Take 5 with worship leader Matt Redman

Every week at church services, youth group meetings, on the radio, and in our home, millions of people probably sing a worship song written or influenced by UK-born worship leader, Matt Redman.  Known for such songs as “The Heart of Worship,” “Blessed Be Your Name,” “You Never Let Go,” and a slew of others, RedmanContinue reading “Take 5 with worship leader Matt Redman”

Josh Wilson:: Seeing God’s Hope in Pain

When I first interviewed Josh Wilson several years ago about his debut album, Trying to Fit the Ocean in a Cup (2008), we formed a special bond between writer and musician, which continues today.  I have made no secret about my appreciation for Josh, as a musician, friend, and fellow human being.  Naturally, that bringsContinue reading “Josh Wilson:: Seeing God’s Hope in Pain”

Music Review:: Josh Wilson (self-titled)

Josh Wilson isn’t just one of the nicest guys in Nashville; he’s also one of the most talented.  And that’s saying a lot in a city chock full of musical geniuses.  This humble singer/songwriter would not count himself among the elite, but his latest self-titled release proves that Josh Wilson will soon be a householdContinue reading “Music Review:: Josh Wilson (self-titled)”

Danyew:: Following the Streetlights

It started out as a song for his twin sister, but after two years of tinkering, Danyew’s hit single, “Beautiful King,” morphed into a worshipful song about God.  “Her name is Rachael Marie, which rhymes perfectly with ‘beautiful king,’” jokes the 23 year-old recording artist, who released his debut album, Danyew, (Sparrow) in April. “IContinue reading “Danyew:: Following the Streetlights”

Ridiculously Low Prices on Great Music!

Everyone likes a deal, right?  I especially keen on deals involving books and music, which is why Amazon’s current Deals of the Day are especially sweet because they’re featuring the music of some of my favorite artists, like Josh Wilson, Matthew West, and Shawn McDonald at ridiculously low prices.  The deals only last for 24Continue reading “Ridiculously Low Prices on Great Music!”

Take 5 with Mandy Parsons, Owner of Savvy Media Solutions

Mandy Parsons is one of the coolest people in the Christian music industry.  Here’s why—after I chose to return to the world of journalism, specifically in the Christian music market, Mandy was one of the first publicists to help me out.  Because of her, I was able to schedule reviews and interviews with some ofContinue reading “Take 5 with Mandy Parsons, Owner of Savvy Media Solutions”

Take 5 with Above The Golden State

By Amy Sondova If you’re looking to learn more about that band that’s touring with Starfield on the “I Will Go” tour, then you’re in the right place.  The rock trio Above The Golden State released their self-titled debut album (Sparrow) in late June and their song “Sound of Your Name” has been transmitting fromContinue reading “Take 5 with Above The Golden State”

Review: I Will Go–Starfield

3.25.08 Release By Amy Sondova Creating music for a new generation, Starfield’s latest album, I Will Go, inspires listeners to join a soul revival. Packed with deep lyrics pulled directly from the fiery tongues of biblical prophets combined with pulsating music and skillful guitar, the songs boldly take listeners into a worship experience. Released MarchContinue reading “Review: I Will Go–Starfield”

Review:: In Christ Alone: Modern Hymns of Worship

Featuring Matt Hammitt of Sanctus Real and singer/songwriter Bethany Dillon 3.11.08 Release By Amy Sondova What began as a discussion over coffee between three musicians has turned into In Christ Alone: Modern Hymns of Worship (Sparrow), a twelve-song collection featuring the vocals of Sanctus Real’s front man Matt Hammit and singer/songwriter Bethany Dillon. The classicContinue reading “Review:: In Christ Alone: Modern Hymns of Worship”