How the Psalms Can Re-inspire Worship Music

Sandra McCracken on Psalms, honesty and why it’s OK for worship music to ask big questions. Read More

This week we talk to songwriter Sandra McCracken about her new Psalms project. Plus, Tyler Reagin from Catalyst joins us, Jesse breaks down over some tragic news (it’s not what you think) and Cameron doles out life lessons to children. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Read More

Either things at Tidal are getting desperate or Jay-Z is just an extremely dedicated business owner. An executive at the streaming service told Business Insider that Jay-Z, Jack White and several of the other artist/owners have been calling subscribers on the phone and personally thanking them for using the service. Since launching earlier this month during a high-profile ceremony with some of music’s biggest stars, Tidal has faced some mixed reviews. It also just reportedly lost its CEO.

Lily Allen, members of Mumford & Sons and Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard have publically spoken out about the streaming service, which claims to pay artists higher royalty rates than Spotify. One of the selling points for Tidal—which unlike Spotify, doesn’t offer a free tier—is that it is “artist owned.” But Marcus Mumford told The Daily Beast, “I think smaller bands should get paid more for it, too. Bigger bands have other ways of making money, so I don’t think you can complain. A band of our size shouldn’t be complaining. And when they say it’s artist-owned, it’s owned by those rich, wealthy artists.” Tidal does have at least a few fans though. The Tidal executive said one of the people Jay-Z rang up told him, “This is the best customer service call I’ve ever received!” ... Discuss

Mumford & Sons' 10 Best Songs about Wrestling with Faith

On the eve of their comeback, a look at Mumford & Sons’ honest, complicated thoughts on faith. Read More

Finally, someone created the Daredevil/Night Court opening credits mash-up the world has been waiting for. Trust us, anyone who actually watched network sitcoms in the late ‘80s will find this totally hilarious ... Discuss

Ever wanted to see a tiny puppet hippie cover the notoriously difficult Rush anthem “Tom Sawyer” with near-perfect accuracy? Who hasn’t, right? Finally the day has arrived ... Discuss