Grace Notes: Cheap Music from Amazon (July 2012 Edition)

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.This time around, I'm going to do something different and highlight some exceptional, perhaps even necessary, albums that are currently on sale via Amazon's … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: M83, Infinity Shred

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.M83M83's Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming was our favorite album of 2011, with its epic shoegazer/electronic anthems and wide-eyed sense of wonder. Or, in the case … [Read more...]

Music at Mars Hill: Diving Into M83's Dream World

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.The process of growing up is one we all experience in different ways at different times in our lives. I've observed in my own life, especially as I grow older and more mature, there often has been a conflict between who I was and what I believed as an adolescent and what I am to be and believe now. For me, this conflict has often shown up and made … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: M83, Sam Billen

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.M83There's nothing subtle or understated whatsoever about M83's music. One gets the sense that Anthony Gonzalez has no sense of self-restraint: he can't he … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Gang Gang Dance, M83

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.Gang Gang DanceMy initial reaction to Gang Gang Dance was marked with ambivalence. Their early material left me confounded, but Saint Dymphma piqued my cur … [Read more...]


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