This week we're featuring "Forever (Come Up Here)" by Andrew Ehrenzeller feat. Mary Kat Ehrenzeller as the "Play of the Week." You'll hear the full instrumentation and will be able to access to the song for free for the entire week through this Sunday, July 2 in our MultiTrack app, Playback. If you've never used Playback, now is a great time to download it for free on the App Store and try it out. What better way to start the week than with some new music?
Join us next Wednesday, June 28 at 2 pm CST for a special live webinar with Ableton Live Certified Trainer Will Doggett about how to use Ableton Live as a keyboard player. You'll learn how to create great sounds in Live, how to trigger sounds Live, and you'll get a preview of some brand new products from MultiTracks.com for keys players. We encourage you and the keys players on your worship teams to tune in as this is a webinar you are definitely going to want to be a part of! Be sure to subscribe to our Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter channels so you don't miss out!
Coastal Kids is the brand new album from Pittsburgh-based worship band Red Letter Hymnal, that presents a message of complete faith and dependence on God through honest lyrics and an engaging pop sound. Band member Spencer Te'o explains, "We as Christians know that our goal is to trust God in every avenue of our lives, but if you've lived on earth long enough you'll quickly find out that's a lot easier said than done." The name, Coastal Kids, came from the band's calling to follow where God was leading them, which evoked feelings of both excitement and fear. Spencer shares, "The imagery of a bunch of kids standing on the coast staring out at what seems like an unconquerable force, and believing that somehow, or some way God will gets us to the other side. That is exactly how we felt. In that moment we became "Coastal Kids" which was more about our faith in God than it was about our geographical location." Check out this new album today, which includes tracks such as "I'm With You," a testimony of God's grace and a bold declaration that we will live our lives for Him, and "He Lifts You Up" which encourages people to look to the One who loves us and is there when we need Him most. Coastal Kids is now available iTunes. Download your copy today!
John Mark McMillan recently debuted a brand new single from his upcoming album Mercury & Lightning, which releases on August 4. "Enemy, love." takes an honest look at anxiety and our struggle for control. John Mark shares, "It seems like so often the very things we do to protect or hold onto what we love ends up stealing them from us. See, my attempts to control the universe only create enemies. Enemies with the world, with people, enemies with the ones I love, and I find myself at odds with God and with myself! Yep - in trying so hard to have IT ALL the way I want it, I become my own worst enemy.
"Enemy, love.," like much of the new record, is about growing up - especially the 'letting go' part of growing up. There are just things I can’t know, I can’t hold, and I can’t control. Not to be irresponsible or dismissive, but I’m realizing when I 'let go' of my ideals and ego, I also become much better at holding onto what I actually have - And that's beautiful." "Enemy, love." is now available on iTunes. Download your copy today and pick up the MultiTracks here on MultiTracks.com
"Forever (Come Up Here)" is the latest corporate worship song from Andrew Ehrenzeller’s upcoming live record Land of the Living. This new anthem featuring Mary Kat Ehrenzeller beckons us to “come up here” and “see the Lord” with fresh eyes of faith (Rev 4). The strong melody carried by a solid band accompaniment invites congregations the world over to sing “We will be changed forever." We are excited to bring you the MultiTracks today and encourage you to pick up your own copy of the single on iTunes. Andrew's full-length record Land of the Living releases on June 30.
This Friday and Saturday, June 23-24, we will be in Fort Wayne for Sweetwater's 16th Annual Gearfest. You won't want to miss this free music and studio gear trade show which is full of unbelievable gear deals and demos, workshops held by top engineers and musicians, and amazing musical performances. Our Director of Training and Development Will Doggett will be teaching a workshop on Friday at 11:30 am about Using Clicks and MultiTracks in Worship. Starting at the basics you'll learn what is necessary to get started, how to transition your team to playing to a click, and hear tips and tricks for getting started. You’ll walk away knowing what gear you need, how and why to use clicks and MultiTracks and how to transition your team. If you're in the Fort Wayne area, come out to this Free event and be sure to stop by the MultiTracks.com booth and say hello. For more information, visit www.sweetwater.com/gearfest.
This week we're featuring "Frontiers" by Vertical Church Band as the "Play of the Week." You'll hear the full instrumentation and will be able to access to the song for free for the entire week through this Sunday, June 25 in our MultiTrack app, Playback. If you've never used Playback, now is a great time to download it for free on the App Store and try it out. What better way to start the week than with some new music?
GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Mandisa follows up on her 2013 release, Overcomer with a brand new studio album titled Out of the Dark in which she shares her story of the way God lifted her out of a depression she battled for several years and back into the light. She explains, "Here's the thing about darkness: it is overwhelming. Sometimes it is all that you can see. But here's the thing about light: it only takes one little flicker of light to dispel darkness and that is my testimony...Once I let the light of Jesus shine down on me, that is when God began lifting me out of that pit, out of the darkness. And so that is what I wanted to base this album on. The story of how good my God is and how He's able to bring anybody, including you and including me, out of the dark."
MultiTracks are now available for three new songs from the album including the title track, "Out of the Dark," which presents Mandisa's testimony through catchy lyrics and an engaging funk sound and "Unfinished" which recounts her journey from doubt and depression into trusting in God's sovereignty, celebrating the fact that He has always and will continue to work in our lives. Also available is "My First Love" which expresses a deep need for rekindling a passion for Christ. Be sure to check out all of the uplifting new songs from Out of the Dark today, now available on iTunes.