on CAN

"I've liked CAN since I was about 13 or 14. I got into them through listening to Peel. Ege Bamyasi is an underrated LP, and it's recorded very well. I like the way it's open-ended. Damo's a good mate of mine – he actually sent me a tape when I was in Tokyo. He doesn't believe in making records any more. He's one of the few heroes I've met. He's still the same."

on Father Cannot Yell, track from album Monster Movie,

"I'm into Krautrock. At one time it was the only music I listened to. This is an early track before CAN got hip. They were surprisingly rock'n'roll when they got started. It was a case of anything goes with them; they were not afraid to experiment."