The Sea and Cake Quotes
Over the years I've developed a home studio, and [songs I compose there] include electronics, mainly because I can't play drums. I've become interested in it sort of by accident, but as I got more into it, I began to fulfill more specific ideas about what I wanted to hear. But this latest record came out of my home studio, which involves synthesizers.
I think the thing is, and this is not to discredit electronic music, but a lot of those people aren't actually musicians, so another sort of music comes out of it. I think the way that rock bands that have, over the years, learned how to play, they use electronics differently.
We've always been interested in textures and sounds beyond the straight-up format. For me, the electronic stuff is just another tool, it's just like a guitar. The way you organize musical thoughts is similar, and there are still melodies and harmonies. It just sounds different, but the way it functions in a piece is just like anything elseóguitar chords, or whatever. Our goal has always been to integrate it.
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