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The 2010 Dove Awards

April 23, 2010

The biggest night in Christian music has happened. The biggest award, artist of the year, went to Casting Crowns for the first time. They had won group of the year five consecutive times previously. But this year, CC did not win group. NEEDTOBREATHE (also winning rock/contemporary song and album of the year) walked away with the Dove. Tobymac got […]

Artist Profile: Switchfoot

October 15, 2009

 Biography:  Switchfoot was formed in 1996 in San Diego, California, with brothers Jon and Tim Foreman, Jon playing guitars and lead vocals, Tim playing bass, and Chad Butler on drums. They were originally called “Chin Up,” but afterwards changed their name to Switchfoot when signing with Re:think Records. They now have keyboard/guitar player Jerome Fontamillas and […]

Review: Switchfoot – Learning to Breathe

September 11, 2009

         Learning to Breathe by Switchfoot is my favorite album right now, for three reasons. The lyrical poetry (in ALL the songs), singer Jon Foreman’s one-of-a-kind vocals, and the catchy tunes.   It starts off with I Dare You to Move, the original recording of the hit from their next album, The Beautiful […]