Living On the Margins

Music

I don’t have any way to know this for certain, so it’s only a guess, but if I guessed which album I’ve returned to…

Music Born of Faith

Books / Music

Most people have heard the music of Arvo Pärt—even if they are unaware of it. It has been featured in the soundtracks of numerous…

Rickie Lee Jones, The Sermon on Exposition Boulevard (2007)

Music

Back in the Eighties, film writer, director, and producer Robert Lee Cantalon decided to “write the words of Jesus in modern language, and publish…

Spoon, Ga, Ga, Ga, Ga, Ga (2007)

Music

Many years back now when a site called epitonic was "the" place to go for indie music I stumbled across spoon with catchy songs…

Interpol, Our Love to Admire (2007)

Music

Recorded at the infamous Electric Lady Studios this is the third album from the New York based Interpol; the first on Capitol (a departure…

Joyeux Noel! Great Music for the Celebration of Our Lord’s Birthday

Music

Christmas, the time of magic, the time of mystery. In it’s present manner, surely it’s a bit much sometimes. The pervasive materialism, the shallow…

Karen Choi, Through Our Veins (2016)

Culture / Music

Yearning for a home beyond time I had the chance earlier this summer to hear Karen Choi play at the Aster Café in Minneapolis.…

Radiohead, A Moon Shaped Pool (2016)

Music

When true love waits The first song, “Burn the Witch” on Radiohead’s newest album is in homage to the brilliant British cult classic horror…