Author Archives: The UG

  (from St. Louis Riverfront Times) Being in a band is hard. Assembling a band is almost impossible. As anyone who’s been through a few bands can tell you, meeting a self-proclaimed “musician” should instill about as much enthusiasm  More...

February 27, 2014

John Mark McMillan blew me away with his 2nd album “The Medicine”. It was on steady repeat for months with me, and an album I faithfully return to. I enjoyed “The Economy” but was surprised at, what I believe, was a poor marketing   More...

There’s a definition disparity out there about the artist and his faith. There are unspoken rules of what is “correct” and what is not. What lines up with the Bible and what does not? What does it mean to be a “Christian” art  More...

February 14, 2014

There is SO much music coming out that either rarely gets airplay on the radio or goes virtually unnoticed. We aim to change that! Don’t settle for what the radio plays…it’s like going to Graeter’s and all they had is vanilla. The   More...

February 14, 2014

“Black Bear” is one of my top albums of 2013 without any reservations. From the first track to the last, it’s a stunning sonic work. Belle’s music journey began at Taylor University, continued to Chicago where he played in restaura  More...