Often when I listen to a new album for the first time, I wonder whether or not the music would fly in a live setting. I analyze each song with this in mind. Sometimes I hear a song and claim, “Oh, I can see why that song couldn’t be includ[img_assist|nid=2112|title=Jon Foreman at Rams Head Live!
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Perhaps you are searching online for some ideas on music for someone who likes female music, and, like me, you don’t follow that genre too much. There are some albums released since the summer you may wish to learn about.
Let me start by saying that I am not a huge fan of female backed music, in particular of the pop genre. As such, it is likely a detailed review of this style of music won’t be coming from my fingertips. I prefer the gutsy deep solo voice of Jennifer Knapp or the hard edge of the female fronted band Flyleaf.
[img_assist|nid=2084|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=249|height=168]Right now as I write, Hello Hurricane is one of the trending topics on Twitter. Why? Perhaps it has a little something to do with the highly anticipated release of said album by Switchfoot. Perhaps folks are writing about the apparent transformation of musical style. Or maybe the diehard fans are re-tweeting to get the counts up. Either way, the first studio release in three years has been causing a buzz even before today's official release.
[img_assist|nid=1372|title=Jon and Tim at the auction acoustic set|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=135|height=197]"When you're around the Switchfoot guys you just want to do something more, be better." - Kip Locke, BRO-AM co-director
[img_assist|nid=942|title=Jars of Clay|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=210|height=143]We all know that the “holidays” can be a crazy time. So not long after I attended a Christmas tour show that included Jars of Clay, Sixpence None the Richer, Sara Groves and Leeland, I was sucked into the fray and never found a breather to sit down and tell of my tale. Soon, I decided to bring it all about as a Christmas in July special. Why not? It’s 90 degrees outside, and the humidity is rising. Much different than the cold we mig
Though Janet reported to us from GMA week this year, you won't find any artist interviews from her stint in Nash-vegas. In lieu of our own discussions with the bands, we'd like to direct your attention to one of our favorite radio stations, RadioU.