Music

An Old Song, A New Sound

Like so many of her peers, 20-year-old Lori Gerlach grew up singing praise choruses. From…

On Hip-hop And Model Dinosaurs

I have been listening to rap music on and off for the last ten years,…

Inside Sf59: Jeff Cloud & Rich

Never at a loss for inspiration, Jason Martin’s Starflyer 59 is on the verge to…

WWJD (What Would Jay-Z Do?)

“So everybody, just follow me ’Cause we need a little, controversy” – Eminem, Without Me…

World Music: A Beginner’s Guide

The world’s getting smaller, they keep telling us. And one of the great things about…

Watch ‘the Matrix’ Again

I want to start by saying that I believe the Wachowski brothers are brilliant people…

Broken Social Scene: Toronto Communists

“Universal health care, women’s reproductive rights and higher corporate taxes …” jump from the long…

Joe Strummer, Punk Prophet

Like most Midwesterners who came of age in the late 1970s, my first exposure to…

Learning How To Roar

Supposedly, Bob Briner’s book, Roaring Lambs, launched a movement that stirred Christians to leave their…

Soundtrack Generation

If anyone ever makes a movie about my life, I am already way ahead the…

The Enlightenment Of Pop Music

There’s always been this diametrically opposed balance between secular and Christian. Have you ever wondered…

Counter-culture Music

There’s only one way to listen to a great song. Loud. So I turned up…

Artist Roundup

::Artist Roundup:: Dirty Vegas Band ingredients: Paul Harris, Steve Smith, Ben Harris Hail from: Kent…

Q&a With Michael Pritzl

The day after indie-rock favorite The Violet Burning offered an energetic and deeply spiritual live…

Lori Chaffer: An Engaged Life

If you’ve ever had the priviledge of attending a Waterdeep concert, you know that Waterdeep…

Q&A With John Sayre Of Brandtson

RELEVANT sat down with Brandtson’s John Sayre at Cornerstone Florida to talk about trusting God…

Pedro The Lion’s Dave Bazan: Control Freak

It seems there’s a walking-on-pins-and-needles attitude that surrounds Pedro the Lion’s lead singer, Dave Bazan.…

This Is Not Another Article About Eminem

I’m in the mood to stir up a big fat, bubbling cauldron of fire and…

What To Expect at Cornerstone NC

So, you’re thinking about going to Cornerstone NC? I went to Cornerstone Florida this year…

Q&A With Anberlin

Some worship the ground they walk on. Others have fashioned altars out of glossy buttons,…

Music For Your Mood

[IN THE MORNING] James – Laid Monk – Blink Chris Rice – Deep Enough To…

Professional Encouragement

How often do we walk out of the doors of a church filled with excitement,…

India.arie: Love Matters More Than Anything

We know how the music world suffers when plastic-wrapped, uberperformers pushing skin-thin notions of beauty…

Andy Hunter: Breaking Down Barriers

RELEVANT caught up with Andy Hunter during some downtime at home in Swansea, Wales, to…

Denali: Inspiration As A Sound

Most people would probably list music as one of the top inspirational mediums. Webster defines…

Music And Tyranny

Perhaps it’s just the soul’s shout of rebellion against oppression, but there does seem to…

Mainstream Artists And The Higher Calling

Many have said that rock ‘n’ roll is the devil’s music. Evil in its manifest…

Q&A With Copeland

RELEVANT recently caught up with Aaron Marsh, lead singer of Copeland, one of the latest…

The Spiritual Side Of Rock

It has become an annoying cliché to be reminded how much things have changed in…

Q&A With Stairwell

Zak Shultz, guitarist and vocalist of Orange County’s Stairwell, recently took some time to talk…

Jason Harwell: Rebuilding The Music Industry

On a Friday evening, Jason Harwell plays his Gibson J45 guitar for an audience of…

How To Get Into A Sold-out Concert

Everyone has a special gift, right? Some folks tie cherry stems with their tongues. Others…

Moments Away From ‘the Beautiful Letdown’

[Editor’s note: In February, Switchfoot released their fourth full-length album (their first on a major…

Johnny Cash and Eternity

Editor’s Note: This article was originally printed in December, 2002, well before Johnny Cash passed…

What Not To Ask Sparta

It’s hard to mention Sparta without having the words “At The Drive In” trickle into…

Pedro The Lion: Control Freak

It seems there’s a walking-on-pins-and-needles attitude that surrounds Pedro the Lion’s lead singer, Dave Bazan.…

How To Be A Better Songwriter

These days it seems we’re up to our ears in songwriters. Everyone’s a closet poet,…

New/Upcoming Releases

NEW AND UPCOMING RELEASES UPDATED 9/13/04 .recent releases. .8.20.04. bjork/medulla .8.23.04. the prodigy/ always outnumbered,…

How To Get In A Sold-Out Show

Everyone has a special gift, right? Some folks tie cherry stems with their tongues. Others…

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