When you get a groove going, time flies.
I took some lessons as a kid but trained myself by ear. I did it the way jazz musicians used to learn years ago, which is to play records and slow them down to figure out the notes. At first I tried to imitate Red Garland, who was my favorite jazz pianist.
Anthemic rock music is inherently fascist - anything intended to move huge masses of people is politically offensive to me.
I have a critical nature, in the sense that when I look at something I often look for the flaws.
Popularity has everything to do with business and nothing to do with music.