The Airborne Toxic Event

The Airborne Toxic Event

"When I write a song," says Mikel Jollett, co-founder and creative driver of the Californian five-piece The Airborne Toxic Event, "I'm trying to get down an emotion, a scene or a setting. Everything important that happens after that happens between the music and the listener; the rest of it is all mythology. The collective interpretation of it is way more important than what I think."

There's no reason to doubt the truth of that statement. Except that Jollett does do a lot of thinking (or over-thinking, as he himself would put it), and what... more