Christ and Pop Culture (burnafterlistening)

In this episode, host Nick Rynerson remembers the 50 year aniversary of Bob Dylan's "Bringing It All Back Home" and Dylan "going electric", and how Dylan's bold move speaks to us today. 

 

Direct download: Dylan_Goes_Electric.mp3
Category:burnafterlistening -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

In this episode of Burn After Listening, Nick and Christ and Pop Culture staff writer Val Dunham discuss Mumford and Sons’ new album ‘Wilder Mind’. Both Nick and Val loved the album, and aim to communicate what’s to like about the new record, and Mumford and Sons as a band.

Direct download: In_Defense_of_Mumford_and_Sons_New_Album_with_Val_Dunham.mp3
Category:burnafterlistening -- posted at: 12:44am EDT

In this episode Nick Rynerson and muscian/editor Chase Abner continue the conversation about cover songs and why they're so important.

Direct download: Cover_Songs_with_Chase_Abner_pt_2.mp3
Category:burnafterlistening -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

In this episode Nick Rynerson and muscian/editor Chase Abner talk about cover songs and why they're so important.

Direct download: Cover_Songs_with_Chase_Abner_pt_1.mp3
Category:burnafterlistening -- posted at: 11:52pm EDT

In this podcast, Nick introduces and examines three songs from the legendary singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt, and looks at what makes his life and music so compelling.

Direct download: The_Sincerity_of_Townes_Van_Zandt.mp3
Category:burnafterlistening -- posted at: 2:27am EDT

In this podcast, host Nick Rynerson talks to writer Joel Heng Hartse, author of 'Sects, Love, and Rock n' Roll', about Sufjan Steven's album 'Carrie & Lowell', enjoying music for music's sake, and how not to listen to the new Sufjan album..

Direct download: Joel_Heng_Hartse_on_Sufjan_Stevens.mp3
Category:burnafterlistening -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Recorded live at the 2015 Calvin College Festival of Faith & Music, Nick Rynerson sits down with cultural scholar James Mumford to talk about the benefits and joys of loving our neighbor by appreciating their music.

Direct download: James_Mumford.mp3
Category:burnafterlistening -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

In this episode, Nick looks at the weird, strange, spiritual world of...music from the 1920's? The contagious mystery of The Anthology of American Folk Music has captured the imagination of Rock n' Roll, country, and blues musicians for the last 60 years.

Direct download: The_Weird_World_of_The_Anthology_of_American_Folk_Music.mp3
Category:burnafterlistening -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

In episode #5 of Burn After Listening, Nick talks with film writer and CaPC member Colin Stacy about the mid-2000's indie rock opus that is the soundtrack to the motion picture Garden State. Shenanigans, nostalgia, and waxing philosopical about teenage angst naturally insues. 

Direct download: Garden_State_Soundtrack_with_Colin_Stacy.mp3
Category:burnafterlistening -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

In the fourth episode of Burn After Listening, Nick talks with David Zahl, editor-in-chief of Mockingbird (www.mbird.com) and author of A Mess of Help: The Crucified Soul of Rock n' Roll, about teenage angst, the Beach Boys, law & gospel, the Replacements, and more.

 

Direct download: A_Conversation_with_David_Zahl_author_of_A_Mess_of_Help.mp3
Category:burnafterlistening -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

In the third episode of Burn After Listening, Nick talks with Christ and Pop Culture editor-in-chief Richard Clark about sad, sad songs: heartbreak music, break-up songs, and the sounds that get you through tough times. 

Direct download: Burn_After_Listening_-_Heartbreak_Music_with_Richard_Clark.mp3
Category:burnafterlistening -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

In the second episode of Burn After Listening, Nick talks with Blake Collier and Carl Laamenen, the hosts of music podcast Impossible to Say. They cover artists like The Who, Pedro The Lion, La Dispute, Kendrick Lamar, and more, while thinking through how grace is often messy and how tough it can be to understand our identity.

Direct download: Concept_Albums_with_Impossible_to_Say.mp3
Category:burnafterlistening -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

In the inaugural episode of Burn After Listening, host Nick Rynerson talks with author and film critic Jeffrey Overstreet about "coming of age music" and the albums that defined their high school experience. 

Direct download: Burn_After_Listening_1_-_Jeffrey_Overstreet.mp3
Category:burnafterlistening -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

A quick hello from Burn After Listening host Nick Rynerson. Stay tuned!

Direct download: Burn_After_Listening_Feed_Test.mp3
Category:burnafterlistening -- posted at: 12:08am EDT

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