Top 50 Weyes Blood Quotes

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I think art should stand in its own neutral place, because I think that’s how reality always is – it’s this duality of being both hopeless and also full of hope.

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Enya is a very matriarchal musical force. Her music is very feminine and she layers her voice a lot. It leaks into my music secretly on the side. There’s a lot of lush layers of my voice hiding in the cracks.

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I’ve always had gender confusion. I had two older brothers, and I’ve been predominantly male influenced. I really always looked up to my dad, really always looked up to my brothers… I had a lot of male friends growing up. It didn’t help that in my town, where I lived, there were no female musicians.

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It came naturally to find out what I did best, which was to write songs and sing well.

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A lot of church music really inspired me. A lot of ancient music that’s made for God. If you get really into the history of music, inevitably you’re going to have to get into sacred religious music.

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Anne Briggs is great, and I love Sandy Denny and Steeleye Span.

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When I went through puberty I had a huge rebellion against movies. I was so upset with how they brainwashed me that I didn’t watch movies for years.

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We thought the Internet would enlighten everyone, but it’s given everyone access to more ignorance, and given ignorant people an opportunity to organize themselves and congregate.

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Lamantia is faith building, encouraging poetry in that it abstractly hugs you by finally capturing the inexpressible. It’s an experience similar to relief, reading his poems.

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There’s a lot of artists out there who are pretty big but don’t write their songs, they just have a lifestyle brand. These are all things that I think are a great enemy to music.

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I think Baltimore is a wonderful artistic community with a lot of great musicians. It’s kind of like a little secret for musicians.

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My dad was a real working musician in the late ’70s and early ’80s. He had a band that was signed to Elektra/Asylum and they would perform at like Madame Wong’s and Whiskey A Go Go all the time.

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I’m grateful that I didn’t get thrown into the limelight at 19-years-old.

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I like baroque things.

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What is the consequent effect on a society of beings looking for themselves in the myths on the screen? It’s safe to say that they have failed us, but I can’t help it… I love Movies.

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The times I’ve had in Vegas have been very memorable and very strange. I find it to be a weird, kind of hyper-reality city… everybody I’ve met who is from there is usually really interesting.

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My parents are musicians. I was listening to the radio and recording songs off the radio on cassette tapes and playing guitars and pianos. Just emotionally responding to music from a very young age.

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The bedroom is an archetype. To me it stands for a lot of the silliness of our modern culture where the kind of things that we worship in our sacred spaces are based on media and movies because we don’t really have much else in the way of myths, if that makes sense.

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Seeing Wolf Eyes for the first time – I was fifteen. I had this crazy feeling that this my generation’s Stooges. I got infected by that energy.

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I don’t exclusively talk to people on social media; I don’t meet people through Tinder. I try to keep it face-to-face, and to be aware if my phone is sucking me away from the rest of the world.

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In my mind, my music feels so big, a true production.

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I feel just as passionately about experimental electronic music as I do about folk music.

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I was born in L.A. In Santa Monica, actually.

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We haven’t evolved as loners, we need each other. It’s easy to believe in the illusion of technology bringing us closer together. But if you were to protest that and say, ‘I’m not going to use a smartphone, I’m not going to use email, I’m not going to use social media,’ it’s like you’re no longer a part of humanity.

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I’ve always been very progressive and as much as I play Old World music, I have this progressive tenacity to keep adding futuristic elements in subtle ways where you won’t notice.

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It’s important to me to create archetypes of human experiences and make them so that the song has a sense of purpose when you experience those emotions. You know, just making people feel like they’re not alone.

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I was an alto and was in a lot of choirs growing up.

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I really like Adam Curtis’ ‘Century of Self.’ It’s about how artists have failed the general public by being so exclusive, like being in an echo chamber. I was definitely more like that in my early twenties – my music was completely inaccessible.

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I love essential oils – there’s one for every problem. It’s kind of like nature’s answers for what to put on your skin. I had acne when I was a teenager, and I did a pretty intense tea tree thing. You dilute it in a base oil, like carrot seed oil, which is good because it gives your face a little glow.

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I kind of have an allegiance to the city, but I don’t love Brooklyn.

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I’m always thinking about the bigger picture and always feeling so much for everybody else, and kind of experiencing the pain of the world, personally.

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Being in a first-world country, it’s like we have a first-row seat to witnessing humanity, but we’re not really witnessing anything. Despite all the new technological tools we’ve been given, we’re still powerless, watching everything happen like it’s a theatrical performance.

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Everybody is constantly putting themselves under a microscope in terms of their productivity and their financial success and this whole idea of ‘Picture Me Better,’ like picture me, you know, who I’m supposed to be versus, you know, just accepting who we all are.

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Everybody is their own galaxy, their own separate entity.

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I like to keep things deceptively simple, but hard-hitting. You can reduce everything to the perfect, essential harmony. It’s what used to be done with earlier music like Gregorian chants.

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Water represents to me, the beginnings of life, it is where we come from in our most primordial sense. It relates to some of our deepest subconscious thinking – it’s a force we can’t really see or understand, we just get glimpses of. But it’s a part of us all.

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The concept of ‘Bad Magic’ is something that is incredibly intoxicating and magical but ultimately bad for you.

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I like writing in total isolation like out in the woods somewhere.

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Good singing is learning how to transmit learning musical information with your voice in a way that everybody can relate to. But as a woman you just get a lot of criticism because everyone sees you like a raw lump of clay that needs some help.

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I always had a lot of empathy for the deep outcast weirdos in school. I was kind of like the more sociable weirdo, but I was always talking to the real weird ones.

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This record was kind of, like, innocent. It’s called ‘The Innocents.’ So it’s the concept of being young enough to not really understand the implications of your decisions and then kind of feeling the weight later and being, like, but I was innocent. Like, did I deserve this?

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There’s nothing wrong with the feminine, there’s nothing wrong with being vulnerable.

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I have a lot of respect for people who really work on their life – they’ve got this great apartment and a good personality, they write the thank-you cards and bake birthday cakes. That’s who I wish I was. When I see people cultivate their own life like that, I admire it.

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I can’t read Jodorowsky’s Twitter every day, firstly because I can’t go on Twitter every day, but secondly because homie is an intense excavator of the human soul.

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Nostalgia has become so much more popular because technology and climate change are visibly present. It’s easy to idolize the past, before those things were prevalent.

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It took me a while to warm up to smartphones. I just reached a point where I was like, ‘If I continue to be a luddite, I’m just going to fall so far behind and become really bitter.’

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I really like a lot of different music, and it’s taken a while to make them all work together as a unit.

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I think all human beings have a propensity to believe in things, and to have hope, and I think as a child especially you have a lot of hope and you believe in a lot of things, and your bedroom is a safe space and an imaginative space where you can escape and go off into wherever you want.

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My parents were a little more on the hippie spectrum of Christianity – they weren’t liberal Christians by any means, they were pretty conservative – but they preached mostly about love and caring for people, so I grew up with a lot of compassion and empathy.

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Absurdity is my favorite brand of humor because deep down inside, in our subconscious, it’s all surrealism. It’s all abstract. The world is the surrealism, the absurdity, the humor – it all just overlaps.

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