Matt Cameron Quotes

33 Matt Cameron quotes:

"For me, I just try to make sure I eat enough and drink enough water and that's about it."
"I love the way Pharell is laying down great drum tracks. He is a great drummer."
"I would never want to live in L.A., and I made that decision years ago, so I never chose that path for myself, although I have much respect for those that do it at a high level."
"Joining another big time rock band was the last thing I was looking for, but as the tour went on, I really dug playing to a lot of people, the band sounded great, and just being out there again, got me over my depression and so I decided to hop on board."
"Like I'm in San Diego today and this is my hometown so I've got a lot of my friends coming and I definitely want to put on the best show that I can."
"Many drummers who get into that style of playing and writing often end up being known for only their technique and not their feel."
"When I first went on tour with PJ in '98, I was still in shock having gone through the Soundgarden break up."
"Ben was more improvisational, and relied less on methodology, and basically is a guitarist who switched to bass, whereas Jeff has a more traditional approach to playing bass in a band, and has a great sense of what his band sounds like, and we lock up nicely."
"I think every band is a little cautious when the drummer starts to write tunes."
"I've talked to some drummers who seem to have a very hard time staying in shape on the road, including some drummers touring with high-profile acts that don't have to live on fast food every night."
"Sometimes when you hear recordings of live shows it just doesn't even capture what you're experiencing. So, I think that's more for the fans."
"The fact that Eddie Vedder likes to play 3 hour plus shows a night, I have to be ready for that."
"I guess by taking lessons early on, and really trying to play all the rudimentary stuff, and try to have it sound as good as my teacher. It took a lot of practice, which I enjoyed, and still do."
"I try and stay limber, swim, run, ride motorcycles."
"I'm always going to get more of a charge playing Chicago than I will Duluth or some place like that. Just because of the history and the people there are way more knowledgeable than a lot of other cities. It's an amazing music scene with some great bands and great musicians."
"No matter how much success you're having, you can't continue working together if you can't communicate."
"So, I just kind of played the way I played and then eventually we kind of figured out what worked best for the band. So, I definitely changed my stuff up and I think we're playing really tight now."
"You know, whatever. I mean, with Soundgarden I'm sure everyone said we were a Led Zeppelin rip-off so, it doesn't really matter."
"A lot of times, when a band finds success with a certain style or sound, they have a really hard time breaking away from that to grow as artists."
"I ain't 27 anymore, and boy, does my body let me know it occasionally, but it is something I have been able to manage over time."

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