We started off this recollection with the beautifully peaceful Psalm 128 which was originally recorded on our 2002 album Shelter. Anna’s moving interpretation of the melody, from gentle encouragement to a soaring proclamation of the Lord’s blessing, was a tremendous inspiration for our resident string arranging genius Jared Haschek to do his thing. Creating a … Continued
Liz Young is a great friend of Sons of Korah. After years of passionately following our music as a fan, Liz was thrilled with the opportunity of joining us in concert for the first time in 2015 and we were equally thrilled with the depth and emotion her playing brought to those concerts. It’s been … Continued
The world-renowned Nashville String Machine (NSM) have an extensive and diverse credit list and has established itself as America’s premier recording orchestra for nearly 30 years. Jared Haschek has worked with the NSM on a number of occasions and here we see him directing the strings recording of his string arrangement for our interpretation of … Continued
Finally we have Psalm 110 available and released through our APP to in-app subscribers. It’s been great to share some of the journey of where these Psalms begin and how so many people contribute to bring them to their full glory. Rod Gear has been a key part of the Sons of Korah project … Continued
Once we have the core sections of a new piece identified and partially shaped with a basic ‘guide track’, Spike (our Producer/Bass Player) then starts to build the arrangement with other instruments. For this session we continue to work on Psalm 110, and Matt and Spike are working with Rod, our drummer/percussionist, on the various … Continued
Matthew Jacoby It’s hard to describe how a composition comes together and impossible to teach. The simplest way is to start with a musical motif (that we might stumble upon as we noodle around) and then add lyrics and develop it from there in a fairly intuitive way. In our case this process is complicated … Continued
We’re getting close to completing our next studio recording – Psalm 115. This little snippet showcases our multi-instrumentalist – Mike Follent – laying down some resonator tracks in the studio to add colour to the other instrumentation. We’re in the studio working on the final vocal tracks, mixing and then off to mastering. Once completed … Continued
We’re now in the studio working on the 3rd part of Psalm 88. As we bring this track together, we’ve had the privilege of working with our good friend Jared Haschek. Jared is based in near our home town in Australia, and works in both Nashville TN, and Melbourne Australia with some of the best … Continued
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.