Has music ever been more powerful than it is right here and now? You can certainly make the argument that a live performance or having tunes accompany an experience provides immeasurable moments, but if I’ve learned anything the past year… it’s that the power of music is something we can all agree upon. It’s calibrating, and it’s the sound of my addiction.
With the world on fire, music has been essential to my focus and serenity. Something to serve as a getaway while also dosing my frame of mind with constant injections of positive vibes. For me, a key to that companionship has been the sweet sounds of Stick Figure.
In the morning to start the day with the right energy? To accompany an early evening surf? To pick me up off the ground? To take my mind out of the lane of fear and into the lane of hope and dreams? To inspire my writing and creative content? Stick Figure. Just… let the music play, because we all need that escape.
You see… Scott Woodruff and I geographically share an area. The region I’m currently in is where he comes from, and we’ve crossed paths on occasion. Here, the Atlantic Ocean stares you in the face. It draws you in, but you have to embrace it and treat it right in order to join its forces to ultimately find your tribe.
Woodruff’s east coast wave had some winds from the west and settled him upon the shores of the Pacific Ocean. Through the spirit of Stick Figure, he was able to take what the south shore Atlantic instilled in him and adjoin it with the tides of the west coast. Thus, we have seven Stick Figure records (and new music in the works) to indulge in. Furthermore, the community (Stick Figure Family) the music has created is one of great friendship to the point where sometimes it feels like…
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