Matthew Jacoby – Founder/Leader Our first attempt at serious touring was in 2000. We managed to convince a whole lot of churches to host concerts for us. Our promotional material, all produced by CMCA, presented well and the idea of a concert of the Psalms seemed to appeal to pastors. We had concerts organised up … Continued
Matthew Jacoby – Founder Leader In 1998, with Jason temporarily back in the band, we decided to record a proper studio album. We got a cheap deal with a new recording studio in town and prepared to record our strange collection of Psalms. I marked the sessions in my diary: three days for recording, mainly … Continued
The 150 psalms found in God’s Word encompass the gamut of human experience – joy and pain, sin and forgiveness, despair and praise. With their unique, acoustic and multi-ethnic sound, Australia-based Sons of Korah offer an intriguing re-creation of the musical drama of the psalms. In 2018, Mel Lawrenz (from the Brook Network www.thebrooknetwork.org) spoke … Continued
Matthew Jacoby – Founder/Leader In some ways I feel like the proper beginning of the band was 1997, because up to this point, everything was so casual and undefined. It seems that we spent the first few years waiting to start but not knowing how. By this time Jason had decided to go his own … Continued
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
Behind the Scenes – Beginnings