Commissionaires

From Newworldson to The Commissionaires

It’s hard to keep music groups together. Things like marriage, kids, and egos get in the way. Then there’s the “different direction” thing– where one of the band’s members just wants to do something different and the others are like, “Ummm… okay?” And a life of touring instead of staying home can really take its toll on people. Joel Parisien made a big splash in the Christian music world through…

Sparrows Rising

If you like the sound of folk, pop and female harmony, you should enjoy Sparrows Rising. The duo, Stacia Ray and Maygen Lacey, have a new release out called So Close. So Close by Sparrows Rising Stacia and Maygen call Minneapolis home. The two singer-songwriters record songs for the hurting and the lost. In the short time they’ve been together, they’ve had two songs on the radio in 23 markets,…

Ashley Cleveland

Ashley Cleveland

Guest post by Ashley Cleveland Hey everyone—I know you’re dying to hear all about what it’s like to be sixty. For those of you that are younger, it’s probably like watching a car wreck. For those of you that are older, there are notes to compare. But honestly, the view from here is pretty much the same as the view from 59. I did get a little boost recently though…

Mandisa

Mandisa is back with “Out of the Dark”

Mandisa is like most of us. She has battled being fat for the longest time– can you relate? She has been clinically depressed… another thing millions of people go through. She has had her fair share of ups and downs in life. You might remember Mandisa from her time on American Idol. She was the bold contestant to sing “Shackles” by Mary Mary, a Gospel song, which Simon Cowell called…

Michael Stosic proclaims I Believe

Michael Stosic proclaims “I Believe” with his song– listen to it here: I Believe Words and Music by Michael Stosic © 2015 I believe in God I believe He created the heavens and earth. I believe He is Love. I believe He knew me before my birth. I believe we live in a world filled with darkness I believe we can shine loves light. This is what I believe. I…

Caleb Collins Christmas

Trust me on this one: Caleb Collins Christmas album is the kind you will want to play on repeat not just this Christmas, but many to follow. Much like Harry Connick, Jr., Amy Grant, and Michael Buble, Caleb Collins Christmas music fits the season perfectly for as wide an audience as possible. In other words, kids, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins and even hipsters will enjoy listening to this collection of…