Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. Music

Sampler's are a great way to hear new music without a full commitment.

Now Hear This Winter 2010 music sampler is an excellent source for up and coming Christian music, and for only $1.99 at some Christian bookstores and $2.49 on I tunes, it won't break the bank to find some fresh, new artists.

The sampler starts off strong with a single called "The Golden Rule," by Above the Golden State, a group from Portland, Oregon who's pop-rock infused beats and early Switchfoot-esque harmonies blend together to form a catchy, fun opener.

Other stand-outs on the CD are the Letter Black, who's single "Best of Me," is currently getting a lot of airplay on Christian radio stations. Signed to legendary Christian punk/rock label Tooth & Nail, The Letter Black boasts female lead singer, Sarah Anthony, who's voice sounds like a mix of Avril Lavigne and Michelle Branch. Her clear, confident, and sincere vocals blend well with the guitars and drums on this single. Next, Echoes the Fall's contribution of "Here to Stay" reminds one of a blend of Alien Ant Farm and Pillar, with rolling drum beats and great lyrics.

All in all, Now Hear This is a nice mix of Christian pop, punk, rock, and worship that has something for everyone.  And in an age where we buy and download singles, not whole CD's, to upload onto our IPods and MP3 players, Now Hear This does the leg work for us and puts a good mix of music on one CD. All that's left for you to do is hit upload.

Comments

Advertisement

Today's top buzz...

  • Weird Al
    Weird Al is making sure you don't forget about his new album by releasing a video every day
    Music Buzz
  • Mike Priefer
    The Vikings suspend Mike Priefer for three games after allegations of anti-gay remarks
    Video
    Today's Buzz
  • Beer
    Outdoor festival to celebrate beer and superheroes during San Diego Comic-Con
    Comic-Con News
  • Mayhem Tour
    The Rockstar Energy Mayhem Tour rolls through Detroit with insane performances
    Camera
    19 Photos
  • Supernatural
    As fans wait for new episodes, we are sharing 'Supernatural' season 10 spoilers
    Camera
    10 Photos
  • Chris Jericho
    WWE Battleground brought fans some big shockers at the pay-per-view-event
    Fight Sports