In this issue: Ian Fowles gets spiritual in the desert, Fictionist can’t stop winning, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir gets manly, The Killers reunite, The Barefoot Movement lose us, a great gift for yo momma, all this PLUS Is Oskama Bin Laden going to have to break up now? and MORE!
In this issue: A Mormon hits #1 on Billboard; various linescratchers play a ridiculous amount of shows in Austin; Brandon Flowers plays Eden; The Sweater Friends promote Autism; The JaneDear girls give us some contraries to wrestle with, and we don’t talk about Jimmer Fredette leading BYU to the #3 NCAA seed, Brandon Davies and the honor code, how many babies John Stewart wants to have with The Book Of Mormon musical, or anything related to the 5 Browns because we’re too busy discussing whether Charlie Sheen is a Mormon, an ex-Mormon, and old school Mormon, a freelance Polygamist, or just a run-of-the-mill tigerblood. Continue Reading →
In the musically fruitful land of Southern California (Fullerton to be exact), The Steelwells rock and work equally hard. Being in the music industry isn’t child’s play. Joey Winter, an avid blogger himself, recently had a conversation with Linescratchers about Indie rock, trying to balance music and faith, and making money. The Steelwells blend influences from across the grand swath of the modern Indie world (and add personality of their own), but Joey stresses that the important thing is the symbiotic relationship between the lyrics and the music, and above all, the communication to the listener.