In many ways, electronic music, once the outcast of the music world, has become part of the popular crowd.

Music like NONONO is a good example of why it’s catching on. Take, for example the Swedish trio’s single “Pumpin’ Blood”: It’s catchy and dance-inducing, layering beats, whistles and other effects under airy vocals.

The single became an instant hit, landing on charts in the U.S. and Europe. Read More

Back in 2012, when Rapzilla asked Christian hip-hop king Lecrae which artists were inspiring him, Swoope was one of the main artists mentioned.

“That album just slapped me, man” Lecrae said, referring to Swoope’s debut album, Wake Up. “This dude is raising the bar.”

To hear Swoope tell it, that was when he knew his hobby of rapping had the potential to turn into more. Read More

While many bands shy away from singing about controversial issues, The Last Internationale tackles them head on. Their form of “activist rock” urges listeners to fight their apathy and work toward justice.

The band’s guitarist, Edgey Pires, says the band always imagined themselves on a big stage, but they also want their music to make a difference. Read More

Gemini Club is a hybrid of sorts, heavily influenced by electronica but also committed to rock and roll. On stage, they strive for authenticity, choosing to play everything live.

“We want to be transparent,” says guitarist and lead vocalist Tom Gavin. “Computers aren’t a crutch. We use these computers to do things that are way cooler than if you didn’t have them.”

“We love rock music and we want that excitement on stage,” adds drummer Ryan Luciani. “We totally embrace that live aspect. We’re a rock band through and through, in that sense.” Read More

Q&A: Sleeping At Last

Ryan O'Neal on his 'Atlas' project, creativity and faith Read More

This week we talk to one of the most prolific songwriters and worship leaders of our day, Chris Tomlin (and you won’t believe some of the questions we ask him). We also talk to author and theologian, Peter Enns about his new book, “The Bible Tells Me So,” and we relive some classic church lock-in memories. Read More