Take 5 with Adie Camp

Recording artist Adie Camp’s second album, Just You and Me (BEC Recordings), is one of those beautiful worshipful albums that defies that sophomore album slump.  Life since The Benjamin Gate has been busy for Adie, who released her first solo album in 2006, married fellow recording artist Jeremy Camp, and gave birth to two beautifulContinue reading “Take 5 with Adie Camp”

TFK Brings the Beat to Taco Bell with Free Download of “Bring Me to Life”

Tooth & Nail Records’ Thousand Foot Krutch is breathing new life to their fans with the freshly posted single “Bring Me To Life” as part of the Taco Bell’s Feed The Beat music program.  TFK partnered with familiar face, Aaron Sprinkle, to co-produce the single, and Randy Staub, to mix the single, which is availableContinue reading “TFK Brings the Beat to Taco Bell with Free Download of “Bring Me to Life””

Take 5 with FM Static

While there seem to be a lot of concept albums floating around these days, FM Static’s Dear Diary (Tooth & Nail) is king.  This pop-punk side project generated by Trevor McNevan and Steve Augustine of Thousand Foot Krutch (read BSW’s interview with Trevor about TFK’s The Flame in All of Us), is a story aboutContinue reading “Take 5 with FM Static”

Christmas Un-Wrapped:: What’s the best gift you’ve given?

An undeniable part of the Christmas tradition involves gift giving and receiving, so we asked our Un-Rappers what was one of the best presents they gave someone else to, uh, unwrap. WHAT IS ONE OF THE BEST PRESENTS YOU’VE GIVEN TO SOMEONE ELSE? Wow.  What makes a present good?  I’d like to think thoughtfulness, notContinue reading “Christmas Un-Wrapped:: What’s the best gift you’ve given?”

Christmas Un-Wrapped:: What’s your favorite …?

Everyone has Christmas favorites from songs to cookies to movies to the age-old debate of white vs. colored lights (I say both!) We ask our Un-Rappers about some of their favorites, and their answers vary, even in word length. Enjoy! WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE CHRISTMAS SONG/MOVIE/COOKIE? I’m a sucker for anyone who can sing “O HolyContinue reading “Christmas Un-Wrapped:: What’s your favorite …?”

Christmas Un-Wrapped:: Black Friday–Great Deals or Terrifying Chaos?

As millions of Americans arise early on Friday morning to head out to their favorite stories to find the best deals for their friends and family this Christmas, we decided to see if our Un-Rappers were doing the same. HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT BLACK FRIDAY? GREAT DEALS OR TERRIFYING CHAOS? “Haha, my answer isContinue reading “Christmas Un-Wrapped:: Black Friday–Great Deals or Terrifying Chaos?”

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Because we love Christmas, Backseat Writer is celebrating the season all month long.  Not only are we decking our sidebars, but we’re introducing special coverage from November 28 through January 2. Starting on Black Friday, we’re kicking off 12 Days of Christmas Music Reviews. Nothing but solid reviews of new albums by Casting Crowns, ShaneContinue reading “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas”

Interview: Making Friends with Hawk Nelson’s Jason Dunn

By Amy Sondova “I’m talking to you and painting my kitchen,” cheerfully announces Hawk Nelson’s lead singer, Jason Dunn, as he carefully colors his walls Olympus white. “It’s actually lightish gray,” he explains, then distastefully adds, “I’m not sure if I really like the color, but I don’t have much of a choice now, doContinue reading “Interview: Making Friends with Hawk Nelson’s Jason Dunn”

Thousand Foot Krutch: Igniting Our Flames

By Amy Sondova It all started seven years ago with the release of their debut album, Set It Off. Now Canadian rockers Thousand Foot Krutch have released their fourth album, The Flame in All of Us (Tooth & Nail) to critical acclaim. “We tried to delve deeper into what we love about music,” explains leadContinue reading “Thousand Foot Krutch: Igniting Our Flames”