For your aural pleasure:
What Day is It?
Deeply rooted in folk music, The Mile Markers will take you back to the traditional sounds of American music. Lead singer Julie Stratton takes every day stories of love, loss, and laughter and beautifully narrates each tale over an acoustic guitar, fiddle, banjo, and other traditional instruments that have made folk music so powerful over the years.
Fans of Bob Dylan will absolutely adore the sound of The Mile Markers. The band truly represents the American folk sound and has an impressive live set to go along with their fantastic recordings. Trust me, if you are a fan of bluegrass, folk, or country, The Mile Markers are a band that needs to be in your music library.
Whether you want create noise music by banging on scrap metal, cheaply and easily amplify your acoustic instrument, or just play with wires, you’re in the right place. You will need:
That’s all! It’s pretty simple an inexpensive: two piezos and a six foot cable cost me ten dollars and yield two mics. You also probably going to use pliers, a razor blade, and a soldering iron or hot glue gun if you have them. Kids, we’re playing with things that are hot and sharp, so don’t tell your parents or they’ll get all up in your shit.
When you hook these piezo mics up to a good amp they can sound really good. It’s because they have a much wider pickup range than most guitar pick-ups so you get some great highs and lows. If you have a guitar you should definitely watch this video: