Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums #497 – The Indestructible Beat of Soweto Volume One

This compilation album is full of heart. I really enjoyed the different voices and instrumentation choices. Because this album is not in English I don’t know what they were saying. However, that doesn’t keep one from enjoying the music. This Album was originally released in 1985. Several of the artists have been featured with popularContinue reading “Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums #497 – The Indestructible Beat of Soweto Volume One”

500 Greatest Albums – 498 “Suicide” by Suicide

I really didn’t know what to expect from this album. I had never heard of them before, so I decided to do a little background reading on the Wikipedia machine. The band consists of two members, Alan Vega and Martin Rev. This debut album is best described as a electro-punk. The themes they tackle inContinue reading “500 Greatest Albums – 498 “Suicide” by Suicide”

500 Greatest Albums – 500: Arcade Fire – “Funeral”

Tyler Huckabee at Relevant Magazine started sharing his thoughts on the Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums. I saw this, and because I love a project I decided to jump in at #500 and work my way forward. I know that music is completely subjective, and there are going to be some albums that I love,Continue reading “500 Greatest Albums – 500: Arcade Fire – “Funeral””

Fear not the Extreme Among You

Jesus invited a tax collector (someone who worked for the Roman Empire) and a zealot (someone who wanted to overthrow the Romans Government) to join his small group of disciples. Matthew and Simon were extremes, and they both found community in Jesus. This past week I listened to the audiobook for People to Be LovedContinue reading “Fear not the Extreme Among You”