Traditionally Ian and I will upload new songs and then people join in. But I have no objection to others starting rhem
Yes, it would give us an opportunity to kick back a bit. I'm guessing that this is how Daniel Lanois and Major Lazer do it. Some tea drinking, reviewing, a browse of the newspapers while everyone else does the work.
Yes, similar to the Bowie/Eno/Visconti recording process:
Like that but mainly the tea drinking.
I'm a coffee drinker, but I'll try to sit back and let everyone else do the work as much as possible. :)