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And it was because of him that I'm With You pushes the Peppers' sound further than it's ever gone before.
"We had a load of faith in Josh coming into this band, and it was kind of understood that we are a band of equals when it comes to writing and contributing. "There's something that happens during that process of just playing for the sake of playing, for communicating, for letting your abilities mingle with those of the guy next to you.
"Both Josh and Flea would come in with ideas, homework, that they had done, and since Flea had been to school to learn piano and theory, he was coming in more frequently with piano chords instead of bass lines," he continued.
"Josh kind of understands it without school, and Flea understands it, so their conversations were quite beautiful, and it sounded like Thelonious Monk talking to Coltrane or something.
"I mean, I've known them for a long time, and knowing how they work and just how much they care about what they do ...
The band, from its inception, has always been about four people getting into a room and making music together.
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dot Hacker, Gnarls Barkley, John Frusciante, Ataxia, The Bicycle Thief, PJ Harvey, Thelonious Monster, Sparks, Warpaint, Beck, Black Keys, Nate Ruess, Golden Shoulders, Vincent Gallo, Butthole Surfers Josh Adam Klinghoffer (born October 3, 1979) is an American musician best known as the current guitarist for the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, with whom he has recorded two studio albums, I'm with You (2011) and The Getaway (2016), and the b-sides compilation, I'm Beside You (2013).
I marched up to the registration table at the Hyatt like I owned the place and asked for a badge.Over the course of their 28 years, change has been a near constant for the Red Hot Chili Peppers ...particularly when it comes to the man charged with playing guitar.And if he was intimidated, well, the soft-spoken guitarist certainly wasn't about to let his new bandmates know about it."I just tried to stay in the moment, remain present," he said, smiling slightly.
Klinghoffer was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2012, becoming the Hall of Fame's youngest-ever living inductee at age 32, passing Stevie Wonder, who was 38 when he was inducted.