Jars of Clay released its 11th full-length studio album, "Inland," on August 27th 2013. Fast forward to 2014 and enter "Inlandia," a seven-song remix album that shatters any preconceived notions surrounding a Jars of Clay album. Stream the full album right now over at The Drop... Read More


After a long hiatus, we're happy to announce the RELEVANT Studio Sessions are back, this week featuring a live performance by the legendary Jars of Clay! The veteran band came through our studio to play a few songs from their new album Inland, and we've got 2 of those performances on this week's show. Also, we play a "fantasy showdown" game with a listener, do some beatboxing and dig into 2 Chainz's cookbook (yup, you read that one right). Read More


It’s been nearly twenty years since multiple Platinum and GRAMMY Awards winning band Jars of Clay (Dan Haseltine, Stephen Mason, Charlie Lowell and Matthew Odmark) released their debut Frail. Students at the time, Jars of Clay once again harness the youthful ambition and uninhibited creativity of their beginnings for their eleventh studio album, Inland.  Cultivating a maturity in sound with embellishments of violin, horns and ambient melodies that attests two decades of experience, Jars of Clay’s Inland also marks a return to their roots as an independent band. Read More


Prepare yourself to feel old: this year marks Jars of Clay’s 20th anniversary. That’s quite an achievement for any band, but it’s particularly notable for this bunch, who—if not quite the chart-toppers they were in their prime—have maintained a remarkably consistent level of quality over their career.

And they have continued to blaze new trails, too. Case in point: Inland, the band’s 11th and latest, is their first independent release. Produced by wonderworker Tucker Martine (My Morning Jacket), it’s another quiet accomplishment in a career full of them. Read More

Jars of Clay's Dan Haseltine wonders if Christian art has gotten much too safe. Read More
Our 17 favorite renditions of spiritual Christmas songs. Read More