The Phantom Tollbooth

Music and more from a Christian perspective

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Since 1996

Building 429 Listen To The Sound as reviewed in Phantom TollboothIn this offering, Building 429 has again found their true cadence.


Trace Bundy, Elephant King as reviewed in Phantom TollboothTo the uninitiated, Trace Bundy could well be Michael Hedges reincarnated.

Burlap To Cashmere - From The Vault – Exclusive ContentHere there is an example in alternatives, live versions, and a new song forecasting what is to come in December, 2014 in B2C’s 3rd full-length album release.


B2C freedom souls 90Freedom Souls brings a slightly more diverse palette to Burlap to Cashmere, with a richer blend of keyboard and some atmospheric journeys that incorporate some jazzier elements into their already-fascinating mix of classic rock, pop, and Mediterranean sounds.

Burlap To Cashmere,  Freedom Souls as reviewed in The Phantom Tollbooth

For Burlap to Cashmere, Freedom Souls again highlights their place among peers providing vibrant music with a true message combined with new and unique phrasing and music.

Burlap To Cashmere - From The Vault as reviewed in The Phantom Tollbooth

Here, in the first of two From The Vault EPs, the fan finds something original from B2C’s roots while the newcomer finds something fresh.

Burlap To Cashmere Live 1999 px90 Listening to Live 1999 makes the listener want to book an immediate flight to anywhere B2C may be performing next.

BurlapToCashmere_cvr-hi90Great lyrics, tight playing, the distinctive vocals: it's the whole souvlaki! Burlap To Cashmere is back!

BurlapToCashmere cvr-hi90Welcome return for Mediterranean Americans. Their time is now.

Burlap to Cashmere Freedom Souls. Burlap’s latest Pledge-funded offering ends with a real fizz. They are feeling their way towards added textures, so that the sound remains fresh and unpredictable, while retaining that Mediterranean character that keeps us coming back to them.

Jonathan Butler Grace and Mercy album cover. A pleasant, unpretentious album that avoids the 'conveyer belt' feeling of many contemporary gospel projects, revealing the heart of the artist minus the histrionics.....

 Stan Butler Southern Soul BluesIt is strangely honest,  though certainly melodramatic, storytelling in song such as this that keeps me intrigued by Southern soul while commercial radio music once steeped in chronicling real life, like soul gospel and mainstream country, leave me wanting.  


Every so often, an angelic voice rises above the din of the modern music.

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