“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.”
Henry David Thoreau
All of us are moved in different ways. To some, nothing is more moving than a masterfully performed sympathy and to others a couple Marshall stacks and a guy screaming is there heaven. That’s not what is important. What’s important is that music allows us to share parts of our souls with others, in hopes that what we create will resonate with others.
We may speak different languages, but nothing transcends our differences and is more universal than music. Here’s to letting to music be the bridge that connects us all.
A friend of mine who runs a magazine out of Vancouver, The Lab Magazine, turned me on to these guys from Saskatoon a while ago. He just finished doing a photo shoot with them, and said not only were the down to earth guys, but their music definitely rocks. Growing up on a steady diet of classic rock, I was immediately drawn into their world of smooth grooves, sweet harmonies, and hard hitting dual lead guitar riffs. They seem to have soaked up all the right influences of the 70′s and seem poised to continue spreading the true spirit of rock to a new generation. After recently winning a contest for best unsigned band deserving of a Rolling Stone cover, The Sheepdog‘s future seems brighter than ever.
Check em out and let us know what you think.
“I Don’t Know ” The Sheepdogs
“Southern Dreaming” The Sheepdogs
“How Late, How Long ” The Sheepdogs
If you like what you hear, their albums are available at the The Sheepdogs website.
“Well I walk upon the river like it’s easier than land. Evil’s in my pocket and your will is in my hand. Oh, your will is in my hand”
A friend of mine turned me on to the Tallest Man on Earth a little while back, and since then his been a constant companion on my mp3 player. I’ve been blown away by his raw, charismatic voice and lyrics that move the deepest parts of my soul. As a musician myself, I’m always on the hunt for new artists who stoke my fire, and he’s done that in a big way. I find it hard not to feel inspired after listening to him, and I hope he can do the same for you..
” Love is All ” Tallest Man on Earth
“And I’ll throw you in the current that I stand upon so still
Love is all, from what I’ve heard, but my heart’s learned to kill. Oh, mine has learned to kill”
“Where Do My Bluebird Fly” Tallest Man on Earth
“With all this fever in my mind,
I could drown in your kerosene eyes
Oh, you’re just a riddle in the sky
Oh, where do my bluebirds fly?”
“Pistol Dreams” Tallest Man on Earth
“The wise men lost, but still they found a son
And deep into the orchard, you will lead me
By the skin of snakes to let me know
My sentence as it dries
I said throw me in the fire now, come on”
stay tuned for more Tallest Man on Earth the rest of this month, stay inspired!