Every now and then, we ask some of our favorite artists to take us behind the proverbial curtain for a closer look at the writing process and creative inspiration for their latest singles. For this latest edition of Story Behind the Song, Josh Wilson describes the source material and thought process behind “Borrow.”
Switchfoot has outlasted nearly all of their contemporaries with well over 20 years in the studio and on the road. That amount of rarely paralleled experience should equate to some comfort for another album cycle, but Foreman says it’s simply not true. The whole process remains challenging and even elusive.
As we turn the corner this wintry season, we often take time to reflect upon the last 12 months while we make decisions about the year ahead. As you think about the sort of hopes you have for 2019, we thought we’d ask some of our favorite artists for inspiration by giving us their own resolutions.
David Mann is used to the spotlight. As a renowned actor, singer and comedian, Mann is likely most familiar to fans as a regular in Tyler Perry’s work. However, his career has taken him from backing Kirk Franklin as part of The Family to starring in his own hit television show like It’s a Mann’s World.
If you’ve not yet traveled in the swampy stomp of Crowder’s newest album, just know it’s inhabited—just like the title might suggest. I Know A Ghost is haunted by a dynamic fusion of gospel, hip-hop and tradition roots music—all genres rooted in the deep South.
Bryan & Katie Torwalt’s new five song EP, Praise Before My Breakthrough, thematically lives in the tension between light and dark, or rather where the two actually meet, and the Torwalts’ response to that strain.... Read more
Some of the joy of the Christmas season can be found in the odd things that make their way into a gift exchange. From silly white elephant options to the awkward present from a family member who doesn't quite know your correct size, the holidays are often filled with laughter for some of the weird trinkets we end up bringing home.
Earlier this year, the artistic collective released Million Lifetimes with favorites like “Hope Has a Name.” Now they’ve come back with an EP for the holidays that strips back a few of the tracks and includes other surprises under the banner, Million Lifetimes Deconstructed.... Read more