What was your first job, and how did it shape your life?
My First job was working at a Japanese restaurant called Tampopo in St.Paul. It was my freshmen year of college. It shaped my life because I knew I did not want to work in a restaurant.
What keeps you awake at night?
Knowing that there is still more work that I need to finish. There is never enough that you can do in a day. You sometimes just have to give in and go to sleep.
What books are currently on your bedside table?
On my beside table I have 1Q84 byHaruki Murakami and In the Blink of an Eye by Walter Murch. I don’t like to read much for leisure so they will probably be there for a while.
When do you feel most free?
Of course when I’m making music in my studio.
What was the last present you gave someone?
Last present I gave someone was a copy of my new project “Imperial Grade Project + “ that is releasing on Feb 16. I gave out somecopies out to close friends.
What was the last present you received?
Last present I received was a pour over coffee maker for Christmas.
What’s your view on money?
I’m a musician so that pretty much sums it up.
What is an extraordinary place you have recently traveled to?
I traveled to New Orleans last spring and it was really cool. The culture was very rich. My conclusion of New Orleans would be a Miami mixed with Las Vegas.