Welcome to the latest instalment of our most recent blog series Top Tens. Last time, we unveiled 10 Christmas albums from this year that we never reviewed, yet we planned to.
Now, on this new Top Tens post, we will delve into our favourite 10 original Christmas songs from 2016, from artists who released Christmas singles as opposed to Christmas albums. Check out these 10 inspiring holiday themed melodies- which is your favourite?
Continue reading TOP 10 ___: (10 original Christmas songs from 2016)
Something happens around Christmas time. As the year draws to a close, and December 25th comes rolling around (it actually has rolled around- in fact as I write this, it’s now December 28th…), we, either as Christians or those who observe Christmas not because of the faith aspect but because of the family one; start to become more generous. Have you noticed it? We start shopping and act a little kinder to strangers. We help more at the grocery store. We are more courteous and polite, more emotive and empathetic, more encouraging and reassuring. We say the words ‘merry Christmas’ to our fellow man (do we really mean the words though? But that is reserved for another post entirely!), and during the December period, we aim to at least maybe support one charity, go the church more often, try to detach ourselves from social media, and maybe, just maybe, love our enemies a bit more. But what happens once the year ends and we’re faced with New Year’s Day the next year?
Continue reading Christmas Comes Once A Year, But Do We Have to Act That Way As Well?
Another month (or so) gone, another best of post. Sounds about right? Yeah, I reckon so too. It is nearly towards the end of the year, and while during December, many movies are releasing just in time for Oscar period, albums tend to be winding down releases, in the Christian industry at least. So I guess it’s fair to say that my top 30 albums of 2016 probably won’t change between now and a month from now…if they do change, I’ll just amend it in the comments of this post. Now, without further ado, here’s my favourite 30 albums of 2016. May you have many happy hours listening to great music and enjoy the remainder of 2016.
Continue reading BEST OF 2016- PART 4: TOP 30 ALBUMS OF 2016
It’s been about a month since my favourite 20 EPs of the year were posted on the site. Now towards the end of October, I figure it’s time to make my choices. Below are my favourite 30 songs of 2016. Obviously there are a whole lot more songs that sadly couldn’t be represented within my top 30, considering the amount of music that is released each week throughout the year. Yet hard choices were made. Feel free to comment below about what your favourite music of the year is. Below will be the song, as well as a lyric/audio slide/music video of it, so that you can listen along as well.
Continue reading BEST OF 2016- PART 3: TOP 30 SONGS OF 2016
Release Date: August 26th 2016
Reviewed by: Jonathan Andre
Unspoken– Follow Through (iTunes/Amazon mp3)
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In a short 3 and a half months, the annual WOW Hits project will be released both in physical and digital form, and while we all can agree that no collection of the top 39 Christian songs of the year will fully encompass every song worthy of recognition, we can all try, sit back and make our own fantasy lists, of songs we reckon should be included in the compilation, and other tracks that we deem to miss out, for whatever reason. Earlier in the year, we released a prediction to you all, and a few months down the track, we’ve decided to disclose another predicted list- some tracks the same and others different. While I must admit there’s probably no perfect list, WOW Hits does have some traction within the CCM community, and is a great way to start if you are looking for something new, different and interesting to listen to if you are a fan like me of all things CCM.
Continue reading WOW HITS 2016: WHAT’S YOUR PREDICTION (PART 2)?
Below is a list of the albums that are releasing this past fortnight; which albums are you thinking of listening to and purchasing? Which albums are you going to recommend to others and which would you bypass? Let us know in the comments below.
Continue reading Albums Releasing this Fortnight (10th-23rd May 2015)
Release Date: May 19th 2015
Reviewed by: Jonathan Andre
Unspoken– Unplugged (Amazon mp3/iTunes)
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It’s time for another Sunday News Roundup, here’s the next instalment from the 20th April til the 3rd March 2015 (it’s a week or so late in posting, due to many circumstances and occurrences that I will be delving into a bit later on in another post…but better late than never, right?). Anyway, enjoy reading the scoop on the latest news, spanning over the past 2 weeks!
Continue reading Sunday News Roundup (20th April – 3rd March 2015)