“How are you going to be around me and not smoke? That’s like being around George Clinton and not smoking the rock,” he jokes, producing the sequoia-colored pot, the kind of cosmic chronic that will have you visualizing Ewoks and light sabers, and composing blunted beat orchestras in your head. Or not. Since technology made it possible to acquire production software FruityLoops and an omnivore’s musical library in 24 hours, everyone’s been chopping samples. But Madlib has proven that it isn’t about collection or studio tools.
“The equipment doesn’t matter, it’s the vibe you put into it. If music sounds good, music sounds good,”
From LA Weekly’s The Madlib Mystique. Thorough read.