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Michael W. Smith will release The Spirit Of Christmas on September 30th. It features guests including Bono, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Carrie Underwood, & more. The cover & full track listing can be seen below.
Shaun Groves is nearing the end of his Kickstarter campaign to record a Christmas EP. He is over halfway to his goal of $15,540. Speaking of Christmas he will be hitting the road with Francesca Battistelli around that time this year.
Centricity Music have released their own Christmas compilation, featuring artists like Downhere, Andrew Peterson, Jonny Diaz, Jason Gray, as well as newer artists like Carrolton and Lauren Daigle.
Oklahoma City based rock/pop group New Westerns, who we just recently told the world about, have released a new Christmas Single just in time for… well, you know. You can check out “Snow” and the Piano version of “Snow” on iTunes. For just under two bucks, you can land yourself a new synth/pop Christmas addiction.
While you’re doing that, be sure to check out our “Ultimate Christmas Playlist” and judge for yourself if thi…
BEC Recordings have released a Christmas EP compilation, featuring artists like Shine Bright Baby, The Museum, Manafest and 7eventh Time Down. Check out the review.
In our final (?) In the Silence of the Mind for 2013, I examine the ultimate Christmas Music Playlist. Be sure to chime in with your favorite songs!
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.
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.
BEC Recordings and Mars Hill Music presents to us the first Citizens Christmas album, ‘Repeat the Sounding Joy’. Here is the review.
Centricity Music artist Jonny Diaz has released the lyric video for his current radio Christmas single, ‘Asleep in the Hay’. Check out the video below, and be sure to look out for some new music from Jonny in 2014.
North Point Music have released their second Christmas album, Let There Be Light. Check out the review.
Kerrie Roberts has released her new Christmas EP, ‘Thank You Child’, featuring the original title track, as well as some beloved favourites such as ‘Go Tell It On the Mountain’ and ‘What Child is This’. Check out the review.
for KING AND COUNTRY have released their first Christmas EP, titled ‘Into the Silent Night’. Check out the review.
Brandon Heath, famous for ‘Give Me Your Eyes’ and ‘Your Love’, has released his first Christmas album, titled ‘Christmas Is Here’. Here is the review.
Sidewalk Prophets, famous for their hits ‘Live Like That’, ‘The Words I Would Say’ and ‘You Love Me Anyway’, have released their first Christmas album in September. Check out the review.
Dave Ghazarian (formerly of Audio Adrenaline and Superchick) returns with his second Christmas release penned under the awesome name “David Ian” (this is awesome because it shares my name. Duh.) Beginning exactly where his last effort Vintage Christmas left off, this album acts much like an extension to the previous release.
Meredith Andrews released her first Christmas EP, ‘Behold the Saviour’, on Tuesday September 24th, featuring her hit song ‘He Has Come For Us’ as well as a recording of the beloved ‘Mary Did You Know’. Check out the review.
Wretched, the alias of the singer/guitarist/songwriter behind Horror Punk band Grave Robber, has started an IndieGoGo campaign to fund a “Solo” Christmas Ep done in that same fun Grave Robber style. If you want to contribute, then click here.
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.
Ashes Remain of Fair Trade Services have released their first Christmas album, ‘Christmas EP’. Here is the review.
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.