We talk about hard topics such as faith & doubt and mental health and suicide in an episode not to be missed! Join us with our good friend Josh James as we move track-by-track by bands of faith who venture into lyrical content that challenges, confronts & facilitates deeper thinking. Also includes a Brew Review, with a solid Scottish brew brought in by Josh.
Color Me Valiant – ‘Commissioned’
Silent Planet – ‘Understanding Love as Loss’
Valleyheart – ‘Crave’
Gungor – ‘Lovely Broken’
**Some content in this episode may be challenging for listeners. If you’re experiencing suicidal thoughts or need mental health support, please get support or ring the below numbers: AUSTRALIA – 13 11 14 (LifeLine) UK — 116 123 (Samaritans) USA – 1 800 273 8255 (National Suicide Prevention Hotline) NEW ZEALAND – 1737 (24/7 couselling)
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This is one topic that The Eclectic Podcast would not have dreamed of presenting when it first started. It’s a topic that not makes some queasy, while others can’t seem to stop talking about. Either way, sexuality is not going away and Darrel Bell aka Stephen the Levite joins us on the show to take sexuality back from the secular world.
If you’re single, dating, engaged or married there is something for you, we cover the whole spectrum in discussion and the musical choices. Learn more about how Our Sexual Healing (OSH) came to be, what struggles they had with sexuality early on in marriage, where you can find new music from Stephen the Levite and which hip hop beat is Darrels favourite of all time.
Listen, enjoy, subscribe and share, becasuse who knows, you could be helping a struggling couple.
1. S.O. – Wait 2. The Cross Movement – Creature Double Feature 3. Andy Mineo – Love 4. Stephen The Levite – Truth is ft Melissa T
Ep 26 – Some Peeps Maybe Ya’ll May Not Have Heard of Before What do drug use and mental health problems, being a touring musician for Josh Garrels, and sex trafficking in Cambodia all have in common? They’re all a little part of stories of artists and bands we that we feature in Episode 26.
Featuring the genres of hardcore, hip-hop, acoustic & cinematic. Brew Review, some Eclectic plans for 2019, and banter also included.
Track-list: 1) Take the Name – “Dives feat Nick Detty” 2) Trevor Pope – “Good Enough ft Tone Jones” 3) Jason Barrows – “Empty Hands” 4) Tony Anderson – “Younger”
Hidden Land (Myles O’Mainnian & Johan Lager) are a Scandinavia-based duo who blend ambient, post-rock and folk stylings in their debut album ‘Perspectives’.
Hear Myles & Johan share their recent signing to popular film licensing company Musicbed, shooting a music video in beautiful Iceland, and how their faith impacts them as musicians and creatives. We also play three tracks and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse on lyrics, sonic textures and the story of how ‘Perspectives’ came to be.
Guess what friends? It’s the last episode for 2018 and it’s also the time of year where the snow starts to fall in the north of the globe and the sun turns ice blocks to water vapour before 7am in the southern parts of the globe, thats right it’s Christmas time!
This the 24th and final episode of 2018 is filled to the brim with content that could fill your largest stocking twice over, with a brew review featuring a super special guest, plenty of quality music that reflects the true reason for the season and all the other good content that The Eclectic Podcast is known for.
A Beautiful Liturgy also join us for the second time on The Eclectic Podcast to talk about their brand new track ‘Glory be to God on High’, an astoundingly beautiful, contemporary rendition of a Charles Wesley hymn. To craft this masterpiece they bunkered down at Calvin Institute of Worship at the start of this year and the results are beautiful, so take a listen. We also form a new christmas tradition close to the end of the show so please, like share and subscribe to find out for yourself what it is.
1) August Burns Red – Joy to the World
2)A Beautiful Liturgy- Glory be to God on High
3) My Epic- Lower Still
4)The Sing Team- Go Tell It On The Mountain
The Eclectic brings the heat and the old school beats, hear Shai Linne preach and the crowd on their feet. Thats right listeners it the long await second round knock out that is the Hip-Hop curated series featuring non other than good friend of the show Jacob Baijal.
We talk with Jacob about simple simon rhyming, christian MC’s, why hip-hop is such a great vehicle to bring theological truths to your ears in an easy to understand way, who is making some fine theological based, christ centered rhymes in CHH today, plus who would feature in Jacobs, Eclectic sponsored back yard concert.
1) Shai Linne – I’m Hot (Album: Still Jesus, 2017)
2) Lavoisier – I Get Money (Album: The Rap Terrorist)
3) Flame – Move Forward (Album: Forward, 2015)
4) Timothy Brindle – Excellency of Christ (Album: Excellency, 2005)
Latifah Alattas is an artist, producer and songwriter who has worked extensively with a wide array of Christian indie artists and bands, including Josh Garrels, Loud Harp, Beautiful Eulogy and Aaron Strumpel.
Hear Latifah share the story of her grief, heartbreak and hope in the midst of suffering in her latest album ‘Divorce’ (releasing October 26). Hear a yet-to-be released track from the album, and her close working partnership with Dave Wilton from @A Boy and His Kite.
The episode also features generous servings of canine contributions from Tifah’s dog. This is one episode you won’t want to miss!
1) Loud Harp – ‘Immanuel’
2) Aaron Strumpel – ‘Mighty Refuge (Guard My Heart)’
3) Aaron Hale – ‘Carry the Weight’
4) Page CXVI – Wash Me Clean
5) Moda Spira – ‘Bed’
Ep #22 – Interview with Chris Lawson Jones (Running Club Records)
“I just want to get behind [musicians and bands] that are exciting musically and point people to Jesus Christ” – Chris Lawson Jones
This episode sees Joel & Chris speaking to Chris Lawson Jones about the new UK record label, Running Club Records. We hear about the new and emerging indie worship music scene in the UK and listen to the newest signees to the label, @Josh Gauton and @Rivers and Robots.
Chris also name-drops a fellow Perth drummer & promises to bring the beloved Rivers and Robots Down Under sometime in the future!
“Metal goes to places that other genres simply can’t go” – Joshua James
Strap yourselves in, because it’s about to get a little rowdy at The Eclectic! Our good friend & fellow Aussie, Joshua James joined us in studio for one of our favourite episodes that we’ve recorded, to date. Get ready to head bang to Josh’s shredding metal tracklist, hear stories of moshpit mishappenings & get schooled in Metal Apologetics 101 to learn how metal is the perfect medium of lament, brokenness & doxology. We also learn a little more about Josh’s involvement with @Good Guy Swag.
(In the ‘Curated Series’, we get specialist knowledge & insight from friends on a specific genre of music. The guest curates the playlist, answers our burning questions and shares their passion for the genre)
1) @Fit For A King – “Tower of Pain”
2) @August Burns Red – “Dangerous”
3) @Impending Doom – “Unbroken”
4) @Sleeping Giant – “Hosanna