CaPC Playlist: Icona Pop, Gentlemen Hall, Postal Service, San Cisco, and Kanye West

Brief thoughts on songs that are on CaPC writers’ playlists. You can check out this week’s playlist on Spotify here."I Love It" by Icona Pop feat. Charlie XCXThis song expresses a love for youthful reckless abandon with no sense of mortality. One who cannot see beyond the fleeting emotions of the moment and connect to the infinite through a God who promises eternity. I got this feeling on the summer day when you were gone. I crashed my car into the bridg … [Read more...]

Music at Mars Hill: John Mayer and the Weight of Celebrity

Music at Mars Hill is a weekly column by Luke Larsen that seeks to find God amidst the newest trends in both mainstream music and independent music.John Mayer has been presented as the savior of pop music for quite sometime now. He is the "serious" musician—the guy who can actually play an instrument and write a tune himself. And to be totally honest, at the height of boy band, Britney-mania, Mayer's 2001 debut album Room for Squares felt like a refreshing new way to do pop. Because, despite hi … [Read more...]