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The Eclectic serves to promote christian artists from a vast array of genres. The podcast also hopes to interview the artists behind the music and to explore and unpack the themes found in the music. The eclectic podcast also serves to help people inside the christian faith to find helpful and upbuilding alternatives to the secular music world. The listener will also get an insight into the lives of the eclectic's hosts and their thoughts of what makes good christian music.

The Eclectic Podcast Joel Bruning and Chris Steenhof

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

The Eclectic serves to promote christian artists from a vast array of genres. The podcast also hopes to interview the artists behind the music and to explore and unpack the themes found in the music. The eclectic podcast also serves to help people inside the christian faith to find helpful and upbuilding alternatives to the secular music world. The listener will also get an insight into the lives of the eclectic's hosts and their thoughts of what makes good christian music.

    Episode 43 – Best Albums of the Decade / EOY WrapupThe Eclectic Podcast · Episode 43 – "Best Albums of the Decade / EOY Wrap-up

    Episode 43 – Best Albums of the Decade / EOY WrapupThe Eclectic Podcast · Episode 43 – "Best Albums of the Decade / EOY Wrap-up

    Join us as we do our final episode ever! We decided to close off the season of the podcast with our Top 10 favourite albums of the last decade (2011-2020), sharing some memories of the past 4 years along the way. Also includes our top 5 favourite albums from the year that was 2020.







    CHRIS1. Wolves at the Gate "VxV" 20142. Josh Garrels “Love and War and the Sea Inbetween” 20113. Beautiful Eulogy “Worthy” 20174. Attalus “Into the Sea” 20155. Tony Anderson “Finding Home” [Soundtrack] 20136. Kings Kaleidoscope “Zeal” 20197. My Epic “Behold” 20138. Jon Guerra “Keeper of Days” 20209. Jon Foreman “The Wonderlands EPs” 201510. Thrice “To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere” 2016







    JOEL1. Attalus – Into The Sea 20152. Beautiful Eulogy – Satellite Kite 20113. Wolves at the Gate – "VxV" 20144. Josh White – Pilgrim 20135. Mouth Of The South – Struggle Well 20146. Rivers and Robots – Eternal Son 20167. Josh Garrels & Mason Jar Music – The Sea Inbetween (Live) 20138. Kings Kaleidoscope – Zeal 20199. Pas Neos – Who Do You Say I Am 201210. Swoope – Wake Up 2012

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep 42 – Tyler Collins (Bareheart, Least of These) The Eclectic Podcast · Ep 42 – Tyler Collins (Bareheart, Least of These)

    Ep 42 – Tyler Collins (Bareheart, Least of These) The Eclectic Podcast · Ep 42 – Tyler Collins (Bareheart, Least of These)

    We sat down with Tyler Collins in our latest episode.  Tyler told us all about his new acoustic project, Bareheart, which fans of City and Colour, Noah Gunderson & Dustin Kensrue are sure to enjoy!  We talked about Least of These and reminisced over deep cuts from their “Change Will Come” album as well as hearing about plans for 2020 to make music again.







    We also discuss Tyler’s friendship with fellow Texan and lead singer of Rival Choir and Mouth of the South, Josiah Lyle, and how they got to collaborating on the Sick Heart single “Feigned.Track List:1) Bareheart – Nothing Wrong







    2) Barehart – Rain







    3) Least of These – Bearing In and Out







    4) Sick Heart – Feigned, ft. Tyler Collins







    Show Notes:BareheartFB: @bareheartmusicInsta: @bareheartmusic‘Rain’ Music Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiqQqK6XWT4Least of TheseFB: @weareleastofthese







    Insta: @wearelot

    • 44 min
    Ep 41 – Jason Wisdom (Death Therapy, The Reversalist, Ex – Becoming The Archetype)The Eclectic Podcast · Ep 41 – Jason Wisdom (Death Therapy, The Reversalist, Ex – Becoming The Archetype)

    Ep 41 – Jason Wisdom (Death Therapy, The Reversalist, Ex – Becoming The Archetype)The Eclectic Podcast · Ep 41 – Jason Wisdom (Death Therapy, The Reversalist, Ex – Becoming The Archetype)

    We were honoured to have Jason Wisdom on our podcast last month. Join us for conversations on the latest Death Therapy EP & Dance Therapy: Pre Apocalyptic Cyber Funk For Late Stage Humanoids and his new hardcore / metalcore project called The Reversalist, as well as Jason’s take on the good, the bad and the interesting trends of the Christian metal scene from the early 2000s until now!







    You’ll hear some great stories involving many of your favorite metal and hardcore bands from the scene(both past and present), the process of recording the eponymous Becoming the Archetype album “Dichotomy” with Devin Townsend, and even a few fan-submitted questions as well.







    Track-list:1) Death Therapy – “Resist the Eclipse”2) The Reversalist – “Broken Crown”3) Death Therapy – “Terra Firma” (feat. Jack Daniels of War of Ages / Hope for the Dying)”

    • 55 min
    Ep 40 – Midyear Wrap-up 2020 ft. Scott Fryberger of Jesus Freak Hideout

    Ep 40 – Midyear Wrap-up 2020 ft. Scott Fryberger of Jesus Freak Hideout

    The Eclectic Podcast · Ep 40 – Midyear Wrap-up 2020 ft. Scott Fryberger of Jesus Freak Hideout







    Our mate Scott Fryberger of Jesus Freak Hideout joined us for discussions on our Top 5 albums and favourite songs from the first half of 2020. We also talk about what albums we’re anticipating in the second half of the year and a little on some of the history and plans of both Jesus Freak Hideout and The Eclectic Podcast.







    Track List:1) Gable Price & Friends – Heretic (Scott’s choice)2) DENS – Men (Joel’s choice)3) John Mark McMillan – The Road, The Rocks, The Weeds (Chris’ choice)







    Show Notes:Scott Fryberger’s Staff Page @JFH: https://www.jesusfreakhideout.com/staff/Scott.aspJesus Freak Hideout IG: @jesusfreakhideoutThe Eclectic Podcast Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-872053291

    • 40 min
    Ep 39 – Andy Squyres

    Ep 39 – Andy Squyres

    Join us for some thought-provoking conversations with North Carolina-based indie, singer-songwriter Andy Squyres! Andy shared his thoughts on his deliberate choice of the path less travelled in creating music that challenges and takes time to digest, his musical collaboration with Taylor Leonhardt, and the journey of finding his voice in recent years of writing and recording music. Hear singlesTrack List:1) Andy Squyres “Before You God”2) Andy Squyres “River of Fire”3) Andy Squyres “Labor In Vain”







    Social Media:Facebook @andysquyresmusicInstagram @andysquyresHear Andy Squyre’s album 3 singles (Before You God, River of Fire & Dead Horse) and “Cherry Blossoms”







    (LP released in 2015) on the following platforms:*Bandcamp: https://andysquyres.bandcamp.com/*iTunes: https://music.apple.com/au/album/before-you-god-single/1501796081*Spotify: Andy Squyres

    • 44 min
    Ep 38 – The Underground Files (Vol 1)

    Ep 38 – The Underground Files (Vol 1)

    Ep 38 – Underground Files, Vol. 1















    The Eclectic Podcast · Ep 38 - The Underground Files (Vol 1)







    In our inaugural episode from the Underground Files, we feature four gifted artists and bands who you need to hear! We span genres from folk to R’n’B, alternative rock to worship, and talk about some of the most impressive underground albums that have been released so far by artists of faith in 2020.Want to submit an artist or band for future “Underground Files” episodes?  Then email us @ theeclcetic17 [at] gmail.comTrack-list







    1) Benjamin Daniel “Homebody”







    2) Alyssa Wade “My Father’s World” (feat. Omri)







    3) Chase Tremaine “Counsel (The Help I Get)”







    4) Plainsmen Worship “Creator God”







    Show Notes







    Benjamin Daniel“Shaping Season, Vol. 1” can be found on:-Bandcamp: https://benjamindanielmusic.bandcamp.com/album/shaping-season-vol-1-Spotify https://open.spotify.com/artist/6mQCNvcFsxr2WVbYLIxclN







    Facebook: @benjidkunzTwitter: @benjikunzInstagram: @benjidanielmusic







    Alyssa Wade







    “My Fathers World” can be found at:-Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/3D6j5cCrjSkjx5j12WjHvs?si=i1apOcacRZGvppWiR8HWAw-Wrath and Grace website: https://www.wrathandgrace.com/product/alyssa-wade-my-fathers-world/







    Instagram: @alyssa_d_wade







    Chase Tremaine







    “Unfall” can be found at:-Bandcamp: https://chasetremaine.bandcamp.com/releases-iTunes: https://music.apple.com/au/album/unfall/1493673997-Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/0iVBcbirNMMoUNs0tniita?si=Qhq8-HfgTXisfoR3YOCEJwInstagram: @chasetremaine







    Plainsmen Worship







    “Giver of Good Things: can be found at:







    -iTunes: https://music.apple.com/au/album/giver-of-good-things/1507519816







    -Bandcamp: https://plainsmenworship.bandcamp.com/-Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/59j9YWfIvH3ZK2hyEumTLk?si=QhnSDxFqSi6PIu03G62RuAFacebook: @plainsmenworship

    • 59 min

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Best Christian Music Podcast

Wow what an amazing podcast. Has introduced me to new music that I love! This is not a biased review and I am in no way under the imperious curse 😉 #blessed

1992JB ,

Best in the west.

I really like this podcast, not just because I'm the host but because I'm friends with the other host. I loved the metal and hiphop episodes and cannot wait to listen to the electronic dance music curated episode. Keep up the good work Chris and I.

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Love it!

Thanks for the entertainment at work guys, love the music and chats, keep it going!

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