“Every man at some point in his life is gonna lose a battle. He’s gonna fight and he’s gonna lose. But what makes him a man is that in the midst of that battle, he does not lose himself.”—Friday Night Lights (via flamesofcountry)
Let’s not talk about the weather, and whether or not there’s really rain the clouds unless you want to know if I feel the same as you. It’s more measuring up than just wasting time, but time is not on our side. You’re burning. Rain would only be a temporary fix, and there’s just no place right now for cute ironies like that anymore. You’re a house on fire.
Continuing the trend of honoring my friends who are amazing musicians, here’s a rendition of one of my favorite Shinobu songs. This version has no vocals so it’s more of an accompaniment than a proper cover. Record your own vocals and send it to me!
Atlanta band The Wild came into being thanks to frontman Witt Wisebram, whose solo work as a folk musician evolved into the five-piece that performs as The Wild today. Their latest LP, Dreams Are Maps, is an impressive indicator of how the band has continued to change things up musically while staying true to the sound that first brought them together. Dreams Are Maps was recorded by Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!) at her Florida studio, and the band considers it to be a memorial for friend Anthony Poynter, who toured with the band often and died of cancer last…