I love sounds just as they are, and I have no need for them to be anything more then what they are. I don’t want them to be psychological, I don’t want a sound to pretend that its a bucket, or that it’s president or that it’s in love with another sound. I just want it to be a sound
The first question I ask myself when something doesn't seem to be beautiful is why do I think it's not beautiful. And very shortly you discover that there is no reason.
All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
No matter what you do, you’re always hearing something.
— George Brecht
The avant-garde makes more sense to me.
— John Cale