Category Archives: Reviews
Review : Beth Hazel Farris – EP No. 1
Beth Hazel Farris, a new artist from New Orleans, has released her debut EP, simply titled EP No. 1, featuring ‘Follow Me’, recently recorded by Casting Crowns on their album Thrive. Check out the review.
Review : No Punk Influences – Fight Within
After their recent signing to Thumper Punk Records, No Punk Influences brings us their newest effort, “Fight Within.” With a raw, passionate sound, this release is sure to satisfy old school punk rockers. Check out the review here.
Review : Jessa Anderson – Whole
Jessa Anderson is back with a brand new album- this time done independently rather than on BEC Recordings. Here is the review of ‘Whole’, featuring standouts songs like ‘Idols’, the title track, and ‘Everything’.
Review : Shawn McDonald – Brave
Shawn McDonald releases his new album ‘Brave’ on April 15th, his first full length studio album in 3 years, featuring a remastered ‘Through it All’ and singles ‘The End of the Day’ and ‘We Are Brave’. Check out the review.
Remission Flow leaves me conflicted: Rhythm Of Grace still has vestiges of the cliché riddled CCM that drove me away from most mainstream worship acts, but they have a spark of creativity and a refreshing purpose behind their music that sets them far from the madding crowd.
Review : Chayah Miranda – No Other Way
New CCM/pop artist Chayah Miranda releases her debut album ‘No Other Way’ on April 15th, featuring singles like ‘Let Go’, ‘He Loves Me’ and ‘Higher’. Check out the review.
Review : Gardienne – Walking Trees EP
Kansas City indie-pop singer Gardienne’s Walking Trees EP is polished in the best way, balancing performative pop with indie artistry.
Review : Michael McCully – Pangram
Pangram is an instrumental concept album which lives up to its namesake, borrowing pieces from a plethora of genres. Read on for the full review.
Review : MercyMe – Welcome To The New
MercyMe release their brand new studio album ‘Welcome To The New’ on April 8th, featuring their hit song ‘Shake’, and other standouts like ‘Flawless’, ‘Greater’, ‘Wishful Thinking’ and ‘Finish What He Started’. Check out the review.
Review : Mikeschair – All Or Nothing
CCM/pop quintet Mikeschair have released their new album ‘All or Nothing’ on April 1st, featuring hit songs ‘People Like Me’, ‘All I Can Do’ and ‘This is Our Moment’. Check out the review.
Have you ever raved about a band’s live performance to a friend?
Then the band comes to town and you and your friend get tickets to go and you get a little panicky because you are no longer certain that the band is as fantastic as you remember?
No? Really? Just me, huh?
The first time I saw Green River Ordinance was years ago when they opened for NEEDTOBREATHE. Their 20 minute set impressed me enough to buy the EP and tell a…
Review : Son Lux – Lanterns
One of the most overlooked records of 2013 is Lanterns by producer/composer Son Lux. It is beautiful, haunting, and thrilling in ways most music cannot be.
Review : Jillian Edwards – Daydream
Wife of Will Franklin Chapman and daughter in law of Steven Curtis Chapman, Jillian Edwards has released her new album, Daydream. Here is the review.
Review : Endeavor / Servants – Split
Simply put, If you don’t know these two bands and are into hardcore, you NEED to be. Both bands have a very real passion and an uncanny talent that are sure to lead them to truly special places.
Review : Of Eyes That See – Empty Shadows EP
Of Eyes That See is a young hard rock band from So Cal that makes female fronted heavy rock that would please fans of Evanescence, Flyleaf, and Skillet. Read the review for their debut EP, Empty Shadows.
Review : King’s Kaleidoscope – Live in Color
King’s Kaleidoscope delivers passionate worship with artistic integrity in this latest release,and though they have an occasional misstep, I think Live in Color is going to resonate with quite a few people.
Review : Unspoken – Unspoken
Unspoken, the latest band to be under the label of Centricity Music, release their full length album next week (April 1st) after 2 successful EP’s. Check out the review.
Review : The Royal Royal – Return of the King
The Royal Royal have released their second album ‘The Return of the King’ in early March 2014. Check out the review.
Review : Michael Boggs – More Like A Lion
Michael Boggs, previously of fame for the guitarist for FFH, releases his first full-length album ‘More Like a Lion’ on March 25th. Check out the review.
Rend Collective, signed to Integrity Music, have released their 3rd album ‘The Art of Celebration’, featuring the hit song ‘My Lighthouse’ and potential single ‘Joy’. Check out the review.
Future of Forestry are known to have grandiose tendencies, but this EP gives Eric Owyoung the chance to show off his great abilities as a vocalist.
Review : Satellites and Sirens – One Noise
Satellites and Sirens, the most recent signings to DREAM Records, release their new album ‘One Noise’ next week. Check out the review.
Big Daddy Weave have released the expanded edition of ‘Love Come to Life’ on the 11th March. Check out the review.
Review : Anthem Lights – You Have My Heart
Anthem Lights, recently departed from Reunion Records, have released their second full-length album, ‘You Have My Heart’. Here is the review.