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Actually, I think my hands are in the best shape they've ever been in terms of what I can do.
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At the moment, I still do most of my work on guitar, and I employ keyboards, as well.
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Essentially we were a rock band playing rock songs but I was able to bring in some much more unusual guitar stylings as had been previously heard.
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For me, the guitar synthesizer is a great writing instrument.
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I actually think I play better now than I've ever played.
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I am pretty embroiled in moving on and moving forward with music.
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I don't have a great nostalgia for the past.
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I don't like playing standards. I like to do my own cutting edge work.
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I got the Steve Klein guitar I used on the album about four or five years ago when he was just starting to make them.
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I like to play with someone who can cover a lot of ground and someone with whom you can discuss the language at a reasonable level; otherwise it gets a bit frustrating.
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I spend a lot of time working as a painter and in my studio I go from upstairs where I paint to downstairs where I play and record, so I get this thing crossing over.
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I think rock records tend to be very expensive.
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I think we are coming to a new era where people will record much faster.
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I was totally into jazz in my teens.
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I would like to play with electronic keyboards again.
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I'm always looking to create some new synthesis and make it as fresh as possible.
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I'm better for it and I prefer to keep things simple and see what sounds I can get out of my head and hands rather than relying on a sound that someone else created.
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I'm just trying to avoid any sort of generic kind of music - I don't want to do generic jazz or fusion.
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I've also just come off a year and a half playing acoustic shows which is fantastic for the hands, and changes your head a little bit.
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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.
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If I'm playing a violin thing, for instance, I tend to respond to that sound with the way I finger.
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If the guitar synthesizer is really going to stand as a synthesizer on its own, it needs to develop a more characteristic sound; I don' think it's gotten there yet.
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If you can get through it in a live performance you feel comfortable because it pushes you on. It helps you grow and that is what it is all about.
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If you're a guitarist, you should not be intimidated by using your instrument as a synthesizer, but you shouldn't feel that you have to own one, either.
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If you're standing there for an hour and a half, if it's just harsh, electronic and solid-body-sounding I think it turns people off.
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In The Police, in a trio situation - which I've come back to now - it's just so wide open that it does actually provide this arena where you can play with a certain freedom.
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In today's world where everyone seems to be going right now with downloading you need to make albums which are less expensive.
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It accumulates over the years and I've led so many bands of my own now and forced myself into new situations... You would hope that you play better and better - until you just get too feeble to do it anymore.
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It is not very practical in today's world when you tour all over the place having a big band.
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It's been very hard for the guitar as a serious synthesizer to compete with keyboards.
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It's hard to avoid the past but one goes forward.
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Jazz records tend to be less expensive because with the playing ability involved with them you can get through a lot faster.
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More recently, I used guitar synthesizer extensively on the two albums I did with Robert Fripp.
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My favorite sounds are the high, spacey ones that are very ambient.
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My formative years as a teenager were all about trying to be a jazz improviser on the guitar and soaking all that up.
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Of course the playing is important but writing and the establishing of what you are going for is prime too.
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Personally I think people spend too long on records and try to make them too perfect.
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Some people say each key has a different colour but I think everyone would have a different key for a different colour.
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The most obvious thing you can't do with a guitar synthesizer is to really sound like a guitar.
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Then ultimately I was in a band called The Police by which time I played a lot of classical guitar, studied classic music, played jazz, rock.
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There was a period when I'd just come out of college where I'd been playing classical guitar and I suddenly realised that it wasn't what I wanted to do with the rest of my life.
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What I tend to do is work on a number of pieces at the same time, say ten or so, and I try not to burn out on them.
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What I wanted to do was play the guitar but I don't like instrumental rock. I think it is tripe.
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You study early on and you get in as much as you can - I had covered quite a bit ground on the guitar before The Police.
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