Earlier this year, NPR's All Songs Considered solicited Ryan Lott, aka Son Lux, for an experiment: could he write and record an album in one month? Lott agreed.
Dove Award winner Francesca Battistelli has proved to be a refreshing breeze in the musty swamp of the Christian music industry, delivering material that sparkles with energy and vibrancy.
Dylan fans rejoice at any opening of the vaults—this is volume 9 in his Bootleg Series—but this double disc also welcomes anyone who is new to the '60s pioneer.
Since recently reuniting, the Smoking Popes have been a different band from their 1990s heyday.
Lutheran rocker Jonathan Rundman is nothing if not prolific. Here he teams with violinist Sara Pajunen to form Kaivama, a folk music duo that yields tasty instrumentals with a Finnish accent.
Like a fish that sees the wobbling silver roofThat caps his world, dim, lit by flashes,I look at Mono Lake, its sky and cloudsSilent in a mountain bowl, centeredIn the rocky gateway of Tioga Pass.God enters through the eye, a small, bright hook,A thin floating line. We blink. He yanks.
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