” The music business is one of a few places where everything you’ve heard about it seems entirely cliche, but it’s true. “


” I think you can totally be a totally normal kid from the suburbs of Chicago and go off and play shows. It’s one of those things that when you go home, you’re still the nerd you were when you left, and your parents still get to yell at you about cleaning up your room, and your girlfriend still drags you to the pet store. “


” There’s no amount of money that makes you feel better when people think of you as a joke or a hack or a failure or ugly or stupid or morally empty. “


” There’s no first impressions anymore. You go to a job interview, and they’ll probably Google you. It’s a shame – people should play it a little closer to the chest as far as what information they release to the world. If I’m angry about something, I’m not going to take to my Twitter. “


” When you’re No. 1 or No. 300, you still get to play and write the songs. “


” Good music is good music, regardless of where it comes from. I think that’s a really important thing to carry with you. “


” When you’re a little kid, you just like music that makes you happy and is fun. As you get older, you reach college or your 20s and you decide that music should be challenging and all art should be smart. So you start to think it makes you like high art more to put down things you consider low art. I don’t even think things are low art. “


” Everyone wants to pretend like they sprang out of the ground with an Animal Collective record in their hands and a David Bowie haircut, and that’s just not the case. You discover these things gradually. “



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