“In an age of increasing distractions, we must choose less random thought bubbles of nothingness to gain more focused attention toward something meaningful. One of the greatest choices we can make in our fast-paced society is to stop and think – it’s a lost art form. Stop. Slow down. Pause. Breathe. Sit. These are all words we have forgotten how to do, but deeply desire.”
We are pleased to present the premiere of Quiet Hound’s latest video for their song Beacon Sun. The mysterious band, known for hiding their identities behind dog masks, is packed with talented and seasoned musicians from other bands that must also remain anonymous, but below is what we can tell you from our conversation with Hound #5.
Combine the talents of Alex Dupree of Trapdoor Band, Sean Padilla of The Cocker Spaniels and Aisha Burns of Balmorhea, and you have the Austin-based, indie folk band Idyl. On the cusp of pressing their debut album Elements of the Field to vinyl, they shot video of a stripped-back version of “Silent Prophet in the Hall of the King” for us to share.
Beer is the oldest and most consumed alcoholic beverage out there. Yet, there are still a lot of guys that can’t tell you the difference between an ale and a lager. Since the American beer market is one of the most innovative in the world right now, we thought it would be a good time to meet up with the owner of The Porter Beer Bar in Atlanta to learn a little more about the amber brew.
Ever wondered how length and girth of a cigar impact the draw? Or how the darkness of the tobacco wrapper impacts the taste? We headed down to Highland Cigar Co. in Atlanta for our latest video to check out their set up and learn a few tips.