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Ichthus: A chat with Switchfoot’s Jon Foreman

It’s a danger sign for any band: The charismatic frontman goes off to make a solo record. So, while enjoying a quartet of solo EPs from Jon Foreman and his Fiction Family side project with Nickel Creek’s Sean Watkins, Switchfoot … Continue reading

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Best Christian pop of 2009

To be totally honest, 2009 was not collectively a great year for Christian pop music. A lot of what passed across my desk was formulaic and tepid fare that inspired indifference. It sounded like an industry trying too hard to … Continue reading

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Review: Switchfoot – Hello Hurricane

After two side projects by frontman Jon Foreman, it was easy to start wondering if Switchfoot was still a priority for the singer-songwriter and his fellow band members. The group delivers the answer to that question Tuesday, and it is … Continue reading

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Is it time for contemporary Christian music to ditch the niche?

Switchfoot’s This is the Sound rocks the new Blackberry commercial. During the past year, there have been public signs that Christian pop music is on the rise. Last spring on American Idol, a pair of openly Christian ­contestants vied for … Continue reading

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