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Falling Up’s Christmas album ”Silver City,” featuring well-known songs like Carol of the Bells, Silent Night, and O Holy Night, as well as original songs is available now! Listen/Download below ($7.00 on Bandcamp). [Thanks Daniel]
Indie pop artist, Jess Penner, has released her brand new lyric video for the song “Building Heaven” off the upcoming full length album due out in January of 2014.
We have all been working feverishly on our “Best of Lists” for 2013 and they will be posted to this site around Christmas. It has been a great year for music. A little slow in the first part of the year but then balanced out quite well towards the end. There has been much diversity to be found in this year’s releases and will be accurately reflected in my personal list. What has been some of your favorite releases of…
If you want that last minute Indie Vision Music Merchandise Item, please place order by this Thursday night, December 12th for delivery by Christmas. All orders of merch placed between November and early last week, will have their orders shipped by Friday of this week. We apologize for any delays in getting you your items and have been assured by Revision Printing that all orders are going out by Friday. If you want to order our merch, just…
So it appears several bands have been (quietly) added to the “Alumni” category at Tooth & Nail, BEC Recordings, and Solid State Records. I see Hyland, Capital Lights, Write This Down, Abandoned Pools, Run Kid Run, Blessed by a Broken Heart, Swimming With Dolphins, MyChildren MyBride, The Showdown, As They Sleep, Jadon Lavik, Mainstay, among others. I know some of those bands are inactive at the moment but I was holding out hope for another Showdown or…
Check out the brand new song and lyric video from Post-Hardcore band Come What May for their song “The Conduit”. What do you think?
Burgeoning Seattle, WA based indie label Spartan Records (Schematic, Daisyhead, Shy, Low) has released a free download sampler titled The Sound We’re Making, featuring tracks from their roster. Label founder John Frazier says, “We’re so thankful for your support, so as a sign of thanks, we’re pleased to offer you the first ever free Spartan Records sampler, The Sound We’re Making. It includes 10 tracks – one from each Spartan release to date, including songs from Schematic, Over the Ocean, Daisyhead, Shy, Low, Waypoint, and more. Download it here.
Crazy Crazy Awesome Awesome has put up a new music video on YouTube which you can watch below. Feel free to comment with your thoughts.
My Epic are set to release their awe inspiring new album, “Behold” on December 10th through Facedown Records and we think you’ll love it. Deeply spiritual, creative music held to the highest regard. This band has consistently improved upon their sound with each subsequent release and “Behold” further proves their dominance in both their genre (whatever that may be) and the music scene at large. Don’t miss out on “Behold” and the best My Epic album by far.…
Not only is there a new My Epic album out next week but there is also a documentary in the works. View the trailer for this documentary, below. Also, if any of you readers still own the “This Is Rescue” ep from My Epic (their first official release as a band), the band is interested in buying a copy of it to give away in an auction. Please contact me (or My Epic) here if you are willing to part with that Ep. I have a copy as well that I will be selling in an upcoming Ebay auction (to raise money for IVM).
Los Angeles, CA (December, 2013) KINGDOM, the worship team from Rocklin, CA is proud to announce their sophomore release with DREAM titled, “REDEEMER”. The group put together a mixture of worship, rock and pop and features guest vocal performances by Esterlyn’s, Luke Caldwell and Run Kid Run’s, David Curtis and a special rendition of “God Of Fire” by David Thulin. Their new album is available on iTunes today.
Alternative rockers Emery have announced west coast dates for their The Weak’s End 10 Year Anniversary Tour which is being described as an “interactive experience” which will also include a live Q&,A, storytelling and more. The band (including original drummer Devin Shelton) will be playing their first record front to back, as well as other classic Emery tunes. Special VIP tickets/ packages are now available right here. Lending support on this run is The Classic Crime, This Wild Life and Peace Mercutio.
Seeker & Servant have posted their brand new lyric video for the song “In Awe” which you can view below. The band will release their new album “Into Your Love, I Go” on January 7th. Pre-order the album on Vinyl or CD (and in bundles) right here.
Apparently Flyleaf have launched a PledgeMusic Campaign for their new album. Check it out here. Also the band is giving away a song “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” to backers if you pledge by December 31st. [Thanks Daniel]
[Update: Sale has ended] We are holding a special Cyber Monday sale in our Indie Vision Music Merch Store. Get 15% off all items including bundles. Discount will be taken off automatically when items are added to your cart. Sale will last until 11:45pm Monday Night (PST). Get your IVM Merch right here.
Check out the brand new song from My Epic, “Zion”, off the upcoming album “Behold”. “Behold” will release on December 10th through Facedown Records.
Facedown Records for 24 hours has a preorder sale where you get 2 copies of “Behold” by My Epic and 2 copies of “Phoenix” by Everything In Slow Motion for just $10. [Thanks Chandler A]
Check out the new Christmas tune from pop-punk band Heart Like War titled “Christmas Snooze”, below. It’s available as a free download if you want it.
OceanSpeak, a really great indie rock band that we’ve been covering lately, will officially release their new ep “Sea|the|Same” on December 15th. Definitely check this extremely talented band out and pick up their ep when it goes on sale. Watch the ep promo video, below. Their ep release show is on December 15th at Skully’s Music Diner in Columbus, Ohio with Abandon Kansas and Mike Mains & The Branches.
Check out this lyric video from Reggae band, Christafari, for their Christmas song “Silent Night / Come & Worship”. The group’s new Christmas music album “Reggae Christmas” is out now and available wherever fine digital music is sold.
CCM Magazine has a kickstarter campaign they’ve begun that will essentially bring the magazine back into print form after several years in digital format. See the campaign video below and contribute here.
Steve Taylor has started a Kickstarter Campaign to fund the making of a brand new studio album, his first in 20 years. Steve Taylor will be joined by a new backing band called “The Perfect Foil”. Check out the video below and contribute to the campaign here.
On February 28th 2014 a new film will release in theaters titled “Son of God“, brought to you by the people who created the Bible mini-series. “Son of God comes to theaters February 28, 2014. Now, the larger-than-life story of The New Testament gets a larger-than life treatment in the stand-alone feature SON OF GOD. Told with the scope and scale of an action epic, the film features powerful performances, exotic locales, dazzling visual effects and a rich orchestral score from Oscar®-winner Hans Zimmer. Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado portrays Jesus as the film spans from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection. It marks the first motion picture about Jesus’s life since Passion of the Christ, released ten years ago.”. Watch the trailer below and give us your thoughts on the upcoming film.
The new Five Iron Frenzy album “Engine of a Million Plots” is officially out today and available through both iTunes and Amazon. The album is currently sitting at #5 on the “Rock” iTunes Charts (right above Pearl Jam and Nickelback). What did you pick up today and what did you think of the new FIF?