"I'll tell you something," he says conspiratorially. "I'm not like the programming master. I mean, I've worked with Shadow, and he's the programming master." He laughs. "But, you know, I learned how to do what I need to do several years ago, and now it's more about making the cool sounds. Inspiration is where you find it. If you spend a lot of time on the beach, you'll probably come out with the beach in your music. Or if you're in New York and it's really hectic, you come up with more hectic music or angry or something. Music is where you find it."