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According to Thousand Foot Krutch founder and front man Trevor McNevan, the hard rock band originally from Ontario is “just getting started.” Considering the fact that TFK first came together 17 years ago (1995), McNevan and his band mates Joel […]

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In 1992, American worship leaders began gradually embracing the music of the Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia. Before long, names like Darlene Zschech, Marty Sampson and Joel Houston became mainstays within the United States and eventually, songs like “Shout To […]

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It was late 2006 when I first received a pre-release CD for a brand new artist called Group 1 Crew. I then had the privilege of traveling to Nashville for a showcase hosted by Word Label Group to see the […]

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Hard to believe that 370 days ago, Whole Notes: Inside The Christian Music Industry launched via Beliefnet.com. Before this column, I had written about Christian music for several years. My first published article was a CCM review of Whiteheart’s 1990 […]

In the eight years since he hit the Christian rap scene, Lecrae Moore has not only risen to the top of a growing heap of talented artists, the burgeoning record mogul with an evangelist’s heart has accomplished things that most […]

On April 19th, the Gospel Music Association gathers in Atlanta for its annual Dove Awards show. Over the past year, Whole Notes has interviewed several of this year’s nominees (click HERE for the full list). As a preview, we’re looking […]

When needtobreathe first hit the scene in 2006, I had the chance to interview lead singer Bear Rinehart about the band’s beginnings and how he and his brother Bo were impacted by their unique childhood experiences. Now, after steadily growing […]

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! For the past 10 years, Kari Jobe has steadily become one of the modern worship community’s most prominent voices. Her angelic soprano tones have become inseparably linked to church favorites such as […]

Click “Like” to share with your friends! There once was a time when Christian rock bands could only hope to aspire a certain level of success before leveling out. And even then, it was a matter of maintaining, not expanding, […]

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! It’s hard to believe, but this spring, David Crowder Band will be no more. Each of its longtime members will go their separate ways or in some cases regather in smaller groups […]