"The four of us were making it a 24 hour a day operation for two months and 20,000 miles. No matter how beat down we are by the end of the tour as soon as its over we are ready to do it again."
"At a afterparty on a music festival in Sweden someone played "sing, sing sing" with Benny Goodman and we felt like, why aren't anyone doing this kind of music? So we went back to the studio with our heads full of Gene Krupa drums and had a drummer record some swing style drums. Then we somehow mixed it up with our style of hip-hop, some Swedish folk music and a bit of gypsy style music."
"aimee and i met at the Grit, a restaurant we have gone through a slew of members but now have a solid lineup completed by forrest hall and doug crump. the band has toured 40 of the 50 US states and have played shows with deerhunter, minus the bear, the antlers, a place to bury strangers, black lips, dan deacon, jay reatard and les savy fav."
"It wasn't a concept album, but we (myself & Nico) discussed what we were gonna write about or we gave each-other half finished lyrics & the other would advise & finish their allotted parts, but really they were all individual pieces at the end of the day, they just seemed to work well with other in my opinion."
"I came up with concept that children['s] toys involved in some grown-up activities. I shared with concept with my friend Roman Korovin, a Latvian artist who was based in NYC for few years. Next thing, he asked me if I'm not against human size polar bears and cucumbers."
Saosin's Beau Burchell talks about the band's new album "In Search of Solid Ground" and reveals he has a soft spot for Sinéad O'Connor. "[D]uring the recording of a record, it's easy to get carried away and spend lots of money on people and things that are not crucial."