Thursday, March 31, 2011

Guitar Pickin'

My main man, Tyler Grant, shows you how it's done:

Wednesday, March 23, 2011


As we turned off the blacktop at 3am coming home from California, I opened the window to get some air and heard the first peepers of the year (for me anyhow.)

It's a sound that's so ubiquitous in rural WbgVa (West by god Virginia) during the spring and early summer that I don't think I had ever consciously noticed it until Emily asked me what it was one time.

To really appreciate it fully you should drive around some back roads at 35mph with all the windows down. The Doppler effect of the moving car gives the pitches extra variety and you get that special "the martians are landing" sound.

Here's a video of one of the little buggers: