"A Good Melody Needs Cohesion and Concealment" A good melody needs three pairs of properties. The first is cohesion and concealment. Without one, it falls apart. Without the other, it loses mystery. Read More The Top 40 Philosophy Blog
Today's Top 40 Philosophy blog post continues the series exploring what makes a good song: "Melodies Are Growing Trees" Head on over and check it out. Or start here for the beginning of the series.
Today, my article, "Is Christian Existentialism Unbiblical?," is going live on Conciliar Post. In addition to posting here and writing for Conciliar Post, I host the Top 40 Philosophy podcast and write the Top 40 Philosophy blog. Check out my series there, comparing contemporary Christian music (CCM) with mainstream pop. "Why Is Christian Music So Bad?" "The Lyrics Make [...]
And we're back! The first time I heard Tove Lo's "Talking Body," I knew we were going to have to talk about it as part of Top 40 Philosophy. It's only made it as high as #12 on the Billboard Hot 100, but it's made enough of an impact that you've probably heard it. And [...]