“Even if I have a really restrictive structure in my compositions, I always have some kind of freedom inside. Even if I don’t have improvisation in the composition, I am thinking like an improviser.”
"The music collected on this album is more than just a document of something that happened: it’s a celebration of the vitality and variety of musical performance today."
"If there wasn’t a regional folk tradition for me to tie my musical identity to, then fine — I was going to invent my own."
“I’m not saying that music is the notes of the piano, and philosophy is just the words. There is philosophy in the notes of the piano, and there is music in the words.”
“I really like to explore different sonorities — different sounds that can be used with electronics and acoustic instruments — trying to get some form of middle ground between the two.”
“It was completely about 'let’s play how we feel', that’s what it was all about — communicating with each other, expressing our emotions to an audience — beyond that, it didn’t really matter what it sounded like.”
“I’m just trying to make the most sonically sensuous, magic sound-stuff-thing that I can.”
“My favourite feeling to make someone feel is confusion, particularly when they’re seeing or experiencing something… especially something they’ve paid for.”
"When you’re always made to feel like an outsider, you start thinking 'well, fuck you, I’ll go and do my own thing'.”