Sun, 6 January 2013
I recently called over to the UK to speak with Carley and Matt from SilverSpark. We had been emailing back and forth for a month or so, and it was great to finally meet them. We got along right from the start, and I am honored to have them kick off 2013 on my show! We had a lot to talk about. They told me how they left their office jobs to pursue a career in music. They had a shared vision, and they went for it. Four and a half years later, they are still making their living as musicians. It is an inspirational story that shows that people can follow their dreams and make it work. We also talked about their approach to music, and their recent efforts in adding a drummer and bass player to the mix. We have a lot of shared influences. We talked about what bands like REM, Stereophonics, and the Black Keys mean to us. Learn more about them at http://www.silverspark.co.uk/. Two of their songs are also featured on this episode. I encourage you to seek out the rest of their music. If you reach out, please tell them that you heard them here first. Enjoy!