This is an interview recorded for radio in 2011, just before we released our Wait album. Matt gives some insight into why we do what we do, how the Psalms speak to and impact our lives today, and the spiritual benefit of spending time ‘soaking’ in the Psalms.
Gareth Skinner has played Cello on both our Refuge and Fractures albums, and now, as we work on the next batch of Psalms, we’ve got him back in the studio.
In this session, Matt and Spike are working with Daniel Hernandez to develop the piano part for a brand new Sons of Korah track. Here’s a sneak peek of the guys at work.
Behind the scenes: International Touring
Matthew Jacoby – Founder/Leader The early years up to 1996 are very blurry but I think the reason I can’t remember much is because there isn’t actually much to remember. We had a band with a name but really didn’t do more than a handful of small gigs a year. In 1996 we recorded an … Continued
Matthew Jacoby – Founder/Leader The first advertised Sons of Korah gig that I remember was a night in 1993 at Deakin University in Geelong organized by the overseas Christian students group.In 1993 I was in my second year of a Bachelor of Theology at the Reformed Theological College (RTC) in Geelong. I had left school … Continued
Behind the Scenes – Beginnings
What will you find when you allow yourself to go deeper?You’re not satisfied with the dry ground of religious intellectualism. You’re not satisfied with just dipping your toes into a shallow spirituality. You want to know the heart of God more intimately. You want to encounter God in the deep places. In Deeper Places, pastor … Continued
We’re looking forward to being back in California in February 2020 for a short tour mostly around the LA area. As we confirm dates you’ll see them appear on our EVENTS page. Sons of Korah will be playing a sequence of psalms, together with other spoken texts, that will take us on a journey through … Continued
Matthew Jacoby – Leader/Founder The book of Psalms is the songbook of the Bible. In its original setting it had a very practical purpose. It was the primary way in which the ancient biblical faith was imparted from one generation to the next. Within the Psalms is encapsulated, in poetic form, expressions of what the … Continued