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Stephen Malkmus - Quotes

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I'm not sure if you can blame everything on the American way of life, but the United States are big. So, if you have a lot of people there, the percentage of stupid people is bound to be higher. ---->>>

A good voice isn't so important. It's more important to sound really unique. ---->>>

I like that band Get Hustle. They're cool live. I haven't heard their records, though. ---->>>

The lyrics are different from Nick Cave songs and lyrics. His songs are very narrative. ---->>>

If a voice is just too nice, without an edge, it kinda all flows by. You forget it. You don't listen to the lyrics. ---->>>

We're not on a desperate mission to write chart compatible stuff. ---->>>

I don't even think my voice is really good. ---->>>

We always did our own mixing. ---->>>

We were delighted to have Nigel as a producer. The only problem is that Nigel is so famous that he seems to dominate most interviews without being there. ---->>>

I think the focus of the media changes. At the moment the more electronic stuff like trip-hop was the flavor of the month, just a little while ago. It all depends on the angle, from which point of view you see it. ---->>>

Almost every band has somebody who's the main songwriter and who has a vision, a very clear idea of how a song should be. ---->>>

I really do think everybody can sing. ---->>>

But, then again, I wouldn't call myself an indie-rock supporter even if there are some really good bands out there and there will always be some real good new bands. ---->>>

We're probably a couple of freaks who've created their own little universe, are living in our own little world and that's the only place where we can survive. ---->>>

There's no point that an album should sound like a watered down version of another album. ---->>>

Well, yeah, I sang to some songs on the radio or in the shower. ---->>>

Lou Reed is something like a personal favorite of mine, but you could always put me into that drawer of singers who can't really sing, who speak their songs. ---->>>

If you want to be negative about the whole thing you can say all guitar bands after the Beatles were just a waste of time because the Beatles were the best. I think it's far better to give new records a try. ---->>>

I guess the majority of people who want to ban certain musicians are the ones who are so proud of everything America stands for. ---->>>

I never decided to start singing, to be a singer. ---->>>

I'm more into describing a scenario and I move around in that scenario. ---->>>

What producers did was mostly recording in the studio, so it never changed our sound just that much. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-30, 1966
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Occupation: Musician

Stephen Joseph Malkmus (born May 30, 1966) is an American musician best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the indie rock band Pavement. He currently performs with Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks.(wikipedia)