Steven Malcolm continues to mind personal territory on his The Second City EP series, bringing his Jamaican influence to bear on five compelling new tracks anchored in the tension between this life and the hope of the life to come. For only five tracks, there’s an incredible variance in flow. Don’t miss Malcolm’s second installment here.... Read more
Don’t get too hung up on where or how to categorize Enterline. They’re a husband-wife team (Drew & Melanie) yet the spotlight is solely on Melanie’s magnificent vocal. Worship (and worshipful) songs abound on Kingdoms yet this feels nothing like your standard worship release. It’s also not radio-ready.... Read more
Somewhere between an all-out infectious dance pop and bedroom laptop compositions lies the music of Joel Vaughn’s latest EP, Control (Vol. 1). Vaughn’s been working in this electropop sphere for quite some time and he’s clearly found a home in these simplistic, enjoyable melodies.... Read more
by Matt Conner When the Newsboys released an album titled Born Again back in 2010, it was more than the adoption of a common Christian phrase. It was an apt descriptor of a band that had decided on a fair bi...
Pat Barrett, a vocalist for the popular worship collective Housefires and songwriter of the certified Platinum “Good, Good Father,” is on the verge of releasing his first solo album and once again he finds himself feeling like a teenager. It’s the excitement and the fear. A “good scared.”
Kevin Max is well aware of the cost of his chosen artistic path. Since his days as one third of Christian music's biggest band ever in dc Talk, Max has watched his former band mates continue to climb Christian charts either as solo artists (TobyMac) or frontmen for other bands (Michael Tait). All the while, Max has charted his own course, planting solo seeds for a blossoming catalog that shows off an impressive array of influences and command of material.
Few artists can musically mine his or her own emotional and spiritual depths in such splendid ways like Plumb. On her eighth studio album, Beautifully Broken, Plumb is once again vulnerably detailing her own struggles and victories inside propulsive pop/rock melodies—a joy to the ear, a salve for the heart.