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“Then we were, like, ‘We need this in our lives,’ ” Larroquette adds.
Yaghmai: “For each new segment of a song, we’d essentially create a new band for it.”
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Jogger was born from this spirit of experimentation. They perfected the technological aspects of live mixing and guitar integration and began recording material. Larroquette’s meticulous attention to detail helped to create the frenzied beats driving the duo. “Sometimes I’ll even make the beats by programming everything one note at a time,” Larroquette says while pointing to notes on an imaginary musical scale in front of him.
It wasn’t until Yaghmai’s high school friend Daedelus gave them a nudge that they began to get serious. In early 2009 he invited them to put some tracks on Friends of Friends Vol. 1, a compilation of experimental digital sounds, then took them on an international tour. From those beginnings came This Great Pressure.
“They have been making this record (or some version of it) forever, and just needed someone to impose deadlines to force their completion,” Daedelus says.
Jogger isn’t just all over the musical map; the duo redraws it completely, delineating a new sound for a future L.A.
Daedelus sums it up best: “Kids should be growing up with these sounds.”
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