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ISSUE 122
08.04.14
RLX Media
 

  ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
 


DEREK CHARLES JOHNSON - "King Of Glory"

Name: Derek Charles Johnson
Birthday: October 8
Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota
Family: Wife Corrie (been married 12 years) and boys Ethan (8), Jonah (5) and Micah (3)
Who would you trade lives with for a day? Jason Ingram (Nashville music producer and singer/songwriter)
What book are you reading now? Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis (A Classic!)
What CD is playing in your car right now? The Rock Won't Move - Vertical Church Band
What is the best thing about being an artist? Doing what I love and am passionate about...playing music and sharing the Gospel!
What is the worst thing about being an artist? Being open to criticism, haha...more

 
 
 
  FEATURE ARTICLE  


SAYING OLD TRUTHS IN NEW WAYS
By Eric Copeland (Soul of the Songwriter)

This post is specifically for Christian songwriters, but can also apply to pastors, authors, poets, and songwriters of any genre.
Folks, we need to come up with new ways to say things in our songs. And yes, I’m talking to you Worship Leader Songwriter. I’m looking directly your way Christian Rock Band Dudes. This one’s for you Top 40 Christian Singer-Songwriter. I get songs sent to me every day from Christian artists and songwriters hoping to get them heard, published, or recorded. And many times, the lyrics are simply unbelievable. As Christians, we know the rules: Use the old standby phrases, write it in a pop-friendly structure, and BOOM! – Christian radio hit right? This one will really get you noticed. One problem. Your song sounds like every song we’ve ever heard before...more

 
 
 
Edge of Tomorrow  
THIS WEEK'S
MOVIE REVIEW
 
DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
 
Album Cover Design
 
 
Week of July 28, 2014
Toni Henson Slade ALL STATIONS
#1 TONI HENSON SLADE
"On Your Cross"
TOTAL STATIONS: 53

Toni Henson Slade UNITED STATES
#1 TONI HENSON SLADE
"On Your Cross"
TOTAL US: 35

Difference United CANADA
#1 DIFFERENCE UNITED
"I Know"
TOTAL CANADA: 4

Koine INTERNET
#1 IAN YATES
"Fullness"
TOTAL INTERNET: 13

Difference United INTERNATIONAL
#1 DIFFERENCE UNITED
"I Know"
TOTAL INTERNATIONAL: 7

Kist By Grace HOTTEST ADDS
#1 TERRI SHAMAR
"Holy Holy Is The Lord"
ADDS THIS WEEK: 15

Koine BIGGEST MOVER
#1 IAN YATES
"Fullness"
CHART JUMP: 1

Toni Henson Slade TOTAL OUTLETS
#1 TONI HENSON SLADE
"On Your Cross"
TOTAL OUTLETS: 162

Derrick Doc Pearson STATIONS: LAST 4 WEEKS
#1 JEFF JOHANNSEN
"We Will Not Lose Heart"
TOTAL STATIONS: 16

FULL CHART  Full Chart
Derrick Doc Pearson OUTLETS: LAST 4 WEEKS
#1 JEFF JOHANNSEN
"We Will Not Lose Heart"
TOTAL OUTLETS: 17
 
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