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I have a record company starting.
by Adam Jones

I have a record company starting.
It's called Flesh Records and I'm putting together music for porno movies.
- Adam Jones

I listen to Helmet - and I love Helmet,
they're a great band - but every song sounds the same.
- Adam Jones

But if you want to be in a band and write music,
then you should just be in a band and write music.
- Adam Jones

I'm not into solos, I'm into lyrics.
- Adam Jones

 

We're more into expressing ourselves than making radio hits.
- Adam Jones

I personally don't like to use as many effects because when you play live,
something always goes wrong.
- Adam Jones

All the art for Tool is done by the me and the band.
- Adam Jones

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I mean, Tool has a style, but we try to make all our
songs sound different from each other.
- Adam Jones

I'm not a good guitar player.
- Adam Jones

As far as the grunge thing, there are three bands from
Seattle that I would call true grunge.
- Adam Jones

Doing the stereotypical solo bores me.
- Adam Jones

That's the thing I like about my sound.
It's real raw and very unsafe compared to a solid state kind of sound.
- Adam Jones

I've never worried about how long the song is.
- Adam Jones

I've always dabbled on guitar, but never took lessons.
- Adam Jones

We could have gone with much bigger labels and more money,
but we wanted to go with a company that is LA based,
all in the same building, and really understands what the artists want.
- Adam Jones

Many of the songs on Undertow were written at the time Opiate came out.
- Adam Jones

I haven't listened to much music lately;
I've been out of it.
- Adam Jones

I'm a bass player from way back and Paul is a guitar
player and we've been in many bands.
- Adam Jones

That's what I love about our music -
it'll never be a hit because you can't dance to it.
- Adam Jones

I seriously do not think Nirvana is grunge.
- Adam Jones

Different people get different things out of the images.
It doesn't matter what it's about, all that matters
is how it makes you feel.
- Adam Jones

We have meetings with our record label to tell them how to market us.
- Adam Jones

I'm not a geek about equipment, I just know what I like.
- Adam Jones

I think people like Steve Vai are so boring.
- Adam Jones

We wanted to take as much time and effort making the
video as we did the song.
- Adam Jones

I'm my own worst critic and I think everyone in the band is a perfectionist.
- Adam Jones

I use Gibson guitars; I prefer the Les Paul custom.
- Adam Jones

My approach is to be part of a band that makes music,
not hit songs.
- Adam Jones

I think putting labels on people is just an easy way
of marketing something you don't understand.
- Adam Jones

With four perfectionists in the band,
we have a hard time reaching perfection.
- Adam Jones

If you become addicted and a junkie,
well,
that's your fault.
- Adam Jones

If I play anything that sounds like a solo,
it's gonna sound like a lyric.
- Adam Jones

I played violin and got into that Suzuki program in the second grade.
- Adam Jones

When we played with the Rollins Band,
we'd keep songs going until we felt like ending it.
- Adam Jones

The Melvins are grunge.
- Adam Jones

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Never mind what others do;
do better than yourself,
beat your own record from day to day,
and you are a success.
- William J. H. Boetcker

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Love is patient, love is kind.
It does not envy, it does not boast,
It is not proud. It does not dishonor others,
It is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered,
It keeps no record of wrongs.
Love does not delight in evil
but rejoices with the truth.
It always protects, always trusts,
always hopes, always perseveres.
Love never fails.
- Corinthians 13:4-8 (NIV)

Anthropology demands the open-mindedness
with which one must look and listen,
record in astonishment
and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
- Margaret Mead

Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few.
It's equally humbling and uplifting.
- Michael Stipe

You ask me if I keep a notebook
to record my great ideas.
I've only ever had one.
- Albert Einstein

Art is the desire of a man to express himself,
to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
- Amy Lowell

History will have to record that the greatest tragedy
of this period of social transition
was not the strident clamor of the bad people,
but the appalling silence of the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Though, since the first record, I've dramatically changed
my expectations for our records.
- Daniel Johns

I think the theme of the album probably was just that it was our first record.
- Ann Wilson

I'd forgotten what it was like to play music and have
it be fun so I decided to stop.
I wasn't even sure if I was going to make a new record,
I was just kinda quitting.
- Evan Dando

This record is probably as easy as anything I've ever done.
- Chris LeDoux

It became a question of do I want to be on a label
where it could take three years to put out a record
instead of putting out three records over the same
period of time on my own.
- Matthew Sweet

I've written more songs for this record than I ever
have in the past so I'm trying to give it a lot of
special attention to be sure my ideas really get translated right.
- Suzy Bogguss

I'm half Jewish, I'm half black, I look in-between.
I dress funny.
I play all these different styles of music on one record.
It's like, What is he doing?
- Lenny Kravitz

I'm recording another demo for another batch of record
labels that we'll shop it around to.
- Ahmed Best

The new record started out being about loss,
but it's morphed into being about how relationships
go on even though one person is not in a body anymore.
- Rosanne Cash

Really, I could care less if there's a Second Decade record.
- Michael W. Smith

If I didn't love it, I would not record it.
- Alicia Keys

I've got four or five records in my head at a time
that I try to work on and I would like to do a guitar trio record next -
since The Police I've mostly made records with keyboards.
- Andy Summers

Danny and I wrote 10 songs in seven days,
which I thought might be close to the record until
you probably look at some of the Beatles statistics.
- Jerry Only

I'm developing a record company.
I'm learning how to supervise music on a film.
- Carson Daly

If you had a record company believing in you enough
to cut an album then you had better have the ability
to work the album on the road.
- Lou Gramm

When I came back to it, we amicably separated from Warner Bros.
I just picked up where I left off, trying to write the rest of this record.
It took awhile to get out.
- Joan Jett

Composers today get a TV script on Friday and have to record on Tuesday.
It's just dreadful to impose on gifted talent and expect
decent music under these conditions.
- Alex North

Yes, we record practically everything on Pro Tools.
- Caroline Corr

In the summer of '84, you just couldn't escape the Born in the USA record.
- Henry Rollins

Fifty years from now I'll be just three inches of type in a record book.
- Brooks Robinson

I do dig the White Stripes.
I like the record they have out now.
- Charlie Hunter

Today the kids that are out now they make a hit record
and they put them right out on the stage with 10,000
people out there and they don't know anything about the business yet.
- Billy Eckstine

Observe, record, tabulate, communicate.
Use your five senses.
Learn to see, learn to hear, learn to feel,
learn to smell, and know that by practice alone you can become expert.
- William Osler

I also wanted to make a record that was about other things than romance,
yeah, after two years on the road singing all the songs from the first album,
I got kind of tired of that.
- Duncan Sheik

I always record far more than I can use.
There's probably twice as much recorded as comes out.
- Van Morrison

It's my first record since my son is old enough to
understand and I can't even show it to him.
Yes, it's affected me, probably in the opposite of
how anyone would have thought.
- Paul Westerberg


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