New MultiTracks and EveryKey Chord Charts

By [email protected] | March 31, 2016

We’ve just launched 6 fantastic new MultiTracks. The first we wanted to do was Wake by Hillsong Young and Free. it’s one of those songs that has a great vibe but is really difficult to do without running tracks in the background. So we’ve given you all the instrument sections of the original album version that […]

Small Group Worship Seminar

By admin | March 28, 2016

Worship for small groups from Musicademy Above are the notes from a seminar on small group worship that we presented while back. It’s packed with ideas for worship in a home group setting and there is plenty of interaction from the audience who share their issues and best practice.   We particularly liked this quote […]

Worship software evaluation. We compare some of the great but less well known options.

By admin | March 16, 2016

Worship software evaluation: SongSelect, OnSong, ZionWorx and Power Music – what do they do and which is best? Names like SongSelect, OnSong, ZionWorx and Power Music may mean nothing to you at all….but if you’re the person in charge of song projection or leading worship in your church you may have heard about them. You may even be wondering if […]

New MultiTracks and EveryKey Chord Charts released

By admin | March 7, 2016

We are delighted to release another set of MultiTracks along with EveryKey Chord Charts. Click the links to download. All the Poor and Powerless – David Leonard, Leslie Jordan Broken Vessels (Amazing Grace) – Joel Houston, Jonas Myrin (Hillsong) Come As You Are – David Crowder, Matt Maher, Ben Glover He is Faithful – Bryan […]

Bars, counting and chord charts – free beginner music theory lesson

By [email protected] | March 2, 2016

Here’s a quick beginner theory lesson on the topic of bars, counting and chord charts. The lesson is taken from Musicademy’s Beginning Worship Guitar Course but has learning suitable for any musician. The course is available on DVD, as downloads and also via our streaming subscription service. All our guitar courses are detailed here. If you’d prefer […]

Musicademy worship training days: being a host church

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Each year Musicademy runs a small number of worship training days in churches across England (we’d love to go further but travel time and costs make that quite tricky). Of course this can’t happen without a venue so we are very grateful for host churches willing to let us use their lovely buildings on a […]

[Article] Is it time to boycott the worship industry?

By admin | February 25, 2016

We found this article on the Patheos blog. It’s generated a huge number of comments on our Facebook page with very diverse opinions shared. What do you think? Note that this is a link to Facebook so can take a few moments to load. These articles critiquing contemporary worship seem to be emerging with increasing […]

[Article] Reflections on a worship concert

By admin | February 14, 2016

We come across this thought provoking article written by a South African blogger and really liked the way he was able to present a critique of a recent Passion conference without being overly critical. Have a read for yourself and see what you think. Note that this is a link to Facebook so can take […]

Are we missing the point about Christian worship music? Guest article from Dave Bilbrough

By Guest Blogger | February 10, 2016

It’s funny how we have a tendency to evaluate good and bad.  Recently I was reading an article on the current state of Christian music.  ‘Is it progressive or creative, or has it cocooned itself into a safe formula; i.e Coldplay beats Big Country’, the writer asked.  Whilst the arguments on both sides were convincing […]