"I get inspired by a lot of different lyrical styles. I like lyrics that are ambiguous, cryptic, but not for the sake of being so. I also favor the sound a certain word makes over the meaning of it. I think Stephen Malkmus does a good job of that. Then again, I also like lyrics that are narrative. A good example of that, for me, is "Duncan" by Paul Simon." You can check out the full interview on The Village Voice HERE.