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Music, faith, and everything in-between! Join music director and morning man James Kurtis (JOY Radio in Toronto) and award-winning artist/producer Drew Brown as they sit down each week to explore every aspect of life in Christian music. From interviews with today's top artists to fun and in-depth roundtable discussions, Between The Grooves is the ultimate resource for fans and worship leaders alike.

Music, faith, and everything in-between! Join music director and morning man James Kurtis (JOY Radio in Toronto) and award-winning artist/producer Drew Brown as they sit down each week to explore every aspect of life in Christian music. From interviews with today's top artists to fun and in-depth roundtable discussions, Between The Grooves is the ultimate resource for fans and worship leaders alike.
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Canada

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Music, faith, and everything in-between! Join music director and morning man James Kurtis (JOY Radio in Toronto) and award-winning artist/producer Drew Brown as they sit down each week to explore every aspect of life in Christian music. From interviews with today's top artists to fun and in-depth roundtable discussions, Between The Grooves is the ultimate resource for fans and worship leaders alike.

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English

Contact:

905-845-2821


Episodes

Solo vs. Co-writing with Cody Carnes

9/17/2018
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After years of co-writing with his wife Kari Jobe and releasing his own solo material, Cody Carnes has an amazing perspective for anyone creating more music than they know what to do with. In this Between The Grooves podcast, we chat about the different writing processes, favourite studio gear, and how a family of artists balances and supports each other. Connect with Cody Carnes Find music and upcoming events at www.codycarnes.com and follow on Twitter and Instagram. Share Your Faith Join...

Duration:00:29:34

Funny Social Media and Musical Mindset with Crowder

9/10/2018
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Beards and belly laughs is an easy way to describe this week's guest, Crowder. A kindred spirit for our podcast as we dive into some great topics while never taking things too seriously. But that's just Crowder's approach when it comes to social media and his overall mindset to the music industry, all of which we talk about on this episode of Between The Grooves.

Duration:00:28:09

Worship Leadership with Matthew Fox

9/3/2018
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Matthew Fox has been serving as full time pastor and worship leader for over two decades now. That alone makes him an ideal guest for this episode all about leading worship and serving the local church. We discuss the ins and outs of planning out a service, song selection, and the importance of reaching the next generation this week on Between The Grooves.

Duration:00:43:46

Hustle and Grind with Aaron Cole

8/27/2018
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Aaron Cole has been grinding at his Christian Rap Ministry his whole life. That hustle took a kid from Bristol, VA, releasing his own albums at age 7, to signing with TobyMac's Gotee Records and enjoying every minute of the ride. We discuss his perspective on the music industry on this episode of Between The Grooves.

Duration:00:27:43

Artist Strategy with Hollyn

8/20/2018
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From American Idol to one of Christian music's fastest rising artists, Hollyn has been making all the right moves in her young career. This week on Between The Grooves, we chat with Hollyn about her path, musical influences, and the importance of project strategy.

Duration:00:28:56

Overcoming False Expectations in Your Music Career with Jeff Catto

8/13/2018
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Do you have big dreams or false expectations? This Between The Grooves podcast may just help you figure out the difference. We're sitting down with Christian recording artist Jeff Catto (a.k.a. The Lion) to talk about his career and how God is opening up new doors using past mistakes as a guide.

Duration:00:45:57

Being Honest with Your Audience with Jason Gray

8/6/2018
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It's hard to be vulnerable with others, especially when it's being honest about your imperfections. But that was something singer-songwriter Jason Gray had to learn to embrace in order to follow God's path for him.

Duration:00:29:54

Recognition and Resources with Gregory J. Strom

7/30/2018
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This week we're getting Between The Grooves with Gregory J. Strom, President of GMA Canada and Marketing Director of PraiseCharts, to discuss the annual Covenant Awards and resources to help worship artists, teams, and leaders be a part of Canada's incredible music community.

Duration:00:45:07

Talking Hip-Hop and Being Introverted with V. Rose

7/23/2018
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In an industry that clamours for audience attention, many performers identify with the other side of the spectrum. So, why do so many introverts put themselves out there? This week we're talking with hip-hop artist V. Rose about her passion for music and the process of overcoming fears.

Duration:00:37:06

Influence and Giving Back with Remedy Drive’s David Zach

7/16/2018
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This week we're going Between The Grooves with David Zach of the alternative rock band Remedy Drive. David and the band have been a staple in Christian music since forming in the mid-90s and there's a lot to be learned from such a lengthy career.

Duration:00:40:36

Do Great Art and Be Found Faithful with Nicole C. Mullen

7/9/2018
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This week we're getting Between The Grooves with an undeniably talented artist and a true legend in the music industry, Nicole C. Mullen. With over 25 years (and still going strong), she has had the type of career that most of us only aspire to.

Duration:00:35:48

Technology and Worship Resources with Wisdom Moon

7/2/2018
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This week we're getting Between The Grooves with Wisdom Moon, a real pioneer in creating worship leader resources. Wisdom's We Are Worship podcast was an early contributor to the Faith Strong Today ministry (our podcast network) and a big inspiration to what we do here each week talking about music and faith. And when like-minded creatives get together, you're bound to get an amazing conversation about how to build a better worship community. What’s In This Episode? working at Integrity...

Duration:00:40:56

One-on-one with Toronto Mass Choir’s Karen Burke

6/25/2018
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This week we're going Between The Grooves with the co-founder of the Toronto Mass Choir, Karen Burke. In this special one-on-one interview, we learn about Karen the educator, Karen the choir director, and Karen the singer.

Duration:00:50:16

Never Stop Learning with Tori Harper

6/18/2018
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This week we're getting Between The Grooves with chart-topping singer-songwriter Tori Harper. At just 19-years old, Tori's career is just starting out, but she has already figured out an important life lesson: never stop learning.

Duration:00:33:47

Build Your Own Industry Sphere with Bob Hawkins

6/11/2018
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There's a lot to talk about when you have been working in the music business for over 50-years. This week on Between The Grooves, Bob Hawkins of the Bob Hawkins Band joins the podcast to share his unique perspective and offer some juicy tips for all those trying to make it as an artist.

Duration:01:05:14

The Ins and Outs of the Music Business with Jason Davis

6/4/2018
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Grab your notepads, friends, this week's Between The Grooves podcast is going to be informative! We're chatting with Jason Davis, a real mover and shaker in the music business.

Duration:00:44:13

The Crowdfunding Debate with Joshua Leventhal

5/28/2018
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This week we welcome Joshua Leventhal to the podcast to hear his journey in music and debate the good and bad of crowdfunding. Some see it as a money grab, others see it as a tool, and we talk about both sides on this episode of Between The Grooves.

Duration:00:34:21

Finding a Record Label That Works for You with Austin French

5/21/2018
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Joining the Between The Grooves podcast this week is up-and-coming worship artist Austin French, who recently signed with Fair Trade Services to help him release his debut album.

Duration:00:35:37

Making it as an Independent Artist with Beckah Shae

5/14/2018
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Soulful singer/songwriter Beckah Shae’s been steadily gaining momentum over the years in Christian music, establishing her very own label with her husband/constant production collaborator Jack Shocklee.

Duration:00:28:19

Creativity and Seasons of Hardship with Brian Doerksen

5/7/2018
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We go in-depth with one of Canada's best-known worship leaders and tackle some important topics, not only in worship music but also how we as human beings deal with grief and relate to one another.

Duration:00:51:28