|Moderator:|| Stand by... this ain't no MTV Yack..||marsupial:|| oh. damn.
||shyiang:|| are we talking about the upper right corner?
||suzanne:|| left corner
||marsupial:|| yeah, shyiang
||MarieH:|| Yes shyiang, in blue...You see the guy
||Moderator:|| How is everyone?
||Flutter:|| i see him alright
||marsupial:|| he's got an ugly necklace
||gayle:|| tanya, jill is here..and highly amused..;)
||Flutter:|| i am using my wild imagination..
||shyiang:|| is he the ocean or the putrid green land?
||suzanne:|| what's with his lip?
||tanya:|| fine, and glad this isn't an MTV yack
||Flutter:|| looks pierced
||marsupial:|| hi moderator:) we're kind of excited
||MarieH:|| He's the water
||Moderator:|| Jeff is right next to me... one sec!
||CaRoLEM:|| : )
||CaRoLEM:|| 8 )
||marsupial:|| K:P (beanie hat!)
||suzanne:|| hi jeff
||CaRoLEM:|| HiYa Jeffy
||MarieH:|| hey jeff
||shyiang:|| hi Jeff!
||Moderator:|| All questions must be directed to me.. thanks!
||JeffBuckl:|| hello there everybody
||Moderator:|| Let the questions begin!
||JeffBuckl:|| what free watch? oh wait yes i remember
||JeffBuckl:|| last time i had a watch i almost sank to the bottom of my toliet
||JeffBuckl:|| watchs and i dont agree
||JeffBuckl:|| but thanks anyway
||Moderator:|| Shyiang asks "Are you ever coming back to the Starfish Room in Vancouver?"
||JeffBuckl:|| yes, but probably not till 97
||Moderator:|| Bryce asks will you ever play "All Tommorows Parties" live? I have heard you tune
||JeffBuckl:|| i hav'nt planned on it , but as always the impluse may strike me at some time
||Moderator:|| Flutter asks "what are you listening to these days.?
||JeffBuckl:|| jesus lizzard
||JeffBuckl:|| a band from germany called blumfeld
||JeffBuckl:|| shudder to think
||Moderator:|| CaroleM asks "What inspried you to put Smith songs in the middle of Hallelyjah?
||JeffBuckl:|| sebadoh and upside down cross
||Moderator:|| gayle asks "jeff, have you had any formal voice training?
||JeffBuckl:|| i don't know they just sort of fit together in their mood and key as well
||Moderator:|| Suzanne asks "will you be playing new material on new year's eve? will it be a
||Moderator:|| solo show?
||Moderator:|| C'mon... sock it to 'ol Jeff..
||JeffBuckl:|| take a moment to think everyone and really sock it to me.
||Moderator:|| Flutter asks "jeff, any poetry to share?
||JeffBuckl:|| nightmares by the sea
||JeffBuckl:|| nightmares by the sea, my lovers lay in coral graves, you know where I will be...
||Moderator:|| Gayle asks "how many new songs have you or the band written since being off tour
||Moderator:|| Suzanne asks "how come you don't like taping at shows
||JeffBuckl:|| one or two, those i've completed on my own. ther are tons of improvisations that we've gotten together andthere will be way more new stuff done by feb. unless i become a fucking genius tonight.
||Moderator:|| Marsupial asks "do you still enjoy touring? or is it getting to be too much?
||JeffBuckl:|| suze. It has to do with embarrassment, my dear. that and the fact that it's distracting to know that people are in the audience taping a private moment one that might suck, actually.
||Moderator:|| Gayle asks "if you could wish for one thing as a christmas present, what would it be?"
||JeffBuckl:|| a brand new ozone layer and the head of Newt Gingrich. Please, Santa, please.
||Moderator:|| Marieh wants to know "Do you think you'll sing Hymne a l'Amour completely in french one day?"
||JeffBuckl:|| Ah! Yes. Someday i will. The french translation is so much more beautiful.
||Moderator:|| Teel wants to know "what's your favorite thing about playing in London?"
||JeffBuckl:|| I don't know , really, but it is always a complete thrill and intimidating in a real healthy way.
||JeffBuckl:|| it's the people if the truth be known. They are terrific and very honest ..they don't like any bullshit on their stage.
||JeffBuckl:|| and yes , i still love touring. it's just that i need to rest and remember who the fuck i am right now.
||JeffBuckl:|| and write a pile of new music.
||Mod:|| Please now direct all questions to me...
||Mod:|| Moderator is dead!
||JeffBuckl:|| hey, by the way Merry Christmas you little beauties, it's good to hear from you. where the hell is el moderatori, i'm treading water out here! fucking hacks, help me!
||Mod:|| Server asks "i wonder what directiobn his new album will take musically and emotionally?"
||Mod:|| In addition, Suzanne asks "are you going in a different direction music-wise from the material on Grace? any new influences?"
||JeffBuckl:|| OOOOOOOOH, god. um. all I can tell you is that I feel like I'm really going to lose my mind making this one.Very different thing. We ,the band and I have really grown over the last two years....the music has a deeper heart to it now. You'll probably think it sounds wierd. Maybe it will repulse you to actually here what I sound like.
||Mod:|| Teel wants to know "why did you play acoustic guitar on idiots last night"?
||JeffBuckl:|| no amp
||Mod:|| Suzanne asks "who else would you like to meet/interview?"
||JeffBuckl:|| i just misspelled "weird"
||JeffBuckl:|| what else?
||JeffBuckl:|| we have time
||Mod:|| Teels asks "What is Dream Brother all about ??"
||JeffBuckl:|| my best friend Chris Dowd. I love him and have known him for years.
||JeffBuckl:|| that's my dream brather
||Mod:|| Flutter --- "jeff, are you currently reading anything?"
||JeffBuckl:|| brother 'i mean
||Mod:|| Gayle --- "what was it like working on patti smith's new album?"
||JeffBuckl:|| Noam Chomsky "Secrets, Lies and Democracy".
||Mod:|| Teel is dying to know if Hallelujah was played and sung at the same time while you were recording it?"
||JeffBuckl:|| the best
||JeffBuckl:|| hallelujah is live to tape
||JeffBuckl:|| Patti was the best to work with.
||Mod:|| Server -- "how much will the three m's contribute to the new album? tunes, lyrics, "orchestration"?
||JeffBuckl:|| a great deal actually. they all come up with really attractive song ideas and i just to Have to make them into songs.
||JeffBuckl:|| but most of the songs will be mine.
||JeffBuckl:|| ther's to many ideas
||Mod:|| Gayle --- "can you expand on meeting/interviewing nusrat?"
||JeffBuckl:|| give me some time , please
||JeffBuckl:|| I was so alive with awe and amazement the day I met him
||JeffBuckl:|| that i WAS TOTALLY SWEPT AWAY . I TALKED WITH HIM AND I FELT HIS VOICE IN MY FACE. I WAS COMMPLETELY STARSTRUCK.
||Mod:|| Shyiang shoots ... "what r you thinking about when up on stage?"
||JeffBuckl:|| SOMETIMES HE WOULD SIT AND STARE INTO THE WALL , SINGING A LOW DARK RAGA NOT NOTICING IWAS ALIVE ONE MOMENT, THEN LOOK AT ME TO INTERJECT SOMETHING TOTALLY UNINTELLIGABLE, HIS ENGLISH NEEDS WORK , BUT STILL I LISTENED LIKE HE WAS TELLING ME " Exactly THE most important thing to know, ever, AND
||Mod:|| And from WWW, "do you rely a lot on uncounscious to write music?"
||JeffBuckl:|| I WAS A TOTAL BLUSHING GEEK. THANK YOU ALISON POWELL
||Mod:|| Teel ponders "Where are some of your favorite places to hang in NYC?"
||JeffBuckl:|| FORGET IT
||Mod:|| Suzanne really really wants to know "do you wear boxers or briefs?What is your drug of choice? girlfriend???"
||Mod:|| Thanks for the "interesting" questions everyone!
||JeffBuckl:|| SOMETHING THAT IS NOT WHAT YOU SUGGESTED
||JeffBuckl:|| DRUG OF CHOICE:
||JeffBuckl:|| THE VAPORS OF MELTING COMPUTERS
||JeffBuckl:|| SORRY, ALREADY GOT ONE
||Mod:|| Gayle --- "jeff, are you comfortable with people and fans admiring *you* yet?"
||JeffBuckl:|| LOOK AT WHAT I JUST POSTED.IT'S DEMENTED. EMBARRASSING.I GET TO SAY WHAT IMEAN.
||Mod:|| Carolem - "who all is still in the band...and how is the new album coming along?"
||JeffBuckl:|| HELL ,IN A WORD.
||JeffBuckl:|| WE'RE STILL TOGETHER. SOLID . IN LOVE WITH THIS BAND THING.NO ALBUM YET.
||Mod:|| Suzanne -- "what's your favorite guitar?"
||JeffBuckl:|| GOT A BLACK LES PAUL. IT RULES.
||Mod:|| Teel inquires "Is Andy Wallace producing the new album?"
||JeffBuckl:|| NO. I'M NOT THINKING ABOUT THAT RIGHT NOW.
||Mod:|| Three last ones...
||Mod:|| QJPeabody -- "jeff, on what john zorn album did you participate??"
||Mod:|| MDB... "I'd like to know what songs you might be interested in covering in the future."
||JeffBuckl:|| NONE.JUST LOST ITS TASTE OVER A LONG TIME.
||Mod:|| Last lucky question... "any new artists out there that you like??"
||JeffBuckl:|| YES. THE GRIFTERS SHUDDER TO THINK GAVIN BRYARS "JESUS BLOOD NEVER FAILED ME YET" BEEKEEPER
||JeffBuckl:|| MIND SCIENCE OF THE MIND JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION
||JeffBuckl:|| HOT MONKEY
||JeffBuckl:|| SATYAJIT RAY SOUNDTRACK MUSIC
||JeffBuckl:|| (NEW RELEASE)
||JeffBuckl:|| TOO MUCH MORE . I DON'T HAVE ANY MORE TIME , PEOPLE. SORRY
||Mod:|| Thanks Jeff, merry christmas!, thanks Moderator! We love you Jeff!
||JeffBuckl:|| WE'LL DO THIS AGAIN SOMETIME . SEE YOU AT MY FIFTIETH BIRTHDAY AND WE'LL HAVE A SPIT-RACE OLYMPICS AFTER HOURS THEME. C'IAO AMERICCA.