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January 2009 Archives

I just wanted to take a minute to clarify – and apologize – if my Phil Stacey post came off as critical. I got a comment from CFPhilfan made me go back and reread the post, and he/she is right: […]

For those of you who think American Idol is th fastest way to the top of the music industry, be warned: even Idols get the axe. Phil Stacey parted ways with his label, Lyric Street, according to the Country Standard […]

Let’s have an indie Friday, with not only a free download of an indie music CD, but a guest blog post from indie artist Mariah Secrest. One of the great things about the internet is that you get to connect […] has teamed up with C28 stores to offer a free sampler CD of Christian music from indie artists. A new sampler CD will be released quarterly. Just head over to the Undiscovered website and download the current free music […]

Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboardist Billy Powell died this morning at his condo in Florida. News reports say that he had a history of heart problems and had missed an appointment with his cardiologist on Tuesday. According to reports, Powell called 911 […]

You can free Christian music download of Group 1 Crew’s “Moving” at The song is from the band’s latest album, Ordinary Dreamers. The link to the “MPFree” is on the right hand side of the page, just above the […]

Last night’s episode of “American Idol” in Jacksonville was without much excitement. (You can read my American Idol recaps at But Kara DioGuardi did give contestant Darin Darnell some excellent advice. Darnell was a bit weepy because his buddy […]

An editorial today by Bud Kennedy in the Star-Telegram shows the story about Texas high school basketball team Covenant Lady Knights and their 100-0 romp over Dallas Academy has a tie to Christian music. (If a hot story has a […]

This week’s free Christian music download is from founding member and leader of L.A. Symphony, Flynn Adam. The song is “Feel It Now” from the Hip Hope 2009 compilation CD. Remember, these iTickets free downloads are only available for a […]

I know that technically this doesn’t really have much to do with Christian music – other than the fact that the Hour of Power frequently has Christian music artists on the show – but I know many of you have […]