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Whatever it was, he says he got through it, in part, by taking lots of walks, listening to his latest creations. It was like this world we lived in that we created for ourselves.
I never got over that even as an adult. Initially, those creative pursuits were writing and drawing, but around the age of 13, he started dabbling with keyboards and discovered guitars a few years later. Still, Kowalski never made music a serious pursuit until he was in his 20s, when he was under the deep influence of Flying Saucer Attack, Third Eye Foundation, and the albums being released on Kranky Records. He eventually fell in with that community of Milwaukee-based musicians, collaborating with post-rock group Charles Atlas and releasing his first recordings on local label Star Star Stereo.
Along the way, the sound of Casino Versus Japan evolved markedly with each new release. All of it, though, is a far cry from the muddier world of Frozen.
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