Sam & Dave – Hold On I’m Comin’

No one brought the funk like Sam & Dave. This one is my favorite by them.  … [Read more...]

Thrice – Circles

A contemplative song from former Mars Hill Director of Worship Dustin Kensrue's band Thrice.We’re building towers with no foundations, just stacking stone on stone.Whatever it takes - mix our mortar with bones. … [Read more...]

Spoonman – Soundgarden

One of the best rock songs ever to my ears.Speak the rhythm on your ownSpeak the rhythm all alone, Spoonman … [Read more...]

James Taylor – You Can Close Your Eyes

And now a pause that refreshes...Zenful and silky smooth, this is a great performance of a great song. … [Read more...]

Girls Just Want to Have Fun – Chase Holfelder

This is absolutely riveting. Just blown away by how changing the song from major to minor presents another possible interpretation.Presented in this way, this Cyndi Lauper classic becomes a song of empowerment.  … [Read more...]

Several Ways To Die Trying – Dashboard Confessional

A little music for your Sunday."Pacific sun, you should have warned us, these heights are dizzying, and the climb can kill you long before the fall." From the CD A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar. Yes, indeed. … [Read more...]

Woodstock – Joni Mitchell

Recently, I came across this performance of Woodstock by Joni Mitchell on You Tube. I always liked the song Woodstock as recorded by Crosby, Still, Nash & Young but didn't know the story behind it.  Now I do; and you can too if you press play.One of these pop festivals...   … [Read more...]

Zach Bolen Says Citizens Will Go On; New Album Coming Soon

The fate of the most popular band at Mars Hill, Citizens, has been in some doubt since front man Zach Bolen resigned as an elder at Mars Hill.A bit ago, Bolen tweeted an assurance that the band will continue:Been a lot of speculation out there on the future of @MHM_Citizens since my resignation from Mars Hill. Band will DEFINITELY continue....— Zach Bolen (@zachbolen) July 7, 2014...and that a new album is coming soon......New album coming very soon.— Zach Bolen … [Read more...]