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Sean Booth Quotes

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    A lot of the Warp stuff has infected people's minds 'cause they're at the point where they can put tracks out, 'cause electronics are cheaper in America and kids are richer generally. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    A mate of mine said recently said a lot of stuff sounds like you're listening to it outside, but also like you're surrounded by it, and I think that's quite similar. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    I don't know whether I'm, like, jumping the gun but it's possible that in the future we may be able to use the information that we can't receive at the moment. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    I don't particularly care how many records we sell any more because we've kind of bought all the equipment we want to buy. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    I hate the idea of getting in a building that someone else has designed and having to do something to it yourself to sort of dress it up - it's like using presets in your tracks. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    I'd rather be on a label that understands us and allows us to be a bit odd. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    I'm quite into the idea of engineering being beautiful. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    I'm well into sort of Santiago Calatrava and people like that. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    I've never seen America as being one place, but I think the record industry people I've spoken to - although they will acknowledge that the cities are completely different from each other - I think they still handle it as being one territory. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    It just comes down to taste at the end of the day, and that's something you can't really analyze. Yeah, I think to have it all there is basically best, regardless of whether there's hiss there as well. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    It's claustrophobic, and I think it is to do with the amount that we're exposing people to one particular point. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    It's incredible, but I think a lot of people it shot over their heads 'cause they're used to just getting images and messing around with them, and for us to do something quite so 'designed' was a bit of a shock. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    It's kind of like trying to make straight lines from curves, but involving shapes that sort of dictate what the curves are, if you like, and the difference between two separate pieces creates a third transitional piece if you like. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    Our live set's become increasingly complex recently; we've been doing stuff that's been vastly too much information for most people to deal with and I think it's quite interesting watching how people behave in those situations, under those circumstances. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    So we should preserve it. I don't think that digital storage is necessarily a good thing, but I definitely think that digital manipulation is interesting. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    The music industry over there seems to treat America like it's one territory even though they got offices in different parts of America - they're still quite sort of 'America is the territory.' Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    They've been brought up on the best music. It's gonna be so good. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    We're more into sort of fluid structures that are simultaneously the most efficient, the most beautiful, and the most engineered. You know what I mean? We like the balance you can get in there. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    We're quite into graphics that are simultaneously two- and three-dimensional. But I can't really elaborate any further because it's not something - we haven't really perfected it. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    Working in the digital domain, you're using approximations of things; the actual sound wave never enters the equation. You deal with sections of it, and you're able to do so much more by just reducing the information to a finite amount. Sean-BoothSean Booth
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    You're able to perform really complex mathematics and therefore re-generate a different curve that might be impossible to do using analog techniques. Sean-Booth/">Sean Booth