The Best Music for 2015, So Far: Why Listen and What's God Got To Do With It?

The spring offers some of the most notable music releases for the year. Our May show highlights some of the biggest releases in the first half of 2015. There's more going on in popular music than meets the ear. Whether it's Kacey Mugraves, Sleater-Kinney, Ibeyi, Kendrick Lamar, what story is the lyrics in this year's indie […]

U2 "Songs of Innocence," Apple, and the Future of Music – Live at Hales

Are we hearing the beginning of the end of U2? Whether they wanted it or not 500 million people became instantaneous owners of U2's latest release "Songs of Innocence" through the latest promotional effort of Apple. What do we love and hate about U2? Is giving away their album a corporate promotion tool, an extreme act […]

Malcolm Guite – Finding our Way Forward Beyond Generational Apartheid – Live from Kindlings Fest 2012

Kindlings Fest is a celebration of art and ideas and where they intersect with the spiritual.  This years Kindlings Fest on Orcas Island asked, "Can Crabbed age and youth live together?" Through film, talks, panel discussions, art, music and casual conversations we explored what it is that keeps generations apart and what can bring them together. Through poetry, […]

"Winterfold" – Jeff Johnson, Brian Dunning & Wendy Goodwin

Featuring fifty minutes of original music, Winterfold is an evocative contemporary Celtic soundscape for the entire winter season.

Jason Carter Interviewed Live on MBC Arabia 7 (Video)

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Meet Me At the Edge Of the World: Over the Rhine Arrives at a Place Called Home

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New Music: Robert Deeble – Heart Like Feathers

Hearth Alum Robert Deeble's latest release…

Live at Hales – Curating Culture: 2013's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

This year the Rock n Roll all of Fame inductees are: Rush, Heart, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Donna Summer, Lou Adler, Quincy Jones, and Albert King. These artists have had their hand on everything from Pixar films, the Rocky Horror Picture show; the sound behind the sound of your favorite songs, top charted pop sons to fight-the-system hip-hop and blues riffs. With host Jennie Spohr,  Dr. […]

The Reverberating Word: Music as a Language of Faith – The Music of Bach, Handel, Getty, Townend

Earl Palmer trades in books for music for this show, looking at how the music of Bach, Handel, Getty, and Townend are expressions of Faith. Starting with the biographical history of each of these musical talents, Earl then interweaves how their faith shaped and came through in their composition. Podcast: Play in new window | Download […]

Spiritually Significant Songs: Jeff Keuss, "Casimir Pulaski Day” by Sufjan Stevens

…the tension of belief coupled with doubt and discouragement–that only through music…