In October, Calvin Valentine dropped Eugene, a 10-track ode to his hometown in Oregon. Now, the rising star debuts Making of Eugene, a mini documentary to go with the newly-released vinyl version of the project.
Directed by Tim Slew of Soundlapse, Making takes fans behind the scenes, offering a glimpse into the challenges Calvin faced while making his latest effort in his new home in Los Angeles.
My album "Eugene" is out now on vinyl in select record stores world wide and online at @fatbeats . Thank you to everyone who's been supporting! Artwork and Layout by @bakedlab #bongmayer #eugene #eyrst #fatbeats Head over to @okayplayer they premiered "The Making of Eugene" documentary shot by @timslew and announced the release. ????
“I got caught up in my own mind,” he says at one point. “I started thinking too heavily about the songs, nitpicking them, hating them, and loving them. I was going back and forth too much.”
With the help of new friends, collaborators, and ideas, Valentine was able to finalize his work on Eugene. See how he overcame those hurdles in the doc below.