A Spotify playlist for Bono comprised of music from artists who are Christians .
There is SO much music out there. Here is a short list of the music that I listened to the most over the course of 2014. Jazz I listened to a lot of Jazz this year, both live and and through the 'ol earbuds. These two albums were (by far) my favorite. Both releases are
Every once and awhile a YouTube video comes along that is to good not to share. This is one of those. This is for those of you who know a little about music but wish you knew more. An assessable introduction into what has been going on over the course of the last century to
Well....it's that time of year and everyone's got their lists. Actually, I sheepishly (in a guilty pleasure sort of way) look forward to all of the end of the year "Best Of" music lists. There have been some good ones making the rounds. So, instead of repeating some of the tried and true, here is
The new Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott) album is streaming over at the Son Lux BandCamp site...
I often get asked about where to find contemporary liturgical music. Here are two new releases that are historically and artistically informed, yet contemporary in their expression. My wife and I will be using a few of these tunes re-worked for our local congregation. They also stand alone as great albums to listen to outside
Slavoj Zizek commented on the “Gangham Style” phenomenon at a recent lecture in Vermont. He makes the case that the hysteria surrounding the phenomenon is a form of spirituality that creates its own kind of sacred space, It's disgusting, so you have to watch it 40 or 50 times a day. It makes fun of
It has taken me more than a few weeks to work through all fifty-eight tracks of Sufjan Steven’s Silver and Gold. My daughter Rachel is fascinated with Sufjan’s version of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” So much so, that she made me play it for her five times in a row yesterday morning. Our
Tis' the eve of the Sufjan Stevens Christmas spectacular in San Francisco. Tomorrow night I will be traveling to the city by the Bay with my brother-in-law to participate in what promises to be a unique live concert event. I have heard rumors that there will be much singing and merriment, those in attendance beckoned to join in the Sufi
December 2, 2012 is the start of the Christian New Year and the beginning of Advent (the season before the twelve days of Christmas.) Are you overwhelmed by the thought of having to listen to the same four Christmas albums you have had in your holiday playlist for the last ten years? Fear not. Here