Tag: A Primer on Christian Alternative Rock

A Primer on Christian Alternative Rock: Happy Christmas, Vol. 1

GENRE TAGS (OTHER THAN ALTERNATIVE ROCK): Dream Pop, Electronic, Holiday, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Pop-Punk, Pop/Rock, Punk Rock, Reggae, Singer/Songwriter, Ska-Punk, Slowcore, Synth Pop, Third-Wave Ska WHAT IS IT? Tooth and Nail Records announced its arrival as a mainstream Christian label with this 1998 collection of some of their most popular artists, performing a variety…

A Primer on Christian Alternative Rock: Starflyer 59

This is part of a regular ongoing series, in which I examine the history and discography of some of the best artists in the underground Christian rock scene of the 1980s and 1990s. That scene doesn’t really exist anymore, largely because Christian music is more about producing songs for congregational worship instead of songs about…

A Primer on Christian Alternative Rock: Mark Heard

This is part of a regular ongoing series, in which I examine the history and discography of some of the best artists in the underground Christian rock scene of the 1980s and 1990s. That scene doesn’t really exist anymore, largely because Christian music is more about producing songs for congregational worship instead of songs about…

A Primer on Christian Alternative Rock: The Choir

This is the first entry in what will be a regular ongoing series, in which I examine the history and discography of some of the best artists in the underground Christian rock scene of the 1980s and 1990s. That scene doesn’t really exist anymore, largely because Christian music is more about producing songs for congregational…