art

Raul Midón

Yesterday, we discussed what good art is supposed to do, and the fine art character sculptures of Stéphane Halleux and his new animated movie. Here’s some more inspiring work by multi-disciplined musicians Raul Midón. I really don’t want to say anything else. Just come back here and comment when you’re Read more…

art

Gallop Amps

I was at a friend’s 50th birthday Saturday night in PA, and one of his best friends flew in and surprised him from Las Vegas. Nice friend. Don Gallop is a church planter, something I respect highly. And as his tent making, he builds custom, one-off amps. As we talked Read more…

music

Sing Hallelujah

My buddies Mike Kim and Nate Cronk just released their new single together, Sing Hallelujah. Go snag the track on iTunes, and watch the music video on YouTube. (You may or may not see a crazy bald white guy in the video). The video was shot on-location at Red Booth Read more…

LEADERSHIP

Behind The Scenes

Yet another of my dad’s (Peter Hopper) fantastic sayings growing up was about touring in the music industry: It’s 90% grunge and 10% glory. And about sound engineers and production staff: If it all goes wrong, you get all the blame. And if it all goes right, you get none Read more…

culture

Just Play

[Picture courtesy of @jacobmilea] Anthony Hoisington asked me to sit in with Brothers McClurg on two songs for worship this morning at New Life. What a treat. I appreciated his kindness and desire to honor our house. But I also loved his desire to just play. Sometimes we need to Read more…