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Between the Grooves

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Go behind the curtain each week with James Kurtis and Drew Brown as they discuss music, ministry and everything in between with today's top Christian artists. Between The Grooves is produced by Faith Strong Today, your source for digital media exploring life with faith in the modern world.

Go behind the curtain each week with James Kurtis and Drew Brown as they discuss music, ministry and everything in between with today's top Christian artists. Between The Grooves is produced by Faith Strong Today, your source for digital media exploring life with faith in the modern world.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Go behind the curtain each week with James Kurtis and Drew Brown as they discuss music, ministry and everything in between with today's top Christian artists. Between The Grooves is produced by Faith Strong Today, your source for digital media exploring life with faith in the modern world.

Language:

English

Contact:

905-845-2821


Episodes

The Music That Made Us and Mentors Who Shaped Us

2/22/2021
This week, James and Drew take a walk down memory lane and discuss some of the artists and songs that made them music fans, as well as some of the mentors from their past that helped guide them into the music business. They also touch on the recent passing of Christian music artist Carman and share their thoughts on his music and career. Episode Links Between the Grooves: @betweengrooves James Kurtis: @onairguy Drew Brown: @drewbrownmusic Have a question, comment, or a music project you want...

Duration:00:48:29

Counselling for Artists with Al Andrews & Matt Signore

2/15/2021
Many issues can be dealt with by someone coming alongside, offering wise counsel and support. That’s what Al Andrews and Matt Signore do at Porter’s Call, an incredible organization that offers counselling and guidance to musicians and artists. They join the podcast to talk about this unique model and the services they provide in an episode you don't want to miss. Episode Links Porter's Call: porterscall.com Between the Grooves: @betweengrooves Have a question, comment, or a music project...

Duration:00:51:39

Intimate Settings with Dwell Songs' Aaron Williams

2/8/2021
Aaron Williams is a worship leader, songwriter and co-founder of Dwell, a grassroots movement of Jesus followers hungry to see spiritual renewal in our generation, one person at a time. He joins the podcast to talk about why bigger isn't always better, the need for intimate settings and smaller communities, and how it could lead to a creative and thoughtful vision for the future. Episode Links Dwell Songs: @dwellwithgod Between the Grooves: @betweengrooves Have a question, comment, or a...

Duration:01:00:09

Promotions and Media with Hollie Taylor

2/1/2021
Hollie Taylor wears so many hats it's hard to know where to begin. Most recently, she became the Station Manager of both Faith Strong Today (our podcast network) and JOY Radio (where we record and air our show). She also is radio/podcast host in her own right with Good Company and Why Me Project. Then there are all the things she did and continues to do within music and media to help artists grow their audience. Hollie talks about it all in the episode of Between the Grooves! Episode Links...

Duration:01:02:12

Paving The Way with Scott Wesley Brown

1/25/2021
A veteran Christian artist and worship leader whose career has spanned four decades, Scott Wesley Brown joins the podcast to share his wisdom about the music industry and talk about the differences between then and now. Episode Links Scott Wesley Brown: scottwesleybrown.com Between the Grooves: @betweengrooves Have a question, comment, or a music project you want to promote on Community Corkboard? Email betweenthegrooves@faithstrongtoday.com! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:54:06

Public Relations with MergePR's Lori Mahon & Stacie Vining

1/18/2021
Stacie Vining and Lori Mahon became fast friends while working together as publicists in the early 2000’s. After starting their own individual PR firms (Vining Media Relations and Overture Media), they later joined forces as MergePR. They both join the podcast this week to talk about what public relations is and how they use it to increase growth and multiply impact in the world of Christian music and non-profits. Episode Links MergePR: @MergePR Between the Grooves: @betweengrooves Have a...

Duration:01:02:47

Pivoting and Mentorship with Jon Buller

1/11/2021
Over the last 20 years, Jon Buller has contributed an eclectic and growing catalogue of music to the artistic landscape of Canada. But, like all of us, he has had to learn to adapt in age of COVID in recent times. He joins the podcast this week to discuss his career, why we need to pivot and adjust, and the importance of mentorship as a songwriter and worship leader. Episode Links Jon Buller: @jonbuller Between the Grooves: @betweengrooves Have a question, comment, or a music project you...

Duration:01:03:48

Songwriting and Worship Fails with Mack Brock

1/4/2021
A key worship leader with Elevation Worship for a decade, Mack Brock branched off with his own solo career and continues to write songs that help individuals experience the breakthrough God has for them. He joins the podcast to talk about that transition, how it has impacted his songwriting, share some "Worship Fail" stories, and so much more. Episode Links Mack Brock: @mackbrock Between the Grooves: @betweengrooves Have a question, comment, or a music project you want to promote on...

Duration:01:03:55

The BTG Christmas Special 2020

12/21/2020
Let's get the socially distanced party started! It's our annual Between the Grooves Christmas Special and this year we're looking at Christmas mishaps, attire, memories and magic moments. Featuring past guests Michael Dean Church, Lullaby House Music, Meredith Andrews, Branan Murphy, Courtnie Ramirez, Michael Cochren, Ryan Williams, and Hope Darst! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:34

Only the Beginning with Coby James

12/14/2020
With instincts and the song-crafting skill of a seasoned veteran, Coby James is already making waves in Christian music at just 18 years old. He joins the podcast to talk about what success looks like for a young artist, how the industry is adapting, who his songwriting influences are, and why this is only the beginning of his career. Additional Segments Community Corkboard Christmas at our House with Brian Doerksen Spotify Appealing Copyright Royalty Board Artist Advice from Onaje Jefferson...

Duration:00:56:11

After Grace with Cody Clark and Jerad Moffitt

12/7/2020
With a southern-tinged pop-rock sound, After Grace shares their passionate heart for extending hope through worship. Cody Clark and Jerad Moffitt join the podcast for a raw and real discussion about the hardships they've faced this year, how it has impacted their music, and their continued journey to pursue this passion. Additional Segments Community Corkboard Adapting Music Releases Artist Advice from Stephen McWhiter Episode Links After Grace: @aftergraceband Between the Grooves:...

Duration:01:02:33

Adapting and Giving Back wih Matthew West

11/30/2020
Matthew West is a five-time GRAMMY® nominee, a multiple ASCAP Christian Music Songwriter/Artist of the Year winner and a 2018 Dove Award Songwriter of the Year (Artist) recipient. He's also an author, actor, and podcaster. Matthew joins the podcast to share some of that expertise and talk about adapting to change, learning new things, and the importance of mentorship and giving back. Additional Segments Community Corkboard The Meaning of Advent Artist Advice from Riley Clemmons Episode Links...

Duration:00:48:43

Being Brave with Rhonda Louise

11/23/2020
Rhonda Louise lends everything within her to her songs and uses that honesty to create connections with listeners of her music. She joins the podcast to open up about her journey, safe spaces and difficult seasons, and why it is so important to be authentic in her songwriting. Episode Segments Community Corkboard Artist Advice from Riley Clemmons Episode Links Rhonda Louise: @rhondalouisemusic Between the Grooves: @betweengrooves Have a question, comment, or a music project you want to...

Duration:00:52:20

Elle Limebear

11/16/2020
All the way from Brighton, UK, Elle Limebear is a worship leader and artist who has lived her life between two worlds. She joins the podcast to talk about the importance of community and connection, growing up the daughter of Delirious? front man Martin Smith, and the silver lining to a global pandemic. Episode Segments Community Corkboard Christmas is Coming Artist Advice from Dwayne Larring Episode Links Elle Limebear: @elle_limebear Between the Grooves: @betweengrooves Have a question,...

Duration:00:49:34

Zach Schossau of Alive City

11/9/2020
Comprised of childhood friends and lead by a brother-sister duo, Alive City is a Detroit-made Christian band writing authentic pop music. Frontman Zach Schossau joins the podcast to talk about their journey and process, recording tips and tricks, getting through this difficult season, and so much more. Episode Segments Community Corkboard Kanye West Concedes Defeat in Presidential Bid Artist Advice from Orijin Episode Links Alive City: @alivecity Between the Grooves: @betweengrooves Have a...

Duration:00:51:22

Lullaby House Music with Jason Houser & Jo Coleman

11/2/2020
The collective known as Lullaby House Music has created a fresh approach to lullabies, sharing a more contemporary feel to a genre full of strange bells and chimes. Two of its members, Jason Houser and Jo Coleman, join the podcast to talk about this unique project and why they wanted to release modern, peaceful music that celebrates the precious gift of life, love and family. Episode Segments Where do I find a Christian recording studio? Breaking down the the Dove Awards winners Artist...

Duration:00:45:13

One Church Music with Blaze Johnson and Brandon Moraghan

10/26/2020
Diversity isn't just about tolerating our differences, it's about celebrating them. Blaze Johnson (Worship Leader) and Brandon Moraghan (Musician Director) join the podcast to talk about why that statement is one of the core values of One Church and their worship team. Episode Segments Your Apple Podcasts reviews Gigging and music submissions Artist Advice from Josh MacIntosh Episode Links One Church Music: @onechurchmusic One Church: http://one.church Between the Grooves: @betweengrooves...

Duration:00:56:51

Era of Indie Artists with Him + Her Worship

10/19/2020
Known collectively as Him + Her Worship, Seth and Jenna Herlich are a husband and wife worship duo based out of Lakeville, Minnesota. They join the podcast to talk about living on the road, working as an indie artist, and God’s never-changing promises. Episode Segments Kanye West wins at the Billboard Music Awards Era of Indie Artists with Him + Her Worship Artist Advice from Brandon Oaks Episode Links Him + Her Worship: @himandherworship Between the Grooves: @betweengrooves Have a question,...

Duration:01:18:18

Bilingual Music with Carine Bado

10/12/2020
Carine Bado is a bilingual Christian artist and songwriter, originally from Ivory Coast and now residing in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She joins the podcast to talk about her journey, the challenges involved with creating songs in different languages, and unique fundraising ideas for a music project. Episode Segments Deeper topics for the podcast Kanye West's fight for master recordings Artist Advice from Apollo LTD Episode Links Carine Bado: @perfectlyimperfectsoull Between the Grooves:...

Duration:00:52:37

Brotherly Love with Mike Rogers & Bradley Walker

10/5/2020
Individually Mike Rogers and Bradley Walker are some of the most respected singers and musicians in country and gospel music. Now they are recording together (along with fellow award-winning talents Jimmy Fortune and Ben Isaacs) in a new project called Brotherly Love. We hear all about the band, what brought them together, and how God is now creating musical harmonies through their long-time friendships. Episode Segments Community Corkboard Juno Submissions Artist Advice from Cliff Williams...

Duration:00:44:29