Although Abandon Kansas dropped off the map for several years after the release of “Alligator”, they’ve returned with a deluxe edition of their 2007 album, “You Build a Wall, I’ll Build a Ladder”. It contains the original track listing along with demos, acoustic versions, and other sundries. Continued →
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December 9, 2017
November 25, 2017
The Welcome Wagon returns with a strong orchestral folk follow-up to 2012’s “Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices”.
Mark Mathis’ latest EP is a refreshing blend of folk, alternative, and worship.
November 18, 2017
Harp & Lyre’s aggressive 2012 finale deserves some time in the light.
If this is the first time you’re reading about Nashville’s explosive dance-rock trio, Medic, let me first direct you to a few other articles: A review of their 2016 full-length and their previous single, Smoke. For those who have been following the band for any length of time, their sound has developed from traditional indie pop into a more refined, darker synthetic wall of reverb. Continued →
Eclectic electronic rap-rock project SMOTZ has resurfaced with a new single in anticipation of his new album, “Ghost Boy”. Listen below.
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November 8, 2017
We’re proud to celebrate the (second) one-year anniversary of IVM. Take a look at some of our most-read content and share your own memories.
October 28, 2017
Hotel Books’ latest release manages to hit me where it hurts the most.
October 21, 2017
Beautiful Eulogy’s anticipated third full-length is out – but weak hooks and some filler keep it from being an instant favorite.
October 14, 2017
Latifa Alattas (Page CXVI) released an explosive progressive art-pop album in 2016 under the moniker of Moda Spira in 2016. Check out just what you’ve been missing.
The one-man band of Ryan O’Neal has released the latest installment in his Atlas series which has been going on the past several years. The next release will feature the nine enneagram types and this single coincides with the first type. Continued →
“In Prayer” is a soothing and succinct release from the husband-wife duo Salt of the Sound that expands on their signature elements.
September 30, 2017
Sink In’s debut album is a perfect answer to long-time fans. If you’re in denial and still looking for a summer soundtrack, keep OPET in mind.
September 26, 2017
autumnboy has crafted a strong melodic hardcore EP, featuring a strong guest feature from Chris Bernstorf.
September 23, 2017
South of Royal debuts a hazy and bright worship EP saturated in synth-rock and 80s influences.
August 28, 2017
August 19, 2017
Kings Kaleidoscope defies convention on this mixtape release, featuring a new direction in sound and guest appearances from Braille, Andy Mineo, Beleaf, Propaganda, and Derek Minor.
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.
August 4, 2017
In this new segment, we’ll take a look at a classic band and a modern band with a similar style.
August 1, 2017
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July 8, 2017
Servants’ latest EP showcases relentless energy with a familiar blend of melodic hardcore and classic punk elements.
July 5, 2017
July 3, 2017
Stemson’s ambitious thirteen-track sophomore release covers plenty of ground with its unique blend of rap, electronic, rock, and progressive elements.
July 1, 2017
Gaffer Project’s first full-length is a promising emotional hardcore release that touches on elements of Attalus, Hotel Books, and Rival Choir but ultimately feels disjointed musically.
June 24, 2017
It has been years since A Hope for Home served us an album. I remember when “In Abstraction” dropped my freshman year of college. I got the email my preorder had shipped and it was the highlight of the week. Of course, that’s quickly approaching six years ago now. Continued →
Stemson has officially released his sophomore album, “Weird World”. The full-length is a timely follow up to 2014’s “Deleo Creo”, expanding on the eclectic mix of eclectic mixture of electronic, rock, hip-hop, and experimental elements Stemson is known for. Add in gnomic and comedic lyrics and you’re in for a wild ride. Continued →