"I believe in terms of feelings about music, music remains constant, fundamental to consciousness. I cannot imagine life without music!"
"The way we're using sound, noise and collage on this one feels like we're digging deeper into the roots of where we started." An interview with Califone.
"Ambient noises and strange sounds in general tend to filter in all on their own. We enjoy this."
"Anybody, with just a little money saved, can produce and record a quality album in their bedroom. This has lead to an extreme amount of crap, but it also has allowed other people with great ideas to realize them on their own without having to spend a ton of money."
"Music is expanding and fragmenting into all of these amazing things. It is scary and beautiful."
A quick look at New Flesh's album "Universally Dirty"
Ross Simonini interviews the percussion-heavy, experimental, psychedelic band that created God's Money
A quick look at the album "Beat Journey" by Dr. Who Dat
Recently, San Diego has become one of the country’s musical breeding grounds. Bands like Pinback, Castanets and GogoAirheart have surfaced, one after another, each with their own, unique voice, each representing an entirely different genre of music. Among the first of all these groups was Tristeza, an instrumental quintet (two guitarists, bassist, keyboards, drummer), who
Akron/Family has written some of the best songs of the current century. They have released two albums on Young God Records, both of which juxtapose musical sensibilities of the most diverse sort. To love them is to love music, not genres.