Grace Notes: The Beastie Boys

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. On May 4, 2012, Adam Yauch died after battling cancer for three years. He was 47 years old. Yauch, better known by his stage name "MCA," was a founding … [Read more...]

Grace Notes (Bandcamp Edition): Chalk Dinosaur, Lowtide, Garbage Man

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. If you've spent any time reading previous "Grace Notes" articles, you've probably noticed that I often link to Bandcamp. As much as people sing the … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Lifeformed, C-jeff

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. Lifeformed One of my favorite musical "genres" in recent months has been video game soundtracks. A far cry from cheesy 8-bit synthesizer tones and faux … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Ronnie & Jason Martin, the hardest working men in Christian music

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. Back in March, Ronnie and Jason Martin announced Kickstarter projects to record and produce new albums for their Joy Electric and Starflyer 59 projects … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus, The Trees Community, Passafist

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. Last time, I spotlighted several Christian artists that I listened to "back in the day", and were responsible for overturning many of my preconceived … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Lifesavers Underground, Mortal, Scaterd Few

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. If you haven't already, read Chad Thomas Johnston's excellent Image Journal article on the music of Michael Knott. I was quite the fan of Knott's music, … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Slowdive

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. "What is your favorite band?" That's a question that most music lovers probably dread. How do you judge that sort of thing? And yet, it's probably safe to … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Dead Can Dance, The Mary Onettes, Saint Etienne

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. Dead Can Dance The duo of Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry has often been lumped in with the "goth" scene, but their music transcends such easy … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Minecraft

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. Minecraft I've never played Minecraft the video game, so I can't personally confirm whether or not it deserves to be CAPC's favorite game of 2011 or not … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Talk Talk, HTRK, A Light Goes On

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. Talk Talk Though they originally rose to fame as a Duran Duran-esque synthpop band in the '80s, Talk Talk had evolved into something very different by … [Read more...]


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