First Record Bought: Alice Cooper - Welcome To My Nightmare

 

First Concert: Kiss 1976

 

Favorite Music Movie: Stop Making Sense

 

Favorite Music Book: Warren Zevon: I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead

 

Favorite Songwriters: Graham Parker, Aimee Mann

 

Favorite Producer: Brian Eno

 

Favorite Arranger: Randy Newman

 

Favorite Record Labels: SST, Epitaph

 

Favorite Music Writers: Chuck Klosterman, Mikal Gilmore

 

Favorite Magazine: Mojo. Paste.

 

Favorite Insane, Self-Indulgent Musical Genius: Syd Barrett

 

Concerts I Wish I'd Seen: Husker Du

 

Artist I Would Pay to Stop Performing: Eric Clapton

 

Artist Whose Songbook I Entertain Co-workers with Most Frequently: Tom Waits

 

Vocalist I Modeled My Own Singing Voice After: Patti Smythe

 

Artist My Friends Hate That I Love: Frank Zappa