Todd Binder, an indie-rock artist hailing from Charlottesville, VA, made a name for himself in the local music scene, captivating audiences with his energetic performances and songwriting prowess. His unreleased albums caught the attention of industry luminaries like Paul Evans and the late Dave Matthews Band saxophonist Leroi Moore, leading to an invitation to record at the band’s private studio. Inspired by a move to California, Todd embarked on a journey to create a fully analog album at San Francisco’s Tiny Telephone Studio, a two-year endeavor that was nearly complete when the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted his plans.7 outubro
Straight from his new album, “Lions” is a compelling anthem that encourages us to confront life’s challenges with bravery. It explores the constant presence of change and mortality, guiding us through a journey that highlights the significance of our shared experiences and our innate ability to create new adventures. Ultimately, the song urges us to cherish our connections before it’s too late. Musically, “Lions” represents Todd Binder‘s most dynamic work, bursting forth with an abundance of energy driven by a relentless drumbeat, a foreboding bassline, intricate time signature shifts, and soaring vocal and synth sections that elevate the track to new heights. It serves as both a call to action and a cautionary tale.
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