Monday, December 5, 2011

Night Beat Rewind: November 2011

The Final Night Beat Rewind for the Year is upon us. There are only 3 releases scheduled for December, so this should be it.

As always we begin with the albums that didn't make the cut.

Missing The Grade: November 2011

  • Chris August - No Far Away (Christmas Deluxe Edition) 3.5 Emeralds
  • Susan Boyle -  Someone to Watch over Me 3.5 Emeralds
  • Adam Cappa - The Rescue EP 3.5 Emeralds
  • Elevation Worship - For the Honor 3.75 Emeralds
  • Newsboys - God's Not Dead 3.75 Emeralds
  • B. Reith - How the Story Ends 3.75 Emeralds
  • Saving Grace - The King is Coming 3.75 Emeralds
  • Shake The Nation - Colliding Grace 3.75 Emeralds
  • Elizabeth South - Do it afraid 3.75 Emeralds
  • Chris Tomlin - How Great is our God 3.75 Emeralds
  • Various - Maranatha Music: Heart of Worship, Vol 2 3.75 Emeralds
  • Various - Christian Workout Playlist, Slow Paced 3.75 Emeralds
  • Various - Christian Workout Playlist, Medium Paced 3.75 Emeralds
A few comments. Susan Boyle hit the music world by storm and has consistently produced good music. But, as is usually the case, even Consistent doesn't have to be spectacular, and this one didn't wow me. Two Albums did wow me this time around the one

Perfect Platinum

  • William McDowell - Arise 5 Emeralds
  • Wolves at the Gate - We are the Ones 5 Emeralds
And of course there are a lot of albums that were eligible for the Platinum Vinyl Award nominating process but weren't perfect.

Semi-Precious Metals

  • As I Lay Dying - Decas 4.25 Emeralds
  • Caleb - To The Ends of the World 4.25 Emeralds
  • Eleventyseven - Sugarfist 4.5 Emeralds
  • Gateway Worship - Great Great God EP 4.25 Emeralds
  • Sarah Hart - This Winter's Eve 4.5 Emeralds
  • In the Midst of Lions - Shadows 4.25 Emeralds
  • Shai Linne - The Attributes of God 4.25 Emeralds
  • John Mark McMillan - Economy 4 Emeralds
  • Leigh Nash - Hymns and Sacred Songs 4.5 Emeralds
  • Rel Paul - Spoiler Alert  4.25 Emeralds
  • A Plea for Purging - The Life and Death of A Plea for Purging 4.25 Emeralds
  • Righteous Vendetta - Lawless  4.5 Emeralds
  • Run Kid Run - Patterns 4.5 Emeralds
  • Satellites & Sirens - Frequency 4.75 Emeralds
  • Seventh Day Slumber - The Anthem of Angels 4.5 Emeralds
  • Michael W. Smith - Glory 4.75 Emeralds
  • Various - Christian Workout Playlist, Fast Paced 4.25 Emeralds
  • Various - Gospel's Best Praise 4.5 Emeralds
  • Various - Holy Hip Hop, Vol 12 4.25 Emeralds
  • Victory World Music - Shake Heaven 4.25 Emeralds
  • Wavorly - The EP 4.25 Emeralds
  • The Wrecking - My Window to Heaven 4 Emeralds
That will do it for this time around. Night Beat Rewind will return in February of 2012 with a wrapup of all the January releases. Until next time, I am Awaiting Your Reply.