Learning Hymnwriting from Modern Hymnwriters

Learning Hymnwriting from Modern Hymnwriters

When today’s leading modern hymnwriters are interviewed on radio or podcasts, the conversation often turns to their techniques and how and why they wrote their greatest songs. Here are some of their most useful podcast interviews. Stuart Townend (How Deep the Father’s Love For Us, In Christ Alone, The Power of The Cross) Poetry and…

An Interview with Doug Anderson on Drive

In the CD interviews column, instead of sharing a reviewer’s thoughts about a project, we interview the artist to get the artist’s own thoughts. Doug Anderson’s second solo release, Drive, comes out today; he graciously agreed to share some insight into the project. Daniel J. Mount: Because it is a little unusual in this case, I’ll…

An Interview with Gerald Wolfe on A Jubilee Christmas A Cappella

CD Interviews feature artist insight into their own new releases. Gerald Wolfe was gracious enough to share some insight into A Jubilee Christmas A Cappella, a new EP from the Booth Brothers, Greater Vision, and Legacy Five. (EP is an abbreviation for Extended Play, which, ironically, refers to a release that contains more music than a…

Past the Press Release: An Interview with Aaron Dishman

Past the Press Release is an interview series featuring a new member of a professional Southern Gospel group. It’s a chance to look past the standard “excited to be here” press release comment and learn a little more about them. A little over a week ago, the Dixie Melody Boys announced Aaron Dishman as their…

Past the Press Release: An Interview with Stephen Srein

Past the Press Release is an interview series featuring a new member of a professional Southern Gospel group. It’s a chance to look past the standard “excited to be here” press release comment and learn a little more about them. In this case, the column title is somewhat of a misnomer, because the Inspirations’ official…