Benji Madden

Often people think they know what they want, but what they really want is something that’s genuine. So they’ll be saying, “Do another one like that,” but you liked that one because it’s real. So as long as I keep it real and I do something that’s real to me, you’re going to feel it in the same way.

“Often people think they know what they want, but what they really want is something that’s genuine. So they’ll be saying, “Do another one like … Read More

A lot of bands don’t really like each other. I read an Interpol interview the other day, it was a really good interview because it was showing a different aspect of a band. They don’t really like each other – they work together and they kinda exist together and that’s how they like it. They’re like, “we didn’t get into this band looking for friends.”

“A lot of bands don’t really like each other. I read an Interpol interview the other day, it was a really good interview because it … Read More

Things have changed. I almost feel like it’s more adaptable, and you can decide your own career now. I feel artists have so much more of a voice and so much more power now. It’s really inspiring to see how a lot of the young artists use their platforms.

“Things have changed. I almost feel like it’s more adaptable, and you can decide your own career now. I feel artists have so much more … Read More

In music industry they always want you to write something like the one that was popular. And that’s something you kind of have to just – sometimes you just say yes to people, like, “Yeah, yeah, yeah, sure,” and then you just write the one you want to write.

“In music industry they always want you to write something like the one that was popular. And that’s something you kind of have to just … Read More

When you have a relationship with a label, it can really affect the work you’re doing and if you feel like they don’t believe in you sometimes you go: “maybe I’m not any good at this”. Then you get on a label that is excited to have you and you go: “oh, maybe we are ok at this”. It gives you a little more confidence and you work a little better.

“When you have a relationship with a label, it can really affect the work you’re doing and if you feel like they don’t believe in … Read More