Monthly Archives: February 2015

Derek Johnson Set to Drop “Real Love” April 7th

DerekJohnsonJesus Culture artist and worship leader Derek Johnson announces the release of his debut album, Real Love. His first solo project is slated to drop April 7 with Capitol Christian Music Group and Jesus Culture Music.

Tree63 Set to Return After Seven Year Hiatus

Tree63Following a seven-year hiatus, internationally-renowned South African rock band Tree63 announce today the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for its fans to participate in the recording and promotion of its seventh full-length album slated for release Summer 2015.

Review: RED – of Beauty and Rage

REDAll of life is a unique collision of seeming opposites, the good and the bad, the ugly and the beautiful. And on their latest outing, of Beauty and Rage, hard rock outfit RED places that compelling dichotomy front and center, tackling the darkness of the world while juxtaposing it against the beauty that is found in grace and mercy. It’s a sound and mission that is squarely within the band’s wheelhouse and they take it and run, resulting in a strong, emotive effort.

Review: Mat Kearney – Just Kids

MatKearneyAfter a nearly four year absence, multifaceted artist Mat Kearney is back with his latest record, Just Kids. Drawing from a deeply personal well, the album finds Kearney continuing his self-described “schizophrenic” ways musically as he blends elements of pop, hip hop, and rock into a rich gumbo of sound that is ultimately satisfying.

Interview: Mat Kearney

MatKearneyIt’s been nearly four years since Mat Kearney has released new music but with the release of his new record, Just Kids, he is right back at it, blending hip-hop, pop, and rock into his signature blend. Our special contributor, Christina Garvin (Sundari PR), recently sat down with Kearney to discuss his life, the new album, and what fans can expect from his upcoming tour.

David Phelps Declares “Freedom” With New Album

DavidPhelpsGRAMMY®-nominated, classically trained tenor David Phelps showcases his award-winning voice and three-octave range on his all-new recording, Freedom (Gaither Music Group).  Produced by Phelps and mentor/friend/gospel music legend Bill Gaither, the new release, scheduled to hit the streets on April 14th, underscores Phelps’ ability to bring music to life.

Jared Anderson to Make Centricity Music Debut March 31st

JaredAndersonOne of Christian music’s premiere songwriters, Jared Anderson, is scheduled to release his debut project for Centricity Music on March 31st. Where I Am Right Now features a combination of new material and songs that were made famous by other Christian artists, such as “Almighty” that was recorded by Chris Tomlin.

Among the Thirsty to Make Label Debut with “Who You Say I Am”

AmongtheThirstyBEC Recordings’ announces the full-length debut from their newest signing Among The Thirsty.  Their label debut, Who You Say I Am, will release next month on March 17.

Las Vegas Mass Choir To Perform on “Ellen” Alongside Imagine Dragons

LasVegasMassChoirThe critically acclaimed Las Vegas Mass Choir will help bring down the house on The Ellen DeGeneres Show when they join Grammy winning Billboard chart-toppers Imagine Dragons on the powerhouse group’s current hit single, “I Bet My Life.” The show is set to air Friday, February 20 on the NBC television network

StageHop Set to Stream “Winter Jam” Tour Stop on Feb. 28

WinterJamFor the third year in a row, NewSong’s blockbuster Winter Jam Tour Spectacular is partnering with Blue Scout Media to offer viewers around the world an unprecedented front row seat for one of music’s biggest tours. BlueScout’s StageHop.com will present a live webcast of the February 28 Winter Jam stop at Houston’s Toyota Center.