The music started in the afternoon.
I was sitting outside a café, eating an egg sandwich, when I heard a melodious but repetitive tune. I wasn’t sure what instrument it was played by – sometimes it seemed like a violin, sometimes it seemed like a flute.... More →
Ivan Torrent is a Spanish composer I only discovered recently but who quickly became one of my most favourite singers. Here’s why:
Hey guys. Remember me? I, the former SparkLife superstar, the writer of Hit Lists, the forever-NBK'd indie Christian rocker?
A lot of things have happened, my friends. Everything has changed. Not the least of which being the fact that I am no longer Christian. A lot... More →
Search for any song on YouTube. Chances are, the first few videos – maybe even the first few dozen videos – all have more than a thousand views already. I’m sure that a lot of people just click on these, and all the videos with... More →
If you've been reading my posts a while, you'll know that I once named Switchfoot's "Vice Verses" the album of the year, and House of Heroes' "Cold Hard Want" the same title the next year. Christian rock was my jam.
Oh how times have changed.
My shift... More →