Life

Life is so crazy, and it’s inevitable that musicians are going to intertwine their craft with the most important events of their lives. The Life category of the Ledger Note Blog shows just how important music is to each and every one of us, especially in those major moments. This is how music impacts our lives.

A School Boy's Yearbook Ambition to Sell a Million Records

Tuesday - Jan 2, 2018 Life

This is one of those stories that has a surprise ending, so stick around for the reveal! Strange and interesting things are happening around us all the time.  It used to be that you'd hear about some story that happened to your friend's cousin's neighbor's dad and you'd dismiss it with a chuckle because it […]

NoCro News Drops an Insane Rap Video in the Morning Broadcast

Tuesday - Mar 21, 2017 Life

On February 27th, 2017, the NoCro News dropped some serious fire. Totally unexpectedly. This is a small, obscure Youtube channel that posts the daily NoCro News clips and usually gets a few dozen views, but on this fateful day, anyone who watched it was in for a surprise. Once in a blue moon someone sneaks […]

Animusic's Pipe Dreams - You'll Remember This!

Sunday - Mar 19, 2017 Life

If you are within the age range of, let's say... 25-35 or so, then you'll remember this video.  You don't know that you remember.  It will burst forth from the deepest recesses of your memory, and you'll be like "OH YEAH!" And that, my friends, is the Animusic masterpiece called Pipe Dreams.  The Animusic team […]

Shovel Blues on the Fretless 3-String Shovel Guitar!

Saturday - Nov 19, 2016 Life

Justin Johnson has not only mastered the guitar but mastered making them as well.  That just seems to be the natural progression guitarists take.  I've known several that became just as passionate about woodworking all in the name of learning to make their own guitars.  If you can pull it off and get a reputation […]

Welcome to the 4th Grade! Mr. Reed Raps to His Class

Saturday - Nov 5, 2016 Life

Having been to (and graduated from!) the 4th grade, I know a thing or two about what it's like.  I also was a teacher for a few years that included young people in elementary school.  It's pretty much a nightmare if you can't capture their attention nonstop. This is that age where you either have […]

Kind Lady Helps Man w/ Broken Bike Make it to Dave Matthews Concert...

Sunday - Oct 23, 2016 Life

Twas another hot, slightly overcast day in Hershey, Pennsylvania.  The sweat was beading up as even the birds were seeking the shade of the surrounding trees. Emily Kraus rolled along in her car with the windows down, jamming her favorite Dave Matthews Band album as she inched closer to the venue... Emily had been a […]