But really what I do musically is sit down and say, "I want to write this song." I have an idea and a feel about where I want to go with it, and I find it inside of my programming.
I use a lot of replacement and MIDI in a lot of these programs, which help me find the sound I'm looking for.
Well, this one actually did happen, we actually did hang out once.
I'm glad that we did because the first time we did, we stayed up until all hours of the night talking about our dreams and our goals when it comes to music.
A Conversation With Twenty One Pilots' Tyler Joseph Mike Ragogna: Hey Tyler, tell us a little bit about yourself. It helps cover up for the fact that I have four male roommates. He introduced me to Josh, and when you meet someone, you're like, "Hey, yeah, let's hang out sometime." I don't know how many times I say that and it never happens.
Now that we have some of these higher profile opportunities to play, in no way is it like, "Oh God, we actually have to play these songs live.So we've had to figure out how the heck we get these people to respect us.Those have been some of my favorite shows, actually. Do you write in your head before you go to your instruments or your computer, or do you use them in the process of creating the song?I sat down in my studio, and man, I cranked out songs. He's super-intense when it comes to the live show--he just puts everything into it.I don't know the ins and outs of being a professional engineer, but what was really cool is that when we went into the studio, there was a lot of the same programming, and even a lot of the same vocals. He's one of the most genuine, nice guys I've ever met, which might surprise some people because of how intense his live show is.