I’m Still Floating-Typhoon

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The other night was one for the record books. I saw the band Typhoon live, in the flesh, and only three rows away. Their music is such a pleasurable experience through a set of headphones, but live, it completely changes the game. Live, you can experience the intense passion behind their unique sound.

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This musical event was quite emotional for me, and I said so to the lead singer, Kyle Morton, as he was clearing the many instruments from the stage. He explained to me how hearing that, makes all the work worthwhile. I imagine that he says that over and over, but the twinkle in his eye and the humble nature of his conversation left me in awe.

Yes, I feel Typhoon’s music deeply. His personal story is victorious and nothing short of  miraculous. The lyrics, vocals, and the band support with compelling instrumentation tells this story powerfully and complexly.

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That is when, Kyle handed me the set list. I was in shock like some silly school girl groupie. Gahhh! I was completely reduced to a puddle in a simple  second, despite the fact that he is just a regular guy. Clearly he is just a guy struggling to make music, tour the country, and get along with all 10 of those band members as the highway stripes pass by. A normal guy brewing a quiet genius in his lyrical thoughts and a strong lead singer to a larger group of perfectly timed, impressive harmonies. Keep them on your radar by liking their Facebook page.

You really must listen, again.

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