A Warm-Up for Tomorrow’s Post Mentioning Sacred Music in Secular Society

This is fantastic singing, so much sound from such a small group, and this happens to be one of my favorite choral pieces in existence, perhaps my very favorite.

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My New Favorite Choral Group

Voces8 blows me away. So smooth. I’ve been listening to their classical albums on repeat for weeks as I write (their early pop stuff is kind of silly), and Rachmaninoff is a perfect way to...

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“Take Me to Church”: A Christian Review

“Take Me to Church,” by the Irish artist Hozier, is a global hit, reaching the number one slot in 12 countries and the top 10 in 21 more. It has gone triple platinum in the U.S. Here’s...

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The Grid by Philip Glass

I just love Philip Glass. The Grid is my favorite piece (followed closely by Renfield and other music written for piano). This is just perfect study/writing music for me:

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Best Line of Argument on Contemporary Worship Music

The most helpful stuff on contemporary worship music I’ve read comes from those trained to discern the meaning of cultural forms (semiotics). That’s why media ecologists like T. David Gordon are so insightful. I’m not...

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Carols from Kings

Have you ever heard a boy soprano? In real life they quaver a lot, but in Britain they’re awesome—especially together. I sort of knew this from CDs I got in college, but it wasn’t until I...

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