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“ We ’ re thankful for the opportunity to connect with people and if it ’ s one fan at a time that ’ s good with me . “
Yeah , to me it signifies the birth of something . You ’ re going through a challenging journey and you ’ re about to be born into this new experience , this new life . And I liked that so we honed in on it . It was unique and good . Part spiritual , part meaningful , and of course there was the poop jokes that we all have internally to go along with it . I was ok with that . I think it carried enough meaning .
How did you get hooked up with the music scene in the area ?
MICAH : We moved , my wife and all our kids , we moved up to PA 4 years ago , it was
April 2016 and we didn ’ t know anybody . My wife was like you gotta start a band , you ’ re music ’ s great . “ Go start a band .” So we just started going to open mics and playing and just started connecting with musicians . I didn ’ t realize the Lehigh Valley had this huge music scene . We didn ’ t really have much of anything up here in Stroudsburg , so I just started getting connected to all the musicians down there . I was a total newb . I hadn ’ t been in a band in like 20 years and even when I was , there was no marketing . It was just a garage band . The people in the Lehigh Valley have always been great to us , and you just start making connections and it was just like Lehigh Valley and Pittsburgh .
We just got connected with so many people . It ’ s been awesome .
What are some of the things you draw from to write songs like “ Will I Make It Home ” and “ After The Fall ” that people connect with so easily ?
MICAH : Yeah it ’ s a good question , and Ace probably has some thoughts on this as well . Part of it is , the way that I write , I don ’ t even necessarily start with an idea . It always kind of starts with a feeling . I always feel like when I ’ m writing it ’ s kind of like being
“ We ’ re thankful for the opportunity to connect with people and if it ’ s one fan at a time that ’ s good with me . “