Author: Luke J

I work as a Music Manager for a great Christian Bookstore chain in Western Canada called Scott's Parable Christian Stores. I live in Saskatoon, SK, Canada and I'm age 29. I'm married to my beautiful wife Melissa and have been for almost 5 years now. Please send me an e-mail anytime, I'd be glad to talk music or life with anyone!

April 25, 2009

REVIEW : The Chariot - Wars and Rumours of Wars

Band:  The Chariot Title:  Wars and Rumours of Wars Label:  Solid State Records Release Date:  May 5, 2009 Review By:  Luke J Tracklisting: 01.  Teach 02.  Evolve 03.  Need 04.  Impress 05.  Never I 06.  Giveth 07.  Abandon 08.  Daggers 09.  Oversea 10.  Mrs. Montgomery Alabamma iii. Be prepared for something…um…different.  The Chariot have always been summed up as being quite different.  They have taken metal music that is random, chaotic, distortion and pushed the envelope as far as they can. … Continued →

February 21, 2009


Artist: VOTA Album: VOTA Label: INO Records Release Date: February 10, 2009 Reviewed By: Luke J Tracklisting: 01. Hard To Believe 02. Be Mine 03. Love’s Taken Over 04. Honestly 05. Not Finished 06. I’ll Go 07. Give It To Me 08. Free To Fail 09. Save Ourselves 10. Bye Bye 11. In My Heart When it comes to the acronym you have to be extremely careful in its use.  According to an acronym is “a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters of words in a set phrase or series of words”. … Continued →

January 31, 2009

REVIEW : Lecrae - Rebel

Artist:  Lecrae Album:  Rebel Label:  Reach Records Release Date:  September 30, 2008 Reviewed By:  Luke J. Being counter-cultural these days is extremely hard.  Everything around you says “do things this way” or “if you have this item you need nothing else”.  The Bible calls all Christians to something different, to be counter-cultural.  What if we lived a lifestyle unashamed of Jesus Christ and no longer conformed to the patterns of the world.  Or in this case, the culture.  We would then line up with the teachings of the Bible and be better equipped to live a life that is set apart, unique.  … Continued →

January 20, 2009

REVIEW : Thrice - The Alchemy Index Vol. 3 & 4

Band: Thrice Album: The Alchemy Index Vol. 3 & 4 Label: Vagrant Records Reviewed by: Luke J Fire, water, air, and earth; the elements of our planet, created by an amazingly unique God.  I can think of nothing better to consume a bands time with.  Thrice has done just that, they have created two astounding sets of music history.  In late 2007 The Alchemy Index 1 & 2: Fire & Water came out and I immediately thought “that will definitely be in my top ten for the year!” … Continued →