What was the first concert you ever saw?
I think it was either Stray Cats in Paris, or Bruce Springsteen, the Born in the USA tour. It was the same year, but I can't remember which one was first.
What CDs are in your changer right now?
Well, right now, I've been listening mostly to my record, because I just finished mixing.
How many total albums do you own (CDs, vinyl, cassettes, 8-tracks)?
Do you download music, and if so, legally or illegally?
No, I never download music. I don't have the time.
What was the first album you owned?
The Beatles, The Blue Album (1967-1970).
What song would you like played at your funeral?
Actually, I don't want to hear music.
Musically speaking, what do you love that your friends don't know about? What's your favorite guilty pleasure?
I think all my friends know all the weird songs that I like. I have nothing that I hide.
What band or artist changed your life, and how?
I would say Sonic Youth and John Coltrane. Sonic Youth made classic garage rock modern, and John Coltrane, I guess, kind of the same thing; John Coltrane could bring a very classic jazz standard song and bring it to an end.
Figurative gun to your head, what is your favorite album of all time?
When I think about that, I'm thinking about something classic, not rock 'n' roll at all. I'm thinking about Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto Nos. 1 and 2, because I always come back to that kind of thing.