A roundup of Soliquidas drops from the past week
22 July, 2019
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Christian art sucks. That’s the premise we started this series on and that’s what I’d like to start addressing more specifically today. The first reason that Christian art sucks is that the term itself is almost completely meaningless. After all, what makes art “Christian”? Is it any art that a Christian makes? Is it art that specifically outlines Christian thinking, philosophy, or beliefs? Or is it whatever fits best within the industry of the art in question?
#Lifestyle, #LongRead #Christian #Art
In any creative venture you’re going to encounter problems. They’re inevitable and uncontrollable. But what you CAN control is how you respond to them. Chris Cambell, our Head of Content, chats through two attitudes towards problems and explains how making a shift from one to the other had a transformational impact on his work and results…
#Vlog #Interview #Startup
Anthony Anaxagorou is a London-based, British-Born, poet of Cypriot heritage. He is the founder of Out-Spoken (London’s premier monthly poetry and music night), a publisher via Out-Spoken Press, a teacher for The Poetry Society, a guest-lecturer at various universities, is one of Penned In The Margins’ latest published poets, and a proud father. On top of all that, he’s a fiction writer, and essayist who has published nine volumes of poetry, a spoken word EP, and a collection of short stories…
#Music, #Spotlight, #Poetry
Jaz Karis is a BRIT School alum from South London who got her musical start via piano lessons and her church upbringing. She’s often been compared to Jorja Smith and Mahalia but hesitates to plant herself firmly in R&B territory, “stating that she’s open to explore different genres of music.” and follows up by saying, “I guess I produce what I want really! All of my music comes from real life situations, whether it’s love or sad emotions.” Which makes sense as she seems to gravitate towards artists that allow the music to shape itself instead of having a structure…
#Music, #Spotlight, #RnB, #Listen
Let’s talk about THABO. To be honest, it’s long overdue! Thabo Mkwananzi is a Zimbabwean refugee who found a home in Huddersfield, UK. But he doesn’t like to talk about that much for two reasons. The first is, “The words asylum seeker are loaded and mean so much to so many people. In this country it has some vicious connotations.” The second is, “I’m also a very private person.” Fortunately, there’s a lot more to him than just that…
#Music, #Truth, #Humility, #Art, Bravery