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" I grew up drumming but had to put it on the back burner because of basketball. "
" Criticism doesn't affect me much now. "
" Sometimes, we've made songs where we're angry and yelling, and then there are some songs where we're just having fun and dancing and happy. "
" Thankfully, I found a doctor at Presbyterian Hospital in New York, Scott Hammer, who diagnosed my chronic fatigue as the Epstein-Barr virus, and the medication I took either helped jump-start my immune system or made the virus dormant. I was very lucky. "
" Everyone in the industry really sort of welcomed us with open arms - at least the people we've come across so far and the other artists. "
" Sophie does more of the writing, lyrical stuff; I do more of the sitting at the computer and the board stuff. But it blurs. If we're both really feeling it, then we'll keep going with the song. "
" My on-stage uniform is basically my life uniform, also. But sometimes I go a lil' flashier on stage. "
" Pregnant Beyonce was kind of crazy to see. She's like a god. "
" I don't have any connection to Portuguese, but I listened to a lot of music in other languages because I was really into house music; there are all sorts of languages that are featured in house. "
" I get the same rush being on stage DJing that I did on the court. "
" My hair - that's, like, really my statement piece. "
" I always loved music, but it was a passion that I had put to the side for my whole life. "
" Sophie is so free-spirited, open-minded, and intelligent. She brings the sensuality. The soft connection. She can look people in the eye and make them feel something. "
" I've been inconsistent by my standards, but I always set high goals for myself. "
" I learned that being sort of legitimately recognized by a legitimate and traditional recording academy, it made people look at us a bit differently. Not everyone, but some people. "
" Every few weeks, I'd really be worn down. The doctor said just take time off, but it became apparent that the exercise you need to be a top-level athlete brought the symptoms on. "
" If it feels good, feels different, and falls in the middle of both of our wildly different tastes, then we know it's a Sofi Tukker song. "
" I dedicated most of my life to basketball, and that was my plan until my junior year of college when I got ill and was bed-ridden for eight months. In those months, I wanted to be productive, and I taught myself how to produce music on my computer. When I went back to school, I started taking all my classes in music and DJing a lot. "
" Like a lot of us, I went through some phases on the way to finding what I felt comfortable in as myself. "
" Basketball is my first love. If my health had permitted me, I would still be playing, but I am glad in retrospect that everything happened the way it did. "
" I'm meeting people I never would have met at Brown and doing things I couldn't do because of basketball. "
" We are so excited about life and about every song. "