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Indie pop trio Kingslynn have released a new single called “Young Bride” which will be featured on the group’s new album. Listen & download the track below via Noisetrade. The new EP will release this summer. RIYL: Kye Kye, Electric Youth
The 2015 WinterJam tour will be live webstream on February 28th from Houston’s Toyota Center. Head over to StageHop to get your free pass to the event. The tour this year features Skillet, Jeremy Camp, Francesca Battistelli, Building 429, Newsong, for KING & COUNTRY, Family Force 5, Blanca, About A Mile, Veridia, & speaker Tony Nolan. More than 30,000 people tuned it for last year’s webcast.
Pop rock act Consumed By Fire have signed with Inpop and will release their first single, “Walk Through The Fire” to radio in April. The track is also featured in the film ‘Four Blood Moons’ and will release as part of the soundtrack June 23rd. The group will release their label debut this Fall. Watch the music video for “This Is Home” below.
Inpop Records announced the signing of pop artist V.Rose, who previously released two albums through Flame’s Clear Sight Music. She put an “open letter” on Facebook, discussing the signing, which you can read below.
When Audrey Assad announced her transition from “church music” to the pop-focused LEVV, many people wondered what the new project name meant. In a new tumblr blog post, Audrey explains the decision behind the new project. She also mentions that the new LEVV EP will be called Heartbreaker. The release date will be announced soon.
Olga Yagolnikov, vocalist of ambient-pop band Kye Kye, has created a collaborative EP with producer Jeremy Larson under the project name Violents. Jeremy has produced for a large amount of Christian bands including Switchfoot, Mutemath, Miss Angie, and Sleeping at Last. Violents is an ongoing project of Jeremy’s that features various female vocalist alongside his orchestrations. You can stream the Two Animals EP below and then purchase on iTunes.
Family Force 5 have released a new single “Hold Your Hand” in celebration of Valentine’s Day. You can download the track for free here [email required] through Sunday. ChapStique spoke with RadioU about the new song & some future plans. Listen to that interview below.
Anchors, a pop rock project of Seth Hecox (Becoming The Archetype), is trying to raise funds via Kickstarter to release a new single called “Dinosaur Bones”. Seth has 6 songs written & his plan is to release them one at a time as singles. Check out the promo video below.
All Sons & Daughters embark on the Night of Worship & Conversation tour this week with Sandra McCracken & Jamie George. Check out the poster & dates below. Get more details & tickets on their website.
According to the wonderful solo talent that is, Josiah James, his recent song (off his last ‘Identity’ ep released in 2014) was re-recorded by Audio Adrenaline in the form of “Love Was Stronger”. The new Audio Adrenaline track will be released to the public tomorrow through all digital networks.
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.
Over the weekend, pop band Hawk Nelson announced their plans to create a fan-centric music video. They are requesting that you email a fun photo of yourself to them in order to contribute. The picture should be in landscape format as well (that means the picture is longer width than height….not that your face looks like a field of well-groomed grass and flowers). There is currently no deadline for your submissions. The band will release Diamonds on March 17th.
Jonathan Thulin will release his new album, titled Science Fiction, on March 17th via DREAM Records. You can check out the first single “Compass” (ft. Manwell of Group 1 Crew) below, along with the album cover & track listing. The album also features guest spots from Rapture Ruckus, Derek Minor, Kevin Max, Moriah Peters, & more.
Mat Kearney has debuted his new song “Billion” & you can listen below. The song appears on his new album, titled Just Kids, which releases February 24th.
Folk-pop band The Vespers have decided to stream their new album Sisters and Brothers a few weeks before the release date. You can stream it on AllMusic here. If you like what you hear, a pre-order can be placed via iTunes here before the official release date of Feb 10th.
Coming straight from Alabama, here is a brand new pop alternative band called Jule Vera. They are posed for big things this year as they have just been signed to Pure Noise Records, are releasing a new EP called Friendly Enemies, and were just announced to play on Warped Tour. The icing on this cake? Stephen Christian (formerly of Anberlin) has done some co-writes for the band. You can listen to the band’s new track “One Little…
Brooke Fraser has released a video for the single “Magical Machine” which you can watch below. The song appears on her new album Brutal Romantic, which release late last year via Vagrant 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.
Audrey Assad released a short film last year titled O Happy Fault & you can now watch it on Vimeo below. The project is described as “visual meditation- story and song woven together into one beautiful short film. Live concert footage and narratives alternate in a prayerful rhythm.” The film was written and directed by William Price III.
Plumb recently released a brand new single called “Lord I’m Ready Now”. The song will be on her new worship album Exhale which will be out on March 31st. Additionally, Plumb will be hitting the road with special guest JJ Heller this April. Tour dates/venues are yet to be announced.
Pop band Hawk Nelson will be releasing their 7th album Diamonds on March 17th. The album will be released through Fair Trade Services and will be the 2nd album featuring Jonathan Steingard as lead vocalist. Their newest song “Drops in the Ocean” can be heard here.
Copeland announced that they will be supporting Paramore on this Spring. Paramore isn’t calling it a “tour” & it will be smaller shows. Check out the poster, dates, & ticket info below.
For those who missed the earlier post, “We Will Stand”: Celebrating 40 Years of Contemporary Christian Music, was streamed live last night, but if you missed it you can check out the stream of the event here [email required] through midnight on Sunday. It featured “more than 30 of the greatest artists in the history of Contemporary Christian Music” including Michael W. Smith, Mercy Me, Petra, Newsboys, The Imperials, 4Him, Amy Grant, Steve Green, Sandi Patty, Russ Taff,…
Tooth & Nail have signed We Are The City out of Vancouver, BC & will re-release the band’s latest album titled Violent on March 24th. Watch the video for “Baptism” below. Our own staff member Josh Hamm talked with the band via Converge Magazine last October, about a film which served as a companion of sorts to this album.
SPZRKT posted a short blog announcing his movement away from CHH saying, “If it sounds like I’m breaking up with CHH, I am. Musically, its time for me to be “single” and free to choose where I want to take this content.” Check out the full post below or on his Tumblr.
Mali Music recently performed “I Believe” live on Late Night with Seth Meyers. He also performed acoustic versions of “Beautiful” and “Heavy Love” for MadameNoire. Check out the videos below.
Mat Kearney has posted a video stream of his new song “Los Angeles” on his website. The song has already charted in the Top 20 overall songs (and #1 single in Rock) on iTunes as of this morning. The song will be featured on his new album Just Kids on Feb 24, 2015.
Gotee Records breakout artist Jamie-Grace released a video on Youtube in 2013 titled about boys which ended up going viral & now she’s back with a followup book. The title is “Boys, Boys, Boys: Thoughts on Dating From a Single [Since Birth] Girl”. It’s only available here. You can view the original video below.
Wonder Jam will be taking place on Saturday, June 20th at Canada’s Wonderland theme park in Toronto (Canada). This yearly Christian music festival at the Canadian amusement park will include in 2015 Skillet as a headliner, after a 3-year hiatus since the band’s last appearance at the festival.
Seryn will release a new album, titled Shadow Shows, on February 17th. Check out the album cover below & pre-order the album (CD, vinyl, etc) on their website. The band relocated to Nashville & lost a few members to 2014, which you can read more about here.
Crusoe, a side project from Jeremy Spring (Abandon Kansas), has released a brand new track called “Atomic Dove”. Do yourself a favor & check it out below. Make sure to hit the link to his Facebook & ‘like’ his page. Tell him IVM sent you.
Christian pop superstar Tobymac has put out a new single “Beyond Me”. Pretty much sounds exactly like you would think a post-Portable Sounds Tobymac single would sound like. “Beyond Me” is the first single from his new untitled album to release later this year from Forefront Records. Additionally, you can find two remix tracks (including one from Soul Glow Activator) alongside the new single in select digital media outlets. Pick up the digital single on iTunes.…