All posts tagged: Music

NEWS ~ New Music Artist, Juli Tapken, Celebrates New Song Release, God Is Ever True, With Platinum Planet Records

New artist, Juli Tapken celebrates her first release on Platinum Planet Records. The song, God Is Ever True, written by famous Nashville songwriter, Music Row veteran, and owner of Platinum Planet Records, is taking the religious world by storm! “I’ve had the idea of this song for some time,” says songwriter, Justin Peters. “I wanted to write a song that would give hope in these dark times. After I wrote the song, I knew Juli would be just the one to sing it.” Juli signed with Platinum Planet Records in the fall of 2017. “She is a great actress and a great fit to our company,” Says Peters. Juli is delighted to work with Peters and compares the joyful experience to the adoption of her son. “Being on Platinum Planet Records is like having a beautiful child laid in my arms that I did not labor for,” says actress, Juli Tapken. “This opportunity was gifted to me.” Peters echoes her sentiments by adding, “This is a dream come true for me, too. It was my …

NEWS ~ DREAM Label Signs Christian Pop Group, Mass Anthem

Los Angeles (September, 2017) – DREAM Label Group is excited to announce the signing of Nashville pop group, Mass Anthem, to its growing roster at DREAM Records (Matthew Parker, We Are Leo, Landry Cantrell).  Mass Anthem is comprised of brothers, Tyler Sowards, Chad Sowards as well as Joey Atansio. “Mass Anthem has a passion for young people and the struggles they face on a daily basis. We want our music to be relevant to pop culture, but also bring a positive message and encourage people in their faith.  All of our music is written from a place of honesty and struggles we have actually faced. We want kids to know that we have been where they are, and they can come out the other side stronger.  We hope that when people hear our music, the lyrics speak to them and into their story.” – Chad Sowards, Mass Anthem “We do music because we have a story to tell of Gods redeeming grace and the freedom we experience in Him. It’s a message of hope that many young people are so desperate …

Song Review ~ Mirage By Platon Emil & Stefan Nixdorf (Feat.Landry Cantrell & Kristen Hicks)

Kristen Hick’s, sister to Kelsey (wife of Landry Cantrell), joins Landry Cantrell and producers, Platon Emil & Stefan Nixdorf on a new track titled, Mirage. Genre Pop Release Date October 20, 2017. Rating 4 Stars Review Mirage speaks of a place of darkness, but also of awakening. The metaphorical presentation, while emphasizing a phase of life where a person exists in a delusional world, also speaks of a moment of revelation: when things are made clear. Though the lyrics don’t directly point to one of Christian, it’s candor message reflects what everyone goes through at one (or more) point in their life. The instrumentals are soft and easy on the ears and do not overpower the singing, making it an overall pleasant song. Listen to Mirage

Artist Scoop! ~ Interview with Music Artist, Chris Howland

Chris Howland has been in the music scene as a music producer, singer, and songwriter for over a decade. His story of salvation is one that is quite striking, and his honesty about his walk in the industry is inspiring. Chris has collaborated with artists like Dream Records’ Joel Vaughn, and also, Spencer Kane. He also has a new single out, Way Up. Chris took the time to discuss his personal journey with us today. Take a look below! Miranda ~ Hello Chris! Delighted to have you visit TBAP today! Please tell us a bit about yourself. Chris: Hey! So I’ll attempt to describe myself in a super brief way: I’m a Christian music producer from New Jersey. I’ve been married to my dear wife, Dani, for just over 2 years. She and I attend a lovely church down by the Jersey Shore called Grace Bible Church. God has been exceedingly good to me in providing me with a great wife, a great church, and the ability to make music as a bonus on top! …

Album Review ~ Rococo By The Royal Royal

Category Religious/Christian Genre Contemporary/Rock Release Date September 22, 2017. Rating 4.5 Stars Review Rococo softly but intently emphasizes praise and worship of God with heart and lyrics that show deep and intense surrender. The music is a beautiful harmonious arrangement that overall compliments the atmosphere of worship, so that a unique blend borne of pop, rock, and contemporary worship, which softly inspires the soul of a music lover that is a fan of all three genres. Look out for track #3, Neon Sign; it is sure to uplift and entertainment, and when a number can do both, then it is quite impressive. Other great ones are God Who Saves, Everything, and Afterlife. About The Royal Royal The Royal Royal is comprised of Gabriel and Nathan Finocchio. The brothers began writing music in their father’s church in Ontario, Canada. Their songwriting skills inspired a unique and powerful worship experience, prompting them to pursue their vision to create a worship band. “Worship is this beautiful gateway into the presence of God,” explains Gabriel. “All we want our …

Artist Scoop ~ Interview with Abigail Duhon

Abigail Duhon is a rising star that the world should look out for! With a heart to serve God and be His ambassador in this generation (and hopefully, the next), Duhon is unstoppable as she’s hard at work as a music artist, dancer, and actress. With three albums under her belt, the third (self-titled) which was released May 26th (read the TBAP review here and read TBAP’s article on Duhon here), this interesting young woman is even more sold out to God than ever before. Abigail took some time to chat with us on TBAP. Follow our conversation below: Miranda ~ Hello Abigail! Delighted to have you visit TBAP today. Please tell us a bit about yourself. Abigail: Hi!! Really excited to be here. 🙂 I am 17 years old, born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, I have been dancing since I could walk, I love love love chocolate and ice-cream and, acting is my favorite thing to do! Miranda ~ How did you become a Christian? Tell us your story! Abigail: I was …

Entertainment Scoop ~ Interview with Music Producer, Sean Hill

Sean Hill is the amazing producer behind Landry Cantrell’s spectacular album, Projections, releasing today, June 16th (read the TBAP review of Projections here). Sean is not just a producer, but a songwriter as well. Hard at work on a Christmas album already, Sean took some time out of his busy schedule to chat with us on TBAP. Follow our conversation below and learn more about Sean! Miranda ~ Hello Sean! Delighted to have you visit TBAP today. Please tell us a bit about yourself. Sean: Absolutely. Thanks for having me!  Well, I’m a 31 year-old, Atlanta native.  My wife, Crystal, and I have been married 7 years.  We have two kids, Rylynn (almost 3), and Paisley (18 months).  And we have a 3rd baby girl in the oven! Our family motto is that we work hard and play harder! Miranda ~ How did you become a Christian? Tell us your story! Sean: I grew up as a church kid:  Wednesday night youth group, Sunday morning, and Sunday night; no shortage of time at church!  My …