I am really lucky, because I have my mother, who moved down to LA and she helps me with my son.So he’s got his grandma, which is a big deal, and they’re really close.She has a "half-melodic, half-weird" band side-project with longtime P-Funk keyboardist Bernie Worrell, bassist Mike Watt and drummer Evan Taylor in the works.She's also planning an all-instrumental "weird wily guitar song album" with Welsh singer-songwriter Kate Le Bon, currently touring with Warpaint.What my mum and I really focus on is making sure that he has structure and discipline in his life, as well as fun, party times.
"I want to continue down that road." ROLE MODELS: Jack White lands high on Wayman's list of guitarists who've inspired her.
WHO: Theresa Wayman plays guitar and sings for Warpaint, a Los Angeles indie rock quartet known for their blurry jams, sultry beats, and cascading layers of noise and melody.
But though onstage the four women still deliver forceful guitar statements like "Elephant" and the driving "Composure," on their current album the instrument is less dominant, deeper in the mix.
I always thought that was kind of a man-made thing, you know, ‘mind your p’s and q’s’ and ‘have an early bedtime’.
When I was growing up, I really hated those things and I wanted to rebel against them; I thought that they were just social structures placed upon people to be boring.