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Free InVogue Records Sampler

Free InVogue Records Sampler

InVogue Records have released a 2015 Summer Sampler featuring 17 tracks from the likes of Being As An Ocean, Hotel Books, Before Their Eyes, Dayseeker, & many more. Listen & download below via Bandcamp. …continue reading

Mewithoutyou Ranks Their Own Discography

Mewithoutyou Ranks Their Own Discography

Mewithoutyou has ranked their past discography in a recent interview with Noisey. They are also streaming their newest album Pale Horses through the same site. How would you rank their discography (with Pale Horses included)?

Gungor to Send Free Hymn Recordings to Newsletter Recipients

Gungor to Send Free Hymn Recordings to Newsletter Recipients

Alt-indie-experimental-worship group Gungor is going to be sending out 3 new hymn recordings to those on their newsletter mailing list. The first song will be sent out shortly, so be sure to sign up quickly here. 

Jordan Taylor (of Blimey Cow) Gives Away New Single Via NoiseTrade

Jordan Taylor (of Blimey Cow) Gives Away New Single Via NoiseTrade

Jordan Taylor (known best from his Blimey Cow videos) is giving away his new single “Need Each Other” via Noisetrade. That single comes from his upcoming album Long Drive which is slated to release on June 26th. Check out the free download below and an album review soon!

 

 

Stream Sleeping At Last’s ‘Many Beautiful Things’ Film Score

Stream Sleeping At Last’s ‘Many Beautiful Things’ Film Score

Sleeping At Last (Ryan O’Neal) wrote the film score for new documentary “Many Beautiful Things”. Stream it via Relevant Magazine before it releases on June 23rd.

Stream New Poema Track “Forget You In LA”

Stream New Poema Track “Forget You In LA”

Poema’s new song “Forget You In LA” can be streamed below. The indie pop duo will release their new independent EP, Pretty Speeches, on July 10th. …continue reading

Brave Season Announce New Album, Release New Single

Brave Season Announce New Album, Release New Single

Brave Season have announced their upcoming album, titled On Long Distance and The Ties That Held Us Together, will release on June 9th. Check out the new single “Never Enough” below & pre-order the album here. …continue reading

Copeland Releases Twin Version of ‘Ixora’

Copeland Releases Twin Version of ‘Ixora’

Copeland has posted the twin version of their latest album Ixora to iTunes. Stream below via Spotify. …continue reading

BMG Purchases Rise Records

BMG Purchases Rise Records

BMG has announced the acquisition of US based Rise Records (Memphis May Fire, The Devil Wears Prada, Silverstein) in a reported multi-million dollar deal. The press release states, “Under the deal with BMG, Rise will continue to operate from its headquarters in Portland, Oregon under the leadership of Craig Ericson. BMG will handle back office functions and will offer Rise artists access to its international network. Rise currently generates around 95% of its revenue in the …continue reading

Copeland Unveil “I Can Make You Feel Young Again” Music Video

Copeland Unveil “I Can Make You Feel Young Again” Music Video

Copeland released the music video for “I Can Make You Feel Young Again”. Watch below. The song appears on the band’s latest album Ixora. …continue reading

Sleeping At Last ‘Atlas: Year Two’ Details

Sleeping At Last ‘Atlas: Year Two’ Details

Sleeping At Last has provided details for the new project Atlas: Year Two & released the first 2 songs. Ryan wrote a new blog entry detailing the themes & has partnered with Indonesian artist Elicia Edijanto who will paint an exclusive watercolors for each of the tracks. You can check out her work here. Fans can subscribe for $20 & get 25 brand new tracks throughout the year. Read more about the themes here. The new track “Life” will hit digital outlets on May 26th. The full track listing can be found below. …continue reading

Citizens & Saints Premiere Video for “You Have Searched Me”

Citizens & Saints Premiere Video for “You Have Searched Me”

Citizens & Saints have released a music video for the track “You Have Searched Me”. You can also watch below. If you head over to The Gospel Coalition, where the video premiered, you can download the song & chord chart for free and read an article based on the track from vocalist Zach Bolen. In other news the band started a “Song Stories” series on their blog where they go deeper into the songs. …continue reading

Bandit Premiere Music Video for “The Drive Home”

Bandit Premiere Music Video for “The Drive Home”

Bandit have premiered the music video for “The Drive Home” from their recent album, titled Of Life. Watch below. You can also purchase physical copies through Broken Circles or the digital album via Bandcamp below. [The video originally premiered on NPR] …continue reading

AudioFeed Festival Releases Lineup

AudioFeed Festival Releases Lineup

This year’s AudioFeed Festival will take place July 2-5 in Urbana, Illinois. Check out the performance roster below. Do any of you attend? …continue reading

Poema Announce New EP ‘Pretty Speeches’

Poema Announce New EP ‘Pretty Speeches’

Nashville-based Poema will independently release a new EP, titled Pretty Speeches, on July 10th. We posted about the new single “Go Away” in March, but if you missed it you can listen below. The new material shows the duo is moving more in a laid-back pop direction when compared to previous offerings. Expect some touring this summer. …continue reading

Copeland to Host Reddit AMA

Copeland to Host Reddit AMA

Copeland are hosting a Reddit AMA at the company’s headquarters tomorrow at 11:30AM EST.

Check Out: Mount Farewell

Check Out: Mount Farewell

Indie and Pop-Rock fans, check out Mount Farewell. Mount Farewell began with three friends chasing an involvement in an art based group. When they connected with two other friends who completed the groups musical needs, the band was formed. Mount Farewell is the collective product of five creative personalities. It is driven by what inspires them. You can catch them on Stringnoize Stage at Overflow Youth Conference on May 16th in Waterloo, ON. …continue reading

The Jellyrox Swaps Songs with The Rough & Tumble, Working on New Record

The Jellyrox Swaps Songs with The Rough & Tumble, Working on New Record

The Jellyrox (Matt Langston, Ex-Eleventyseven) recently released an EP of songs that he swapped with The Rough & Tumble. Check it out as a free download on bandcamp. Matt is currently making progress on his next album with The Jellyrox. …continue reading

Sleeping At Last Will Debut a New Cover Song Tonight on Grey’s Anatomy

Sleeping At Last Will Debut a New Cover Song Tonight on Grey’s Anatomy

Sleeping At Last’s music has become more or less of a mainstay of the popular TV show Grey’s Anatomy. Tonight, the show will be featuring a brand new cover song from Ryan O’Neal. No word on what the song is yet, but he tends to release them for purchase days after they debut. Keep checking back for more info! …continue reading

Citizens & Saints To Release ‘Join The Triumph’ Deluxe Edition

Citizens & Saints To Release ‘Join The Triumph’ Deluxe Edition

Citizens & Saints will release a deluxe edition of Join The Triumph on May 4th on BEC Recordings. check out the album cover & track listing below. The album features 3 new songs as well as remixes for the current radio singles. Pre-order on iTunes now & check out the new single “How Great Thou Art” on streaming services like Spotify, Google Play, Rdio, & more. …continue reading

Atlas Rhoads Debut Music Video for “Bride”

Atlas Rhoads Debut Music Video for “Bride”

Lynchburg, VA based quintet Atlas Rhoads have debuted the music video for “Bride” which appears on their brand new self-titled full length. Watch the video below & pick up the album on iTunes. If you’re unfamiliar you can also check out a 3 song sampler below via Noisetrade. For fans of Sigur Ros, Sleeping At Last, Eisley …continue reading

We Are The City- Violent

Review : We Are The City- Violent

This is an excerpt of my review of We Are The City’s latest album. You should read the full review instead of the excerpt. It’s much better. …continue reading

mewithoutYou To Release ‘Pale Horses’ in June

mewithoutYou To Release ‘Pale Horses’ in June

mewithoutYou will release their new album Pale Horses on June 16th via Run For Cover Records. The band also announced a tour in support of the album with Foxing as well as Lithuania (6/11-7/2) or Field Mouse (7/4-7/18) on select dates. Check out the stops below & pick up tickets starting this Friday, April 17th at noon EST.

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‘No New Kinda Story’ Now Available at Digital Outlets

‘No New Kinda Story’ Now Available at Digital Outlets

Tooth & Nail’s documentary film “No New Kinda Story: The Real History of Tooth & Nail Records” is now available to purchase or rent via digital outlets including”: iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, & Xbox.

The Reset Release “Rebuild & Live” Ep (For Free)

The Reset Release “Rebuild & Live” Ep (For Free)

Virginia based rock band, The Reset, have released their brand new ep titled “Rebuild & Live” for name your price on bandcamp. Listen to it and read a little bit more about the ep, below. …continue reading

Aaron Sprinkle on the Bad Christian Podcast

Aaron Sprinkle on the Bad Christian Podcast

Musician, producer, & songwriter Aaron Sprinkle is on the latest episode (#69) of the Bad Christian Podcast. Listen here starting at 20:50.

Daniel Bashta To Release ‘For Every Curse’

Daniel Bashta To Release ‘For Every Curse’

Daniel Bashta will release his new album, titled For Every Curse, on April 21st. Pre-orders will be available next week.

Pacific Gold Stream New Song “I Will Know Him”

Pacific Gold Stream New Song “I Will Know Him”

Indie pop band Pacific Gold has debuted a new song called “I Will Know Him”. Stream the song in a video via Facebook below. The band’s new album Sing My Welcome Home will be available on 3/24/15 from Bad Christian Records. …continue reading

Cold War Kids – Hotel Anywhere

Music Video : Cold War Kids – Hotel Anywhere

Indie pop-rock band Cold War Kids have released a new music video/lyric video for their song “Hotel Anywhere”. That song can be found on their latest album Hold My Home available now. View the video below.

The Brilliance – Brother

Review : The Brilliance – Brother

I like vanilla ice cream. I really do. It’s simple, sweet, and to the point. No quirks, nuts, or slime to get in the way of what really matters. On the other hand, vanilla ice cream can get old really fast. Who would want to eat the same-ol same-ol “normal” vanilla ice cream 24/7? Nobody, that’s who. CCM worship music is exactly like ice cream (in fact, I sometimes confuse them and put sonicflood albums in my freezer). Vanilla …continue reading

RELEVANT Collection Vol. 16 Now Available

RELEVANT Collection Vol. 16 Now Available

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.

The album is ready …continue reading

Help Joel Davis (Ascend the Hill) Support His Coffee Business

Help Joel Davis (Ascend the Hill) Support His Coffee Business

Thanks to an email I got from John Mark McMillan a few weeks ago, I learned that Ascend the Hill’s Joel Davis owns a coffee business in Ybor City, Florida named Commune + Co. Currently, he runs the business from a pedal-powered vending cart. However, he is meeting opposition from the city because they believe that it may take away sales from other local businesses.

Joel has created an online petition to allow legitimate vendors to sell their …continue reading

Mat Kearney – Just Kids

Review : Mat Kearney – Just Kids

Read my review of Mat Kearney’s latest (but not greatest) album yet. …continue reading

Stream New Abandon Kansas Single “i hope God don’t mind if we talk awhiles…”

Stream New Abandon Kansas Single “i hope God don’t mind if we talk awhiles…”

Abandon Kansas premiered their first single from their upcoming album alligator this morning. Check out the stream of the new song “i hope God don’t mind if we talk awhiles…” via Soundcloud below. Alt Press has a quote from vocalist Jeremy Spring about the new music. alligator will be out on May 12th from BadChristian Records. …continue reading

kids – Rich Coast

Review : kids – Rich Coast

A review of Kids’ debut LP, Rich Coast. …continue reading

Josh Garrels Offering Free Back-Catalog Albums

Josh Garrels Offering Free Back-Catalog Albums

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

John Lucas Launches Kickstarter for new album Promised Land

John Lucas Launches Kickstarter for new album Promised Land

Check out the latest project from John Lucas. …continue reading

Hotel Books Announce ‘Run Wild, Young Beauty’

Hotel Books Announce ‘Run Wild, Young Beauty’

Hotel Books have announced that their new album, titled Run Wild, Young Beauty, will release on April 7th via InVogue Records. Check out the title track, album cover, & track listing below. Pre-order packages can be seen here. …continue reading

Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery – Cave of Clouds

Music Video : Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery – Cave of Clouds

Check out this performance video of “Cave of Clouds” from Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery. …continue reading

New Song From Jude Moses

New Song From Jude Moses

Jude Moses is releasing “Inside” via Noisetrade in anticipation of his upcoming album We Won’t Die. …continue reading