"I WAS REALLY EXCITED BEFORE GOING! THIS WAS GOING TO BE MY SECOND ISOLATION IN TICUMAN, AND THE SECOND TIME WE HELD AN ISOLATION IN A REPEATED LOCATION. THE TRUE TEST TO SEE HOW ENVIRONMENTS AND SPACES AFFECT THE MOOD OF THE MUSIC!" - Michael
"I WAS REALLY EXCITED TO HAVE PEOPLE BACK IN TICUMAN. I WAS EAGER TO EXPLORE HOW THE SAME SETTING WITH DIFFERENT PEOPLE WOULD CREATE DIFFERENT MUSIC." - Diego
"Jp AND Alex TURNED OUT TO BE AMAZING PEOPLE AND I QUICKLY BECAME COMFORTABLE AROUND THEM. Michael HAS BEEN A FRIEND FOR A LONG TIME NOW, AND HE HELPED TO MAKE THE ATMOSPHERE EVEN CHILLER." - Diego
"THE LAST NIGHT, WE LISTENED TO THE WHOLE RECORD." - Diego
"WE ALSO SPOKE ABOUT THE FOLLOWING STEPS FOR Hummingbird Tapes. Alex HAD EXCELLENT IDEAS ON HOW TO DEVELOP THE PROJECT." - Diego
"IT IS FUN TO HAVE NEW PEOPLE." - Diego
"NEW PEOPLE BRING FRESH PERSPECTIVES AND THEY CAN HELP THIS GROW MORE AND MORE!" - Diego
"I FEEL VERY THANKFUL TO EVERYONE FOR TREATING MY HOUSE WITH RESPECT. I’M ALSO RELIEVED BECAUSE, AS FAR AS I CAN TELL, EVERYONE HAD A GOOD TIME. I’M ALSO GRATEFUL FOR THE NEW FRIENDSHIPS AND THE COOL MUSIC WE ALL MADE." - Diego
"IN TRUTH, I'M JUST REALLY REALLY EXCITED THAT THE Hummingbird Tapes FAMILY IS GROWING. I'M TRULY MOTIVATED TO GROW THIS PROJECT EVEN FURTHER. I CAN'T WAIT TO MEET AND CONNECT WITH MANY MORE MUSICIANS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD." - Diego
"ON THE LAST DAY WE RECORDED ALL THE FINAL VOCALS." - Diego
"Jp SANG ALL THE LEAD VOCALS. THE REST OF US SANG THE CHORUS VOCALS." - Diego
"THE MAIN VOCALS WERE RECORDED WITH TWO OVERDUBS TO THICKEN THEM. WE RECORDED THE CHORUS TYPE VOCALS AS A GROUP TO GIVE THEM A SENSE OF SPACE." - Diego
"THE CHORDS TO, 'Sing It Your Way', WERE MY FAVOURITE CONTRIBUTION TO THE ISOLATION BECAUSE IT JUST BURST OUT OF ME." Diego
"MY FAVOURITE CONTRIBUTION AS A PRODUCER WAS BOUNCING PART OF THE FIRST TRACK 'No Quiero Mas', CHOPPING IT UP AND MAKING A BREAK SECTION FOR THE TRACK!" - Michael
"WE'RE ALL HAPPY WITH WHAT CAME OUT OF THIS ISOLATION." - Diego
"THERE WAS A REAL CONNECTION BETWEEN EVERYONE. WE HAD GREAT FOOD, DRINKS, UNO AND TIME TO CREATE WHATEVER WE WANTED. I WAS COMFORTABLE VERY FAST DURING THE EXPERIENCE." - Alex
"I'M HAPPY EVERYONE WENT WITH THE FLOW." - Diego
"WE MADE THE FIRST HT SONGS IN SPANISH!" - Diego
"IT WAS A BEAUTIFUL CHALLENGE!" - Michael
"WE CLOSED THE ISOLATION WITH MORE UNO GAMES. THE ONLY GAME WE HAD PLAYED THE ENTIRE ISOLATION!" - Diego
"I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO BE ABLE TO DO ONE OF MY OWN ISOLATIONS UNDER THE NAME OF Hummingbird Tapes. I HAVE SOME PLACES AND MUSICIANS I WOULD LOVE TO BRING INTO THE PROJECT." - Alex
"MAKING MUSIC IS INCREDIBLY SATISFYING, AND I'M SO GRATEFUL TO HAVE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE IT ALONGSIDE Alex AND Jp FOR THE FIRST TIME, AND Diego AGAIN! THANKFUL TO Diego FOR BEING A GREAT HOST. IT ALWAYS DEEPENS FRIENDSHIPS WHEN WE MAKE SOMETHING WITH THEM. LASTLY, I'M ECSTATIC THE Hummingbird Tapes FAMILY IS GROWING! CONNECTING PEOPLE THROUGH MUSIC!" - Michael
This was Alex's first Isolation. He has been active with his band Never Seen Autumn. Their first release, Spring/Primavera EP was released in the summer of 2018 as a result of a successful Kickstarter campaign. Furthermore, they recently released a single, "Juno" in May of 2019. Alex also funded and runs Filmiq, a company dedicated to creating digital media.
Since his last Isolation, Fever, Diego launched his solo production project, Vazlá. Through this project, Diego has explored many new sounds in the realm of electro-folk and psychedelic cumbia. Diego also released a double single with Mind Debris, titled Endless. Finally, Diego graduated from Berklee College of Music with the highest honours.
This was JP's first Isolation. He has been active with his band Never Seen Autumn. Their first release, Spring/Primavera EP was released in the summer of 2018 as a result of a successful Kickstarter campaign. Furthermore, they recently released a single, "Juno" in May of 2019. JP also studies architecture at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.
Michael's last Isolation was Fever. Since then he has been exploring orchestral music, synthesis, and performance with his folk trio. He released a double single with his band Mind Debris, titled Endless. He has been working as a producer with Sad Boi artist, Madison Duffy. Lastly, he graduated from Berklee College of Music with honours.