I'm struck by the insidious, computerdriven tendency to take things out of the domain of muscular activity and put them into the domain of mental activity.
I'm struck by the insidious, computer-driven tendency to take things out of the domain of muscular activity and put them into the domain of mental activity. The transfer is not paying off. Sure, muscles are unreliable, but they represent several million years of accumulated finesse.
Avant-garde music is sort of research music. You're glad someone's done it but you don't necessarily want to listen to it.
I see TV as a picture medium rather than a narrative medium.
Honor your mistake as a hidden intention.
I have a definite talent for convincing people to try something new. I am a good salesman. When I'm on form, I can sell anything.
I have lived in countries that were coming out of conflict: Ireland, South Africa, the Czech republic. People there are overflowing with energy.
I'm very good with technology, I always have been, and with machines in general. They seem not threatening like other people find them, but a source of fun and amusement.
In the 1960s, people were trying to get away from the pop song format. Tracks were getting longer, or much, much shorter.
People assume that the meaning of a song is vested in the lyrics. To me, that has never been the case. There are very few songs that I can think of where I remember the words.
Try to make things that can become better in other people's minds than they were in yours.
Ideas worth questioning: 'Being an artist is a job for life.
At the beginning of the 20th century, the ambition of the great painters was to make paintings that were like music, which was then considered as the noblest art.
I had wanted a tape recorder since I was tiny. I thought it was a magic thing. I never got one until just before I went to art school.
If you don't call it art, you're likely to get a better result.