Category: Music

Q&A with Jordan Feliz

Rhema FM Newcastle’s Wayne Hindson caught up with Jordan Feliz in Ohio to discuss all things music and about faith! What was the kind of music you grew up with and were your musical influences? I grew up listening to a lot of ‘old pop soul’ (is how I’d describe it),’ Earth, Wind and Fire’, ‘Sam Cook’, ‘Tower of Power’, ‘Out Green’ and that whole vibe. Anytime we had the radio on though it was always KLove or the local Christian radio station, Kay Dove. I grew up listening to a lot of Christian music but then also a...

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‘For King and Country’ on the Artist Spotlight

Rhema FM Newcastle’s Wayne Hindson caught up with Luke from ‘For King and Country’ to talk about humble beginnings, life on the road and what it’s like sharing your music with others. For those who don’t know much about you, can you just give us the summary of what it was like growing up from the family side of things with music? My Dad was a concert provider in Australia and he’d bring over big names like Amy Grant, Carmen and Striper. One particular tour didn’t go very well and we lost everything. So Dad was offered a job...

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Artist Spotlight with Hollyn

Rhema FM had the privilege of catching up with Hollyn to talk about her debut CD ‘One Way Conversations’. Tell me for ‘One Way Conversations’, many song writers will write more than what they need. For a finished release do you write more songs than what you actually need? What type of camp do you sit in? In terms of a finished release for me, the past few projects that I’ve put out I’ve written a tonne of songs! For the first year that I was in Nashville, those songs weren’t really up to the level that I wanted...

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Catching up with Hillsong United

We’re here to talk about the brand new Hillsong United album ‘Wonder’ with Jad Giles! Now Jad is it just us or did this one just come out of nowhere? We didn’t really make a big deal about the fact that we were making it. Because when you talk about an album people get excited but they can’t do anything about it, so we decided not to talk about until it was almost available. Has it been hard not talking about it? Because I can imagine you’d have been pretty excited! I promise you it was the worse kept secret...

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Jesus Culture on song writing and Grammy’s

Welcome to the Artist Spotlight, with Brian and Katie Torwalt who are are part of the Jesus Culture movement. Now Brian, I was wondering if you could tell me about the ‘Jesus Culture’ early days. I was thinking about this the other day and it kind of parallels with and is similar to ‘Hillsong United’ who began as a youth band and are now artists in their own right. B –  Yeah it’s been amazing. Katie and I began with the Jesus Culture label about five or six years ago. We actually met at a Jesus Culture Conference in...

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