Ben Baker’s sound touches on harmony, accessibility and intelligence. It’s digestible music that has something important to say. Baker describes his music as acoustic-driven melodies in harmony with smart lyrics. “The combination of two guitar players who can mix and match every strum of the other blindfolded.” Years and years companionship has drawn these musicians together into a shared wavelength. And it’s a wavelength in which listeners can gladly participate.
Baker has a deep connection with music itself. Humans are not his only friends. In fact, he says that “music is my only faithful lover.” Music inspires Baker. He admires its ability to draw forth an emotional response in even the most jaded soul and its ability to touch on every conceivable human emotions. He uses this facet of music in ever song he writes. “Music evokes emotion of some kind in anyone with a soul. It can lead the way to drunken craziness on a Saturday night and it can ease your soul on a Sunday morning sidewalk.” Baker also cites music’s ability to enact social change. “It can inspire revolutionary thought.” He also points out its ability to guide the human soul to transcendence. “Music can tak...