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Ichthus podcast: Switchfoot (btw, they’re coming to Questapalooza)

We got a chance to talk to Tim Foreman and Drew Shirley of Switchfoot before their set Thursday night at the Ichthus Festival. Click play to hear our chat. (Btw, the guy who walks through toward the end of the … Continue reading

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Ichthus: church

Ichthus stayed true to the form of recent years, ending the festival on a worshipful note Saturday with the Main Stage pairing of Casting Crowns and BarlowGirl. One of the things many people were commenting on over the weekend was … Continue reading

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Ichthus slide show: Day 2

Photos by Rich Copley and Caroline Nell Copley

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Ichthus: songs you know by heart

Before Thursday night’s concerts, we talked to members of Switchfoot and Relient K – audio from those chats will be coming soon – and both groups talked about how gratifying it is to hear a crowd sing their songs back … Continue reading

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Ichthus random survey: Main Stage

The main stage at the Ichthus Festival is about as loaded as it has been in several years, with a good variety of artists from the contemporary worship sounds of Casting Crowns to the pyrotechnic rock of Skillet. So, we’re … Continue reading

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Ichthus 2010 features return of Switchfoot, Wednesday opening with TobyMac

Ichthus 2010 will boast a four-night mainstage lineup featuring the return of Switchfoot, which will top a Thursday night schedule that also includes Relient K. The 2009 festival had a subdued schedule with organizers keeping the tight economy in mind … 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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Winter Wonder Slam dunk: tour shows Christian music’s different directions

We’ve seen a lot of dream tours lately. Michael W. Smith and Steven Curtis Chapman went out for a show that hit Rupp Arena earlier this year. Another heavenly lineup was Third Day, Switchfoot and Jars of Clay – who … Continue reading

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rctalk: Relient K’s Forget and Not Slow Down

Review: Relient K, Forget and Not Slow Down Direct comparisons between bands can seem a bit disrespectful, and maybe easy. But the parallels between the Beach Boys and Relient K are a bit too hard to avoid in light of … Continue reading

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rctalk: Phil Stacey’s Into the Light; Is the GMA in trouble?

Listening to Phil Stacey‘s Into the Light, you think, if this guy wasn’t on American Idol, he should have been. His debut on Reunion Records under the guidance of legendary Christian producer Brown Bannister sounds very Idol, with songs that … Continue reading

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