The biggest downside to pursuing a career as a musician is the truth that, in most cases, doing this right means being gone from home quite a bit. Some artists are out on the road 200-250 days every year, and I don’t know how you could do that and keep your relationships with family and friends in a good place. Continue reading
Most people don’t spend the better part of three years working on a 6-song EP, but there isn’t much about this musical journey that has stayed on the straight and narrow. Continue reading
The wonderful Canadians over at Exclaim! took some time out of their day recently to premiere the track “Home” off of the new album. Continue reading
Last week I was super excited to hear that the kind and beautiful people over at Performer Magazine wanted to premiere the first track from How We Spend Our Days.
It’s called “You’re the One,” and it talks about rolling down hills and having a mustache and getting old and dying and being in love in all those things. I hope you like it. Continue reading
I’m excited to tell you that the official release date for the new album, How We Spend Our Days, is June 2.
But the big party here in Nashville will be the pre-release show at the High Watt on Wednesday, May 13. My friends and fellow Wisconsin natives Daniel and the Lion will be joining in that evening as well.
Today, I’m sitting at home in Nashville where it is fifty degrees or so. Tomorrow we will make the long drive up to Wisconsin and watch the temperature drop and the rain turn to sleet turn to snow until things are as cold as they’re supposed be at Christmas. Continue reading
One of the many odd things about this life is the varying levels of awareness that we have of its passing. Continue reading
When we were in Grand Rapids a couple weeks back, the kind folks at Calvin College’s newspaper brought us in to film their version of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts. As far as desks go, this one was more medium-sized, and to be honest, more of a table than a desk when I come to think of it. Continue reading
I’ve been thinking a little bit about words lately. Continue reading
Glory in this moment.