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It’s my immense pleasure to let you know about their freshly released album: The Oh Hellos’ Family Christmas Album. It’s a large group effort, not just Maggie and Tyler Heath, and they all bring together large, soaring vocal harmonies, a folk rock sensibility, and effervescent cheer.
A lot of people have been sharing this news story all over social media and I finally decided to give in and post it on IVM. You can read Jon Foreman’s thoughtful response to whether his band (Switchfoot) write “Christian” songs right here. This is an interesting discussion so please be thoughtful and courteous in your comments here on IVM. Thanks. (Also it appears this blog/response was written quite a few years ago so I apologize if I’m late…
[Update: Get this album and 4 others for $1 Donation (or more if you want) right here on Groupees]
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]
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…
After bursting onto the scene with his highly successful remix series, Reconstruction featuring songs by Group1Crew, Press Play, Manic Drive, Beckah Shae, Jonathan Thulin, Rachael Lampa, Charmaine, Remedy Drive and a ton more, David is proud to announce the first of two EPs coming out on January 7th, titled, Reconstruction Vol 2.1. Like his previous album, it will feature remixes from today’s great artists like, Natalie Grant, Press Play, Jonathan Thulin, Shine Bright Baby and Rapture Ruckus however this time around he releases,…
David Thulin has released his latest remixed song- Nicole Croteau’s ‘Light In Me’. Check it out below.
Hailing from Long Beach, CA, indie rock band Hearts Like Lions is releasing a Kickstarter to fund their debut album. Their goal is to fund $5,000 in a mere 30 days. If you have never heard of the band before, feel free to check out their recent single “Once Dead, Now Alive”. The band is also setting out on tour early next year with Levi the Poet and Least of These.…
The Western Den bring us Christmas with a folk ambient sensibility in the Midwinter EP. It may be short, clocking in at just three songs, but it’s such beautiful music you’ll forget its length because you’ll be putting it on repeat.
Red Cord is pleased to announce the signing of Mississippi Rock band Shaken. The five-piece band has been making their path in the music industry since 2003 with their tremendous work ethic and perseverance. In 2011 Shaken had great success with their “New Beginning” EP, produced by Grammy nominated producer Travis Wyrick which spawned the Billboard charting single “New Beginning.” After heavily touring and writing throughout 2011 and 2012, the band entered the studio in 2013 to record…
Ryland Raus, former front-man for Inhale-Exhale, has posted a new solo track called “Keep Me With You” on his Facebook. The song is for sale on iTunes, and all proceeds will go to support his parents’ full-time missionary work in Ireland.
Be sure to check out the Bandpage tab to hear several demos he has posted throughout the year. Styles range from singer-songwriter to emotional rock.
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…
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.
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.
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]
In an effort to fund his new album (due for release next year), Josh Garrels has put the soundtrack for his documentary The Sea In Between on Noisetrade for free. However, you can donate to your heart’s desire in exchange for the incredible tunes. If you liked the soundtrack, you can also purchase/rent the film here.
After putting out some cover songs, ska tracks, and cowboy tunes, Ethan Luck has ventured into the relm of Christmas music. There are two Christmas cover songs that are now ready to download with a “name your price” option on his Bandcamp page.
The holiday season is full of 3 things. Giving, joy, and food. It seems that many artists have gone to Noisetrade within the last few days and uploaded their latest holiday tunes.
[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.