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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 https://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 https://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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New Tunes at 9 Roundup: For King & Country

February 12th, 2015 No comments

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – For King & Country’s latest project “Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong,” was just named “Best Contemporary Christian Music Album” at the 2015 Grammy Awards. The Australian duo of Joel and Luke Smallbone have continued to modify their sound; the brothers’ confidence in each other has strengthened their ability to write songs that resonate with fans worldwide (and reach out to a new audience who may not know their music; case in point, FKC played the NBC Today show recently). For more on the band go to http://www.forkingandcountry.com/today?ref=http://www.bing.com/search?q=for+king+and+country&src=IE-SearchBox&FORM=IESR02  —-and check out the video for the song “Fix My Eyes.”

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New Tunes at 9 Roundup with Newport

January 29th, 2015 No comments

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – Newport’s new record, “Paradise,” is set to release March  31. Newport, based in Newport Beach, California, is a 12-piece worship collective fronted by Graham Bronczyk. Graham was my guest this week on New Tunes at 9′ click https://wjtl.com/listen/wjtl-casts/ for the conversation. Newport, who sound similar to Hillsong Young & Free, have a new digital song available, “Echo.”  The new lyric video fro “Echo” http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2fahrx_newport-echo-official-lyric-video_music juxtaposes the lyrics of the song against the tranquil waves of a sandy beach. The songs proclaims, “I heard the sound of saving grace and now I’m burning with your love. There’s nothing like livin’ in your light as we echo your heartbeat.”

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