Tag: chamber pop
June 26, 2020
For my Song of the Day this time round, we’re going back. Like way back. To the beginning of Jesus rock. It’s widely accepted that Larry Norman is the “godfather of Christian rock” and you can make a reasonable case for that. But he wasn’t the first. Several other bands and artists were contemporary with him, including Liverpool’s own The Crossbeats, Agape, and the All Saved Freak Band. Arguably the first rocker, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, was also a Christian and a gospel artist, plugging in her electric guitar long before Bill Haley and the Comets set on the scene.… Continued →
January 3, 2020
Here’s the thing . . . Sufjan is incredible. Whether or not you like his music, one has to acknowledge the astounding amount of talent the guy has. To me, he is the musical equivalent to the literary Tolkien. What I mean is this: somewhere in the deep recesses of their brains, the creative impetus for all those ideas already existed. For Tolkien it was a myriad of languages, races and lands–each with their own histories and storylines.… Continued →
November 22, 2018
We're excited to give some pre-release press on this new band - check out our review and be sure to keep an eye on Gr8frt for an official release on 12/15!
October 6, 2018
Chamber pop may not be the most well-known, or well-respected genre. Nonetheless, it holds some of the most intricate compositions and rides the line between progressive and radio-friendly. Here are our top 10 chamber pop groups you need to check out. Anything we missed? Add it in the comments. In no particular order… 1. The Oh Hellos This brother/sister duo (plus a couple friends) has truly manager to refine their sound, with their last two EPs showing incredible growth in songwriting and some fairly poetic lyrics to boot.… Continued →
May 19, 2018
Songs of Water sends listeners on a journey around the world on their latest EP.
February 10, 2018
The Oh Hellos have wasted no time releasing a strong follow-up to "Notos", this time opting for a festive, autumnal mood.
December 23, 2017
"Notos" is an explosive EP full of layered, diverse instrumentation and compelling vocals and lyrics.
November 25, 2017
The Welcome Wagon returns with a strong orchestral folk follow-up to 2012's "Precious Remedies Against Satan's Devices".