https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5okHfnkXvoU From Matthew This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about [d]: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. Because Joseph her husband was a righteous man and did not want to expose her … Continue reading 3 versions of the same story (w/ sountrack from David Bazan)
I was pleasantly surprised when David Bazan releases a Christmas album last year. He brings a unique twist to the genre like only he can, and this version of God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen gets me every damn time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOJkuJr6pRc Lyrics God rest ye merry gentlemen Let nothing you dismay Remember Christ our Savior … Continue reading Favourite Christmas songs, part 2
Over the next 10 days, I'll share some of my favourite Christmas songs. Here's one of the very best to start. It's no secret that Sufjan Stevens is one of my favourite musical artists, and his 100(!) Christmas songs are on heavy rotation this time of year. This one in particular really moves me. Enjoy! … Continue reading Favourite Christmas songs, Part 1
Disclaimer: I’m not a music major nor a critic, so I can’t exactly describe why these albums are good or why I like them. Obviously I have a ‘type’, and this is the new stuff I've listened to a lot in 2018 (in no particular order). Ghost Alive – The Boxer Rebellion Vide Noir – Lord Huron … Continue reading My Favourite Albums of 2018
Earlier this year I wrote about our experience seeing Pedro The Lion in concert. At that show, a new alum was teased, and the first single has dropped. And, of course, it's so damn good. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=20&v=OQik6WpwRug A full album called Phoenix is set to drop Jan. 18, 2019.
Disclaimer: I’m not a music major nor a music critic, so I can’t exactly describe why these albums are good or why I like them. Obviously I have a ‘type’, and this is what I’ve been listening to a lot since I posted Part 1. Bands I love with new albums that did not disappoint: Thank You … Continue reading Favorite albums of 2018 (so far): Part 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHsEwQvnGOE It may not be cool to like Mumford and Sons in the year 2018, but I don't care. They have a new album coming out in November, and this is the first single - 'Guiding Light.' As per usual, it features a catchy melody and uplifting lyrics like "even when there is no star … Continue reading Unapologetic About My Mumford Excitement