Josh Langhoff is a church musician. He’s written about music for The Village Voice, The Singles Jukebox, two EMP Pop Conferences, his church newsletter, his blogs Surfing in Babylon and The Flowtation Device, and the Burnside Writers Collective, where he also serves as music editor.
Monday, December 12 2011
Contemporary Christian Music could take a page or two out of The Book of Mormon.
Tuesday, January 22 2013
A concept album about politics, money troubles, and Chicago weather that rocks harder than 90 per cent of last year.
Tuesday, November 20 2012
On communism's rhetoric of eschatology, and why dick jokes beat slogans.
Wednesday, November 14 2012
These may be the least articulate cads on the pop charts, but their beats speak volumes.
Tuesday, November 13 2012
Of course you can dance to this music. You could also dance to a cheap keyboard left on by accident or a dot matrix printer.
Monday, November 12 2012
A good holiday album for smart, gentle souls who like fires, sweaters, and evocative songwriting, and who avoid the mall on Black Friday.
Tuesday, March 5 2013
Rakim packs a lot into 50 couplets; get in the flow and you can picture like a photo.