The Alternative Music Label That Shaped Evangelical Culture
Tooth & Nail Records let Christian teenagers be both safe and subversive.
There's the wall-of-sound guitar sludge of Starflyer 59's “Blue Collar Love” and the raucous anarchy of MxPx's “Punk Rawk Show”; the paranoid shouts of Roadside Monument and the
Holy Hip-Hop Grows Up
But I'm still grateful for CCM's golden era.
CCM), when you could hear Jars of Clay's "Flood" and Sixpence None the Richer's "Kiss Me" on secular radio, and Tooth & Nail Records and bands like MxPx and Starflyer 59 made it
Changing of the Guard
(not rated yet) ADD YOURS. Artist Starflyer 59. Release Date August 10, 2010. Label Tooth & Nail Records. ListenPurchase. Style: Modern rock; compare
The Best Albums of 2010
CT picks the year's best in popular music.
Under Skies; Jars of Clay, The Shelter; Tom Jones, Praise & Blame; John Cougar Mellencamp, No Better Than This; Josh Ritter, So Runs the World Away; Starflyer 59, Changing of the
Produced by former Starflyer 59 player Richard Swift, Saint Bartlett recalls a diverse history of Jurado's styles like it were a musical biography. Some
Christmas Music Wrap-Up 2009
There's a little something for everyone in this year's batch of holiday releases.
Style: Haunting indie pop; compare to Sufjan Stevens, David Crowder, Starflyer 59. Top tracks: "Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella," "O Little Town of Bethlehem".
The Best Christian Albums of 2003
Now, on to the Top 12 winners' list, presented to you in reverse order. #12 Old. Starflyer 59 Tooth & Nail. Like a fine wine, Starflyer 59 just seems to get better with time.
Top 12 Christian Albums of 2001
Freelance music critic for the ChristianityToday.com music channel.
Starflyer 59 Tooth & Nail. The Beach Boys had Pet Sounds for their career masterpiece while Starflyer 59 continues in that tradition with the release of Leave Here a Stranger.
Christmas Music Wrap-Up 2001
Starflyer 59 incorporates its usual dreamy, ethereal pop sound to "I'll Be Home For Christmas," and the result is bizarre, beautiful, and haunting. Blink
Top 12 Christian Albums of 2001
It's worth mentioning that this album was independently released in 1999. However, it was only widely distributed beginning March 2001. We also suspect that most critics did not fairly consider Conversations for their 1999 best-of lists because it was an independent release at the time.
Cindy Morgan Invitation to Eavesdrop — Shaun Groves Karaoke Superstars — Superchic[k] The Last Street Preacha — T-Bone Leave Here a Stranger — Starflyer 59 The Moon Is
Who Hopes for What They Always Had?
Date January 20, 2001. Sounds like … energetic praise & worship that's reminiscent of U2, Tree 63, Coldplay, Keane, Starflyer 59 and Damien Rice. At
Best New Artists of 2003
Under the guidance of producer Steve Hindalong (The Choir, City on a Hill), their ethereal indie rock sound is bound to appeal to fans of Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Starflyer 59, and even
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com, Vancouver); A stardom just out of reach | Long-running Christian band Starflyer 59 still aims for success (Los Angeles Times); Old school rappers
Christmas Music Wrap-Up 2005
But Hawk Nelson's guitars can't disguise the fluffiness of Wham's "Last Christmas," and Starflyer 59's effects-laden "Christmas Time Is Here" sounds as kitschy as Joy Electric.
Wishing For Boardwalk
"Already Won" slows things down a little with the ethereal, slightly off-beat ambience of a Starflyer 59 song that picks up in tempo with each verse and presents an affirming message of
Top 12 Christian Albums of 2002
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Citing influences of everyone from The Cure to The Smashing Pumpkins to Starflyer 59, the group has carved out their own place in today's scene, breaking out of the over