News and Notes for Fall 2013

Here are a few new things you need to check out. 1. THANKS! to everyone who supported our Kickstarter for the upcoming #Canticles compilation. 2. Castle Island Hymns Their new album is done! You should be able to stream it now if you were a kickstarter supporter, but otherwise it will be available soon to... Continue Reading →

New Projects to Support on Kickstarter

There are a bunch of new projects in the works now using Kickstarter.  I would encourage you to check these out and support them all! Castle Island Hymns - I love these guys. Bobby Krier and JJ Ruddy help lead music at City Life Church in Boston.  They are great Cardiphonia supporters and write/produce some... Continue Reading →

Songs for Luke – friends edition

Nothing is more exciting than seeing worship leaders and pastors engaging in an intense creative effort for the benefit of the church and its worshipping people.  Listening to these compositions from various friends across the country for The Gospel Coalition project has been wonderfully encouraging.  Each song different and connected to the context of that... Continue Reading →

O Come Emmanuel Advent Devotional

The familiar advent carol "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel" has been sung during advent for over a thousand years (and is still an incredible favorite!).  Initially it was sung one verse at a time during evening worship the week before Christmas as the O Antiphons.  Riffing off of this practice we have written up a... Continue Reading →

Christmas by Castle Island Hymns

[Purchase at BandCamp] What do I think of this new Christmas/Advent hymns album by Boston City Life musicians Bobby Krier, Justin Ruddy and ensemble?  Nom Nom Nom! The arrangements are super interesting to listen too, the production work includes stellar contributions from friends Gloria Notes and Magik Magik among others, and most of these can... Continue Reading →

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