[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.
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[img_assist|nid=1690|title=Pillar|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=196|height=134]So, obviously, I'm not the world's best blogger. Keeping up with a daily habit, unless it's brushing my teeth and showering, isn't easy for this queen of ADD. And though I had all good intentions of blogging each day from Creation East (which ended like...three months ago), weak internet signals, 16 hour days, and keeping up with 12 teens kind of got in the way. Add to that craziness my volunteer assignment to photo-document as much of the festival as humanly possible AND turn in staff images (edited and t
[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
If you know me, it's no secret that I am a fan of Pop music. I feel as though I should be half ashamed that my friends and I have been known to blast Britney and Miley in my Jeep going through town, but I'm not!
This morning, it was announced that Apple and the music industry are hoping to prop up album sales by offering interactive features with full-album purchases. I, for one, welcome the change, although I'm not sure it will change my buying habits much.
[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