Shine Is Dead; The Prayer Chain Not So Much

As the '80s slid into the '90s, music morphing from day-glo paisley pastel Spandex to grungy flannel, the contemporary Christian music world remained on its same course set two decades earlier: a handful of artists riding if not leading the secular music curve, their reward consisting of being almost universally ignored by industry elements in … Continue reading Shine Is Dead; The Prayer Chain Not So Much

As Mercury Is Close To The Bering Sea

Twenty-two years ago, popular music was drenched in and defined by alternative rock. Although grunge was reeling from Kurt Cobain’s suicide the previous year, artists spanning the alt world - Live, Alanis Morrisette, The Smashing Pumpkins, Alice In Chains - all had number one albums. Even as mainstream artists such as Hootie and the Blowfish … Continue reading As Mercury Is Close To The Bering Sea