VR: I am going to name some other musicians. I would love to hear what you think about them. Avant-garde rockers The Residents?
JC: They did a good job as good as they could as long as they could.
VR: electronic pioneer Brian Eno?
JC: He was new age before there was such a term.
VR: satirist/composer/guitarist Frank Zappa?
JC: Immense talent put to most banal silly use that I have ever experienced.
VR: 20th century composer John Cage?
JC: The world would be different today without John Cage. He was like quantum physics.
VR: 1970s Cleveland punk/avant-garde rockers Pere Ubu
JC: What can I say, life stinks.
VR: Author William s. Burroughs?
JC: There you go. In a downtown kind of world, all the crucifixes would be replaced by statues of William.
VR: former Glam rocker/present day ISP owner David Bowie?
JC: The most charming reptile I have ever met.
VR: 1960s avant-garde bluesman Captain Beefheart?
JC: Huge influence and my top hat goes off to him.
VR: German techno-wizards Kraftwerk?
JC: Ah well, good Nazis. I love Kraftwerk. I remember seeing their famous robot tour.