Hymn Stories – Continued

By Christopher Zoukis Somewhere in there, after his missionary work in England, he worked as a missionary in Liberia to the Kru and Bassa people.  This lasted for about fifteen years.  He then returned to England for five years.  Finally, he came home to Colorado, living on the hill at Belleview campus.  He was made […]

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Hymn Stories

By Christopher Zoukis The stone is red with polyps of purple.  Rough edges contrast with the polished, glass-like front where the name is engraved.  Above the name, floating surreally, two hands posed in prayer indicate that below lies a person of faith.  Below the name are the dates:  September 4, 1912 is the day of […]

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CD Review: Good Boy by Nate Paladino

Album: Good Boy Artist: Nate PaladinoStyle: Nick Cave, Johnny Cash, Elvis, Leonard CohenReleased: November 7, 2014Reviewed by: Christopher Zoukis Nate Paladino is a relic of a different decade. It’s almost as if he climbed into a time machine, traveled back to the 1950s and then returned to the contemporary world. While in the past, he […]

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CD Review: Involuntary Memories

Album: Involuntary MemoriesAritst: Plastic HandgunStyle: Indie Rock, Experimental Rock, Dream Pop, Psych RockReleased: January 11, 2015Reviewed by: Christopher Zoukis The name of the band is Plastic Handgun, and Plastic Handgun has just one member: Mark Di Giovanni, who hails from Toronto, Canada. Di Giovanni just released his first full-length (digital) album of experimental rock/electronic music. […]

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CD Review: Sir Cadian Rhythm

Album: Sir Cadian RhythmArtist: Sir Cadian RhythmStyle: Alternative, Rock, Jazz, PopScheduled for Release: February 7, 2015Reviewed by: Christopher Zoukis In March 2014, five musicians got together on Long Island, New York and decided to form a band. Christening the band “Sir Cadian Rhythm,” a play on the circadian rhythms of the human body, the name […]

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CD Review: Reviver by The Torn Images

Album: ReviverArist: The Torn ImagesStyle: Alternative Rock, Indie RockReleased: November 19, 2014Reviewed by: Christopher Zoukis The Torn Images recently released their first full-length album, Reviver, and is the follow-up to two previous extended play offerings. Formed circa 2012 in Fountain Valley, California, the band comprises Briand Arabaca, who performs lead vocals and guitar, Tyler De […]

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CD Review: “I Am Love” by I Am Love

Album: I Am LoveArtist: I Am LoveStyle: Folk, Psychedelic Rock, Indie RockReleased: January 20, 2015Reviewed by: Christopher Zoukis I Am Love just released a self-titled album which reflects their personal tastes in music: the psychedelic; the Vaudevillian; a little Seattle grunge; and what, for lack of a better term, is called theatrical rock. At the […]

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CD Review: The Great Escape

Album: The Great EscapeArtist: The Great EscapeStyle: Alternative, PopReleased: October 17, 2014Reviewed by: Christopher Zoukis In today’s world, most bands attempt to search for, and lay claim to, a sound that is original and singularly their own – something unique that makes them stand out from the zillions of other bands. Correctly or not, they […]

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CD Review: Be Yourself by Dimestore Prophets

Artist: Dimestore ProphetsAlbum: Be YourselfStyle: Groove, Reggae, Rock, Pop, AcousticRelease Date: April 5, 2014Reviewed by: Christopher Zoukis Dimestore Prophets (not to be confused with “Dime Store Prophets,” a Christian rock band that dissolved in the late ’90s and known for a song called “Hitler’s Girlfriend”) bills itself as a three-piece groove, rock, and reggae band […]

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