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Joel Zaloum


  • Name: Joel Zaloum
  • Role At JFH: Review Writer
  • Age: 26
  • E-mail: Staff Contact Form
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Job Status: Music Director at a Christian Private School, Private Music Teacher
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts
  • Hobbies: Playing and listening to music, playing hockey, baseball, volleyball, or really any sport, playing video and board games with family, hiking, watching movies, studying and reading theology, staying up late
  • Pet Peeves: Letting people down, secular culture, when people try too hard to be funny, bad theology
  • Thing you MUST Know: I write my own songs, you can listen to them on my youtube channel. I lead worship at my local church. I was homeschooled all the way up till college, along with all my other siblings. I am 5th out of 7 kids in my family. We were part of a homeschool group which helped with socializing and learning things such as music.
  • Guilty Pleasures: Heavy Metal (does that count???), listening to theology debates. I don't need to lose weight so any food would be irrelevant here haha!
  • Favorite TV Shows: The Honeymooners, Psych, Dual Survival, West Wing, The Chosen, Murder She Wrote, Odd Couple
  • Favorite Movies: Lord of the Rings, Ratatouille, Miracle, How to Train Your Dragon, Chronicles of Narnia, Jungle Book, Prince of Egypt, School of Rock
  • Favorite Books: Lord of the Rings, Narnia (The Silver Chair if I had to choose one), The Holiness of God (Sproul), The God Who Justifies (White), Pilgrims Progress, Screwtape Letters
  • Favorite Theologians: R.C. Sproul, James White, John Macarthur, John Piper, Albert Mohler, Charles Spurgeon, C.S. Lewis, Robert Godfrey
  • Favorite Bands: Phil Keaggy, Mortification, Theocracy, For Today, Neal Morse, Demon Hunter, P.O.D., Stryper, Impending Doom, Tourniquet, Becoming the Archetype, The Getty's, Don Moen, Owl City
  • Favorite Soundtracks: Lord of the Rings (obviously!), How To Train Your Dragon, Prince of Egypt, Newsies, Adam Young Scores, Narnia
  • Favorite Live Shows: Neal Morse, Theocracy, P.O.D., Sleeping Giant, For Today, Phil Keaggy
  • Favorite Animal: Panda Bear, african animals, anything wild and exotic
  • Favorite Food: Ravioli, tacos, honey and butter on a bagel, anything with cheese on it
  • Favorite Breakfast Cereal: All time is corn pops, but recently probably any kind of granola
  • Favorite Drink: Green tea with honey
  • Favorite Candy: Sour patch kids, dark chocolate
  • Most Embarrassing Moment: Fainting on first day of junior high. Falling on a breakaway during a hockey game with no one around me
  • Little-Known Super Power: Making it look like I meant to play that F#m chord instead of G on stage. The ability to play almost any song by ear after hearing it once.

     

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    This Thursday, July 29, 2021
    Panther City Riots Say It Like You Mean It - Single (independent)


    This Friday, July 30, 2021
    Coby James Mixtape Side B EP [Centricity]
    Jonah 33 Bullet From A Gun - Single [Boleyn]
    Vince Lichlyter Things I Need To Say - Single [Boleyn]
    Make Sure Japanese Bonus Track - Single [Tooth & Nail]
    NEEDTOBREATHE Into the Mystery [Centricity/Elektra]
    Dottie Rambo Itís The Soul of Me (1968 Digital Reissue) [Provident/Sony]
    Reba Rambo Reba Rambo (Digital Reissue) [eOne]
    Sidewalk Prophets I Believe It Now (Alternate Versions) [Curb/Word]
    SongLab Simplicity (Live) - EP [DREAM]


    Next Friday, August 6, 2021
    Lauren Daigle Tremble - Single [Centricity]
    Tamela Mann Overcomer [Tillymann Music]
    Mirours Dazzle - EP [Tooth & Nail]
    Sanctus Real Rebel - Single [Fair Trade]
    Anne Wilson My Jesus (Live from Nashville) EP [Capitol CMG]


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