Relix magazine featured Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats on the cover of the October-November 2018 publication, with an interview by Matt Inman. Rateliff discussed the band’s origins and where it’s headed, as well as the challenge of moving on after a breakout hit album.
“Following a breakout is never easy, though, and for round two, Rateliff wanted to take a new approach. After writing and recording most of the first album by himself with Swift and drummer Patrick Meese, Rateliff arranged for The Night Sweats—which gradually coalesced over many months of touring into their current lineup of Rateliff, Meese, bassist Pope, guitarist Luke Mossman, keyboardist Mark Shusterman, saxophonists Jeff Dazey and Andreas Wild, and trumpeter Scott Frock—to gather in an adobe house in New Mexico for an extended writing and demo-recording session.
‘It was something I always wanted to do, and I wanted to do it as a band since we changed so much,’ Rateliff says. ‘I trust those guys a lot more now that we’ve been a band for a while, and I wanted to be able to have their input and to bounce shit off of them.'”
Read the full article at Relix.com.