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.
Wednesday, May 14 2014
In its 13th year, the Pop Conference offered more exciting ideas about music and mobility than you could shake a walking stick at.
Monday, December 12 2011
Contemporary Christian Music could take a page or two out of The Book of Mormon.
Thursday, October 16 2014
When playing corridos, one must be absolutely modern. If you play them as hard as possible, that helps.
Tuesday, June 3 2014
Colombian superstar unplugs again, but stuffs his songs with color and hooks, amor and innuendo.
Sunday, May 18 2014
Norteño pop singer restrains fiery band from crashing through studio walls.
Monday, March 24 2014
Smart-ass norteño punks hire a banda but don't let it play enough.
Sunday, March 16 2014
These two useful guides to regional Mexican radio hits should be way more entertaining.
Wednesday, March 6 2013
Rakim packs a lot into 50 couplets; get in the flow and you can picture like a photo.