Grace Notes: James Blake, Toro Y Moi, Gamble House, Architecture in Helsinki

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:James BlakeJames Blake's self-titled debut album has been receiving numerous accolades from all over the InterTubes -- w … [Read more...]

The Objectification of "Scott Pilgrim"

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is arguably one of the most pop culture-savvy movies released in recent memory. I saw it on opening day and thoroughly enjoyed it. But even so, I'll admit to being a little troubled by some of the movie's plot turns and simplifications.I would never go so far as to say that the movie encourages the view of women as property, nor would I ever describe it as "Twilight for boys." But there is something about its view of love and relationships that does bother me -- … [Read more...]