In the 6th session of the CMB Podcast, I speak with worship leader and songwriter, Matt McCoy.
Matt has released 4 albums, and is currently working on his 5th. His latest release “Shine” is available at iTunes here. For more info on Matt’s music visit his website link below.
Here are some of the things we talked about:
- his story growing up in the Vineyard Church movement
- looking for churches instead of schools…
- should young guys should make their local church their worship school?
- the story of loop community [dot] com
- Ableton Live in songwriting
- how Matt keeps writers block away
- how reading your Bible daily, and writing songs are similar
- take the pressure off and just let life happen (and write more songs)
- stop trying to write songs that are fresh and new and start writing songs that are honest
- co-writing with Vertical Church Band at Harvest Bible Chapel
- two minds are better than one
- instant feedback vs being alone in your bedroom
- “Shine” album and Campus Crusade
- the story behind the song “Only You”
Links to check out
Follow Matt’s musical journey, follow him on Twitter and Facebook, and get his latest live recording, Shine, at iTunes.