Grace Notes: Cheap Music from Amazon (November 2012)

Grace Notes is a weekly exploration by Jason Morehead of signs of common grace in the music world. We hope to alert you to wonderful music, some of which will be spiritual in nature but all of which will be unique and worthy of your attention. Each week we will share brief reviews of albums worthy of your attention and maybe a video or two.Another month, another collection of cheap, yet excellent music from Amazon. This time around, we’ll be looking at alterna-pop legends, the greatest pos … [Read more...]

Godspeed You! Black Emperor: Finding Beauty in the Apocalypse

Earlier this month, the enigmatic post-rock collective known as Godspeed You! Black Emperor -- their name comes from a 1976 Japanese documentary about a biker gang, in case you were wondering -- announced that they'd be releasing their first album in ten years. For many folks, myself included, this was a momentous occasion.During the late 1990s and early 2000s, Godspeed reigned supreme in the post-rock scene. Though other artists (Mogwai, Explosions In The Sky, Sigur Rós) were making similar … [Read more...]