Friday, November 16, 2007

IN TUNE WITH SACHA

We stopped Sacha Kljestan in the training room prior to today’s session at Ellis Park and made him take off his earphones to answer a few questions about the music he is listening to at the moment:

So what’s on your playlist right now?

“Well, right now I’ve got the latest Kanye West album on. I like most of his stuff a lot. And I just finished up listening to the new Jay Z album, American Gangster, the one that was released alongside the movie. I haven’t seen the film yet, but I’ve heard it’s pretty good.

So who’s your favorite hip hop artist?

“Right now, I’d probably say The Game, but he hasn’t had a new album in a bit. All time probably Dre. I’m really anxious for his new album to come out.

If it ever comes out…

“Yeah I suppose it has been like that for a few years now, huh?”

Obviously you’re traveling a lot during the season. How do you keep up with new music?

“It’s hard, but I manage. My brother helps out a lot. He sends me tons of stuff that he likes or he thinks I’ll like. That makes it easier.

So what else are you listening to?

“I like the Chili Peppers a lot. Their old stuff is classic, but their new stuff is good, too. I’m really into Stadium Arcadium. The Killers’ stuff I enjoy too. Both their albums I really like.

Do you get to go to live shows much?

“Not as much as I would like to, but I do make sure to see Hellogoodbye whenever they’re in town. I went to high school in Huntington Beach with those guys, and it’s great to see them doing really well.”

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