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New Tunes at 9 Roundup with Burlap to Cashmere

April 30th, 2015 No comments

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – Burlap to Cashmere, best-known for their 1998 masterpiece, “Anybody Out There,” is back in town this Saturday. The legendary band create an invigorating sound, infused with elements of flamenco guitar, tango rhythms, Latin folk-rock, Tex-Mex and Gospel. The band just completed a pledge music campaign, and will be playing songs off their new project, “Freedom Songs,” in addition to older, vintage material, including “Basic Instructions” and “Treasures in Heaven.” Steven Delopoulos was my guest this week on New Tunes at 9 http://wjtl.com/listen/wjtl-casts/. The show is Saturday night, May 2, at the Junction Center Tent, 6:30 p.m. http://www.thejunctioncenter.com/.

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New Tunes at 9 Roundup with Nichole Nordeman

April 22nd, 2015 No comments

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – Nichole Nordeman http://nicholenordeman.com/ or @nicholenordeman was my guest this week on New Tunes at 9. The acclaimed singer/songwriter (and former female vocalist of the year) is working on her next project, “The Unmaking.” (The title-track to the new project will be available at iTunes on May 4.) “The Unmaking” includes the lyrics: “This is where the walls gave way/this is demolition day/all the debris and all the dust/love will not stay locked inside.”

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New Tunes at 9 Roundup with Newport

April 15th, 2015 No comments

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – Newport’s Graham Bronczyk was my guest this week on New Tunes at 9 http://wjtl.com/listen/wjtl-casts/  Graham talked about his group’s new praise and worship project, “Paradise.” (Graham mentioned that the 12-piece band, based in Newport Beach, CA., attempted to “write songs that could convey the heartbeat of God.” http://www.newportworship.com/)

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New Tunes at 9 Roundup with Aaron Gillespie

April 9th, 2015 No comments

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – Aaron Gillespie’s second worship record, “Grace Through the Wandering,” is available now. Aaron was a guest this week on New Tunes at 9; he spoke about drawing musical inspiration by stating, “Everything comes from wherever you are at any given time.” The project is available on iTunes and includes the first single, “Praise Him.” http://aarongillespie.com/ Aaron is on facebook (and twitter @aaronrgillespie).

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Rate the Music; win free music

March 27th, 2015 No comments

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – WJTL needs your input! Please take the new RadioTraks music survey of 15 songs (and qualify to win free music). Thanks! http://www.radiotraks.com/wjtl032715/index.asp?js=1

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New Tunes at 9 Roundup with Hawk Nelson

March 26th, 2015 No comments

RADIO FRIEND PHIL –  “Diamonds” is the new project from Hawk Nelson; it’s the second disc for the band to feature lead-singer Jon Steingard. Jon says, “Diamonds talks about how God can use pressure, struggle, trials and stress in our life and make it into something stronger and more beautiful.” (The first single off the record is “Drops in the Ocean,” currently playing on WJTL.)  http://hawknelson.com/

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New Tunes at 9 Roundup with Tim Neufeld & the Glory Boys

March 20th, 2015 No comments

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – “The Joy” is the title of the magnificent new record from Tim Neufeld & the Glory Boys. Tim Neufeld, lead-singer for Starfield, is on an earnest mission to channel his love of olde-time music into the praise and worship genre. His inspiration comes from the deep well of artists like the Carter Family, Flatt & Scruggs, Stanley Brothers, and others. To sample the music, go to http://timneufeldmusic.com/. To hear Tim’s conversation on New Tunes at 9, click https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/wjtl/id692720146?mt=2

 

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RadioTraks Music Survey

March 12th, 2015 No comments

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – WJTL values your input! Please rate some of the current songs playing on WJTL (and qualify to win free music from Hawk Nelson, and more). Thanks! http://www.radiotraks.com/wjtl031215/index.asp?js=1

 

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New Tunes at 9 Roundup with Third Day

March 5th, 2015 No comments

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – Third Day releases “Lead Us Back-Songs of Worship” this week. The project is Third Day’s 3rd worship-themed record, following “Offerings-A Worship Album,” and “Offerings II-All I Have to Give.” Mac Powell says, “We’ve wanted to do a worship album for quite a while, but have been waiting for the right time. Now is the time! I believe this is the best batch of songs that we have ever recorded.”  https://www.thirdday.com/home

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New Tunes at 9 Roundup with the Museum

February 26th, 2015 No comments

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – The Museum’s latest project, “What We Stand For,” is available now. Ben was a guest on New Tunes at 9; he shared his vision for shaping the culture of worship. (Listen http://wjtl.com/listen/wjtl-casts/) The Museum’s latest single, “Carry My Heart,” is the story of Josh Kirk, the band’s drummer. Josh and his wife Katie, after struggling through a period of being unable to conceive a child, are now celebrating the joys of parenting a little boy. http://themuseummusic.com/. The song states, “I know that you are above everything. Jesus you are all I need.”

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New Tunes at 9 Roundup: Brandon Heath

February 19th, 2015 1 comment

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – Brandon Heath wanted his new record, “No Turning Back,” to be about “life lessons from my own journey, such as forgiveness, fear, love and the power of relationships.” He continues by saying, “I was thinking about the journey of my salvation and how I could write a record about that. ‘No Turning Back’ is the  re-telling of the story; I wanted to capture the moment that I first met the Lord.” To hear songs off ‘No Turning Back,” go to http://www.brandonheath.net/, and listen to New Tunes at 9, one-hour of new and emerging music, weeknights at 9:00 on WJTL.

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