»Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is THE BEST.«

»A composer’s job involves the decoration of fragments of time. Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.«

»A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.«

»Modern music is people who can’t think signing artists who can’t write songs to make records for people who can’t hear.«

»The whole music business in the United States is based on numbers, based on unit sales and not on quality. It’s not based on beauty, it’s based on hype and it’s based on cocaine. It’s based on giving presents of large packages of dollars to play records on the air.«

»We play the new free music, music as the absolutely free, unencumbered by American cultural suppression.«

»I write the music I like. If other people like it, fine, they can go buy the albums. And if they don’t like it, there’s always Michael Jackson for them to listen to.«

»Music is the most physically inspiring of all the arts.«

»Anything can be music.«

»All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff.«

»Most people wouldn’t know music if it came up and bit them on the ass.«

»Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.«