Saturday, September 13, 2008

Rhythm of Life


7 beats per second. Can you feel it?

I got on my bike yesterday for the first time in 4 days. Taking periodic breaks during the season has kept me fresh. My master plan only lead up to a little after Nationals and then I decided to take a mental break and just ride. Looking back, instead of taking a break I was riding strings of long mid-high paced mountain bike rides and the legs were starting to feel it. On top of that, the Hendricks Gin has really been flowing and the anxiety of my trip has made sleep rare. Bad combo.

Yesterday I got on my bike and cranked up some tunes on the RFT... Man it was good. The desire is back, fueled by dismounts, high intensity and thoughts of Sven Nys. With new found motivation comes the need to listen to some new good music to make my brain work a little bit harder, get those goosebumps every now and then.

Anyone that has a band that you don't think I might know about that brings some heat (happy-feel good heat, Wes!) leave me a message here. I'm on a mission. If you like Jazz funk you should check out this 70's band called Passport. The album is "Looking Thru." Rad.

Help a brother out!

12 comments:

Martin Lang said...

take a look.

http://shortstan.blogspot.com/

Zak said...

modest mouse

Rowbear said...

Hendrick's is quality gin. I like Q alright too.

I don't know about the kind of music you wanna hear, if it's dancy stuff maybe Arcade Fire, or M.I.A., or the song Damaged Goods by Gang of Four, or the song Born on the Floor, by The Make-up (2 of my favorite songs). Also, maybe check out the band Q and not U. This is all more dancy indie/poppy rock type stuff.

big00bike said...

Slipknot has a new one out with some hard and slow stuff(all hope is gone). If you need time to like them start with their side project stone sour.

Rowbear said...

Robert not Anthony,

M.I.A. (electronic I guess) she has two albums and there both pretty solid. You can start with the song "paper planes" or "bucky done gun" to see if you like it.

Mason Storm said...

Check out !!!(cha,cha,cha or chk,chk,chk),no real name just the 3 explanation points. They are funk/punk/dance/techno/etc. Super good band to ride to, and a hell of a live show.
Hoffmeyer

Rowbear said...

Robert is a complex human being, some say "put upon" others say "misguided and tertiary." I'm just a team-mate of anthony's, we haven't met because I didn't go to the Waverly race. If you come to Otter Creek this weekend you'll meet me.

Davey B said...

thanks... all good so far!

Robert T. Metz said...

Check out Ludo their first album is the better of the two

Robert T. Metz said...

Flotbots are also a good choice

gcuddihee said...

hot hot heat, libertines, mando diao, the ponys, reigning sound, the fratellis, clinic. i dare you to listen to these. your engine will be do revved.

ok so maybe you wanna go hipity hop. try a little j5 (thats jurasic five) or talib kweli.

thats if enough body rockin beats to care you through hockey season in june.

River said...

Husker Du