Posts Tagged ‘Christian music’
The End Is Near, Still. Yup, Still Near. Any Day Now. So … What Are We Gonna Do?
<![CDATA[So, I grew up a music nerd. Specifically, I grew up as a Christian music nerd, and while I know the term “Christian music” can be problematic, let the record reflect that in the beginning of this sentence, the word “Christian” is modifying “nerd,” not “music,” which means that really what I’m saying is I…Read More
If You Love American Music, You Have Andraé Crouch to Thank
<![CDATA[ (Editor’s Note: Yes, the title is a bit clickbaitey, but hang with me. I’ll back it up.) Yesterday, Andraé Crouch slipped into eternity, present in full with the Lord, in perfect peace. I’ve been half suspecting, half dreading that this day would come for a while now, and yet now that it has, I…Read More
Flame & Lecrae sued Katy Perry… Wait, Really?
<![CDATA[I hate to beat an old comedy trope to death, but in this case, I couldn’t muster any other appropriate response. I just saw the story by Robert Patrick of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Flame, Lecrae and Da TRUTH have filed suit against Katy Perry and Capitol Records for copyright infringement. In a stunning reversal of musical tradition,…Read More
The Sentient Song Fallacy — Why Christian Music Sucks
<![CDATA[If you've ever wondered why it is that Christian music sucks, I have a hypothesis. But first, I just have to say — "The Sentient Song Fallacy" — doesn't that sound like an episode of The Big Bang Theory? Get at me, Chuck Lorre! I’m a budding screenwriter, I do some stand-up, and I can…Read More