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The way I create music is maybe like a painting, to compose in a more visual way. Basically it’s the music that I want to…
The most important thing is that it’s much more fun to play in a band than to be in an audience in a club. That’s…
Mars is really different, into art. Lydia Lunch is more energy. James Chance is more commercial in a different way, in funk and jazz. They…
Because it’s dance music, you can’t really have a lot of changing in there. It’s really not for me because there’s too much repetition. I…
I still think that I’m playing instruments, not just pushing buttons and there it goes. It’s interactive and alive with the sound and the manipulation…
Actually, there was another band where we were three girls, around ’84 when I met John Zorn, called Sunset Chorus. It was just bass and…
With a rock band, you play the same things over and over and over.
So now I don’t have time to practice drums. It’s been five years since I’ve touched the drums.
Improvising things is always changing. A lot of momentum.
I really didn’t intend to be a musician when I left Japan.
I was playing in other rock bands. Any of those bands didn’t last long.
I’ve done some music for films and I really enjoy doing it.
Blood and death. That moves me.
Come to think of it, the way I play is like a drum machine- very mechanical.
Somebody gave me this drum machine and somebody else asked me to program something for a project. I really liked programming and I was really…
I always wanted to get out of Tokyo and in 1977, New York seemed like the most interesting place to visit. I didn’t intend to…
I got tired of different drum sounds so you buy different effects for more manipulation.
I’m interested in stories and the dark side of peoples’ minds.
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