Tag Archives: Alternative
It’s been almost 19 months since Hello Kelly announced their Kickstarter funding for their next album. Many changes have happened during that time, including a name change. Today, let me among the firsts to introduce you to Francy & The First-Time Feeling! Their debut self-titled album will be available on June 18th via iTunes,Bandcamp & Amazon. Check out their first preview track, Suitcase, below.
Lee Bozeman, lead singer of Luxury and part of solo projects Orient Is His Name and All Things Bright and Beautiful, has recorded and released a set of unused songs, titled “Lark”, for free on his bandcamp.
Eisley have posted a sampler on Noisetrade that includes 2 songs from their upcoming May 28th release, titled Currents, as well 2012′s Deep Space EP, and an acoustic version of “Ambulance” from The Valley. Download below.
CUSH has just released their third “Spirituals” EP, SP3.It’s available for free on their bandcamp for the next three days, or until they reach 500 downloads, so you better grab yours quick.
Paper Route have put their latest album, The Peace of Wild Things, on Noisetrade for a limited time. If you didn’t purchase this album when it came out, then do yourself a favor & check out the widget below.
Progress in Color, A band we’ve covered in the past right here at IVM, are back with a new ep release titled “Get Well”, that you can download on bandcamp for free right here (or below). Fans of Alive in Wild Paint, Terminal, Midnight Hour, Anchor & Braille, Muse, and Keane, will dig this. [Thanks Josh G. for the heads up]
Our first ever VIDEO based “_____ Week” returns as Steve from Silverline shares the top ten things he is most passionate about.
Abandon Kansas has left Gotee but will still see at least 2 releases this year. First, Gotee is releasing a new EP, titled Turn It To Gold, on April 2nd. The band will then independently release an EP, titled A Midwest Summer in June to give fans a taste of new material/direction. They have a full length written & it seems it might be released late this year. For more info on the new stuff read …
THE ALMOST–the acclaimed rock group have announced their third album FEAR INSIDE OUR BONES will now be released June 2013 via Tooth & Nail. The news comes just as the beloved Seattle-based record label-previously in partnership with EMI/Universal—has just announced their move back to being an independent label. Tooth & Nail records president Brandon Ebel states, “The Almost is one of our first releases following the announcement of our opportunity to be a truly independent label again. In light of this, we are moving the release of Fear Inside Our Bones to ensure it has all the focus it deserves. We look forward to all the fans getting the chance to hear this awesome album and hope they understand our position to the delay so we can best serve The Almost and the fans.” Read the full press release below.
Silverline week begins with frontman Ryan’s favorite experiences on the road. Be sure to check out our first ever VIDEO version of ______ Week content.
Singer/songwriter Andy Zipf has released his second song, “Where The Hand Don’t Hold Me Down,” in the serial set of songs that build off each other based on fan support. It’s a simple concept: the sales of the song you purchase will go towards funding the next song, and so on. It’s well worth checking out.
Mars Hill Music’s Citizens have released their debut self titled album, featuring hit single ‘Made Alive’. Check out the review.
I’ve gotten a few emails about this new project featuring Martin Lunn (ZAO) as well as Chris Lehberger (You the Symphony) among other members. The name of the band is Young Fox and this is their song “Gather Up the Flowers”. Thoughts?
One half of the Machine De Ella project, Falling Up has delivered another stellar album in Midnight on Earthship.
Many things have changes for Rachel Taylor (He Is We) in the last twelve months. From medical issues to becoming the sole member of He Is We, these last few months have been a journey for her. She will be going on her Get Back Up Tour next month. You can find the tour dates & her short video explaining the last year below.
Indie folk outift Surrogate is releasing their full length follow up to 2011′s Pearls and Diamonds EP on April 5, 2013, titled Post-Heroic. You can stream the title song on Soundcloud and get a free copy at AbsolutePunk.net
John Mark McMillan has reached full funding of his recent Kickstarter campaign ($40000). If you still want to pre-order the album, you can do so here.
The Open Door, a project by Steven Combs, is nearing completion of his Kickstarter campaign & just needs the last 25% (around $600) to fund it. Check out the Kickstarter video below to hear a short clip.
Bigfoot Wallace has just posted his new single titled “Ishallnotwant” off the upcoming album “Larva Songs” due out March 5th. Listen below. You can also view a special album trailer below as well.
Both Goners was introduced on this site about a year ago with very promising demos. They’ve just released a new EP entitled “Feeding Grounds”. Listen to the tracks inside this post and name your price to download the EP.
Eyes On Me and Broken Heart Records are teaming up to press “My Best Idea” on vinyl. The vinyl will be limited to 300 copies. Fan will be able to help us accomplish this goal. We have start a campaign to raise money for the vinyl pressing. There are some amazing rewards, including pre-ordering the vinyl release.
Eyes On Me are an Indie/Pop/Punk/Alt. band based out of Lynchburg VA. But all hail from…