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Summary

James Iha (born as James Yoshinobu Iha in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.) is a famous Musician from USA, he is 51 years old and still alive, born March 26, 1968.

Biography

James Yoshinobu Iha is an American musician, best known for his previous role as guitarist for the rock group The Smashing Pumpkins, which he founded with Billy Corgan.

He gave in 1998, while he was a member of The Smashing Pumpkins, the solo album Let It Come Down. He played with The Smashing Pumpkins until the dissolution 2000th Since 2003 he is member of Vanessa And The O's. He has also been active in the band Snake Train, A Perfect Circle and Stella Starr *. Iha is friends with members of the Swedish rock group The Sounds has been involved in producing their album Crossing the Rubicon (2009). He has also made an official remix of the song "Weekend" by the British group Ladytron.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 20 quotes who is written / told by James.

Related authors: Billy Corgan

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Iha

Famous quotes by James Iha (20)


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"Yeah, I'm sure there are stereotypes of Asian people"
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"It's hard enough to make a good song and a good recording of that song. But to try to tailor it to some outside force is just like - It's never been a factor in what I've done or what the band's done"
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"The band set up in January and just started rehearsing. If there was a song, we'd just rehearse it as a band, and it would get arranged as a band, and it got changed around a lot"
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"I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago"
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"There is a lot of work just in terms of traveling and logistics and people and gear and all that kind of stuff. But I never really have problems playing music. That never seems like work"
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"You know, it's going to be a really long tour, and well, I guess I'll see what happens with A Perfect Circle, 'cause they do other projects too, and I don't know. I hope I can always do a lot of different things, do 'em well"
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"Well, I'm pretty domestic actually. I walk my dog. I go grocery shopping. I hang out with friends. I'm pretty normal, whatever normal is, on my off time"
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"Well, I always hope that I'm a role model"
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"We have a partnership deal with New Line Records, which is part of New Line Cinema, and... I worked on that"
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"I live most of the time in New York now. I have an apartment there"
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"I mean I like pop music, and I like heavy music and, stuff that I like... the band I've signed on to our label right now; they're called The Sounds. They're kind of like a new-wave pop band"
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"And they kind of left to find a guitar player at the very end, so you know, I don't really take it as any slight that I wasn't able to play on the record. It's flattering just to play with them period"
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"Well, we didn't have our original drummer on our last record. And most of that album was not played as a band in the studio. It was mostly the world of computers and overdubs. There was very few things played live or worked out as a band"
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"Musicians always come off sounding a little bit pretentious, and a little bit... I don't know, hypocritical, from what they do, talking about strong issues"
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"If you put all the songs together that I've written on band records, and put it up next to my solo record, there's definitely a different kind of feel than Billy's songs"
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"So there was something of a learning curve with doing your own thing and people seeing you outside of the band. I mean, people have never really heard my voice before - or heard a whole record of mine before. So it was a completely new experience"
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"No, I've heard over the years that it's nice for them to see somebody who's like, you know, a well-known successful musician who's Asian. I've heard it from a few musicians, too"
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"It's not like that often, I mean, I suppose out of a ratio of 10 fans maybe like 1 or 2 of 'em might be Asian, and maybe every second or third time they might bring up something that they're Asian and I'm Asian"
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"Even from a listening end now, I'm still completely a fan of music"
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"But, yeah, as far as Asian Americans go, I hope they know they can look at me and see that they can do music on their own, within a band or just on their own, and not feel like there's any barriers. I've never felt any particular barriers myself, being who I am"


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