The Phantom Tollbooth

Music and more from a Christian perspective

Slow down, and have your change ready

Since 1996

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I find it enriching to listen to music that communicates from a cultural context different than my own. 

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Treva Blomquist adapts ancient verse to make them sound like folk anthems.

The Bloody Strummers as reviewed in The Phantom TollboothJosh Lory (Western Grace, LS Underground) and Matt Biggers offer up a blend of late 60's psychedelic/garage rock produced by Masaki Liu. 'Nuff said.

blueoctFar be it from me to ever ignore art born of pain.

bluetouchpaper drawingbreath, A jazz album that enjoys being funky, introduces shades of world music, glows with colour and delights in the unexpected.

Bluetree Worship and Justice, Nicely polished CCM from the Irish band, but again let down by soundbite lyrics

boles 90Christmas songs in a rough and ready voice, gilded with clear, shiny guitar work

O Que Sera, Bollani and De Holande. Many of these tunes are like a neck-and-neck sprint, with each player throwing himself forward toward the finishing line.

bombay-dub-orchestra As their name suggests, this spacious electronica is exotic, swathed in strings - and keeps a bit of dub for good measure.

Bona_Head_Colours_Doors_Plant_px90Colours Doors Planet could be a modern day ELP (Emerson, Lake and Palmer)

bosticWarm, vulnerable and thoughtful, Bostic has points to make and plenty of strong tunes to make them with.

brent bourgeoisHalf of Bourgeois Tagg returns with sparkling production and masterful, classic pop-rock songwriting...

anouar Brahem Souvenance

This fragile sound of nascent hope is a unique piece of ambient jazz with an exotic edge, and one I’m growing to love more every time I play it.

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