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Joy Williams Recording New Solo Album

Joy Williams Recording New Solo Album

Joy Williams is currently in the studio working on a new solo album with producer Charlie Peacock. Check out a teaser clip below.

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New Empire Release Studio Documentary

New Empire Release Studio Documentary

New Empire released a short video of the band recording their new album, titled In A Breath. Check it out below. The album releases April 29th via Tooth & Nail.

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Citizens Release New Single

Citizens Release New Single

Citizens have released a new single called “You Brought Me Back To Life” to digital outlets. The band has been hard at work on their new album that will release soon through Mars Hill Music / BEC Recordings.

The Ember Days – Run To You (Live)

Music Video : The Ember Days – Run To You (Live)

The Ember Days have released the live video for the track “Run To You”. Check it out below. The song appears on the band’s upcoming April 29th live album. Pre-order here.

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NEEDTOBREATHE Album Stream & Chat

NEEDTOBREATHE Album Stream & Chat

NEEDTOBREATHE are streaming their newly released album, titled Rivers In The Wasteland, over at Relevant. The band is also doing a live chat on their site tonight at 9PM EST/6PM EST & are taking questions on Twitter now. Include the hashtag #NTBWasteland.

Poema Cover Roy Orbison’s “Crying”

Poema Cover Roy Orbison’s “Crying”

Poema will release their cover of Roy Orbison’s classic track “Crying” next week on Destiny Nashville’s The Cover Up. Check out a teaser clip below.

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Page CXVI Stream New EP

Page CXVI Stream New EP

Page CXVI are streaming their new album, titled Good Friday To Easter, at Relevant Magazine’s ‘The Drop’. The album is also available for purchase starting today.

Twin Forks Release Video For Cross My Mind

Twin Forks Release Video For Cross My Mind

Twin Forks have debuted their new music video for “Cross My Mind” over at The Boot.

Farewell Flight – Everything Changed

Music Video : Farewell Flight – Everything Changed

Farewell Flight released a music video for the track “Everything Changed”. Check it out below. The song is taken from the band’s recent release, titled I Was A Ghost, which is available now.

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NEEDTOBREATHE Live Q & A, Upcoming TV Performances

NEEDTOBREATHE Live Q & A, Upcoming TV Performances

Mark your calendars. NEEDTOBREATHE announced today that they will be performing on Ellen and The Late Show with David Letterman in the coming weeks to promote their latest album Rivers In The Wasteland. They will be performing “The Heart” on Ellen on April 18th (NBC, 4pm local time) and they will make their appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman on April 23rd (CBS, 11:35/10:35 CT).

Yesterday they revealed that in honor of the release of River

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JOHNNYSWIM Is On Letterman Tonight

JOHNNYSWIM Is On Letterman Tonight

JOHNNYSWIM will be performing on Letterman tonight. The band’s new album, titled Diamonds, releases April 29th via Big Picnic Records. Check the video out below.

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Copeland Adds Ordinary To Bandcamp

Copeland Adds Ordinary To Bandcamp

Copeland have put up their new single “Ordinary” as a free download on Bandcamp. Check it out below. [Thanks Derek O]

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Nickel Creek Is On The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon Wednesday

Nickel Creek Is On The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon Wednesday

Nickel Creek will be performing a song off their brand new album, titled A Dotted Line, this Wednesday on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Check out the video & an acoustic behind-the-scenes performance below.

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Jars Of Clay Release Inlandia EP

Jars Of Clay Release Inlandia EP

Jars Of Clay recently released a new EP, titled Inlandia: The Remix Collection. The album features 7 remixes which you can check out at Relevant.

New Empire Debuts New Video

New Empire Debuts New Video

New Empire have debuted their brand new music video for “Say It Like You Mean It” over at Nylonguys & you can check it out below. The song appears on the band’s Tooth & Nail debut, titled In A Breath, which releases April 29th. Pre-orders are available now.

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NEEDTOBREATHE – Difference Maker

Music Video : NEEDTOBREATHE – Difference Maker

NEEDTOBREATHE have released a new music video for “Difference Maker” & you can watch below. The song will appear on the band’s upcoming April 15th release, titled Rivers In The Wasteland. The band has also begun streaming their album, adding one song per day, at their website until April 11th when you can check out the whole stream.

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Copeland Reunites To Release New Album

Copeland Reunites To Release New Album

Copeland announced that they have reunited & will release a new album, titled IXORA, on October 31, 2014. Check out the new song “Ordinary” in the promotional video below. Pre-order here.

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B Is Bridgie

Interview : B Is Bridgie

I had the privileged opportunity to interview Kim Caro who is the vocalist for upcoming indie rock band B Is Bridgie. She shared how they got to know producer Scott Silletta, people who she wished or wish she could collaborate with, and her fancy for bottle cap art.

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Least Of These – Broken Record

Music Video : Least Of These – Broken Record

Least Of These have released a music video for the track “Broken Record” taken from their 2013 release, titled Change Will Come. Watch below. In other news, the band is in the midst of a Kickstarter to raise funds for their Red Cord Records debut.

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The Ember Days to Release “Live” Ep

The Ember Days to Release “Live” Ep

The Ember Days to Release Live EP. NASHVILLE, TN – March 25, 2014 – The Ember Days just announced they are now taking pre-orders for the April 29th release of the The Ember Days Live. The five-track EP, recorded at Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry in Redding, California, showcases the band’s melodic sound while capturing the passion of a live worshiping crowd. It is The Ember Days at their best. Watch a live song below and read the rest of the press release.

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Emery to Launch Crowdfunding Campaign Next Week

Emery to Launch Crowdfunding Campaign Next Week

SEATTLE, WA – Veteran Christian rock band, Emery, will launch a crowdfunding campaign next week, Tuesday, April 1, on BadChristian.com to help support the band’s upcoming full-length, You Were Never Alone, which will be released this summer on BadChristian Music, the record label founded by Emery members Matt Carter and Toby Morrell and former Emery bassist Joey Svendsen. You Were Never Alone sees the return of Emery founding member/vocalist, Devin Shelton, and the band plans to tour in support of its upcoming sixth full-length effort. In anticipation of the crowdfunding launch, Emery has posted a rough mix of a song from the new album, “I Got Taken for a Bath,” for free download here.

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Skyhawk Drive Calls it Quits

Skyhawk Drive Calls it Quits

The band Skyhawk Drive has decided to call it quits and end their run. Read their letters on Facebook here.

King’s Kaleidoscope – Live in Color

Review : King’s Kaleidoscope – Live in Color

King’s Kaleidoscope delivers passionate worship with artistic integrity in this latest release,and though they have an occasional misstep, I think Live in Color is going to resonate with quite a few people.

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Emery Offering New Song For Free

Emery Offering New Song For Free

Emery are giving away a new demo track for free via their website at Bad Christian. The song will appear on the band’s new album, titled You Were Never Alone, which releases this summer. The band will be crowdfunding the new album & that will begin next week.

Jars Of Clay Begin Fan-Curated Album

Jars Of Clay Begin Fan-Curated Album

Jars Of Clay plans to release a new album with acoustic versions of 20 of their fan’s favorite JOC tracks. If you pledge to back the project you will get the album for free but will also be directly involved in which songs get picked. Read more & support here. Which songs would you choose?

Kings Kaleidoscope’s Live In Color Available for Free!

Kings Kaleidoscope’s Live In Color Available for Free!

Bad Christian’s latest signing, Kings Kaleidoscope, has released their first album Live In Color, and it’s available for free for the week. Don’t miss out!

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Loud Harp Releases Live EP

Loud Harp Releases Live EP

In preparation for their upcoming album release, titled Asaph, Loud Harp released a live EP today. The album, titled Asaph Ep (Live at St. Ida’s), features “four stripped down/live versions of songs from the upcoming album, one stripped down/live version of a song from the debut album and the album version of the song “(77) You Heard Me”.” Download it via Noisetrade below.

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Free Future of Forestry Instrumental Album

Free Future of Forestry Instrumental Album

You can also download the entire album’s instrumentals for free on Noisetrade.

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Future of Forestry – Travelers Song (Piano and Strings Session)

Download : Future of Forestry – Travelers Song (Piano and Strings Session)

I am excited to bring you a free song download from Future of Forestry from their new Piano and Strings Session recording. The song is “Travelers Song” done stripped down and with just Piano and Strings. Check it out below. Future of Forestry’s new release “Piano and Strings Session” due out March 18th!

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Five Iron Frenzy “Engine of a Million Plots” For $5.00 on Amazon

Five Iron Frenzy “Engine of a Million Plots” For $5.00 on Amazon

Get Five Iron Frenzy’s 2013 comeback release, “Engine of a Million Plots” for only $5.00 on Amazon (Digital) right now here. Sale will last until March 15th. If you prefer the CD, Amazon has it for just $8.00 at the same link. CD includes digital download. The band also has a bunch of great new merch available in their online store including Windbreakers, Dickies Jackets, Hats, Patches, and new Tshirt Designs.…

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Check Out: Skyward

Check Out: Skyward

Check out the music of Virginia based Alternative band, Skyward. They released their brand new single “Sing it Back” and you can grab it from NoiseTrade here (or below). Fans of Paper Route, Anberlin, 30 Seconds to Mars, Marianas Trench, will find something appreciate in Skyward’s music. [Facebook] [Twitter]

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Brandon Purvis – Here Goes Nothing

Check out the music of independent Alternative/Punk artist Brandon Purvis. He recently released his debut ep “Here Goes Nothing” which you can get for free right here on NoiseTrade. Fans of The Ataris, Goo Goo Dolls, Two Timer, SINS, and Jimmy Eat World will find something to enjoy in this new ep. Check it out below. [Facebook]

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John Mark McMillan – Borderland

Review : John Mark McMillan – Borderland

This may just be John Mark McMillan’s best album yet, check out the review.

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B is Bridgie to Play Stageit Show April 1st

B is Bridgie to Play Stageit Show April 1st

B is Bridgie a group which features Jonathan Caro (formerly of Stairwell and Bloodshed) along with his wife Kim on vocals, will be playing a very special intimate Stageit show on April 1st at 5:30pm PST. Get your tickets here. They are a talented new indie pop group which released their debut ep “500 Words” last year independently. Check them out.

We Shot the Moon Coming to Vinyl

We Shot the Moon Coming to Vinyl

Get the 4th album from We Shot the Moon titled “Love On” exclusively on Vinyl right here from Watchmaker Record Company. The group’s new album “The Finish Line” just released this month and is now available on all digital networks.

Sow and Tether

Sow and Tether

Sow and Tether has released their debut “Stripes Speak Out” today. Pick it up on iTunes here. Stream it on our website here.

Ruth Surprises With New EP Voilà

Ruth Surprises With New EP Voilà

Without much promotion besides a few tweets, the folksy-rock band Ruth put out a 6-track EP today. The surprise EP, Voilà, can be streamed on Spotify or purchased at iTunes. What do you think of this unexpected release? I find the cover art interesting as it is very simple and similar to the cover of their last release Payola.

Sow and Tether – Stripes Speak Out (Ep Stream)

Stream : Sow and Tether – Stripes Speak Out (Ep Stream)

I am very excited to bring you an exclusive ep stream from up and coming indie worship band, Sow and Tether. The ep is titled “Stripes Speak Out” which will release on February 27th 2014. I am excited because I was passed this ep from one of the band members and had worked with some of them previously when they were in the band Parallels. It’s a great ep and shows the talent this young band has. Check it out and make sure to buy the ep when it goes on sale next week.

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Seeker & Servant Turntable Giveaway

Seeker & Servant Turntable Giveaway

Check this out. The next 10 people to purchase one of Seeker and Servant’s new albums on Vinyl will entered in a contest to win a Crosley Cruiser Turntable. Purchase the album “Into Your Love I Go” on vinyl here. Check out Seeker and Servant on Facebook here.

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