Tag Archives: Alternative
Wesley Blaylock, best known from Deas Vail, has released 2 new singles. You can pick up both on iTunes: “Burns the World To Gold” & “Falling Over You”. Both are released through MP45 Records which also recently released new Anchor & Braille material.
Emery are hitting the road with The Classic Crime & Artifex Pereo on a short run through Texas & the West Coast. The band is also going to be doing a special acoustic set prior to the show on the floor with the fans who purchase VIP tickets. The dates & poster can be seen below.
’68 will be hitting the road with Trophy Scars while they trek across Europe. Check out the poster & dates below.
Freckles, which features professional skateboarder Josh Harmony, have released their new self-titled album chock full of instrumental alternative surf rock. Check out the self-titled release via Noisetrade below.
The Classic Crime have premiered 3 songs from What Was Done, Vol. 1: A Decade Revisited. Listen to “All The Memories (Revisited)”, “Salt In The Snow (Revisited)”, & “We All Look Elsewhere (Revisited)” below. The album can be pre-ordered on iTunes or from Bad Christian. The songs originally premiered on PropertyofZack.
Ed Kowalczyk has released a music video for “Angels On A Razor” which you can watch below. The song appears on his latest album titled The Flood And The Mercy.
Sleeping At Last released a micro music video for the track “Neptune”. Watch below. If you like the track make sure to check out the Atlas: Year One project which is available now.
JOHNNYSWIM have announced that they will be doing a Christmas tour this December. Check out the poster & dates below. The band will be releasing Christmas EP as well.
Kingslynn have posted their cover of “Misty Mountains” from The Hobbit. Listen & download below. RIYL: M83, Kye Kye
Ray Torres and the Mercy becomes just “Merci.”. Look for new music that the band has been working on, soon. It will be the follow up to their fabulous 2011 album that has now been re-tagged under their current name (with different artwork) and available for purchase on iTunes here. I encourage you to check this group out and give them your support. [Facebook] [Twitter] [Website]
Steve Taylor & the Perfect Foil have released a music video for “Standing In Line”. Watch below. The song will appear on the group’s new album Goliath which releases on Nov. 18th. It originally premiered on Wondering Sound where you can read a short interview as well.
At The Close Of Every Day have released the first single from their upcoming album titled Darkness Travels Light. Listen to “Hope For Hope” below. The album will be available on Nov. 3rd via Volkoren.
Copeland announced that Ixora will release on Nov. 24th via Tooth & Nail. If you pre-ordered you will get the digital on Nov. 14th. Listen to a new song “Disconnected” below & you can also check out the announcement video.
Colony House made their national TV debut last night on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Check out the video performing “Silhouettes” below.
Anchor & Braille previously announced via social media that they would have new music out on Sept. 26th. Well looks like that has been pushed back to Oct. 3rd.
Check out the album cover & track listing for The Classic Crime’s new album What Was Done Vol. 1: A Decade Revisited, below. The album releases on Oct. 28th.
John Mark McMillan has released “Monsters Talk” which features Bear Rinehart of NEEDTOBREATHE. The track will appear on his new album The Borderland Sessions which releases on Sept. 30th. Listen below & pre-order on iTunes.
Tooth & Nail have launched an Anberlin remix contest on Indiloop. The winner receives VIP tickets to the Irving Plaza in New York on Nov 16th as well as a signed merch pack! Entrants can remix any track from the band’s new album Lowborn.
Luke Cyrus Band have begun a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new EP. They are looking to raise $10k over the next 28 days and are inching towards 10% at this point. Check out the promo video below & check out a free 4 song download via Noisetrade.
The Classic Crime have started the first CD pre-order for What Was Done, Vol. 1: A Decade Revisited on Amazon. Pre-orders on iTunes will go live on Sept. 30th & the CD/t-shirt combo on Oct. 6th. The album will release on Oct. 28th & Kickstarter backers will receive it on the 21st.
Kings Kaleidoscope have released a new lyric video for the single “I Know”. Check it out below. The song is taken from their upcoming album, Becoming Who We Are, which releases on Oct. 27th. Pre-order from the band or from Tooth & Nail.
Dinner And A Suit will release the Stay EP on Oct. 7th. Check out a new track, the album cover, & a making-of video below. Pre-order here.
Punktastic has premiered a full live set from ’68 at Hevy Fest this year. In other news the band will be joining Anberlin for a few dates this Fall in the US as well as heading overseas with Trophy Scars. Check out the video, interview, & dates below.
Matty Mullins has released another new track from his forthcoming self-titled album due out next Tuesday Sept. 23rd. Check out “By My Side” below. Pre-order packages are available & you can also pre-order on iTunes.
Ashley Dugger released a documentary film about Seabird called Troubled Days. You can watch the 30 minute film below. The description reads ““Troubled Days” takes an in-depth look at individuals chasing their dreams by profiling the local band Seabird. Seabird has seen national success with songs featured on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy and Pushing Daisies. In 2010, their song “Don’t You Know You’re Beautiful” was a #1 hit on Christian radio, yet they are still struggling to make a name for themselves. In this documentary, Seabird serves as an example of artists across the country trying to make a career doing what they love.”
Switchfoot has released a music video for the track “When We Come Alive”. Watch below. The song appears on the band’s latest full length Fading West.
Neulore have released a Daytrotter Session. The band’s new album Animal Evolve will release on on September 23rd via Chop Shop / Island Records. RIYL: Mumford & Sons, NEEDTOBREATHE, Bon Iver, Coldplay
Copeland have completed work on their new album Ixora. Pre-order the album here. The physical versions are all limited. Most interesting of the options is the Twin Edition. Disc one is an extended edition with more songs, interludes, & bonus tracks. Disc two is an alternate version that can be listened to on its own or played in sync with disc one giving you a quadraphonic version of Ixora.