Insights into someone’s creative process are always enlightening. Plus they always demonstrate how messy things are at the outset, but they somehow gel into something incredible through some hard work, and even some compromises.

Noah Abrams makes that clear in this mini-documentary on Butch Walker and the making of his latest release Afraid of Ghosts. What makes this album different is that Walker relinquishes the producer’s chair to Americana superstar Ryan Adams. So, as Walker puts it, the producer gets produced.

CONTENT WARNING: strong language.