Current albums you like?
-U.N.K.L.E.: Psyence Fiction. On Psyence Fiction: "I really
think that the song "Rabbit in Your Headlights" that Thom Yorke sang on is one of the best songs I've heard in the past 5
years. It's a great song with a great melody."
-Nine Inch Nails: The Fragile. On The Fragile: "I think it's the best record
that came out last year."
Classic albums you like?
-Led Zeppelin: Physical Graffiti On Physical Graffiti: "There's
so many great songs on there that it goes to show you that they were just a band that couldn't be stopped. It definitely has
an eclectic sound."
-Pink Floyd: The Wall
-Pink Floyd: Animals
-Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life
-Funkadelic: America Eats Its Young
Soundtracks you like?
-Pennylane Music in Los Angeles
Your biggest musical influences?
-Tom Waits. On Tom Waits: "He's created
such an art at what he does. He doesn't even have to try anymore. He just goes up there and says something. I saw him recently
and he doesn't even have to say something funny, it just sounds funny or it just makes sense. Everything he does has a tinge
of humor and tragedy at the same time. You can tell he's been through so much in his life."
Best concert you ever saw?
-Tom Waits at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles in 1999
concert you ever saw?
-Rush at the Los Angeles Forum when I was 13 years old
Performance that stands out for you?
Square Garden, May 2000. That's the place to play. The whole day there was this whole energy of "We're playing Madison Square
Garden." Every great artist that has played in an arena has played there. It's a huge place and there's something [section
Moment in studio that stands out for you?
-I was tracking guitars and letting Billy tell me what to do.
He was being the producer and I was being the guitar player. I was thinking I was getting a take to pick from and he ended
up using all of them. The two songs that I play on, there's like 8
Musical equipment you like?
Yamaha A4000 sampler
Books you like?
-Friedrich Nietzsche: The Anti-Christ. On The Anti-Christ: "All
the things that he's saying about religion and how really it doesn't make sense, how it's totally anti-natural - it just makes
sense to me. You have to take religion with a grain of salt."
-Dr. Seuss: The Cat in the Hat
Bookstore you like?
Records and Books in Los Angeles
Magazines you like?
-The Shining. On The Shining: "There's not one flaw in that movie. It's shot perfectly and the music is the most
intense I've ever heard. The atmosphere, the lighting, the story - it's nuts, it's crazy, it's brilliant."
Movie director you like?
Actor you like?
Actress you like?
Current TV show you like?
TV show you like?
Talk show or host you like?
-Late Night with Conan O'Brien
with Bill Maher
Radio station you like?
-90.7 KPFK in Los Angeles
Artist you like?
Your favorite city?
A vacation spot you like?
-Lincoln Continental Town Car
A person you would like to meet?
that you like?
A new clothing company you like?
An old school
classic clothing company you like?
-Levi's -Hang Ten
Your favorite brand of sneakers?