Grace Notes: Music To Help You Survive The Summer

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 your town has been anything like Lincoln, Nebraska lately, then this summer has been hot. Oppressively, abysmally, soul-crushingly hot. When it's pushing … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Maritime, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Low, and Junior Boys

Grace Notes is a weekly exploration by Jason Morehead and Drew Dixon 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 a video or two highlighting music that we find particularly engaging and meaningful.Drew's Picks of the Week:MaritimeMaritime's new album, Human Hearts released this week and its pretty great. Sadly many peo … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Josh T. Pearson, Low, The Selene Project, Future Islands, and Jeremy Larson

Grace Notes is a weekly exploration by Jason Morehead and Drew Dixon 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 a video or two highlighting music that we find particularly engaging and meaningful.Jason:Josh T. PearsonTen years ago, a trio of Texas lads going by the name of Lift To Experience released The Texas-Jerusalem … [Read more...]

An Autumn Playlist

Summer's tyranny is finally coming to an end. I don't know about you, but those of us in Nebraska -- or at least the eastern part of it -- have been blessed with the most perfect sort of weather: temperatures in the 60s and 70s, slightly overcast skies with hints of rain, and a slight chill in the air that hints at trees ablaze with color, the smell of fireplaces, and the most beautiful sunsets you can imagine. Yes, autumn is on its way, and it's enough to make a introvert like myself do a … [Read more...]

Taylor Swift's Sentimental 'Love Story' and Flo Rida Stoops 'Low'

This is the second in a five part series, in which I explore the meanings and cultural implications of the top ten most downloaded songs of all time. Read part one here.The Number Eight Most Downloaded Song of All Time: 'Love Story' - Taylor Swift If there's one thing you can say about 'Love Story' (and most of Taylor Swift's catalog), it's that it's "sweet," though it's hard to say anything more complimentary than that. By design, it's a color-by-number generic retelling of a relationship. It … [Read more...]


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