Tuesday, June 11, 2013

NEEDTOBREATHE - Lay 'Em Down (Video)

Okay, my new fav song... NEEDTOBREATHE - Lay 'Em Down

Needtobreathe (stylized as NEEDTOBREATHE) is an American rock band from Seneca, South Carolina. The band is composed of Bear Rinehart (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Bo Rinehart (backing vocals, guitar), Seth Bolt (backing vocals, bass).

They have released four studio albums: Daylight (2006), The Heat (2007), The Outsiders (2009), and The Reckoning (2011). Needtobreathe opened for Taylor Swift on the North American leg of her Speak Now World Tour, which began May 27, 2011 in Omaha, Nebraska.


If you cannot see the video below, click HERE!

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

The "Landfill Harmonic"

(Landfill harmonic - La armonía del vertedero - Orquesta de Instrumentos Reciclados de Cateura)

An orchestra for kids with instruments made from trash? A cello made from an oil can and pieces of wood, that were thrown in the garbage; a saxophone made of spoons and buttons.

These instruments are crafted by Nicolas, a 'recycler' with no previous experience making musical instruments, who is living 'hand-to-mouth' by the garbage dump in Catuera, Paraguay. Inspired by this initiative and creativity, Maestro Luis Szaran, director of "Sounds of the Earth," formed the 'recycled orchestra,' with children living near the dump.

 "Our main goal isn't to form good musicians, but to form good citizens." Now 30 members strong, (and looking for more, for a full orchestra) listen to the sweet sounds of these 'recycled' instruments and the hopes and dreams of the children who play them. ... Be Amazed and Inspired!

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