booking agent or release plans or any “stuff.”
She continued: “In May of 2017 we ran into each other again at the Empty Bottle. Will was mixing Twin Fantasy and came out to our gig there with the engineer he’d been working with. He invited us to the studio to check out the record the next day. When we stopped by Will had finished mixing early and asked us if we had anything going on recording-wise. I said I have a couple of songs that got cut from Messes I want to record for a 7-inch and he was like “Cool, wanna record them right now? I’ll play bass”.
Last month we caught up with Stef to talk all about ‘Messes’ and more. Read the full interview here.
Listen to ‘Degrees’ below.
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