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A few months ago we posted that Emily Lillian Pooler and Garron Dupree of Eisley had launched a Kickstarter to fund the release of their new project. Well, the Kickstarter was a success, and the duo, now dubbed Rooftop Music Box, have released their first single via Youtube. The rest of the EP is currently being mixed and will soon be released via iTunes and other online music outlets. …continue reading …
Steve Taylor & The Perfect Foil Premier Video for “Moonshot”, Release ‘Goliath’ on Vinyl and Cassette
Steve Taylor & The Perfect Foil have premiered the music video for “Moonshot” over at Entertainment Weekly. The song appears on their album Goliath, which in addition to being available through iTunes and major distributors, is also being released on colored vinyl and cassette via Sounds Familyre Records on March 31st!
Check out the debut music video from Little Blue Light! They’re an up-and-coming band from the UK, and they play a fun and eclectic mix of Ska, Swing, Folk, Rock, Reggae, and Ragtime! It appears that they don’t have an official release out yet, but the word is that they’re going to be heading into the studio to record their debut album in the near future!
Emily Lillian Pooler has launched a Kickstarter to fund her new musical project to be produced by Garron Dupree of Eisley. Emily is a musician, writer, and artist, originally hailing from Minnesota and now living with her husband and son in Orlando, Florida. When she’s not writing songs or spending time with her family, she’s writing fiction, most popularly the Rogues in Cahalia series. In addition, she enjoys working on unique photo …continue reading …
Steve Taylor and the Perfect Foil have debuted the new music video via Yahoo for their song “Only a Ride”, the first single off of their upcoming album Goliath, which is set to release on November 18th. The video implements footage from the 1970 film Stunt Rock, directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith. Steve Taylor‘s new backing band, The Perfect Foil, consists of an all-star lineup including Jimmy Abegg on guitar, Peter Furler on …continue reading …
Jonah 33 have released a new lyric/promo video for the single “Blood is Thicker” off of their upcoming EP, Dead Man Walking, which releases on April 29th via St. Muse Records!
In regard to the cover artwork, Singer/Songwriter Vince Lichlyter states: “Jesus became a criminal for us. There are a lot of people who can’t grasp that. But he was tried in court, convicted and sentenced. He just wasn’t guilty. We are. I believe that every man is a Dead Man Walking. You’re either fighting to …continue reading …
Lead singer, Vince Lichlyter, will also be making an appearance on the Mike Huckabee Show (Fox) on June 21st, and will be performing the song “American Dream”, off of his latest EP, Helium Revisited.
Vince Lichlyter has just launched an Indiegogo campaign in order to support …continue reading …
Trans4mation Records has signed Minnesota-based artists JP Roquet (formerly Halo Muzic) and DJ Kirk to their expanding roster of artists, adding a mix of positive, high energy, dance, pop, and R&B to the label.
Read the press release below and check out the music video for JP Roquet’s single “Never Backing Down (feat. WIZE)”.
Top 20 Albums
Extol – Extol
Starflyer 59 – IAMACEO
Sounds of Salvation – SOS IV: Rise of the Ska Machine
Sean Michel – Electric Delta
Spoken – Illusion
Jars of Clay – Inland
Attalus – Gospel Hymns
John Elefante – On My Way to the Sun
Falling Up – Machine de Ella
Fiction Family – Reunion
Love & Death – Between Here and Lost
Living Sacrifice – Ghost Thief
Five Iron Frenzy – Engine of a Million Plots
Stryper – No More Hell to Pay
Decyfer Down – Scarecrow
Audio Adrenaline – Kings and …continue reading …
Guardian have released the video for their new song “The Real Me”! The song is the first single off of their upcoming album Almost Home, which is set to release in early 2014. The new single will be available on iTunes on December 13th.
Halo Muzic has released the new music video for the single “Never Backing Down (feat. WIZE)” off of his upcoming album One of One. The video was directed by Joel Kapity of Dreams on Screen. You can download the single here on iTunes.
Here’s a look at the making of the video.
Mark Nicks of Cool Hand Luke and Robbie Williamson of Quiet Science have launched a Kickstarter in order to fund the first album for their new project POLYVALENT. The album will be recorded at Glow in the Dark Studios and produced by Steven Tracy of The Myriad. POLYVALENT’s first two singles are available here on iTunes.
“Let There Be Light…Again” is the first full-length album by the rock, reggae, worship outfit mr.MSA. After two years of mission trips, leading worship for a myriad of local events and headlining at Superior, WI’s Lake Fest, mr.MSA proudly announces the completion of this album.
The album draws from a variety of genres while retaining mr.MSA’s signature rock, reggae vibe. Rock fans will appreciate the raw energy of songs like “Eyes” and “My Great Hope”. Fans of …continue reading …
Top 20 Albums
Tourniquet – Antiseptic Bloodbath
Andrew Peterson – Light for the Lost Boy
The O.C. Supertones – For the Glory
Project 86 – Wait for the Siren
Newworldson – Rebel Transmission
The Choir – The Loudest Sound Ever Heard
John Schlitt – The Greater Cause
House of Heroes – Cold Hard Want
Ben Rosenbush and the Brighton – A Wild Hunger
P.O.D. – Murdered Love
The Insyderz – The Sinner’s Songbook
MxPx – Plans Within Plans
Christafari – Reggae Worship: A Roots Revival
Flatfoot 56 – Toil
Anberlin – Vital
Jonathan Thulin – The …continue reading …
I’m not sure how this was overlooked, but Burlap to Cashmere have launched a Kickstarter project in order to fund their new live album! So far they’ve raised just over $8,000 of their $30,000 goal. Will they be able to rally and meet their goal in time? I sure hope so!
Christian Pop/Hip Hop artist Halo Muzic has launched a Kickstarter project in order to fund his new album One of One. The album is being produced by Cole Walowac of Capital Kings and will be a mix of energetic Pop and Hip Hop in the same vein as artists such as Justin Timberlake, TobyMac, and Chris Brown. Halo’s first single, the album’s title …continue reading …
Salvador have debuted the lyric video for their song “God of Forever”, the first single off of their upcoming album Make Some Noise! “God of Forever” is also available for download on iTunes.
After four years without a new release, Salvador has finished recording their new album Make Some Noise, which is set to release later this year. Today, the band released the song “God of Forever”, the first single off of the new album, exclusively to Christian radio. The band has also posted a request on their Twitter and Facebook pages, asking fans to call into their local radio stations and request the song.
“Today’s the day.
Call your local …continue reading …
Official Press Release – Courtesy of Billboard.com
After calling it quits in 2006 due to frontman Mark Stuart‘s vocal problems, Audio Adrenaline is revving up again with former dc Talk member Kevin Max taking over as lead vocalist for the Grammy winning Christian rock band. The rebooted Audio A has signed with Fair Trade Services and are working on an album due next spring. The lead single, “Kings and …continue reading …
The UK’s finest Christian ska band, Sounds of Salvation, have released their new single “Worship You”, giving fans the first taste of what to expect from their upcoming album, which is scheduled to be released in early 2013! The new album is being produced by Dez Minjto (yFriday) and Michael Whiteman, recorded at Broadwater Studios, and mixed by none other than Masaki (Five Iron Frenzy‘s mixing engineer) at One Way …continue reading …
The OC Music Awards have just opened up the voting for their People’s Choice Award, and what band could possibly more deserving of the award than Orange County’s finest ska band The O.C. Supertones? Click on this link to submit your vote!
It appears that you can vote multiple times, so make sure to vote every day until voting closes on February 15th! The winner will be decided by text votes March 9, 2013 at the main …continue reading …
It has been confirmed by both CCM Magazine and Jesusfreakhideout that Kevin Max will, in fact, be joining Audio Adrenaline as their new lead singer. This new version of AudioA will also include former Superchick member Dave Ghazarian on guitar, Jared Byers of Bleach on drums, Jason Walker of Know Hope Collective on keys and vocals, and last but not least, Will McGuinnes, the only original, returning member of AudioA on bass.
According to …continue reading …
***Update: JesusFreakHideout has confirmed the members including Kevin Max*** As I wrote about in an earlier article, Audio Adrenaline has been teasing fans with the possibility of a reunion. In a recent twist to the story, there’s been a rumor floating around the web that Kevin Max will be joining AudioA as their new lead singer. Can anyone confirm or deny this?
Ben Rosenbush and the Brighton have debuted their new music video for the song “West” from their upcoming album A Wild Hunger! The album will be available on iTunes on September 6th!
If you follow Ska Lives at all, or happen to be a big fan of The W’s, then you’ve probably known for some time that former W’s lead singer, Andrew Schar, has been working on a new project featuring a few other former W’s members and a host of new musicians. Today, he has finally announced that the new band is called The Big Fix. The band …continue reading …
In this recent interview with WJTL at Creation Festival, The O.C. Supertones announce that their new album will be coming out on November 6th! As of yet, they still haven’t announced what the title of the album will be.
P.O.D. have released the music video for the title track off of their new album Murdered Love. The video features Sick Jaken of Psycho Realm, and was directed by Ramon Boutviseth. Murdered Love hits stores on July 10th!
Christian Ska band Make Up Your Mind have changed their name to Draw the Parade! The band has just released a brand new music video for their first single titled “Tricks and Traps”! They’ve launched a brand new website as well, which you can check out at www.drawtheparade.com! …continue reading
Make Up Your Mind, the Ska/Swing band from the Netherlands, and of the many fantastic bands to be featured on “Ska Lives Vol. 2″, have announced that they are changing their name to Draw the Parade! On the 2nd of July, they will be launching a brand new website www.drawtheparade.com! They will also be releasing a brand new music video for their song “Tricks and Traps”! You can see a video of …continue reading …