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The Collection – Ars Moriendi

Review : The Collection – Ars Moriendi

The Collection’s latest album, Ars Moriendi, is a set of poignant, beautiful reflections of death, doubt, and faith set against a lush, orchestral folk backdrop.

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Copperlily Plan Nationwide Touring

Copperlily Plan Nationwide Touring

Copperlily look to be planning extensive touring following their upcoming self-titled album due out March 24th. They are looking to hit the “west coast in March, Midwest in late March/early April, east coast and south in May, and then anywhere and everywhere after that.” Book a show by contacting copperlilymusic@gmail.com

Copperlily to Release Full-Length ‘Copperlily’ on March 24th

Copperlily to Release Full-Length ‘Copperlily’ on March 24th

Copperlily announced that their self-titled full length will be available on March 24th. The husband-wife duo is comprised of Tim Skipper (of House of Heroes) and Stephanie Skipper (aka Stephanie Smith). The song used in the video is “The Song of You and Me” and will be the first track on the new album. Preorder it here. 

The Vespers Stream New Album Ahead of Release

The Vespers Stream New Album Ahead of Release

Folk-pop band The Vespers have decided to stream their new album Sisters and Brothers a few weeks before the release date. You can stream it on AllMusic here. If you like what you hear, a pre-order can be placed via iTunes here before the official release date of Feb 10th.

NEEDTOBREATHE Premiere New Single “Brother” (ft. Gavin DeGraw)

NEEDTOBREATHE Premiere New Single “Brother” (ft. Gavin DeGraw)

NEEDTOBREATHE’s latest single is a new version of “Brother”, which now features additional vocals by Gavin DeGraw. For news on the upcoming ‘Tour De Compardres’ click here.  The single will be available for purchase on Monday including an acoustic version & a special edition 7 inch will also be released via the band’s store. The song originally premiered on Entertainment Weekly.

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Help Gayle Skidmore Fund New EP

Help Gayle Skidmore Fund New EP

Singer-songwriter Gayle Skidmore is looking to raise $5,500 to record a brand new EP. With only a few days to go before the deadline, she needs your help. She is seeking to record this EP before her violinist moves to Japan. Check out Gayle’s performance of “Nightingale” that took place aboard a trolley.

Dustin Kensrue to Release ‘Carry The Fire’ in April

Dustin Kensrue to Release ‘Carry The Fire’ in April

Dustin Kensrue has announced that he will release his new solo album, titled Carry The Fire, on April 21st on Staple Records / Vagrant Records. Check out the album cover & track listing below. “This record is a study in contrasts; light and darkness, flame and flood, true love and senseless hatred,” commented Kensrue. “What does it mean to ‘carry the fire’ when it so often seems like there is no light

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NEEDTOBREATHE Offers Details for ‘Tour De Compadres’

NEEDTOBREATHE Offers Details for ‘Tour De Compadres’

NEEDTOBREATHE is beginning to release information on the upcoming ‘Tour De Compadres’. Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors & Colony House will join them for the entire tour, while Ben Rector appears on Leg 1 & Switchfoot on Leg 2. Dates & locations will be announced on February 2nd. ‘Join’ the Event Page on Facebook in order to receive the pre-sale password on Feb. 3rd before tickets go on sale on the 4th.

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Sufjan Stevens to Tour in Support of New Album

Sufjan Stevens to Tour in Support of New Album

Singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens has announced a variety of tour dates in support of his highly-anticipated album Carrie & Lowell. I am linking the tour dates from The A.V. Club because they have an article title that I am extremely jealous that I did not come up with myself.  Carrie & Lowell will release through his own Asthmatic Kitty Records on March 31st.

Switchfoot Receives Final ‘Tour De Compadres’ Invite From NEEDTOBREATHE

Switchfoot Receives Final ‘Tour De Compadres’ Invite From NEEDTOBREATHE

Surf rock band Switchfoot is the fourth and final band to receive a tour invite from NEEDTOBREATHE. Switchfoot will join Ben Rector, Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, Colony House, and NEEDTOBREATHE on the “Tour De Compadres”. This is shaping up to be one of the greatest tour lineups in recent memory (and better than certain summer festival lineups, in my opinion). Keep an eye out for tour dates soon!

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Sandra McCracken To Release ‘Psalms’

Sandra McCracken To Release ‘Psalms’

Sandra McCracken has released the first track from her upcoming album titled Psalms. Check out the song “Almighty God”, co-written with All Sons & Daughters, below.

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The Vespers Post Live Videos

The Vespers Post Live Videos

The Vespers continue to post live performance videos leading up to the February 10th release of their new album titled Sisters and Brothers. Check out performances from the Soundcheck Series, the Smoakstack Sessions, & episode 1 of the Reason and Rhyme Show (band podcast). Pre-order on iTunes & get 3 bonus tracks including a cover of Coldplay’s “Another’s Arms”.

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Elenowen Release ‘For The Taking’

Elenowen Release ‘For The Taking’

Elenowen released their new album, titled For The Taking, last week via Ready Set Records. Pick it up on major digital outlets including iTunes or stream below via Spotify.

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Stream Audrey Assad’s ‘O Happy Fault’ Film

Stream Audrey Assad’s ‘O Happy Fault’ Film

Audrey Assad released a short film last year titled O Happy Fault & you can now watch it on Vimeo below. The project is described as “visual meditation- story and song woven together into one beautiful short film. Live concert footage and narratives alternate in a prayerful rhythm.” The film was written and directed by William Price III.

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Tim Neufield and the Glory Boys Debut Music Special

Tim Neufield and the Glory Boys Debut Music Special

Tim Neufield (lead vocalist of Starfield) released a collaborative new album last year called The Joy (Feat. The Glory Boys). Somehow, it looks like it passed nearly everybody’s radar. An amusing music special on the new group recently made its debut and can be viewed below from Crossroads360. Check out Tim Neufield and the Glory Boys’ album on iTunes here. 

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Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors Stream ‘Medicine’

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors Stream ‘Medicine’

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors are streaming the new album Medicine on Billboard. Check it out before it releases next Tuesday January 27th.

Ben Rector Tapped for ‘Tour De Compadres’

Ben Rector Tapped for ‘Tour De Compadres’

Ben Rector has posted a video (see below) of his invitation from NEEDTOBREATHE to join the ‘Tour De Compadres’. Check out the previous post which highlights the announcement videos from Colony House as well as Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors. There is one more to be announced. Any guesses?

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IVM Recommends: A Lion Named Roar

IVM Recommends: A Lion Named Roar

Here is a band that I am shocked that has not been featured on IVM yet. A Lion Named Roar has been around for a few years now but recently won American Songwriter’s “The Pub Deal” and a $20k publishing deal through Secret Road Music. I first became aware of the Kentucky-based band through guitarist/lyricist Tyler Anderson. Though I am not well acquainted with him, I first met Tyler when he ran Relient K‘s merchandise at the…

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NEEDTOBREATHE Courts Companions for ‘Tour De Compadres’

NEEDTOBREATHE Courts Companions for ‘Tour De Compadres’

Some videos have surfaced of various artists receiving packages from the band NEEDTOBREATHE. So far, Colony House and Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors have received said mail. Inside the package is an invitation to join NEEDTOBREATHE on a “Tour De Compadres” alongside some hats, mustaches, and sports gear. Colony House will be touring until the end of March and Drew Holcomb until April. My guess is that this “Tour De Compadres” will be a huge summer phenomenon.…

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Josh Garrels Needs You to Cover For Him

Josh Garrels Needs You to Cover For Him

Josh Garrels is putting the finishing touches on his next album. However, he is in need of an artist to create a hand drawn or painted cover for his new music. He needs it quite soon, but is willing to compensate. You can contact him with your portfolio at Contact@joshgarrels.com

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KIDS Post Music Video for “Second Star On The Right”

KIDS Post Music Video for “Second Star On The Right”

The Florida-based indie rock band KIDS have posted the music video for “Second Star On The Right”. Check it out below. The song appears on the band’s upcoming album, titled Rich Coast, which releases on January 27th.

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Kevin Wright Releases ‘From The Cornfield To The Shore’

Kevin Wright Releases ‘From The Cornfield To The Shore’

August Gate Music artist Kevin Smith has released his new album titled From The Cornfield To The Shore. Listen & purchase via Bandcamp below. All profits benefit families seeking to adopt. Learn more in the promo video below.

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Andrew Schwab Interviews Tobin Bawinkel (6’10 & Flatfoot 56)

Andrew Schwab Interviews Tobin Bawinkel (6’10 & Flatfoot 56)

Andrew Schwab of Project 86 has posted an interview he conducted with Tobin Bawinkel (6’10 & Flatfoot 56) on his TinSoldiers blog. In other news 6’10 also released a music video for the track “Backpack” which you can watch below. Pick the up CD or vinyl of his new album, titled The Humble Beginnings of a Rovin’ Soul, from the band’s webstore.

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John Tibbs To Release New Album in April

John Tibbs To Release New Album in April

John Tibbs will release his new album in April but in the meantime check out the Anchor EP via Bandcamp below. You can catch him on tour with the Newsboys on the We Believe God’s Not Dead 2015 Spring Tour along with Audio Adrenaline & Finding Favour. Check out the promo video for that tour below. RIYL: Gungor, Mumford and Son

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Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors Premiere Heartbreak
The Vespers’ Sisters and Brothers Sampler on Noisetrade

The Vespers’ Sisters and Brothers Sampler on Noisetrade

Approaching their Feb 10th release date, The Vespers have put out a primer of their music on Noisetrade. The album Sisters and Brothers is available for preorder on Etsy. 

Sufjan Stevens Returns With Carrie & Lowell

Sufjan Stevens Returns With Carrie & Lowell

Singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens has announced his next album Carrie & Lowell will release March 31st. You can preorder and watch the album trailer below. He last released a cover of Arthur Russell’s “A Little Lost” in August 2014 (which you can also view below).

 

Seryn To Release ‘Shadow Shows’ in February

Seryn To Release ‘Shadow Shows’ in February

Seryn will release a new album, titled Shadow Shows, on February 17th. Check out the album cover below & pre-order the album (CD, vinyl, etc) on their website. The band relocated to Nashville & lost a few members to 2014, which you can read more about here.

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Jeremiah Daly Releases Free Live EP

Jeremiah Daly Releases Free Live EP

Jeremiah Daly has released a free EP titled Live at True Tone Studios on Noisetrade. Listen & download below. If you missed it we premiered his latest video for “Ashes” which you can check out here.

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Sean Watkins Gives Solo Album for Free

Sean Watkins Gives Solo Album for Free

Sean Watkins is known to many as a member of both Fiction Family and Nickel Creek. Last Summer, he released a solo album under the radar by the name of All I Do Is Lie. You can now pick up that folksy americana record for a pay-what-you-want model over at Noisetrade. Sean Watkins is heading out on an intimate solo tour over the next few months. Tour dates/tickets can be found on his website.

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The Gray Havens

Interview : The Gray Havens

Check out IVM’s interview with Dave and Licia Radford of The Gray Haven

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Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors Post Video for “Here We Go”

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors Post Video for “Here We Go”

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors released the music video for “Here We Go” the first single from his upcoming album. Check it out below. The album, titled Medicine, releases January 27th. Pre-order via iTunes.

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Pre-order The Vespers’ Sisters and Brothers

Pre-order The Vespers’ Sisters and Brothers

After completing their Kickstarter campaign earlier this year, The Vespers have put up official pre-order options on Etsy (?!?) for their new album Sisters and Brothers. Pre-ordering on iTunes will get you a few bonus tracks as well The album will release on 2/10/15. You can listen to the title track over at Paste Magazine.

Exclusive: Jeremiah Daly Music Video Premiere

Exclusive: Jeremiah Daly Music Video Premiere

We are proud to premiere a new music video for “Ashes” from folk artist Jeremiah Daly. The single appears on his upcoming Live At True Tone Studios EP which will be available on Christmas day. The album was recorded live in one take & contains both old & new songs. You can also check out his excellent debut full length, titled In Our Time, via Noisetrade below.

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Green River Ordinance Post Christmas Album on Noisetrade

Green River Ordinance Post Christmas Album on Noisetrade

Green River Ordinance have added their Christmas album, titled A Green River Ordinance Christmas, to Noisetrade. Listen & download below.

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James & The Drifters Release Video for “Foxtrot”

James & The Drifters Release Video for “Foxtrot”

Huntingon, Indiana based folk rock band James & The Drifters have released a music video for the single “Foxtrot”. The song appears on the band’s album, titled All That Gold, which you can pick up on iTunes.

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Rend Collective Premiere “Joy to the World (You are my Joy)” Music Video

Rend Collective Premiere “Joy to the World (You are my Joy)” Music Video

Rend Collective have premiered their new music for their single “Joy To The World (You Are My Joy)”. Watch below. The song appears on the band’s new Christmas album, titled Campfire Christmas Vol. 1 which you can pick up on iTunes.

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HGTV Partners with Noisetrade for Christmas Compilation

HGTV Partners with Noisetrade for Christmas Compilation

HGTV has partnered with Noisetrade to offer a 30 track Christmas compilation titled HGTV + NoiseTrade Ultimate Holiday Soundtrack. It features some IVM related artists such as Ellie Holcomb, Over The Rhine, Jillian Edwards, Drew Holcomb, Smalltown Poets, & more.  Listen & download below.

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Jon Ladd (7-10 Split) Announces New “Solo” Project

Jon Ladd (7-10 Split) Announces New “Solo” Project

Jon Ladd the former lead vocalist/guitarist/songwriter for punk band 7-10 Split, has ventured out on his own with a solo project named “Courage, Dear Heart“. He will release a new E.P. in January via a label to be announced. You can still hear his first “solo” tune under the name “Jon Ladd” on spotify and our compilation “Punk Never Dies Vol. 2″. Read the statement, below.

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