August 21, 2017
August 12, 2017
Dallas indie rock outfit Little Image emerges with a vibrant and dynamic debut that blends influences of From Indian Lakes with elements of ambient and traditional emo.
July 28, 2017
2007 was definitely a strong year for music. As much as I enjoyed some of the more popular releases of the year, the lesser known albums certainly held a place in my heart. The albums listed below are a mix of independent, underground, and mostly over looked releases from the year 2007. Feel free to dissect and discuss below in the comments. Oh and I left off 2 important 2007 honorary IVM releases because that would be self-promotion am I right? Quick and the Dead “Going Home“, and “Hearts Bleed Passion Vol. 2” both released in the year 2007 on CD, toward the end of the year. All in all, a very solid year in music but then again, isn’t every year? Playlist for this list follows at end of article. Continued →
July 26, 2017
July 22, 2017
Medic has unveiled “Smoke”, a hazy indie pop track, that you can check out below. For fans of Copeland, Author, Polyenso, and The Weeknd.
July 19, 2017
July 17, 2017
July 5, 2017
June 20, 2017
June 16, 2017
Coopertheband released the first single off their upcoming album “Kingdoms” today. The song is titled “Rebels” and is the first track on the album. In addition to a new single Coopertheband announced that Kingdoms will be released on July 11, 2017. Continued →
June 14, 2017
Cool Hand Luke emerges from the dead with an amazing blend of alternative, ambient, and indie that may serve as their strongest album to date.
May 20, 2017
Least of These’ Wolves EP is a progressive powerhouse, showcasing a variety of new musical elements and thought-provoking lyrics.
May 12, 2017
April 18, 2017
It has been a few years since OceanSpeak’s eponymous EP, sea the same. It was certainly a great step forward for gritty progressive indie, but the band unfortunately didn’t last too long.
Tiger Drive stands as the rebellious stepchild of OceanSpeak. Continued →
April 15, 2017
I first discovered Danen Kane through a mutual friend when I lived up in Green Bay. There’s a coffee shop that draws in bigger acts like Disciple and Flatfoot 56, but they also host open mics and local acts. I hadn’t heard of him before, but I was curious enough to check out his music online and liked what I heard. Continued →
March 31, 2017
March 23, 2017
March 18, 2017
March 16, 2017
Welcome back to our throwback series. This week’s feature is more recent than our previous throwbacks, but after going on an indefinite hiatus, this band never got much exposure.
March 11, 2017
Waymaker is yet another strong release from American Arson, showcasing a blend of punk, pop-punk, alternative, and straight up rock. It’s a passionate EP ripe with self-referential treasure from the rest of the band’s discography and serves as a great starting point for new listeners to get acquainted with exactly what these two guys from Detroit can do.
March 4, 2017
Local Orange County, CA. indie roots rockin’ band PawnShop Kings have just released their brand new ep titled “Give Love Vol. 1“. This is the first of two eps to release in 2017. Check it out below. All links to where you can purchase/stream this fantastic new ep can be found in the embed below. Band website
February 19, 2017
You don’t need to know how to pronounce Bjéar to enjoy their atmospheric folk debut. For fans of Bon Iver and The National.
February 15, 2017
Solo artist Austin Livingood, will be dropping his brand new single “Follow You” next Friday February 24th. This is his first new music in a few years. The single will be available on all digital networks release day. More news on upcoming album coming soon. Listen to his last two eps below. Continued →
February 1, 2017
January 28, 2017
Denver’s Medic brings a blend of ambient, funk, pop, and acoustic on their 2016 LP.
January 26, 2017
January 22, 2017
Foreverlin proves some risks are meant to be taken with an EP showcasing their renditions of some of the biggest songs in worship.
January 21, 2017
Experimental rap/indie/electronic project Stemson has posted a video showcasing material from the upcoming album, Weird World.
A quick look at three new Stemson songs off the upcoming album Weird World. The songs are still a bit raw and have not been mixed or mastered. Most people don't get to hear songs in the raw of a format, but this could be a fun experiment to see what you think! Like the Stemson page to stay up to date.
Posted by Stemson on Friday, January 20, 2017
January 20, 2017
The Coopertheband is back with a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new album! The album will be titled “Kingdoms” and is the follow-up to their last EP “Kings” (which you can download for free from IVM by the way). Kingdoms will pick up where the loosely based concept album Kings left, offering a conclusion to King David’s life of heartaches, joys, triumphs, and failures. Continued →