In a new interview, John Frusciante, also known as Trickfinger and former Red Hot Chilli Peppers guitarist has expressed he will record with “no intention of releasing” the final cuts of his projects. Frusciante dropped his twelfth studio album, Enclosure last year and introduced to the world his new self-titled experimental acid house album, Trickfinger early last month. Trickfinger also dropped the first track of his LP called, “After Below” along with his announcement of the new album in early January.
Frusciante fully converted to acid house on his recent album Trickfinger and gave his fans some profounding words:
I started being serious about following my dream to make electronic music, and to be my own engineer, five years ago. For the 10 years prior to that, I had been playing guitar along with a wide range of different types of programmed synthesizer and sample-based music, emulating what I heard as best as I could. I found that the languages machines forced programmers to think in had caused them to discover a new musical vocabulary.
NME mentioned Frusciante spoke with Electronic Beats stating he was more interested in the creative aspect of his music and his intentions was never to release the LP.
Frusciante said in an interview with Electronic Beats:
“For the last year and a half I made the decision to stop making music for anybody and with no intention of releasing it, which is what I was doing between 2008 and 2012. I felt that if I took the public into consideration at all, I wasn’t going to grow and I wasn’t going to learn. Being an electronic musician meant I had to woodshed for a while, so I have a good few years’ worth of material from that period that’s never been released.”
Frusciante gave enlightment to Electronic Beats about his forthcoming material adding,
Recently I’ve been making really abstract music out of samples. I don’t have any preconceived idea of what I’m going to do going into it, I just let the samples guide me, and gradually add in synthesisers and drum machines to it to round it out. At this point I have no audience. I make tracks and I don’t finish them or send them to anybody, and consequently I get to live with the music. The music becomes the atmosphere that I’m living in. I either make really beautiful music that comes from classical, or I make music where the tempo is moving the whole time, and there’s no melodic or rhythmic center. It’s just disorienting music that’s falling apart.
Trickfinger has tapped into a new atmosphere and circuit for his music, it sounds like there will be tons more fretwork coming out of the woodshed in the upcoming year or so.