Music



Advent with The Orchardist: “A Child Will Lead Us All”

By Drew Miller

A message from The Orchardist: Welcome to Advent. Every Friday, we will be sharing a new song prepared specifically for this season. We are calling this collection A Child Will Lead Us All after the song that has led the way for us. We hope you find in these songs words and melodies to lean on as we anticipate Christmas together. Read More ›

Marc Martel: A Rabbit Room Conversation with Andrew Greer

By Andrew Greer

If the history of recorded music were to focus on one aspect of singer-songwriter Marc Martel’s artistry, it would be the magical finesse of his velvet voice. From the slick pop-rock of his Canadian outfit, Downhere—a band that afforded Martel his first Read More ›

Sing a Hymn and Spite the Devil: An Interview with Jon Troast

By Drew Miller

A few weeks ago, I sat down with Jon Troast and got to hear many a compelling story surrounding his latest EP release, G [Editor’s note: Yes, the letter “G.” Jon’s albums are working their way through the alphabet. No joke.] Read More ›

Review: Sprained Ankle by Julien Baker

By Janie Townsend

Heartbreak makes a certain sound. You don’t always know when you’re hearing it. After a time you realize, sometimes gently and sometimes not, that your heart has been broken. It’s a hard sound to mistake once you’ve recognized it. It’s a hard sound to forget. Read More ›

Black Friday in the Rabbit Room Store

By The Rabbit Room

We’ve got a slew of good stuff on sale this weekend, including signed books and CDs, bundles, crazy prices, aprons, and posters—AND every order we ship will get a free CD or book! Here’s the rundown: Read More ›

A Liturgy for Feasting, and Other Means of Thanks

By Pete Peterson

Happy Thanksgiving, folks! We’re thankful for all of you and want to offer a few words and songs you might find useful during today’s festivities. Now turn off your phones and computers and feast (right after you read this post). Read More ›

No Story Is Over: City of Man, City of God

By Jonathan Rogers

This past Sunday my pastor remarked that people who have been transformed by the gospel don’t say things like “I would never pay for somebody else’s healthcare. They don’t deserve it.” That surprised me, because Read More ›

Jeans and a T-Shirt: In Memory of Rich Mullins

By Russ Ramsey

Earlier this fall, a group of amazing musicians gathered at The Ryman Auditorium to play through Rich Mullins’ A Liturgy, a Legacy, and a Ragamuffin Band, note for note. Andrew Peterson, who pulled the show together asked me to write an essay for that evening’s program. This is that essay. Read More ›

New Release: No Story Is Over

By The Rabbit Room

The long wait is over. Son of Laughter’s new full-length album, No Story Is Over, is finally here! Visit the Rabbit Room Store to get it today and keep reading to find out what some of our favorite folks have to say about it. Read More ›

Every Moment Holy: Release Event

By Pete Peterson

On Tuesday, November 14th, at 7:30pm at The Well Coffeehouse (on Granny White Pike across from Lipscomb University), we’ll be celebrating the release of Every Moment Holy with a special event. Read More ›

The Lowlands: An Interview with Adam Whipple

By Drew Miller

Adam Whipple’s songs feel like dense works of fiction, making their own way between poetry and prose. You can sink your teeth into his words, savoring the many subtleties of flavor you’ll find on repeated listen. Read More ›

The Broken Seasons

By John Barber

Don’t listen to Adam Whipple’s new record if you’re going through something hard. I mean, seriously, don’t. Don’t listen unless you’re ready to work through those complex, deep-down feelings inside you. But, if you are ready, then oh, boy; The Broken Seasons will deeply reward you. Read More ›