"So that's all that I have up on the tables. I'm convinced that, because people use computers for so many things these days, seeing one at a concert subliminally triggers something where they stop thinking about the music and start thinking about Twitter or their email they forgot to respond to or whatever… and what do you know the next thing they do is get out their smartphone and now we've lost them from the journey we've been attempting to bring them on.
"We've upgraded from the MBox audio interface to the Onyx 820i which is really amazing both in the studio and live. I have the SP-555 set up on one of the aux channels so that allows me to send my microphone (for my voice or saxophone), Tyler's guitar or the microKorg through the beautiful SP effects. The SP is also acting as a sampler, mostly for ambient sounds."