What inspires your music and what inspires you in your life? Do you ever pontificate on what's possible for the future of humanity? Your music makes me think and feel very deeply--that's why I ask.

Ott responded on 08/30/2011

What inspires me to make music is the excitement of being able to create my own immersive seven-minute universe out of nothing but sound waves. Few things are more satisfying than that.

In life I'm inspired by my family and my friends, my dog and cat, cups of tea, long walks, minor English rock stars from the 1970s, Bill Hicks, Robert Anton Wilson, Alan Watts, and currently a track called 'Beat Me Till I'm Blue' by Alan Hawkshaw. It's on YouTube.

In general though you could wade through my deepest thoughts in sandals and not get your ankles wet.

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