Matt Conner

Matt Conner is a former pastor and church planter turned writer and editor. He’s the founder of Analogue Media and lives in Indianapolis.


Joy of Every Longing Heart: An Interview with Sara Groves

By Matt Conner

Eleven years have passed since Sara Groves’s first offering for the Christmas music canon, 2008’s O Holy Night, and while it’s uncommon for an artist to release more than one holiday-centered album, the rich layers of meaning around the nativity story offer plenty more for such a thoughtful artist to explore.

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Making the Unbelievable Believable: An Interview with Jason Gray

By Matt Conner

A few weeks ago, Matt Conner got the chance to sit down and talk with Jason Gray about all the elements in his life that have combined to make his newest project, Order, Disorder, Reorder, and we’re pleased to share that conversation with you here on the blog.

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The Resistance, Episode 12: Fantastic Negrito

By Matt Conner

When I asked Xavier Dphrepaulezz how I should refer to him in our pre-interview banter, he told me he’s always Fantastic Negrito unless he’s in his pajamas.

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The Resistance, Episode 11: Glen Phillips

By Matt Conner

For years, Glen Phillips says, it felt personal.

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The Resistance, Episode 10: Drew Holcomb

By Matt Conner

The moment he said it, I could feel its hooks sink deep.

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The Resistance, Episode 9: Rules for Artists

By Matt Conner

This week, we have a special bonus episode that deviates from our typical interview format.

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The Resistance, Episode 8: Tokyo Police Club

By Matt Conner

The best of us move forward without hesitation. Dave Monks doesn’t operate that way—even though he should.

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The Resistance, Episode 7: Sarah Jaffe

By Matt Conner

If you check your internet sources, it’s either Teddy Roosevelt or a biblical figure. The source matters not. Rather it’s just important to know that someone once said it: Comparison is the thief of joy.

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The Resistance, Episode 6: Denison Witmer

By Matt Conner

Denison Witmer could no longer comply with demands.

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The Resistance, Episode 5: Lowland Hum

By Matt Conner

For most of us, the idea of sharing something we’ve crafted, even after several editing passes, is terrifying. It’s the reason why we stack paintings against garage walls, and why we occupy the back rows of the local open mic night—content to allow the bravest among us to serve as a proxy of sorts.

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The Resistance, Episode 4: Theodore Shapiro

By Matt Conner

Resistance is typically linked to the start of an endeavor—the blinking cursor on a blank digital page, the initial motivation (or lack thereof) to go to the gym, the fear of asking him/her out. From there, the assumption is that resistance will slowly fade or even disappear altogether as success is found and progress is made.

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The Resistance, Episode 3: Lynn Renee Maxcy

By Matt Conner

We’ll start with the bad news: there’s no “other side” when it comes to resistance.

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