June 20, 2017
June 13, 2017, Santa Cruz, California. Thumper Punk Records is thrilled to announce the release of Michael W. Stand’s contribution to the 3 Song Acoustic EP series. Michael W. Stand is a pioneer in gospel music, with a distinguished career that spans several decades and multiple genres. Founded in the early 1980s, his band The Altar Boys developed a worldwide following as they boldly expressed their faith over Orange County style punk and alternative rock.… Continued →
June 8, 2017
Decyfer Down is keeping busy with another release coming in just a few weeks. On June 23rd, they will be putting out an acoustic album, simply titled Acoustic EP. This is a very promising release considering their most recent album featured an impressive and beautiful version of Burn Back The Sun – a song from their debut album.… Continued →
April 25, 2017
The Apprentice have announced on Facebook that they will be playing a show sometime in June at the Sunday Market in Evansville, IN. The full band will be there and it is their first show in three years. If you have yet to hear the passionate acoustic/folk that The Apprentice do so well, you can listen to and buy their albums on Bandcamp.… Continued →
March 21, 2017
Thumper Punk Records is stoked to announce the release of Brock Diamond’s contribution to the 3 Song Acoustic EP series. Currently the singer and guitar player for punk n’ roll band The Berzerkers, Brock is a long-time fixture in the Orange County, California music scene (Simplex, Fear God, Evasive Action). His warm and bluesy voice is the perfect starting point for an acoustic release, where he is backed by Kat Ferguson (vocals) and Kent Z (electric guitar) with a special guest appearance by his daughter Gracie Diamond on “Fly Away”.… Continued →
March 14, 2017
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February 20, 2017
Prior to 2015’s stunning Into the Sea, Attalus was a fairly unknown. Fronted by Seth Davey, vocalist, pianist, and lyricist, this Facedown debut made plenty best-of-the-year lists. Though Davey has since amicably parted with the band, he has nonetheless kept up with musical endeavors which come to fruition in his debut solo album, Till You’re All I See.… Continued →
January 10, 2017
This fabulous new ep contribution from Sef Idle (Frontman/guitarist for False Idle) which is part of a 3 song accoustic series through Thumper Punk Records that will feature music from 3 different artists. The 1st ep is from none other than Sef Idle and features 3 acoustic, roots rockin’ punk songs that would please fans of The Bouncing Souls, Green Day, Brian Fallon, Joey Cape, and Tony Sly.… Continued →
January 8, 2017
Grand Rapids' Anita Ranae has unleashed a lyrical powerhouse in the form of Watercolor Sidewalks.
November 26, 2016
I’ll admit I’m far from a fan of Christmas. Radios begin playing these tunes right after Halloween, depicting a winter so far from the reality of the slushy midwest Decembers and the hysteria of holiday shoppers. Thankfully, Vocal Few’s Snowdrift EP is a refreshingly honest take on the season. As a follow up to 2015’s The Dream Alive EP, the husband-and-wife duo have returned to deliver more of that stripped down goodness.… Continued →
November 18, 2016
I was browsing iTunes this morning and found a sweet pre-order from the band Phinehas for their upcoming ep “Fight Through The Night” (available December 16th). You can even listen to the samples on iTunes. It appears to be an “acoustic” release with the band backing up Sean’s strong hit worthy voice (if any guy is made for radio, it’s him).… Continued →
June 26, 2015
Check out Ian Zandi's final review for IVM and find out if you should put "Long Drive" on your hard drive.
May 21, 2015
Josh Garrels' falsettos. That should warrant a listen itself.
April 23, 2015
When there is a handful of solo artists who share the name Rachel Taylor, its hard to not bring a comparison to their music. Let me introduce you to the one who isn't from He Is We...
March 31, 2015
Sarah Brusco is an amazing female artist who demonstrates to us what raw, genuine and heartfelt worship truly is.
March 20, 2015
My review of Copperlily's first full-length album #PutABirdOnIt
December 23, 2014
A review of The Classic Crime's bookmark acoustic record. It has a tipping (or levitating?) chair on the cover which automatically makes it awesome.
November 14, 2014
Veteran rockers P.O.D. bring their T-Boy Records label debut SoCal Sessions to the public venue this week. The band's first acoustic album, does SoCal deserve your time and attention? Find out, here.
September 11, 2014
July 8, 2014
June 6, 2014
Check out this review of Joseph Pfeifer's EP, "Lost Boys"
May 25, 2014
May 11, 2014
May 8, 2014
All Sons and Daughters have released their self titled album on May 6th, featuring standout songs like 'God With Us', 'Christ Be All Around Me' and 'Tonight'. Here is the review.
April 29, 2014
April 28, 2014
Michael W. Smith has released his new album after a 4 year hiatus. Check out the review.
April 27, 2014
For a Season, a worship/acoustic/rock band from Florida, have released their covers EP, with highlights like 'You Are' and 'Oceans'. Check out the review.
April 23, 2014
The Beautiful Gate, a ministry by missionary to Guatemala Dan Ucherek, have released their first album, 'We All Need Jesus'. Here is the review.