If you don't listen, you're never gonna learn.
Publishing the lyric books, poetry or comics of other musicians I know. That's the thing I really want to break into!
I have no want or desire to solo. I'd rather create melodies and accompanying parts.
These days, all we hear about is that the industry is in trouble. Everybody is so scared, but our mission statement is having no fear.
The best music happens when you have a personal connection to it. That same philosophy can extend to the instrument you hold in your hands: if a guitar means something special, you're bound to do great things with it.
I love players like Thurston Moore. I mean, you can put notes down on a sheet of paper, and if you practice and get your chops up, you can play like an Eddie Van Halen or a Steve Vai. But nobody can do what Thurston Moore does; he's his own guy. He talks through his instrument in a language that's all his own.