Josh Klinghoffer Quotes.
Since I was a teenager, I wanted to be in a band with my mates: my pure image of a band.
Life seems terrible and disappointing, so you need to find something you need to make you stick around. Music that makes me happiest is the saddest music, with the most emotional feel.
I always like to say that the music I’d like to make is somewhere between Pan Sonic and Scott Walker. But I don’t sing anything like Scott Walker.
Since I was a teenager, I wanted to be in a band with my mates, my pure image of a band.
Dot Hacker, to me, sounds like a collection of all my tastes. I hear four people trying to fill up as much space as they can.
The only thing I’ve ever wanted to do is really make people happy, offer some sort of positivity with music that I’ve written. The Chili Peppers do that for people. They’re already established. I still want something that came out of me, and out of my heart.
I like really sparse electronics, lush arrangements, and interesting chord structures.
I just like playing music and doing it with people that I care about. It doesn’t really matter where. It’s like, ‘Why don’t we just play piano in a small bar? Why do we want to make an arena full of people happy?’
The Chili Peppers have a real strict two-week on/two-week off policy – aside from me, everybody has families.