A lot affects the outcome. It boils down to scheduling and the commitment of the network.
I don't take off as many days as most other producers and songwriters, so I'm working every single day, and I do songs every day. So it's just about finding time, scheduling, getting in and cutting the records. I make it happen and that's the name of the game. It's no excuses - you gotta figure it out.
Scheduling is always tough, no matter what the budget size is, and we had our own run-ins with that on 'Fading of the Cries.'
I don't think that scheduling is uncreative. I think that structure is required for creativity.
I have an unbelievable assistant who handles all of my scheduling! It's like a Tetris game.