A Primer on Christian Alternative Rock: The Violet Burning WHO ARE THEY? Essentially, they are Michael J. Pritzl, joined by a cast of revolving musicians. Pritzl became a Christian in the Vineyard Church in the[…]
Listen to this episode. Our new podcast, Before They Were Live, begins at the beginning, with a discussion of the first Walt Disney feature, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Josh and Michial discuss the[…]
That something is wrong with higher education in North America is indisputable by now. What, exactly, is wrong is more up for debate. The last decade has given us an awful lot of hand-wringing on[…]
A Primer on Christian Alternative Rock: Adam Again WHO ARE THEY? Larry Norman, let’s say, invented Christian rock and was largely responsible for the way it sounded in the 1970s. Terry Taylor (of Daniel Amos and[…]
Nathan Gilmour discusses a chapter of Martha Nussbaum’s Cultivating Humanity with Michial Farmer and David Grubbs.
A Primer on Christian Alternative Rock: Undercover WHO ARE THEY? Lots of Christian rock bands that formed in the early 1980s underwent a change from straightforward, openly evangelistic lyrics to something more nuanced and poetic.[…]
Download or stream this episode. Michial Farmer discusses the 1992 L.S. Underground album The Grape Prophet with David Grubbs and Nathan Gilmour. Buy this record! The lyrics Articles on the Kansas City Prophets: “Minister Removed[…]
Nathan Gilmour risks hellfire by discussing Dungeons and Dragons with Michial Farmer and David Grubbs.
A Primer on Christian Alternative Rock: The Swirling Eddies WHO ARE THEY? Well, the short answer is that they’re Daniel Amos under assumed names and with a different drummer. After DA’s Darn Floor—Big Bite (1987),[…]
Download or stream this episode. David Grubbs talks about the early Christian text the Didache with Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer.