When I think about it, I’m pretty sure I was much younger. I got inspired by Don Henley. It really moved me more than the songs we had to sing in school. A few years later I heard the song “Today” by Smashing Pumpkins, and it affected me in a huge way. I,
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I had heard about Arcosanti while I was in architectural school. It’s an architectural landmark. It’s this urban desert laboratory that was built in the 1970s, based on Paolo Soieri’s design to learn alternatives to urban sprawl. We were driving,
Yes. This was clearly not a normal or ideal situation for making a record, but it did create interesting ideas. Also, it forced us to be disciplined. This record took 2 and a half years to make, but I think it may have actually taken longer,
We never really make conscious decisions when it comes to writing, and we feel we can make musical sounds from almost anything. There are so many wires, sound effects, and machines so the original sounds always changes in the end,
I have known Jim over the years. I know his manager, who happens to be a huge Luna fan. We had lunch one day, and afterwards he wanted me to listen to some of Jim’s solos stuff. I really enjoyed. I think the whole thing was orchestrated. Afterwards,
Robert Hampson from the band Loop was kind enough to share his thoughts on coming back to the music after so many years away, as well as insights into his post-Loop solo-project Main, and his work with Godflesh,
Bill and I had been friends and made music together off and on for years. We’d been talking about taking our love of noise and musique concrete and channeling that skillset into a project that also satisfied our love of rap. When Daveed,
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