“Steadfast” by Civilized Creature [a review]

March 12, 2017

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A burst of electronic pulses and dance floor jams give way to pop vocals, quiet ambient synth and wild noises. Swooping in and out come instrumental sounds, Radiohead-like breakdowns, 80s-style synth piano, sacred promises, mystery, fire, grace. “You are not alone”, sings Civilized Creature’s Ryan Lane on his recent release, Steadfast. “It’s gonna be alright. You’re gonna be okay”. Dance music. Gospel music. Call it what you want to call it. It’s a bass-thumping, breakdance-inducing joyful noise.

You can listen to, purchase or download the album here, or explore Ryan and Civilized Creature’s work with the Nehemiah Foundation for Cultural Renewal here.

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One Response to ““Steadfast” by Civilized Creature [a review]”

  1. I’ll be honest: I wasn’t expecting much. Christian electronic music is usually pretty bad in my experience. But this was really good. Great vibe and nice restraint on almost all of the tracks. Thanks for the heads up on this one.

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