Sufjan Stevens

Sufjan Stevens (pronounced sue-f-yahn) is one of the founders of postmodern indie-music.  Sufjan is a Christian, but does not get bound by the chains of CCM.  Sufjan is an artist and his work is the very sound that paved the way for many independent artists pursuing music today.  His style is unique and leaves many… Continue reading Sufjan Stevens

Diane Birch

Diane Birch has been selected as this week’s featured Music Monday post based entirely on this creative music video. Diane has a very interesting journey, traveling as a missionary’s kid through Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Australia with her father, a Seventh Day Adventist preacher.  She grew up never listening to pop music, as her parents… Continue reading Diane Birch

Gungor

Gungor is the future sound of worship music. What is Gungor you ask?  Gungor is the last name of Michael Gungor, leader of a worship band out of Denver, Colorado who has been on a formative, spiritual journey since being Dove-nominated for his songs “Friend of God” and “Say So”.  Michael has struggled, like many… Continue reading Gungor

Josh Garrels #Music Monday Week 8

For Fans of: Jason Mraz, John Mayer, Mat Kearney, Sufjan Stevens To stream his music seamlessly, check out his website here.  The first song that is currently listed on the music player is “All Creatures” – and it is the best arrangement I’ve ever heard of that song. Below are a bunch of live performances. Anyone… Continue reading Josh Garrels #Music Monday Week 8

Sigur Rós #MusicMonday Week 7

In a world filled with singles, the minimalist, rock group from Iceland known as Sigur Rós does not just make songs – they make albums.  If you have not heard the ethereal sounds of Sigur Rós’ music before, you are in for a relaxing and exciting treat today, my friends.  In English, the name is pronounced /ˈsɪɡər ˈrɒs/… Continue reading Sigur Rós #MusicMonday Week 7

Joshua James #MusicMonday

Joshua James is American folk’s finest and today’s #musicmonday pick. Hailing from the midwest, James writes songs about love, God, tragedy, and substance abuse.  James would not classify himself as a “Christian artist”, and from my observations, he seems to leave his specific faith stances removed from the content he produces (music, writings, etc.).  In… Continue reading Joshua James #MusicMonday