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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.”
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.
Check out this performance video of “Cave of Clouds” from Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery.
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.
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.
The Silver Pages are in the midst of their Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to release The Silver Pages: Part II. They are at 40% & need around $3500, with 15 days left to go. Check out the promo below.
Indie singer-songwriter Aaron Strumpel is streaming his new album Bright Star over at Relevant Magazine. Additionally, he is premiering a new music video for “Coming After You” as well. Bright Star was released this past Tuesday. The 10-track album is available for purchase on iTunes.
Pacific Gold will release their new full length, titled Sing My Welcome Home, on March 24th on BC Music. To celebrate they are giving away free downloads of their latest self-titled EP. Get it on Bandcamp below.
Meridian is a musical onslaught, an aural tempest which drowns out all else until The Soil & The Sun is all that you know.
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.
Indie soft rock band Sleeping At Last has been chosen to provide the soundtrack to one of this year’s Superbowl advertisements! Their cover of the song “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” originally by The Proclaimers will be attached to a Budweiser commercial titled “Lost Dog”. You can watch the video below and then pick up the single on iTunes. Here is a link from Billboard interviewing the man that decided to choose this song. Expect the band…
Ocean Is Theory released their final album, titled Future Fears, very quietly in 2012. The band ended up breaking up but they want to release that album on vinyl for the first time. Since they no longer tour they need the fans to help. The IndieGoGo campaign is looking to raise $6500 to cover the costs of releasing it via Watchmaker Records.
It appears that Pacific Gold, who just finished the final mixes of their new album, might be working with BC Music for the release. The group, who appeared on BC’s recent compilation titled The Lineup, are also now listed on the band page on Bad Christian’s website along with The Classic Crime, Emery, Abandon Kansas, & more.
Following their recent signing with Tooth & Nail, I dug up some old news and found a We Are The City sampler on Noisetrade. The songs span several records including their latest album Violent. That album will be re-released by T&N on March 24th. Download Sound Samples, Song Examples in the widget below.
‘Skeleton Key’ is the passion product of a man named Dave. The name “Dave” might sound ordinary and not that interesting. Dave is one of the most common names out there. What could he possibly bring to the table that any other Dave can’t provide to us already? Dave Swanson is actually quite the contrary to that.
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
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.
Lots of news from the Seeker & Servant camp. The band has released a new single called “Here’s My Hands, Here’s My Heart” which you can listen to below & buy on iTunes. Their debut album Into Your Love I Go is also now available for free on Noisetrade (see below). The band are working on the follow-up which should release in early 2016.
Building up to their You’ve Got the Fire EP, Indie rock duo Clemency is giving away their previous EP My Heart is the Eastern Horizon for free (or any given price) on Noisetrade. Additionally, a remix track and a brand new track are attached to the download. You’ve Got the Fire EP will release on Feb 10, 2015.
Today I present to you a new up-and-coming band Canopy Climbers. The group is composed by a trio that all live in different cities, connected to each other through the internet. The song that first caught my curiosity was “Lazarus” from their album Distances. The electronic alternative band is now streaming their new single “Fever” on Baeble. The song is the title track from their new EP which will be released sometime in April this year. First, they had…
My Double, My Brother will release their new album, titled Shelves, on February 10th. Check out the first single “Let’s Go Through” below. RIYL: Colony House
Rocky Loves Emily have released a powerful new track “Matthew” which is dedicated to their friend Matt Bourdeau. Read the background statement from the band & listen to the moving track below.
Indie pop-rock band The Moderates have released a new music video for “Black & White” from their Colour EP. You can catch them with fellow Long Beach, CA band Hearts Like Lions on a few upcoming tour dates.
Levi the Poet is like Edgar Allen Poe minus the mustache, raven, and overall grimness. Basically, they both write poems. Here is a review of Levi’s latest spoken word/music mashup.
Experimental indie band Schematic (comprised from Mae vocalist Dave Elkins) has uploaded their new cover of the legendary Christmas song “Wonderful Christmastime” from Sir Paul McCartney. The new song, along with Sullivan’s cover of “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”, can be found on Spartan Record’s Christmas complication Homesick: A Spartan Records Christmas Album.
As a bonus, check out a rare cover of “Let It Snow” from Elkin’s other band Mae. The band posted…
Least of These have posted an update in regards to their new album Mere Image. Beyond the explanation of their moving from Red Cord to Pando Records they announced that the digital release was moved from January 6th to February 3rd & the physical release to March 3rd. Read the full update here.
Least of These have launched the physical pre-order for their new album Mere Image. The album hits stores on January 6th via Pando Records. Listen to the single “Temple Bodies” & check out the album cover below.
The Frozen Ocean has debuted “27”, the second single to be released from his upcoming new album The Skeleton Key. Listen below. The album will release on January 27th for free via Come & Live! as well as a deluxe edition, with 3 additional acoustic tracks, on iTunes, Amazon, & Bandcamp.
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.
Indie rock band Clemency have released a music video for the single “Color Hit The Canvas”. The band will release a six part video series that coincides with band’s six song EP, titledYou’ve Got The Fire, which releases on February 20th. Pre-order the EP via iTunes & be sure to check out the video & EP trailer below.
Hearts Like Lions have released a music video for the track “I’m Not Running Away From This” and you can watch below. The song appears on the band’s latest EP, titled These Hearts, which was just re-released on Tooth & Nail.