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Various artists from Save the City Records have released this brand-new 2012 Christmas EP compilation titled ‘Snow in Love’, featuring fan-favourite Christmas carols and some new Christmas-themed melodies. Check out the review.
Twin radio have posted their cover of the Christmas classic, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”. Check it out below.
Nothing is better to get you in the Christmas mood than hearing longtime Christian hard rock quartet Pillar with a rendition of the classic “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”. You can download it via NoiseTrade or watch it below.
Check out this cool Young Oceans track “All Who Hear” from their new special Christmas album “Advent” which is available now here. This band has so much talent and passion, I can’t help but sing along. Check them out.
Check out a FREE Illect Recordings Christmas compilation below via bandcamp. Featuring Sintax the Terrific, Scribbling Idiots, LA Symphony, Sivion, Elias, and more.
Rottweiler Records and Indie Vision Music present “Fleas Naughty Dog Vol. 3″, a 15 track Christmas themed free compilation. Check it out below.
Slospeak Records just announced the November 27th release of Slospeak Christmas Volume 1. The 12 track sampler features classic Christmas tunes re-recorded to showcase each artists’ style. In addition to Slospeak artists and other indie acts, Relient K (Mono vs Stereo), House of Heroes (Gotee Records), Deas Vail (Mono vs Stereo) and Matt Shelton (of The Wedding / Tooth&Nail) contribute songs to the album. Read the full press release below for info on where to get these songs as well as the tracklist.
Josiah James has posted the first song from his “Heaven Came Down” Christmas Ep and you can listen to it below. The album will release to iTunes/Amazon on November 27th.
Starfield have released their first Christmas album, ‘Songs For Christmas Vol. 1′ featuring Christmas carols ‘God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen’, ‘What Child is This’ and ‘O Holy Night’. Here is the review.
Mikeschair have released their first Christmas album, ‘It’s Christmas’ last Tuesday (November 13th), featuring the original songs ‘Redemption Song’ and ‘It’s Christmas’. Check out the review.
We Shot the Moon have released their Christmas music ep titled “My Favorite Christmas Gift” and are selling it for $5.00 via their bandcamp page. Listen/Download below.
I just received this press release from Razzbarry Records about their free Christmas sampler being offered through Noisetrade.com starting Tuesday November 13th. Check out the press release below.
Sufjan Stevens has a new claymation inspired video for his new “Christmas” themed song, “Mr. Frosty Man” and you can watch it below. Warning: It’s gorrrryyyyy! His new Christmas themed album “Silver & Gold: Songs for Christmas Vol. 6-10″ will be out November 13th.
Dara Maclean, known for her hit singles ‘Suitcases’ and ‘Free’, releases her first Christmas EP, ‘Bethlehem Skies’, on Tuesday 30th October. Check out the review.
A Very Special Christmas compilations that released albums since the 1980s in support for the Special Olympics, have just released their newest compilation; Bringing Peace to Earth. Here is the review.
Francesca Battistelli has released her first Christmas album, with hit single ‘You’re Here’, as well as favourite carols ‘Joy to the World’, ‘O Come, O Come Emmanuel’ and ‘Go Tell It On the Mountain’. Here is the review of this pop/jazz album.
Steven Curtis Chapman releases his 3rd Christmas album, ‘JOY’, on Tuesday October 16th, with 6 self-penned Christmas melodies as well as arrangements of favourite Christmas classics to create one of the most ingenious Christmas albums of the year. Check out the review.
Hillsong have released their new Christmas album, ‘We Have a Saviour’, complete with great original tracks, yet with underwhelming Christmas carols, creating a mixed record musically. Check out the review.
Josh Wilson releases his debut Christmas album ‘Noel’ on Tuesday (9th October), playing almost every instrument on it to unveil 4 original tracks, 4 traditional carols and a couple of instrumentals. Here is the review.
[Update: There are just 7 days left to contribute to Josiah's campaign. Let's make his Christmas album a reality!] If you dug the Josiah James tracks on our two latest Passionate Hope Free compilations, you’ll be pumped to learn that he has plans to record more new music. Josiah James plans to record a new Christmas music themed ep to release in a few months. He has started a kickstarter to raise $4000 towards the goal of completing this new ep. Check it out. Don’t forget, you can pick up Josiah’s latest album that released in January of this year, on Amazon/iTunes.
Lincoln Brewster releases his first Christmas album, Joy To the World, on October 9th, featuring renditions of many Christmas classics like ‘Little Drummer Boy’, ‘Joy To the World’ and ‘O Holy Night’, along with worship songs ‘Our God’ and ‘Shout For Joy’. Here is the review.
Jason Gray has released his first Christmas album featuring mostly original tracks as he places his own musical twist on the beloved Christmas season. Check out the review.
Worship/pop artist Jeremy Camp releases his first Christmas album, ‘Christmas: God With Us’ next week Tuesday (September 25th). Check out the review.
Dustin Kensrue, frontman for legendary rock band Thrice, released a solo “Christmas” album “This Good Night Is Still Everywhere” a few years ago and I just really enjoy it. I encourage you to check it out and purchase at Amazon (or iTunes).