” The advice I like to give to drummers is that there’s no right or wrong way of playing the drums. I think the drumming community can be very antiquated and very stuck in the past of, like, this Neil Peart style, technical Guitar Center drum video kind of approach. That you need to have played for 15 years before you ever do anything worthwhile. “


” Just really be yourself, and if being yourself means you play two snare drums and nothing else, then play two snare drums and nothing else! Really figure out who you are and how you want your drums to feel because it’s a very emotional instrument. “


” Don’t get too caught up in the typical ideas of what makes a good drummer. Those things are sort of unattainable, and they’re not always creatively your most useful things to know. “


” You can ride your bike to anywhere in Portland if you want to. I think there was a charming underdog mentality when I first moved here in the late ’80s that is definitely gone. People acted more like underdogs, dressed more like underdogs. “


” You don’t hear it on the radio. There’s something about the voices in Sleater-Kinney that’s a little too challenging to ever be on the inside. “



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