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Well, we didn’t have our original drummer on our last record. And most of that album was not played as a band in the studio.…
Well, I’m pretty domestic actually. I walk my dog. I go grocery shopping. I hang out with friends. I’m pretty normal, whatever normal is, on…
The band set up in January and just started rehearsing. If there was a song, we’d just rehearse it as a band, and it would…
You know, it’s going to be a really long tour, and well, I guess I’ll see what happens with A Perfect Circle, ’cause they do…
So there was something of a learning curve with doing your own thing and people seeing you outside of the band. I mean, people have…
No, I’ve heard over the years that it’s nice for them to see somebody who’s like, you know, a well-known successful musician who’s Asian. I’ve…
It’s much easier to work on other people’s music and play in other people’s bands as a guitar player instead of being the main songwriter…
It’s hard enough to make a good song and a good recording of that song. But to try to tailor it to some outside force…
If you put all the songs together that I’ve written on band records, and put it up next to my solo record, there’s definitely a…
I think if you’re able to make the music you want and you can do it in the right kind of context, you don’t have…
I play and I’ve played in heavy bands, but when I write for myself, I don’t particularly feel like writing huge rock riffs. It just…
I mean I like pop music, and I like heavy music and, stuff that I like… the band I’ve signed on to our label right…
And they kind of left to find a guitar player at the very end, so you know, I don’t really take it as any slight…
After 12 intense years of rock music, I was happy to get away from making a record and going out on a tour. When I…
It’s not like that often, I mean, I suppose out of a ratio of 10 fans maybe like 1 or 2 of ’em might be…
Yeah, I’m sure there are stereotypes of Asian people.
Well, I always hope that I’m a role model.
We have a partnership deal with New Line Records, which is part of New Line Cinema, and… I worked on that.
I started a recording studio. I started producing people and doing remixes.
I live most of the time in New York now. I have an apartment there.
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