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This episode explores the difficulty navigating being an artist while having to wrestle with Christianity, credibility, commerce, and the conflicting expectations of fans, parents, record labels, and the non-Christian bands that you think of as peers.
Brandon Ebel’s ability to spot, harness, and highlight the talents of others (bands and staff) is his magic. The emerging scene and his unique personality were the right combination to turbo charge and launch a label that would go on to sell 26 million records.
A movement of Christian kids and leaders who not only embraced punk and DIY ethics, but saw it as consistent with their faith.
This is the ongoing story of the tension between those two worlds and the cultural scene, from the bands, managers, label employees, and people whose lives were changed by the movement. We’re back.
Matt sits down with Squad Five-O frontman Jeff Fortson, and gets a behind the scenes look at the history and the controversy of this legendary Tooth & Nail band.
This episode explores how such a promising band could crash and burn so quickly after releasing such a powerful album.
In 1999, at the height of their creative powers, Stavesacre released their third album,"Speakeasy," a potent mix of hard hitting rock, emotional melodic hooks, and insightful lyrics.
Matt's conversation with Mae front man Dave Elkins continues in this two part series to discover the amazing behind- the-scenes story of the founding of Mae and the inspiration that helped Dave write Destination: Beautiful. This episode dives into the lyrics, meaning, and recording of some of the most loved songs on the album.
Matt sits down with Mae front man Dave Elkins in this two part series to discover the amazing behind- the-scenes story of the founding of Mae and the inspiration that helped Dave write Destination: Beautiful.
Anberlin, Stavesacre, Silent Planet, The Classic Crime, and more all share their favorite tour stories, mishaps, and the mayhem of life on the road.
Find out what it took for Ronnie Martin to stand out from the Tooth and Nail crowd.
What do The Supertones, Demon Hunter, Relient K, Kings Of Leon, and The Dingees all have in common? Ethan Luck, a touring musician who’s played in all of them. Hear the story of an amazing career traveling the world in starkly different genres. If you’ve ever dreamed of being a working musician, this episode is for you.
Guitarist Eric Balmer and others shed light on the music industry, touring debt, and all your unanswered questions about Plankeye.
In this episode, Dan talks in depth about the inspiration for his lyrics. His vulnerable style was ahead of its time, connecting with fans, amassing naysayers in the hardcore scene, and bringing trouble in the Christian music industry.