The Digital Age

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The Digital Age
The Digital Age.jpg
Performing on October 26, 2013 during the Evening:Morning Tour
Background information
Origin Waco, Texas, U.S.
Genres Christian rock, electronic rock, worship
Years active 2012–present
Labels Independent, Fair Trade Services
Associated acts David Crowder Band
Website www.thedigitalagemusic.com
Members Jack Parker
Jeremy "B-Wack" Bush
Mike "Mike D" Dodson
Mark Waldrop
Notable instruments
Steve 3P0 (drumming robot)

The Digital Age is a band from Waco, Texas consisting of four of the six members of the former David Crowder Band. It was formed in 2012 after the David Crowder Band's final tour.


History[edit]

The Digital Age is a modern-rock Christian band composed of four[1] of the six musicians from the Grammy-nominated,[2] multiple Dove Award winning[3][4] David Crowder Band. The Digital Age formed in January 2012,[5] following the final performance of the David Crowder * Band at the Passion 2012 conference in Atlanta, Georgia[6] They formed The Digital Age to continue their love of music and to continue their outreach to the youth of the world. In early 2012, the members of The Digital Age constructed a studio in their hometown of Waco, Texas called "Asterisk Sound".[7] On October 9, 2015 The Digital Age released their first Brazilian album in Portuguese. On June 5, 2012, the band released an EP called Rehearsals.[8][9][10][11] The EP consists of six songs which the band also released as YouTube videos, recorded at Asterisk Sound, the first of which were published in April 2012.[12][13] The EP quickly shot to No. 1 on the iTunes Christian Albums chart,[14] and charted multiple times in Billboard Magazine, reaching No. 12 on the Heatseekers chart,[15] No. 21 on the Top Christian and Gospel Albums chart,[15] and No. 12 on the Top Christian Albums chart.[15]

The band's first full-length album, Evening:Morning, was released on August 13, 2013, a follow-up EP, Rehearsals, Vol 2 was recorded live in their studio, Asterisk Sound, and released in 2014. Their second album, Galaxies, was released October 28, 2016.[16]

They have also released two Christmas singles, Midnight Clear in 2012 and Silent Night in 2015.

Members[edit]

  • Jeremy "B-Wack" Bush - drums, percussion, bells, programming, synthesizers
  • Mike "Mike D" Dodson – vocals, bass guitar, piano, programming, keyboards, synthesizers
  • Jack "Jack Attack" Parker – vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, programming, rhodes, banjo, synth
  • Mark "The Shark" Waldrop – vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, programming, mandolin, synth, percussion

The members of the band were involved with University Baptist Church of Waco, Texas in varying ways since its inception in 1995 ;[17]

Albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions
Billboard 200
US
Christ

Evening:Morning 100 [18] 3 [18]
Glow (Brazil exclusive)
Galaxies

Singles[edit]

EPs[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions
US
Christ

US
Heat

Rehearsals 12 [15] 12 [15]
Rehearsals Vol. 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Digital Age to Release Debut Project Evening:Morning on August 13". The Media Collective. April 5, 2013. Retrieved August 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Grammy Awards 2011: Winners and nominees for 53rd Grammy Awards". latimes.com. Retrieved September 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ "David Crowder*Band video takes home Dove Award". Wacotrib.com. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Dove Awards Rock Contemporary Album of the Year and Song of the Year History". Christianmusic.about.com. May 13, 2012. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  5. ^ "The Digital Age". Facebook. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  6. ^ "GRAMMY ® Nominees David Crowder Band to Debut Final, Epic Collection of 34 Songs Titled Give Us Rest or (a requiem mass in c [the happiest of all keys) on January 10". Gospelmusicupdate.com. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  7. ^ Waco Tribune-Herald February 2, 2012
  8. ^ "The Digital Age – Rehearsals EP | Reviews". Indie Vision Music. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  9. ^ "The Digital Age, "Rehearsals EP" Review". Jesusfreakhideout.com. June 5, 2012. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Reviews - The Digital Age - Rehearsals". Louder Than The Music. June 22, 2012. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  11. ^ Andre, Joshua. "The Digital Age – Rehearsals EP (Review)". Christianmusiczine.com. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Music News, April 2012: The Digital Age Debut New "Rehearsal" Videos". Jesusfreakhideout.com. April 23, 2012. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  13. ^ Jeremy Smith (May 2, 2012). "The Next Step For David Crowder Band Members". Retrieved September 1, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Music News, June 2012: The Digital Age Release "Rehearsals" EP, Shoots To No. 1 on iTunes". Jesusfreakhideout.com. June 8, 2012. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  15. ^ a b c d e Billboard Magazine June 23, 2012
  16. ^ "Galaxies Preorder". Retrieved September 3, 2016. 
  17. ^ "About :: The Digital Age". Thedigitalagemusic.com. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  18. ^ a b Billboard Magazine August 31, 2013

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