“As far as playing shows, it’s all about the energy. Of course you make music for yourself, but ultimately, you want people to hear it. You want people to come out because a show isn’t just about your songs—the band could play alone in a room if that were the case—it’s about the shared experience.”
“I love wine. There is an expression in the collecting world, which is ‘don’t become a victim of your own greed.’ And that’s what I’ve become… I want every record out there.”
“I want people to experience their own life and have it be a part of it. Even at the bar last night, I was talking with friends about bands from here like the Format and we were talking about how certain songs bring you back to certain moments in life. It’s so cool that we get to be a part of that.”
“You cross a point where you look back at the hysterical shit you did growing up, and look at those things with a more reflective eye.”
“We just keep exploring. I guess if you stop, then you’re done. Art is like, you just keep searching. So we have fun with it.”
“I had to swallow the big gigantic pill of that maybe, just maybe, I might be an asshole, too.”
Guster comes to Jersey on April 6; Drummer Brian Rosenworcel on the band’s 30-year run, Twitter, new music and more.
On Saturday, April 1, at the Trinity Church in Asbury Park, SOMA will be celebrating the release of their record Shiva / Shakti as they headline an immersive event featuring musicians and live projectionists alike.
The Jersey jamgrass band returns home March 17 with a show at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City
The local garage rock band has a release show on Friday, March 10, at Asbury Lanes.
“There’s this Hollywood type of fakeness and nobody even really understands what they believe in. They think they believe in things, but are just following the trends.”