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Born: 1987-10-28
Profession: Musician
Nation: American
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Some people focus more on sonics. Some people focus more on story. I focus on both sonics and story.

Tags: Both, Focus, Story

The idea of recognising your strengths and using them in as versatile a way as you can is cool to me.

Tags: Cool, Idea, Using

You just do what you can and you have as much fun as possible.

Tags: Fun, Possible

Some people focus more on sonics. Some people focus more on story. I focus on both sonics and story, but music sometimes, just music itself, can turn into more of a maths problem. I guess everything in life is a math problem, but it can be more about an empirical route to getting the symmetry that you want, and this vibe, sonically.

Tags: Focus, Life, Music

We all know we have a finite period of time. I just feel if I'm going to be alive, I want to be challenged - to be as immortal as possible. The path to that isn't an easy way, but it's a rewarding way.

Tags: Easy, Path, Time

I booked my first studio at like 12 or 13. Somewhere in that season of my life, singing along with the radio became me wanting to be on radio, you know.

Tags: Along, Life, Singing

I booked my first studio at like 12 or 13. Somewhere in that season of my life, singing along with the radio became me wanting to be on radio, you know. And writing Langston Hughes replica poems became me wanting to write like Stevie Wonder.

Tags: Life, Write, Writing

I feel like I was writing as I was learning to talk. Writing was always a go-to form of communication. And I knew I could sing from being in tune with the radio.

Tags: Learning, Talk, Writing

In art, at a certain level, there is no 'better than.' It's just about trying to operate for yourself on the most supreme level, artistically, that you can and hoping that people get it.

Tags: Art, Trying, Yourself

In art, at a certain level, there is no 'better than.' It's just about trying to operate for yourself on the most supreme level, artistically, that you can and hoping that people get it. Trusting that, just because of the way people are built and how interconnected we are, greatness will translate and symmetry will be recognised.

Tags: Art, Trying, Yourself

It's about the stories. If I write 14 stories that I love, then the next step is to get the environment of music around it to best envelop the story, and all kinds of sonic goodness - sonic goodies.

Tags: Best, Love, Music

My grandfather was smart and had a whole lot of pride. He didn't speak a terrible amount, but you could tell there was a ton on his mind - like a quiet acceptance of how life had turned out.

Tags: Life, Mind, Smart

The first four and a half years was me in the studio every day, writing songs for other people. I had jobs, too - eleven jobs. I worked at Kinko's, Fatburger, Subway - I was a sandwich artist - and I was a claims processor at Allstate Insurance.

Tags: Artist, Half, Writing

We were poor. But my mom never accepted that. She worked hard to become a residential contractor - got her master's with honors at the University of New Orleans. I used to go to every class with her. Her father was my paternal figure.

Tags: Father, Hard, Mom

Whenever I think about movies, I always look at that art process as having the best of a lot of worlds. Because if you watch a great film, you have a musical element to it, not just on the scoring, but in the way that the shots are edited - that has music and rhythm and time.

Tags: Great, Music, Time

There's just some magic in truth and honesty and openness.

Tags: Honesty, Magic, Truth

I don't have any secrets I need kept any more.

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I won't touch on risky, because that's subjective. People are just afraid of things too much. Afraid of things that don't necessarily merit fear.

Tags: Afraid, Fear, Touch

A friend of mine jokes that I have a painstaking royalty complex. Like maybe I was a duke in a past life.

Tags: Friend, Life, Past

As a lifestyle you always being the focal point is innately unhealthy.

Tags: Lifestyle, Point, Unhealthy

As a writer, as a creator, I'm giving you my experiences. But just take what I give you. You ain't got to pry beyond that.

Tags: Give, Giving, Writer

I don't ever want to be caught up in a system of thinking I can do one thing 'cos that's just... that's just telling yourself a lie.

Tags: Lie, Thinking, Yourself

I don't fear anybody... at all.

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I don't intend to stop making music.

Tags: Making, Music, Stop

I enjoy being involved in making the artwork for albums and stupid stuff like that.

Tags: Enjoy, Making, Stupid

I enjoy singing my songs in front of people.

Tags: Enjoy, Singing, Songs
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I enjoy singing my songs in front of people. I enjoy being involved in making the artwork for albums and stupid stuff like that.

Tags: Enjoy, Making, Stupid

I feel like I was writing as I was learning to talk. Writing was always a go to form of communication.

Tags: Learning, Talk, Writing

I like the anonymity that directors can have about their films.

Tags: Anonymity, Directors, Films

I make pop culture.

Tags: Culture, Pop

I might just write a novel next. I don't know!

Tags: Might, Next, Write

I play piano every day. I enjoy that.

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I'm about being the best.

Tags: Best

I'm extremely compassionate, loving, all of those warm fuzzy things, but the outer shell doesn't project that all the time.

Tags: Loving, Project, Time

I'm not a centerfold.

Tags: Career, Hope, Work

I've written some great things. That's a gift, but there's consequences. Yeah, you get this great work, but you suffer. You really, really suffer.

Tags: Gift, Great, Work

It's cool to be recognised by your peers.

Tags: Cool, Peers, Recognised

Of course awards matter.

Tags: Awards, Matter

People are just afraid of things too much. Afraid of things that don't necessarily merit fear.

Tags: Afraid, Fear, Merit