How did you get into music?

How do you think the Portland electronic music scene, specifically, has influenced your music?
Best Portland show moment?

Can you describe making music in Tokyo? Maybe a bit about the difference between making music in the largest city in the world vs. "the littlest big city," or whatever we're supposed to be...

It's weird: my really unofficial tally has most of the lit folks picking up guitars and microphones, and the science and computer folks making music on, well, computers... You're the other way around. Thoughts?
What does Gouseion mean?
Photo: Cassidy DeMarco. (Kinda scary when it suddenly opens on your desktop in its original, fucking huge size, taking up the entire screen. Sheesh.)