David Pajo Famous Quotes & Sayings

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33 David Pajo Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

David Pajo Sayings: Now since I've gotten back into it, I've been listening to a lot more of Now since I've gotten back into it, I've been listening to a lot more of the 1990s death metal type stuff.
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David Pajo Sayings: Personally, I love the cookie monster grunts. I like how they alienate listeners. We sound Personally, I love the cookie monster grunts. I like how they alienate listeners. We sound the way we sound. We're individuals. We don't all like the same music. Everybody contributes their own influences, style, and history.
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David Pajo Sayings: I think the majority of the people in the band still play in other bands, I think the majority of the people in the band still play in other bands, because we're not that active. But for me, it's the only thing I want to do and it's the only thing I'm focused on. I've always played in a couple of different bands at once, but now I'm only interested in the Dead Child stuff.
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David Pajo Sayings: As I got older, it turned into hardcore punk. I started getting into more aggressive As I got older, it turned into hardcore punk. I started getting into more aggressive music.
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David Pajo Sayings: When we woke up every morning, one of our things was, "Let's go put a When we woke up every morning, one of our things was, "Let's go put a new sign in the back window of the van." Those are the different signs we had up in the back of our van, so that the people behind us could have something enjoyable to look at.
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David Pajo Sayings: As far as specific bands from the 90s death metal era, I love Death, Carcass, As far as specific bands from the 90s death metal era, I love Death, Carcass, Possessed, Morbid Angel, Gorguts, Autopsy, Atheist, etc.
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David Pajo Sayings: When I was younger and bands were formed that way, out of friendships rather than When I was younger and bands were formed that way, out of friendships rather than anything else. It wasn't like we put up want ads.
David Pajo Sayings: On a musical level, I do find it rewarding. It's not like I want to On a musical level, I do find it rewarding. It's not like I want to blow my brains out while I'm playing these songs from so long ago. I am still surprised by the way the songs are constructed - note choices, the way the arrangements are made, the way these songs are assembled. I'm still amazed at times.
David Pajo Sayings: We just have to plan everything in advance and concentrate it so that we get We just have to plan everything in advance and concentrate it so that we get everything done in time. It's not as laidback as I wish it could be.
David Pajo Sayings: I was into Metallica when they first started, like when Kill Em All came out. I was into Metallica when they first started, like when Kill Em All came out.
David Pajo Sayings: I was young, but to me that was underground music. I had never heard anything I was young, but to me that was underground music. I had never heard anything like Venom or any of that stuff growing up in Louisville. That was sort of the only weird records I could find. All that stuff would be in the import section. And sometimes there would be some sort of goth type of stuff. But that was the stuff I was attracted to.
David Pajo Sayings: When I was really young, I was really into Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden and When I was really young, I was really into Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden and those kinds of bands.
David Pajo Sayings: We were pretty normal - suburban kids having a good time playing in bands. We We were pretty normal - suburban kids having a good time playing in bands. We were silly. We weren't dark, intense, humorless people. Humor was one of the connecting forces among us. It was more like camaraderie.
David Pajo Sayings: In my entire life I never set out to do anything ground-breaking or pioneering, and In my entire life I never set out to do anything ground-breaking or pioneering, and I'm not going to start anytime soon.
David Pajo Sayings: My kids don't really like when I sing for some reason ... but they like My kids don't really like when I sing for some reason ... but they like when I play guitar. So I started writing songs just playing guitar for them.
David Pajo Sayings: There are so many things that kept forcing metal back down to the underground. It There are so many things that kept forcing metal back down to the underground. It survives everywhere on the planet.
David Pajo Sayings: To be honest, just trying to get everybody together in one room to get our To be honest, just trying to get everybody together in one room to get our picture taken for the back of the album, it took so long just to organize that.
David Pajo Sayings: I'm still in the Midwest, but I'm in Columbus, Ohio, so I'm three and a I'm still in the Midwest, but I'm in Columbus, Ohio, so I'm three and a half hours away from everybody. That's one of the reasons we're not as active as we'd like to be - it's an expensive chore for me to go down there just to talk or something.
David Pajo Sayings: It was pretty common to form bands that only lasted a few years. Slint was It was pretty common to form bands that only lasted a few years. Slint was my favorite band that I was in at the time, and I didn't realize that I was bummed out about it until quite a while later.
David Pajo Sayings: I stayed a kid for a pretty long time, and the logistics of being in I stayed a kid for a pretty long time, and the logistics of being in a band, I did not take seriously at all.
David Pajo Sayings: The thing I like about the band [Dead Child] is that there's no pretense. We The thing I like about the band [Dead Child] is that there's no pretense. We aren't even trying to be artists or poets.
David Pajo Sayings: I was into the music, but the idea of showing up places on time or I was into the music, but the idea of showing up places on time or having to tell people when you're not going to be somewhere - that just didn't even cross my mind.
David Pajo Sayings: People like a story that has a lot of blood, sweat and tears. But I People like a story that has a lot of blood, sweat and tears. But I don't think the Slint story really has that.
David Pajo Sayings: I don't know if it was related to the type of music that we were I don't know if it was related to the type of music that we were doing at that time or what, but Todd Cook actually just turned to me and was like, "You know what would be a great name for a metal band? Dead Child." We talked half-jokingly that we were going to do a band. I guess as time went on, I started writing songs that were more metal sounding, and it just evolved from there. It actually started with the name first, and then the songs came second.
David Pajo Sayings: Louisville was also good place for being able to make whatever kind of music you Louisville was also good place for being able to make whatever kind of music you wanted to. You didn't have to worry about renting a practice space or figure out when another band would be in there or worry about if your stuff is going to get stolen.
David Pajo Sayings: You can go to any small town in America, there's going to be a metal You can go to any small town in America, there's going to be a metal fan there. You can't say that about post-rock.
David Pajo Sayings: I'm looking for anything interesting in the guitar playing, songwriting, artwork, and production. If you I'm looking for anything interesting in the guitar playing, songwriting, artwork, and production. If you look at the stack of CDs on my desk and in my car, you'll find a very wide range of music under the umbrella of metal.
David Pajo Sayings: There are five of us. We've all played in various bands together, in different combinations. There are five of us. We've all played in various bands together, in different combinations. I know that Todd [Cook] and Tony [Bailey] are my favorite rhythm section - they're just like a unit. I guess we've all just played together in various capacities, so when the band was coming together, it was sort of like we just chose members because they had similar sensibilities and also because they're just cool. We all got along real well.
David Pajo Sayings: I listen to every type of metal under the sun. I'm not very discerning. I listen to every type of metal under the sun. I'm not very discerning.
David Pajo Sayings: We made basement practice songs.To have them presented in such a huge fashion today - We made basement practice songs.To have them presented in such a huge fashion today - like at Primavera, where it's thousands of people in a festival environment - is surreal. I never thought some of the songs would ever need to be projected at such a volume or to such a wide span of people.
David Pajo Sayings: Punk came along and grunge made guitar solos uncool. Punk came along and grunge made guitar solos uncool.
David Pajo Sayings: Most people found out about Slint in the mid or late 90s, but we were Most people found out about Slint in the mid or late 90s, but we were an '80s band. We started in 1986 and broke up at the end of 1990.
David Pajo Sayings: We aren't trying to make poetry or anything beautiful. It's just a rock show. We We aren't trying to make poetry or anything beautiful. It's just a rock show. We just want to enjoy playing loud. That's just about it.