Music


Rejoice!

Far from a “sophomore slump” I think October is one of U2’s best albums. I woke up this morning with the lyrics of “Rejoice” in my head. Looking more closely I considered the juxtaposition of the opening, “And outside a building comes tumbling down/And inside a child on the ground/Says he’ll do it again” and the […]


iTunes: Family Sharing and Apple Music

I have not posted on tech in quite a while, but after finally getting some things sorted with Apple’s iTunes I thought it might be helpful to some and worthwhile to maybe 2 people to share my experience. This is not a review of the services in any comprehensive sense, there are better reviews than […]


Daniel Amos – Stone Away

Rediscovering a song that has rolled around in my head for two decades without my really paying attention to the lyrics. For that, Terry, I am sorry. Terry Scott Taylor is one of the most talented musicians and songwriters out there. So to know that an artist has put so much thought and clearly prayer […]


Something a little different for your Christmas music listening

I enjoy Christmas music, from the sacred to the silly (give Rudy Red a listen), and I am always looking for something new each season. One of my all time favorite albums is “A Broken Christmas” from 1988. The name comes from the now defunct(?) CCM label “Broken Records” and features songs by some of […]


Pics – 77’s In Concert

I have posted a gallery of pictures I took at the 77’s concert last week on my PhotoBlog. You can also find a video of “Frames Without Photographs” at my YouTube channel and below.  

Michael Roe

The 77’s 2014 Summer Tour – Free music, GREAT music 2

Every now and then a group that I really care about goes on tour. It is rare, but it happens. Even more rarely I am able to go and see them. Such is the case next Tuesday!  The 77’s, a group I have followed since the 80s, will be in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and […]


Konzert im Tutzing IOSOT 2013 6

August 7, 2013 those attending the 2013 IOSOT and willing to take a bit of a bus ride were treated to a wonderful concert of Psalms in the Pfarrei St. Joseph am Starnberger See, Tutzing. They have now made that concert available on Sound Cloud. Gorgeous, gorgeous sound. By all means go and download it: https://soundcloud.com/philipp-stoltz/sets/konzert-in-tutzing-iosot/s-Ffemu […]

Pfarrei St. Joseph am Starnberger See

Dig Here Said the Angel, by Daniel Amos

Another look at the afterlife, this time in music 2

My last entry was about envisioning heaven, the resurrection, and all that. It came about as a coincidence of my speaking with a colleague on the subject and then reading an interesting interview with Marilynne Robinson that touched on the subject. Another coincidence is my receiving the most recent (and first in 12 years) album […]


Som Sabadell Flashmob 2

This takes “flashmob” to a whole new level. Wonderful! Take a few minutes to watch and be moved.  


The Choir releases new album, old one for free!

I am a big fan of The Choir and have been following them since they were “The Youth Choir” back in the mid 80s. Their latest album “The Loudest Sound Ever Heard” is out now and to promote it they are offering a free song and their last album, “Burning Like the Midnight Sun,” for free this […]