Tag: Bluegrass

September 23, 2022

Song of the Day: The Louvin Brothers - Satan's Jeweled Crown

Some of you are going to hate me for including this (what?!? country music on IVM?!?) Others of you–maybe only a few–will recognize the importance this type of music played on the development of both rock and roll (which somewhat ironically owes a huge debt to country music), as well as to contemporary forms of Christian music, because of the strong relationship between country music and Gospel music in the middle part of the last century. Brothers Ira and Charlie Louvin began playing and singing together in the 1940s in their home in Alabama, and later branching out to nearby Tennessee.… Continued →

February 10, 2018

October 19, 2016

October 17, 2016

Introducing: One Way Home

I am proud to introduce our readers to the music of folk-pop trio, One Way Home. Featuring a blend of folk, americana, bluegrass, and pop in an undeniably addictive mix of music meant to get you singing along and lifting your hands in praise. I haven’t heard a group quite like these fine people so make sure you check out their new full length “Front Porch” that released back in March on spotify below. You can download the title track to that full length on Hearts Bleed Passion Vol.… Continued →

September 10, 2014

May 9, 2014

March 18, 2013

February 4, 2013

January 26, 2013

REVIEW : Crowder - iTunes Session

David Crowder, the voice behind the David Crowder*Band, released his first EP under the name 'Crowder', comprising of some of the band's greatest hits, musically arranged in an acoustic/bluegrass fashion with interesting results. Here is the review.

July 12, 2012

April 9, 2012

Metaphysical Monday: The Music of Nature

I live in the remote mountains of extreme north Georgia.  I grew up in Gainesville, GA which is about an hour north of Atlanta.  But now that I’ve got a family of my own, we’ve settled ourselves in a more rustic setting.  Our home is a cabin nestled between mountain peaks and beautiful valleys.  The peaks are the beginnings of the Appalachian Mountains and in fact, the Appalachian Trail starts just a few miles from our house.  It takes us 20 minutes to get to the grocery store and any sort of civilization.  … Continued →