Tag Archives: folk
Sarah Brusco is an amazing female artist who demonstrates to us what raw, genuine and heartfelt worship truly is. …continue reading
Being his first new track available to stream, you can listen to Josh Garrels’ song “A Long Way” in the video below. He talks about his brand new album Home in an interview on Stereo Subversion. The album can now be pre-ordered physically on his website, digitally on iTunes, or downloaded for free on Noisetrade on April 7th. …continue reading
Seryn have released their brand new music video for “The Fire” & you can watch below. The song appears on the group’s latest album, titled Shadow Shows, which released in February. The video originally premiered on Paste. …continue reading
Check out the debut music video from Little Blue Light! They’re an up-and-coming band from the UK, and they play a fun and eclectic mix of Ska, Swing, Folk, Rock, Reggae, and Ragtime! It appears that they don’t have an official release out yet, but the word is that they’re going to be heading into the studio to record their debut album in the near future!
Jon Guerra has released a music video for his new single “Nothing Better” which appears on his upcoming album Little Songs due out April 21st. Check it out below. The video originally premiered on Relevant Magazine. …continue reading
Burlap To Cashmere have announced that their upcoming album is titled Freedom Souls. The band has stated that if you pre-order via PledgeMusic you will receive the album on April 1st. The official release date will be further down the road.
Husband-wife duo Jenny & Tyler were recently interviewed by a blog called “Bad Catholic” (seemingly no relation to “Bad Christian”. In the short interview, Tyler Somers discusses a number of deep questions including social justice, doctrine, and Christian music. Check out this link to see the interview.
Coming off of their recent release of Medicine, folk band Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors have put out a video for their single “Tightrope”. You can view the seemingly-random animated video over at Relevant Magazine.
Always dependable for great new music, Relevant Magazine has released their latest compilation of tunes. This edition mostly features IVM-covered artists (such as Brooke Fraser, Drew Holcomb, Aaron Strumpel, The Brilliance and Seyrn) but it also some closely-related artists that we don’t quite cover here because they are on the verge (From Indian Lakes and Trent Dabbs). Most notable, there is a free Sufjan Stevens song on this album that was just released today.
With only 2 weeks to go until the release of his new album Carrie & Lowell, Sufjan Stevens premiered a new track this morning. You can hear “Should Have Known Better” in the video below, and then purchase the album on March 31st. …continue reading
On top of the new track that she premiered this week with Sean Watkins, Gayle Skidmore has shared another brand new song. This track was written for Ninkasi Brewing inspired by their India Red Ale and the lyric “Dawn of the Red”. You can stream/download the new track below. …continue reading
Stu G (Ex-delirious) Joins Forces With The Ember Days and David Leonard (All Sons & Daughters) for New Song
Stu G, a former guitarist of the legendary Christian rock band delirious, has released a brand new song based off of “The Merton Prayer”. This song entitled “For All My Days” is available for pay-what-you-want on Noisetrade. Additionally, this song features The Ember Days as well as David Leonard (half of the duo that is All Sons & Daughters). Check it out in the widget below
(Widget is such an awesome word isn’t it? Widget.) …continue reading
After their album release exactly a month ago, iTunes is releasing “Signs” from The Vespers for free this week. The song is featured on their new album Sisters and Brothers. Check it out here. Additionally, the folk band still has a free sampler on Noisetrade.
In week 4 of his discography giveaway, Josh Garrels is putting his 2009 record Lost Animals up for free adoption. Check it out this week only on Noisetrade. His newest album, Home, will be out a month from now on April 7th. …continue reading
Folk musician Jadon Lavik just announced that he plans to release a brand new ep of songs tomorrow. Summer Sessions will be available to purchase on iTunes and his website. View a brand new music video and the track listing below. …continue reading
Singer-songwriter and San Diego native Gayle Skidmore has released a studio cut of her song “Beautiful Soul” featuring Sean Watkins (Nickel Creek/Fiction Family). Stream the song over at bandcamp and then purchase it for a mere dollar if you like what you hear. You can also catch her on her Burnt Tongues Tour for the next few months. …continue reading
NEEDTOBREATHE premiered their new music video for “Brother feat. Gavin DeGraw” over the weekend on VH1. View the video below. NEEDTOBREATHE has been the subject of a lot of the news here lately including the announcement of a new live album and the mega-sized Tour De Compadres. …continue reading
Rather than relying on the same-ol, same-ol radio-friendly voice, Sufjan Steven’s Asthmatic Kitty Records is looking to fans for help. You can send over any kind of audio file promoting his new single “No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross” for the label to use on Spotify, and they will send you “goodies” in return. Head over to AKR’s website for more details.
Continuing in his free album releases leading up to his new record Home, Josh Garrels is giving away his folksy album Jacaranda on Noisetrade. Act quick though, as another album will be replacing this free download next week.
Home will be released on April 7th. …continue reading
NEEDTOBREATHE has announced the release of their very first live album Live From The Woods. It will consist of 17 tracks all recorded at Nashville’s The Woods at Fontanel Amphitheater last Fall. The band is providing several pre-order options on their website (all of them include 2 free song downloads from the album). You can pick up the album on April 14th (the 1-year anniversary of their last studio album Rivers in the Wasteland).
Folk duo Handsome and Gretyl have announced their new album Twelve, a project where they’ve decided to experiment a bit: writing, recording, and releasing one song per month for the entire year. Check it out on their PledgeMusic page. …continue reading
Leading up to the release date of Josh Garrels’ upcoming album Home (April 7, 2015), he will be offering one of his old albums for free each week for the next six weeks via Noisetrade. The first one available is “Over Oceans.” …continue reading
Judah & The Lion performed their single “Kickin’ Da Leaves” on the Late Show with David Letterman. Check out the clip below. The song appears on their recent release titled Kids These Days. …continue reading
Check out this performance video of “Cave of Clouds” from Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery. …continue reading
Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery, indie folk-rockers from the midwest, are raising money for their latest album, Alyosha. Thoughtful Americana imbued with thoughtful, soul searching lyrics, for fans of Damien Jurado, Neil Young, Sufjan Stevens, Dawes, …continue reading
Experimental folk singer-songwriter Josh Garrels has announced his new album Home. It will consist of 11 new songs and will be released on April 7, 2015. Watch the album trailer below. …continue reading
Tobin Bawinkel and his new project 6’10,” dropped the thrashing guitars and bagpipes of in his usual gig, Celtic Punk band Flatfoot 56, and has gone unplugged. Read on for the full review. …continue reading
Continuing their union of melancholy and redemption, the album is consistent from start to finish. Blending the traditional singer-songwriter template with contemporary sensibilities, it may be a modern classic. So if you’re sick of today’s mainstream music, Medicine is the perfect remedy. …continue reading
Aaron Strumpel continues to push against the limits of Christian music, and although Bright Star may not be his most experimental, it’s a fine showcase for the care, creativity, and simple beauty of his music. …continue reading
Legendary singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens will release his new single “No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross” this Monday. That will be the first song released from his upcoming album Carrie & Lowell. The album will release March 31st through his own Asthmatic Kitty Records. You can preorder the album here (with LP options for only $13!) …continue reading