Articles

Recent Articles

Thoughts on The Other Guys and a Theology of Humor

by Joel Mayward Posted in Featured ReviewMusic Reviews and Interviews

The Other Guys (2010): If I've learned anything from having an infant son, it is that laughter doesn't need to be taught. Laughing comes naturally, spontaneously, in fits and spurts, but always with an innate sense of joy. That we can somehow find a moment of respite in our chaotic…Read More


Review: The Flame In All Of Us By Thousand Foot Krutch

Posted in Music Reviews and Interviews

The much-anticipated fourth release from the Toronto-based Thousand Foot Krutch, The Flame In All of Usdelivers powerful spiritual messages with a driving, hardcore sound. Flame continues to build off of Thousand Foot Krutch’s previous release (The Art of Breaking), drifting into a much more rock driven style instead of the rapcore sound of the earlier albums.


Review: The Glorious Revolution By Grey Holiday

Posted in Music Reviews and Interviews

Grey Holiday rocks out and leaves listeners wanting more with their debut EP album, The Glorious Revolution. Within the span of six songs, the band shows they have what it takes to make great music including ballads, rock anthems and catchy songs while focusing on God with lyrics written from the heart. Co-written and produced by Jason Ingram (Rush of Fools ,Bebo Norman ) the album is permeated with honest lyrics especially on the anthem "Revolution", which reflects and rants on the rat race that Americans encounter and the lives we feel we need to lead.


Review: Even Heroes Need A Parachute

Posted in Music Reviews and Interviews

   This Beautiful Republic captures listener's attention with their debut album, Even Heroes Need a Parachute (Forefront). A hard rock sound, driving beats and guitar rifts grab your ear and keeps your attention throughout the entire album, which is filled with surprising maturity, both musically and lyrically, for a debut album.  


Review: Momento Mori By Flyleaf

Posted in Music Reviews and Interviews

Memento Mori, the highly-anticipated sequel to Flyleaf's 2005 self-titled debut, was well worth the four year wait. The Texas-based quintet returns with more mature lyrics, pulse pounding music and a well-defined message. Memento Mori also delivers the same intensity of Flyleaf while standing out as clear improvement for the band as a whole.


Review: Hello Hurricane By Switchfoot

by Brian Senecal Posted in Music Reviews and Interviews

For three long years a storm has been building on the horizon. Changes in the atmosphere have taken place - a new in-home studio, a new label, and a return to a sense of purpose. Hello Hurricane, the seventh studio album from the San Diego quintet Switchfoot, clearly shows the effects of those changes. “We built our own studio so we wouldn’t be paying and playing by the hour,” says frontman Jon Foreman. Prepare for a musical storm.


Review: Hillsong United “We’re All In This Together”

Posted in Music Reviews and Interviews

Worship powerhouse Hillsong United recently hosted a live event on 440 US movie screens to debut their documentary,The i Heart Revolution: We’re All In This Together.   The event was hosted live from Australia on November 4, 2009, and featured performances of several worship songs, along with interviews about the project preceeding the film's showing. 


Review: Church Music By David Crowder Band

Posted in Music Reviews and Interviews

 Anticipation for the newest artistry from David Crowder Band has been building since the day the band stepped foot into the studio to begin making Church Music, fueling the masses with active social media interaction throughout.  That anticipation does not go unrewarded, as Church Music, releasing today from sixstepsrecords, pushes forward once again the edges of contemporary rock worship music.


Review: Welcome To The Masquerade By Thousand Foot Krutch

Posted in Music Reviews and Interviews

 Welcome to the Masquerade, the fifth studio album from Canadian hard-rock group Thousand Foot Krutch, is a perfect representation of where the band has come from and where they are going. The single "Bring Me to Life" blends the rhyme-heavy rapping prominent on Set It Off (2001) and Phenomenon(2003) with the more melody-oriented rhythms featured on The Art of Breaking (2005) and The Flame in All of Us (2007). 


Review: Welcome To The Masquerade By Thousand Foot Krutch

Posted in Music Reviews and Interviews

 Welcome to the Masquerade, the fifth studio album from Canadian hard-rock group Thousand Foot Krutch, is a perfect representation of where the band has come from and where they are going. The single "Bring Me to Life" blends the rhyme-heavy rapping prominent on Set It Off (2001) and Phenomenon(2003) with the more melody-oriented rhythms featured on The Art of Breaking (2005) and The Flame in All of Us (2007). 


Page 1 of 5 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›