EPISODE 11: Making it Rain (Planetshakers)
In this episode, host Jake Frederick talks about seasons in our lives. Seasons are a given, whether they're mountains or valleys. We talk about songs that touch on the topic of seasons and how we go through them. Our guest for this episode is Joshua Brown of Planetshakers. We talk about Planetshakers Church and the annual conferences, the new RAIN album, and awesome trilogies.
EPISODE 10: Perennial Dad Jokes (Legin, Bread of Stone)
In this episode, we are joined by co-host Legin. Legin is the artist behind the NRT Five Minutes promo. We chat about the impact that music has and how Christian music can impact lives. Music is an avenue that opened the doors to starting safe houses in both South Africa and in the US Our guest for this episode is Ben Kristijanto from Bread of Stone. We talk about family, setting the bar for artistry as Christians, and how their production company has an impact beyond the music.
EPISODE 9: Next Big Thing - Sept 2019 (John Tibbs)
In this episode, we are joined by co-host John Tibbs. We chat about John's career as an artist, introduce his new song releasing soon, and life as an Indie artist. We also chat about 'Next Big Thing' artists, both Indie and up and coming artists.
EPISODE 8: Over The Rivers (Rivers & Robots)
In this episode, we kick off the first annual NRTNow Fantasy Band Draft! We also talk briefly about the recent topic of Christian leaders publicly announcing a departure from their faith. We are joined by Rivers and Robots after a coffee house show.
EPISODE 7: Dove Noms Party: 2019 (Seth Mosley)
In this episode, we are joined by Seth Mosley from Full Circle Music to co-host our Dove Awards Nomination party. Seth tells us about Full Circle's focus on CCM and also artists that are not traditionally labeled Christian artists. We discuss the CCM industry and how it's changed, and how that reflects in this year's Dove nominations. We then go through this year's nominations, performers, and presenters.
Put on your favorite tux (or shorts!) and join us for this awards party!
EPISODE 6: Laws Of Encouragement (Unspoken)
In this episode, we are joined by co-host Caitlin Lassiter. We discuss current news, including the Flame/Katy Perry lawsuit. We also talk about what it means to be encouraging even when the music doesn't necessarily agree with you. We are joined by the band Unspoken.
EPISODE 5: Behind The Interview Scenes (Crowder)
In this episode, we talk about members from former bands how have gone onto other successful projects. We also dive behind the scenes of our interviews and listen to some in-the-field recordings.
EPISODE 4: Hip Hop Anonymous (KJ-52)
This episode is co-hosted by resident NRT CHH guru, Joshua Galla. We talk about what's happening in CHH. Our guest for this episode is KJ-52.
EPISODE 3: Yeah America! (Citizen Way)
In this episode, we talk about Christian Music that talks about freedom and unity. We are joined by Ben Calhoun of Citizen Way while he was in town on the 4th of July.
EPISODE 2: The Beginning, Part 2 (Austin French)
In this episode, we recap the Jesus Freak Cruise, what's coming with dcTalk, and invite our first artist guest, Austin French, to help launch the podcast.
EPISODE 1: The Beginning, Part 1
The Beginning, Numero Uno. This episode features NewReleaseToday Founder and President Kevin McNeese as we talk about the launch of this podcast, where NRT started, and the Jesus Freak Cruise.