“If you start off with a certain beat and a certain sound on the guitar, it’s gonna put you on a certain road. And when you go down that road, you can discover things.”

• February 21, 2020 • Leave a Comment

“I love melody. I was very lucky to meet Angelo [Badalamenti]. In movies, there is music that is not melodious, but it’s setting a mood and a very special feel. And then there’s music that has a melody that can tear your heart out, and Angelo can do both of those things.”

• January 17, 2020 • Leave a Comment

“Music deals with abstractions and, like film, it involves time.”

• November 22, 2019 • Leave a Comment

“Depending on how things have been going [in the episode] certain songs feel correct”

• October 18, 2019 • Leave a Comment

“It’s not just words or music -it’s a whole range of elements coming together and making something that didn’t exist before. It’s telling stories.”

• September 20, 2019 • Leave a Comment

“I think that in every instance of every sound, there are 760 million sounds that are wrong and there are 34 sounds that are correct. And of the 34, 27 of them are very similar. But 7 of the 34 are completely weird… but they still work.”

• June 21, 2019 • Leave a Comment

“It’s so beautiful, it’s a magical thing this world of music.”

• May 17, 2019 • Leave a Comment

“I like ’50s tape-loop slap and I love reverb. I like basically the sound of an electric guitar. That is one of the most thrilling things ever invented.”

• April 19, 2019 • Leave a Comment

“I love the blues, I love the sophisticated simplicity of it”

• March 22, 2019 • Leave a Comment

“A great melody flows in such a way that you are almost anticipating the next note with such yearning that you can hardly wait.”

• February 22, 2019 • Leave a Comment

“For a song to be a great, there’s two things: It’s the song and the way it’s sung. It’s the story and the way the story is told.”

• January 18, 2019 • Leave a Comment

“TEN is the number of completion”

• January 13, 2019 • Leave a Comment

“Imagine you’re a chicken with your head cut off running around with 1,000 bennies shoved down your throat.”

• November 16, 2018 • 1 Comment

“The Stars Turn and a Time Presents Itself”

• October 29, 2018 • Leave a Comment

“Music as background to me becomes like a mosquito, an insect. In the studio we have big speakers, and to me that’s the way music should be listened to. When I listen to music, I want to just listen to music.”

• October 19, 2018 • Leave a Comment

“This thing of working in a band, when you’re all cooking together, there’s a euphoria that’s hard to find in other worlds.”

• September 21, 2018 • Leave a Comment

“I’ll need music from you, and it’s got to tear the hearts out of people.”

• June 22, 2018 • Leave a Comment

A Deep Dream, Somehow Captured…

• June 14, 2018 • Leave a Comment

“I can’t listen to music and do other things. I hate it. Music as background to me becomes like a mosquito, an insect.”

• May 18, 2018 • Leave a Comment

“If you start off with a certain beat and a certain sound on the guitar, it’s gonna put you on a certain road. And when you go down that road, you can discover things. This is how it starts.”

• April 20, 2018 • Leave a Comment