Music at Mars Hill: A Little Perfume Genius to Prime Your Empathy

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.I don't easily give into artists who throw pity parties for themselves. As my music listening expands with new music, this cynical side of me -- the one that has grown tired of Conor Oberst lookalikes -- has been showing its face more often. To some extent, I think it's totally normal to get this way. After all, if I were to get emotional at every … [Read more...]