Tag: Steve Hindalong

February 11, 2022

Song of the Day: Driver Eight - Cheers

This band was the epitome of one of those all-too-common scenarios in 90s Christian music: the frustratingly great one-album wonder. Driver Eight released Watermelon via Tooth and Nail Records in 1996, to high acclaim from fans and critics alike, and then disappeared into the . . . well, that’s just it–we don’t know what happened! The album featured a highly-effective mix of alternative rock styles including Britpop (even though the band was American), quasi-shoegaze, and jangle pop.… Continued →

July 16, 2021

Song of the Day: The Choir - Gripped

One of the longest-running indie/alternative bands in the Christian scene, The Choir emerged in the 1980s initially as Youth Choir, shortening the name after the release of one album and one EP. The band formed in 1983 and were instrumental in the early 80s Calvary Chapel scene in Southern California, that also included stalwarts like Undercover, Altar Boys, and 4-4-1. Where some of their counterparts flirted with punk and harder alternative sounds, The Choir’s sound rarely ‘rocked’ so much as it created atmospheres and layers that have never been easily pigeonholed into any particular scene or sound and yet have toyed with dream pop, indie pop, and at times even shoegaze.… Continued →

September 9, 2018

Alt-rock veterans, The Choir announce tour and give away free sampler.

From The Choir’s own website: “With support by many of you, we’ve been able to release 5 projects in the past 2 years. Thank you! We’ve put together a free download compilation that includes 1 song from each of our newest projects by The Choir, Derri Daugherty (solo) and Steve Hindalong (solo). If you haven’t checked these albums out, now is your chance to sample a free song from each project. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD. “Nearly every week we hear from fans that rediscovered our new music after losing track of us from way back in the day.… Continued →