I think for me, I had a long-standing desire to orchestrate the sunrise, and never came up with the right thing on piano. So at a certain moment, I had the revelation that the whole thing would be electronic, not traditional acoustic.
When I finally bought one, the Buchla was my only piece of furniture. I lived with that thing. It was my boyfriend! I thought there was something wrong with me, because I was in love with a machine
My first album was called Seven Waves, and was directly inspired by the ocean, and the ocean has been a leitmotif in my music. Nature was my inspiration even in NYC, because I needed that balance - I would travel out to nature. I loved the big city, I loved the energy, but I needed the balance.
There's something to be said about all music being some translation of our languaging, our way of communicating. It's a language. This is a new language.
When I first tried to get a record deal for my original music, labels didn’t understand what these instruments were meant to be doing
My big problem is that I don't promote my electronic music very much because it makes my 'normal' fans angry!
When I have a lot of work to do my life is very distracted, so for me to concentrate on music I need to create a structure where I can focus better.
My studio is right on the ocean, and the sun rises right in my eyes every morning, and the energy of the sea is right there.
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