★★★★☆ Excitement was palpable in the air at the last show of the Switchfoot and Relient K tour. The show, which was at Roberts Wesleyan College, was much anticipated by the crowd. The concert was put on by Kingdom Bound ministries, a Christian organization. However, the one fan that I talked to was not aware that the two bands performing that night were religiously affiliated. There were people of all ages, from toddlers to the elderly. Relient K performed first, they kicked off their set with one of their best known songs “Who I am hates who I’ve been.” There were two things that I found impressive about the Relient K set. First, the vocalist played the piano during a number of their songs.
★★★★★ We all have that band or artist we are in love with after randomly finding one of their songs. The Knocks are definitely one of those groups that are an unsung hero in the music world. Electronic music has been huge for the past few years, and it is a bit surprising they are not as popular as they should be. One of their earlier hits “Blackout” created the best feel-good, party vibe. After hearing their new album, Testify, I know they are the real deal and have a great vibe. Although there are only 6 songs on it, they bring a great mix of feelings going on. The vocals involved are also truly beautiful, and they know how to bring in the beat and audio. After hearing one of the songs, “F