Pond5. No…I don’t know why they call it that.

Pond5 is “the World’s Stock Media Marketplace.” At least that’s their tagline. There are other places that sell stock photos, videos, music and whatnot. But Pond5 is one of the big ones with over 1.5 million videos, 8 million photos and 100,000 songs, all available for royalty free use. For a price, of course. I [...]

May 23, 2013  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: music, stuff I think is cool  No Comments

Charles Wesley wrote 6500 hymns

…and most of them stunk. That’s part of the message Bobby Gilles wants you know about hymns and hymn writers. We church music guys — especially since the advent of the modern hymns movement — have come to think of Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley, Anne Steel, and other hymnists as an almost inhumanly good collective [...]

April 17, 2012  Tags: , ,   Posted in: music, worship and the church  No Comments