David Austin Black

Political science student whose hobbies include reading, listening to music, and keeping up with current events. Resident music reviewer here at Geeks Under Grace.

Interview: Cat Taber

By David Austin Black / August 14, 2015 /

Many fans of Star Wars are familiar with Catherine (Cat) Taber from her voice work on various projects, most notably the voice of Padmé from The Clone Wars television series. We at Geeks Under Grace had the pleasure of asking Cat a few questions about her career, her work, love for Star Wars, and Games For Soldiers…

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Review: Minions

By David Austin Black / July 31, 2015 /

Directors: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin Writer: Bryan Lynch Starring: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton Distributor: Illumination Entertainment Genre: Animation, comedy, family. Rating: PG Upon the release of the first Despicable Me movie in 2010, audiences were drawn to the adorable yellow “minions.” Basically, the minions are pill-shaped, semi-sapient creatures who either have one eye or two (normally with goggles for…

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Review: Passion—Even So Come (Live)

By David Austin Black / July 29, 2015 /

Passion is an organization that has been organizing gatherings of believers in Christ for the purpose of worship since 1997. For quite some time now, Passion has been annually releasing live worship recordings from their conferences. Passion: Even So Come (Live) is the latest of these live worship recordings. As with previous Passion albums, Chris Tomlin,…

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Bands You Haven’t Heard Of: Parrish

By David Austin Black / June 22, 2015 /

Every once in a while, we here at Geeks Under Grace like to introduce our community to some lesser-known musical artists that most of you will not have caught wind of yet. This time around, the group we’re looking at is known as Parrish. The name comes from the last name of the male vocalist,…

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Review: Diamonds

By David Austin Black / April 22, 2015 /

This review takes me back. I haven’t listened to Hawk Nelson since I was 15, and apparently their guitarist is now also their lead vocalist (Jason Dunn, the previous lead vocalist, is pursuing a solo project). As far as I can tell, Diamonds is only the second full-length album with Jonathan Steingard providing vocals. While his voice…

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