Author: Casey Gallenberger
February 21, 2017
February 20, 2017
Prior to 2015’s stunning Into the Sea, Attalus was a fairly unknown. Fronted by Seth Davey, vocalist, pianist, and lyricist, this Facedown debut made plenty best-of-the-year lists. Though Davey has since amicably parted with the band, he has nonetheless kept up with musical endeavors which come to fruition in his debut solo album, Till You’re All I See. Continued →
February 19, 2017
Muncie, IN. metalcore group Perceive//Persist (formerly Pathos) has released their first single under the new name, along with a lyric video which you can check out below.
You don’t need to know how to pronounce Bjéar to enjoy their atmospheric folk debut. For fans of Bon Iver and The National.
February 16, 2017
February 12, 2017
The Dawn Retreat returns with Vampires in White Shoes Pt. II, a loud, fast, furious, and fun track which you can check out below:
February 9, 2017
Every once in awhile, an album falls through the cracks; IVM’s hiatus, bands breaking up, or even just the simple discovery of “old gold” years later results in plenty of great music that hasn’t gotten much coverage but certainly deserves to be revisited. Continued →
February 4, 2017
Muncie metalcore powerhouse Pathos reemerges as Perceive//Persist, with new music to follow.
February 2, 2017
February 1, 2017
January 28, 2017
Denver’s Medic brings a blend of ambient, funk, pop, and acoustic on their 2016 LP.
January 26, 2017
Real punk is harder to find these days – but hey, not everything will fit on a Tony Hawk soundtrack. Cristo Suburbano Volume 3 is equal parts overdriven, nostalgic, and Christ-focused. There’s a mix of punk, skate punk, hardcore, and other punk derivatives. Continued →
January 22, 2017
Foreverlin proves some risks are meant to be taken with an EP showcasing their renditions of some of the biggest songs in worship.
January 21, 2017
Experimental rap/indie/electronic project Stemson has posted a video showcasing material from the upcoming album, Weird World.
A quick look at three new Stemson songs off the upcoming album Weird World. The songs are still a bit raw and have not been mixed or mastered. Most people don't get to hear songs in the raw of a format, but this could be a fun experiment to see what you think! Like the Stemson page to stay up to date.
Posted by Stemson on Friday, January 20, 2017
January 19, 2017
If you haven’t heard the news yet, Cool Hand Luke has announced a new album. More recently, Mark revealed more information behind the recording the new album at Paraphonic Studio, along with the album’s title, Cora. See the album art below and be sure to keep up with Cool Hand Luke on Facebook. Continued →
January 16, 2017
The Danger of Falling channels European melodic hardcore influences on this succinct-yet-power EP.
Nashville-based metalcore/alternative metal act The Persuaded brings a heavy-yet-radio-friendly sound with overtly Christ-centered lyrics. Fans of Disciple, Project 86, and Spoken should definitely take a listen.
January 9, 2017
Settle the Sky has announced a reunion show AND is in the process of writing new songs. Keep an eye on their Facebook for more updates. For those unfamiliar with the band, check out one of their eponymous tracks below.
January 8, 2017
Grand Rapids’ Anita Ranae has unleashed a lyrical powerhouse in the form of Watercolor Sidewalks.
Airy guitars, soothing piano, and a strong knack for minimalist composition make for a great listening experience on Jon Carolino’s On New Horizons EP.
K. Gautier’s first album shows promise and skill but falls victim to feeling dichotomous and simply too long.
January 4, 2017
Devin Shelton returns with a new eclectic album, but will he be able to detach himself from the expectations set forth from him time with Emery?
January 2, 2017
Overall, I sadly didn’t feel like 2016 was saturated with tons and tons of great music and found myself grasping at straws to pull this list together. With that said, there truly are were a few gems and I encourage you to check out each of the bands on this list. Continued →
December 17, 2016
The first release from this midwest slowcore project has much to offer for fans of Julien Baker and Sun Kil Moon.
November 26, 2016
I’ll admit I’m far from a fan of Christmas. Radios begin playing these tunes right after Halloween, depicting a winter so far from the reality of the slushy midwest Decembers and the hysteria of holiday shoppers.
Thankfully, Vocal Few’s Snowdrift EP is a refreshingly honest take on the season. Continued →