Much of the music on here is pretty challenging, but fortunately for the listener, it almost always delivers.
When you hear this record, it’s easy to see why Starflyer is one of the most critically acclaimed Christian bands.
Actually, the best part about having all of these tracks in one location is getting to listen to all of Starflyer’s musical directions in one sitting.
Of all the “industrial” albums I’ve bought, this one’s held the most interest for me, simply because it’s so different.
One word could sum up Pedro the Lion’s music: humility.
When it works, it shows once again that Martin is still one of the best songwriters in Christian music.
Pedro the Lion’s songs practically drip with an intensity that would make most emo bands foam at the mouth.
David Bazan’s songwriting has never been better than on this album but the emotional and spiritual depth feels strangely underwhelming.
Dance House Children sounds exactly like what you’d expect a pre-Joy Electric project to sound like.
I could easily see Fold Zandura blowing away many of the “established” Christian “modern rock” acts.
The current album has turned out to be no other than a gorgeous pop album full of catchy melodies and choruses.
Suffice it to say, Gold was one of the best Christian releases of 1995.
Intricate, lush music that’s highly recommended for Starflyer 59 fans.
The thing that keeps this from being just another Britpop rip-off is the amount of strangeness The People incorporates into their songs.
If you’ve heard all of the hype about this group, and are wondering where to start, this isn’t the place.
Honest, relaxed indie-pop that might be a little innocuous at times but still comes off as solid and heartfelt.
“I think that my conviction has always been to write about what God has brought me through.”
The Elevator Division’s music is rife with atmosphere, but it’s tempered by the edge the band brings to their songwriting.