Tag Archives: Delirious

rctalk: Bluetree plays many different cities

Bluetree is an Irish worship band that has written one of the most popular contemporary praise anthems in recent years. One day last year, they thought they were something else: dead. “We got smuggled into Burma illegally,” the band’s frontman, … Continue reading

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Ichthus: Air1’s Sterling (hearts) Ichthus

When Sterling became an on-air personality at Air1 last year, she got a pass to some of the biggest Christian music festivals in the United States. “I did Rock the Desert, The Rage in Phoenix, Creation and Spirit West Coast,” … Continue reading

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Ichthus: Day three slide show

Ichthus Festival fans finally got a warm, sunny day June 13, to play, pack up and enjoy a few final shows. Among the closing acts were Israel Houghton and New Breed and Delirious.

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Ichthus: Late night with Ichthus

Israel Houghton noted from the stage at Ichthus Saturday night that his set had to be cut short due to time constraints. Somewhere in the late afternoon Saturday, the event fell well behind schedule. Darkness, which had fallen during the … Continue reading

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Ichthus: Delirious’ Kentucky swan song

Click the play button to hear our interview with Martin Smith of Delirious: [podcast]http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2009/06/090612delirious-podcast.mp3[/podcast] Copious Notes podcasts are available on iTunes. When Delirious first played the Ichthus Festival in 2001, then- festival director Rick LaDue put the booking in historical … Continue reading

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rctalk: Israel Houghton — ‘The Power of One’

Review: Israel Houghton, The Power of One Few Christian pop artists have as many styles at their disposal as Israel Houghton. His music usually comes in a modern gospel style, but he also has funk, hip hop, ballads, a world … Continue reading

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rctalk: Ichthus headliners, Dove Award nominations

The Ichthus Festival is still working on the overall schedule for its 40th edition, but it has locked in the headliners. The nighttime pairings bring distinct flavors to each evening.  June 11 is very youthful, dancy rock with Family Force … Continue reading

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rctalk: Martin Smith on CompassionArt; Phil Stacey’s new deal

Click play to hear our interview with Martin Smith, in which he talks about CompassionArt, India and the end of Delirious. [podcast]http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2009/02/090207compassionart-podcast.mp3[/podcast] Copious Notes podcasts are available on iTunes. Over its last couple of albums, Delirious has become increasingly vocal … Continue reading

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Best Christian rock albums of 2008

A few decades ago, Christian rock pioneer Steve Taylor penned a line that is exceedingly appropriate to faith-based pop: “If your music’s saying nothing, save it for the dentist’s chair.” It is the last weekend of the year, and we … Continue reading

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