The Phantom Tollbooth

Music and more from a Christian perspective

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Since 1996

Grady Champion Tough Times Don't LastChampion mixes blues, funk and soul like an artisan. Welcome to the essence of the electric South.

Joy SCCeditedFilled with variety and cheer, Joy is one of the best releases of the season.

recreation 90God again brings good out of tragedy, and listeners glimpse it here.

Glorious Unfolding 90Millions of records sold and numerous awards can’t compare with Chapman’s advocacy for orphans and this wistful, elegant recording.

i-am-chasing-lightNow here is a band that I’m confident would have been signed by Brandon Ebel to the Tooth & Nail label – had he known of their existence.

Gina Chavez Up Rooted as reviewed in Phantom Tollbooth

Nothing short of one artist’s hallmark, this collection embodies Gina Chavez as an artist of her own right.

Andy Cherry as reviewed in Phantom TollboothDavid Gray meets David Crowder in a fine praise album

Climax Bllues Band Live, Rare and Raw 1973-1979pick of the monthAn advert for touring bands, who learn their craft night after night, this superb batch of gigs shows how CBB moved from blues towards funk and excelled at each genre.

Club d Elf as reviewed in Phantom TollboothGinger Baker’s musical love-child goes clubbing around the world

Tara Leigh Cobble Come Back Soon album cover. "I will come again and take you where I am." A nicely done change of pace.

tcobbleListen carefully and enjoy, and drink it all in deeply . . . But not too deeply . . . .

tlc90pxIt is fun to hear this indie singer/songwriter's influences and personal favorites through this EP of covers.

slice olifeA set like this – both lyrics and guitar-work – shows clearly why some people believe that he is one of Canada’s best musical exports

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