The musical duo soon to be formerly known as Gungor is currently in process of saying farewell, touring down in the States for the final time using that brand name. As Michael wrote not too long ago, "Gungor feels to us like it’s done what it needed to do. Said what it needed to say. And … Continue reading The most beautiful song I’ve ever heard
I originally wrote this in 2016 and thought I'd update and re-post in light of a new album dropping on Jan. 18. In 2015, I wrote a post on this blog entitled Confessions of an unapologetic Lifehouse fan, wherein I admitted to being fully on board with a band that might not land me many cool … Continue reading Confessions of an unapologetic Switchfoot fan
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.