Author: Joshua Hedlund
October 20, 2012
Kevin Schlereth displays his songwriting talents with his latest album!
April 28, 2012
A side project from members of MuteMath and Eisley. Charming indie melancholy meets crazy percussive rhythms.
March 3, 2012
The latest album from dance band Press Play...
January 28, 2012
What adjective am I so tempted to use to describe this final double-disc opus from the David Crowder Band?
December 2, 2011
Review of Timbre the harpist's excellent new (and free!) Christmas album.
November 21, 2011
Smalltown Poets makes a surprising return to the music world with a very nice Christmas album.
November 1, 2011
Check out a non-profit worship album from Pennsylvania worship leaders Dan and Lauren Smith.
September 26, 2011
Switchfoot ushers us into the next decade with their matured rock and roll sound..
September 3, 2011
The Ember Days reveals their much-anticipated full-length, and it's a great worship session!
August 2, 2011
New EP from rock act I Anthem, for fans of The Classic Crime and The Wedding.
July 24, 2011
Saturday and Sunday of Cornerstone Festival 2011.
July 16, 2011
Thursday and Friday at Cornerstone 2011!
July 13, 2011
Wes from Deas Vail talks about the new drummer, new album, and how the band continues to exceed his expectations!
July 9, 2011
A brief description of the events of Tuesday and Wednesday at Cornerstone Festival 2011
June 21, 2011
Portland folk musician Josh Garrels has released a long, beautiful poetic album. Oh, yeah, and it's free!
April 16, 2011
Hillsong United goes back to the studio for a new worship album full of deep layers and intensity.
My interview with the electronically creative Andy Hunter.
March 10, 2011
Check out this couple's acoustic folk jams and jigs falling somewhere in between The Decemberists, Sufjan Stevens, and Flatfoot 56!
February 28, 2011
Don't miss out on this new EP from the leader of Christian dance parties.
February 9, 2011
Tobin and Brandon of Flatfoot 56 sat down with me before a recent show in St. Louis to discuss the joys and challenges of band life.
January 7, 2011
The Hillsong United worshipper releases her third solo album, a full-fledged indie pop release in the vein of A Fine Frenzy, Feist, or Imogen Heap.
December 11, 2010
Our favorite rugged Thrice frontman re-releases his Christmas record with two new songs. Grab some hot cocoa and experience some acoustic-indie-post-rock-folky-blues-holiday fun!
December 2, 2010
It's been a few months now since Lecrae checked us all into Rehab with possibly the best ever opening sales for a Christian rap album, so what are the results?
November 15, 2010
Complicated musings on the Raw Rock Ballad. I think it's better than I think it is, but you'll have to decide for yourself if you like this one.
November 10, 2010
Do you know how cool Euro-synth-pop lounge worship can be? Neither did I.
November 5, 2010
Back with his first full-length in five years, Sufjan gives us his brilliantly mad offering of indie folk attacked by a layer of electronics.
October 11, 2010
Jars of Clay adds to their 15-year career by collaborating with friends to give us some worshipful, community-focused pop anthems.
October 9, 2010
Lakes keeps things fresh and interesting from beginning to end with both quiet calm and driving energy. The variety of instrumentation and strong songwriting make it even better.
October 7, 2010
Until My Ankle's Better features this couple's latest quirky acoustic jams of passion, vulnerability, and joy, with mostly short tracks that are trying to become the grown-up version of your favorite childhood sing-alongs.
October 4, 2010
On this latest release these New Zealand worshippers sound like Explosions In The Sky infused with a bit of Jesus, complete with those constant, dripping, echoing guitar riffs and those soothing build-ups fueled by those rat-a-tat snare rhythms and lazy cymbal rolls.