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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.
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.”
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
John Mark McMillan has announced that he will be releasing The Borderland Sessions on Sept. 30th via LionHawk Records. Along with the announcement he released a video for “Silver Shore” which was recorded acoustically in New Zealand. Pre-orders start on Sept. 23rd. Read more & watch the video below.
Housefires have released their new album Housefires II as well as a live performance video for “Good God Father”. Watch the video below & pick up the album on iTunes. RIYL: All Sons & Daughters, Bethel
Kye Kye have announced that the remix album for Fantasize will be out the end of the this month. The first single & pre-orders will go live next week.
Stay the Shores will release their brand new ep “Water and Bones” this coming Tuesday September 9th through all digital retailers including their own Bandcamp page. Check out the album via bandcamp, below. You can pre-order the album via bandcamp below for $5 (Digital) or $10 (physical + 4 bonus tracks). This album is our “Featured Release” of the week and we encourage you to check it out.
Mike Knott has begun a Kickstarter campaign to fund a live DVD/album of him performing his second solo album Rocket And A Bomb. The album is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary this year. He will also be recording a new EP with Joshua Lory. Check out the promo video below.
The Cowards Choir have announced that their new album, titled Cool Currency, will be released on October 4th. It will be on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Noisetrade, etc. Check out the cover below.
Alternative/Folk Rock fans, check out Cardinals. This trio is probably one of the most underrated bands in the Niagara Falls area right now.
Wild Earth are now nearing the end of their IndieGoGo campaign to raise funds for a full length. They need $1300 and have just over 2 days left. If you’re unfamiliar check out the self-titled released with Come & Live.
Paradox Music has released a new EP titled The Glory Archives Vol. 2. If features Matt Shelton (The Wedding). The EP is released in association with Paradox Church (Fort Worth, TX) where he currently serves. Listen & download below.
Tooth & Nail have put up pre-order options for their documentary “No New Kinda Story”. Along with the digital/DVD/Blu-ray options there are shirts, sweatshirts, & other items as well. Check out the trailer for the film & book below. The book is extremely limited & hand numbered at 1000 copies & all proceeds go to MusiCares. Official release date is 9/23/14 & orders will ship out on Oct. 1st.
The Ember Days posted a blog responding to a fan question asking why they were trying to raise $50k for their new project. Read the full thing here. The group still has 3 days left on their Kickstarter with just under $35k to go.
We Shot The Moon have posted a cover of The Beatles “Paperback Writer” on Noisetrade. Listen & download below. More covers should be released. If you haven’t checked out the band’s new EP, titled Anna EP, click here.
House Of Heroes have fully funded their upcoming concept album and have added some stretch goals that include a Christmas EP (at $50k), an acoustic EP (at $55k), & a punk rock EP (at $60k). They’re currently just over $44k raised and there is 2 more weeks to hit these goals. They already hit the first stretch goal and will be pressing their album This Is Not The End on vinyl for the first time.
You can check out the album cover for Stay The Shores brand new Water And Bones EP below. It will release on September 9th. You can also watch the album promo video below.
Pre-order packages (including vinyl) for Kings Kaleidoscope’s new album, titled Becoming Who We Are, are available now through their website. You can also hear a 2 minute promo of the album along with the album cover below.
All About Worship Collective Vol. 10 is available for free download via Noisetrade below. It features 8 songs from artists including Waken, Oceans Edge, & Israel Houghton.
Michael Gungor is the most recent guest on the BadChristian podcast. Listen here. In other news Answers In Genesis, a ministry of Ken Ham that promotes young earth creationism, has addressed the controversy.
After recently partnering with Come & Live! to release a self-titled EP, Wild Earth are now running an IndieGoGo campaign to raise funds for a full length. Download the self-titled EP here & watch the promo video below. They are trying to raise $7,000 in the next 27 days.
Michael Gungor has written “I’m With You (Part 2)” which is a response to the recent attention his beliefs have gotten with a post titled “I’m With You”. Check the new post here & the Part 1 here. [Thanks: Robert]
The Ember Days have begun a Kickstarter campaign to fund their new album. Not only that they also plan to create visuals that will be played on live dates. Check out the promo below. They are trying to raise $50k and are just about 10% of the way there with 20 days to go.
We Shot The Moon (Jonathan Jones) have posted a cover of The Cure’s “Love Song” on Noisetrade. Listen & download below. He also said more covers should be up by the end of the month. If you haven’t checked out the band’s new EP, titled Anna EP, click here.
Sullivan has announced that they signed with Spartan Records & will release their new full length album, titled Heavy Is The Head, on October 28th. The band is coming back from a 7 year hiatus last releasing Cover Your Eyes in 2007 via Tooth & Nail. Who’s excited to hear the new stuff?
World Magazine released an article a few days ago that I keep seeing pop up on various social media outlets. It discusses the group Gungor & their move away from biblical orthodoxy. It addresses an interview Michael Gungor did with Oakland Press late last year along with a blog post from the band’s website. I thought it would be profitable for discussion here on IVM so read the articles & comment with…
The Walking Tree recorded some live performance videos in February called the Swan Sessions. Check out the video for band’s new single “We Are Free” below. The audio version will go up tonight for download.