Music

God isn’t a white man?

Insert sarcasm here: What? God’s not a white bearded guy? Thankfully, the band Gungor, turned to the pages of the Bible to see what God has to say for himself. Thanks @mikegoldsworthy for this video

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Presence of the Lord….

I love this song for a few reasons… One: The words… I have finally found a way to live, just like I never could before.I know that I dont have much to give, but I can open any door.Everybody knows the secret, everybody knows the score.I have finally found a way to live in the…

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Thoughts on songwriting from John Mark McMillan

I’ve really been into John Mark McMillan‘s song writing since hearing a song of his this past spring. He’s a gifted songwriter and has a way of saying profound things in simple ways…His album ‘The Medicine’ (see below) is one of my favorite albums right now…I think it ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS6 ACADEMIC has easily cracked…

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Fiction Family

What happens when you cross Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek and Jon Foreman of Switchfoot? You get Fiction Family. As odd of a couple as they may sound…they are really good. My friend Lindsey hooked it up with tickets to their show in Portland on Wednesday night and I was really impressed…I would recommend seeing…

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The Edge’s Live Gear Setup

I have often…literally often…thought about what gear The Edge from U2 uses. His sound has become legendary and nobody comes close to his sounds. I have tried…and failed miserably…and have just decided to practice more! But here is a video that answers my questions about what the Edge plays…or better yet, what the Edge doesn’t…

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Books I’m Reading, Music I’m Loving

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about things that I love in hopes that you will love them too…so here we go Books: Anatomy of Peace by The Arbinger Institute When I read Leadership and Self Deception a couple of years ago, it changed my life. Seriously. I didn’t have those expectations when starting to…

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Bands that are French…and are good!

Aaron (Artificial Animals Riding on Neverland) – Good stuff…seriously. Cool beat. Cool effects. Great lines like, “Don’t care what people say, I’m dreaming louder everyday.” Phoenix – Pop rock at its best. If you’ve heard of them, you may not have known that they are French! Oui, c’est vrai! Daft Punk – Are you kidding…they’re…

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Dancing to Rainbows

Here is a quick list of albums that I’m really enjoying these days. Radiohead – In Rainbows I am playing this right now and looked over at Maisie and she was dancing to the crazy beat on 15 Step. Band of Horses – Cease to Begin Love the tracks Is There a Ghost (always stuck…

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A Thanksgiving gift

If you’ve never heard of Steven Delopoulos then you’re missing out. bottom line. Probably my favorite songwriter and an amazing guitarist. This Thanksgiving I am thankful that his new album is for sale on his website…not a free gift, but a gift nonetheless to hear his new stuff! Here’s a video from his site too:

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Jeremy Enigk

If you’ve been following my blog then you may have noticed that I’ve never put up a post about a CD. I’ve never done a review of a CD. Honestly, There aren’t many that inspire me to click to a post to write about one…until today. I just got the CD World Waits by Jeremy…

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The Practice Room

To the right of my post you’ll see a photo album that shares the same name as this post. This is the place that our band has been rehearsing…I don’t know if it even has a name. This is one of those places where if a band were to get famous VH1 would send a…

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