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December 24, 2021

Song of the Day: Level Heads - Born in a Stable

This quirky alternative rock band released one independent EP and one full-length for Broken Records (also home to Undercover, The Holidays, Adam Again, etc.). While their normal material was interesting, to my ears the most compelling thing they recorded was a song for the Broken Christmas project, called “Born in a Stable.” While technically a Christmas song, it does a great job of pointing to Jesus’ purpose for coming to save us, by tracing the story of Jesus’ life and ministry all the way up to the empty tomb.… Continued →

December 4, 2021

Wisdom and Wages (Becoming The Archetype, Death Therapy, The Reversalist, Solamors) Drops Prog-Metal Christmas Music That Rules

Wisdom and Wages which is the new project from Jason Wisdom who is quite the musician and prolific songwriter, are releasing new music which includes and instrumental “Christmas” EP. Check out two songs, below. More to come from this project in 2022. Love this progressive metal Christmas music and it’s what we need right now. Can I get a righteous headbang of a yes?… Continued →

January 3, 2021

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New Releases: December 25, 2020

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December 25, 2020

Song of the Day: Adam Again - Angels We Have Heard on High

First things first–merry Christmas everyone! It’s been a challenging year, and many of us are ready to see the back of it. I always post my Song of the Day picks on Friday, so I was pleased to the lucky draw for Christmas Day! Of course, it had to be a Christmas song, and there are lots of good ones to choose from, even from our niche scene. For those unfamiliar with Adam Again, they have deep roots in the Christian music scene.… Continued →

December 19, 2020

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New Releases: December 18, 2020

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December 12, 2020

My Top 10 Christmas Albums of 2020

I should probably be working my Best of 2020 list right now, but as I set out to make my annual Christmas playlist I kept stumbling across great new albums and EPs. So while my top albums of 2020 list sits on the backburner for a few more weeks, enjoy this list of my top 10 new Christmas albums and EPs that were released this year. Oh, and stick around for that aforementioned playlist at the bottom of the page.… Continued →

December 7, 2020

November 30, 2020

Featured Album: Rottweiler Record's Fleas Naughty Dog Vol. 8

I know it’s not Christmas yet, but in the spirit of the season, Shawn Browning’s Rottweiler Records released their yearly Christmas compilation back on November 24, 2020. I remember seeing various Facebook posts about the upcoming project & is up on Rottweiler’s Bandcamp page. Consisting of 20 songs, this comp is sure to satisfy most hard subgenre lovers. The lead track For Unto Us is Malaysian band Shamash who actually released their first EP recently. Coming in on track 2 is progressive rockers Mawcore (formerly known as Blushing Well) with vocalist Joshua Redding who is pretty active on social media so it was nice seeing them here.… Continued →

November 26, 2020

Hangnail Makes Triumphant Return With "Christmas Hymns"

A classic Tooth & Nail pop-punk band, Hangnail, that everyone will claim is an underrated band who definitely should have been “bigger” (whatever that means) in their time is seeing a most triumphant return to the music realm. With hands held high in applause, we welcome these posi-pop-punk gentlemen back and we welcome their brand of uplifting, spiritual punk rock with our arms wide open (cheesy Creed pun, sorry). You can pick up or stream “Christmas Hymns” on your favorite Digital Network, December 4th, through long time label home, Tooth & Nail Records.… Continued →

November 14, 2020

The Myrrhderers Release Debut North Pole Punk Rock Project

A new group coming straight out of the North Pole called The Myrrhderers are here to spread some Christmas cheer and celebrate the holiday like only a punk rock band could. This super special group are releasing their debut Christmas only EP titled “The Myrrhderers Sleigh Christmas” on November 20th. You can download “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” right here via their bandcamp page. The band will follow this up with “The Myrrhderers Sleigh Some More” on December 11th.… Continued →

December 18, 2019

Get Entire Indie Vision Music Discography on Bandcamp for $2.50

You heard that right. Get the entire IVM Discography on Bandcamp for just $2.50 till January 1st (90% off). Enjoy those crisp, cold winter nights listening to some incredible songs by a warm fire and reminisce on just what your youth felt like. These are times for dreamers to arise and fists to pump for rock n’ roll. Join the IVM revolution and get your tunes for the lowest of low prices. We want you to be happy this Christmas season and what better way than jamming some rad tunes to pass the boredom and avoid awkward family conversations.… Continued →

At The Wayside (Feat. Common Threads and Lauren Rolstad) - Baby, It's Cold Outside

I am super excited to share this FREE Christmas track with all of you. The classic song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” gets redone by none other than one of our fave bands, At The Wayside. They are joined by the band Common Threads and artist Lauren Rolstad. Listen to the song below and download for free on our bandcamp right here. You can also get another free Christmas track on our bandcamp from The Prettybads.… Continued →

December 13, 2019

The Blamed Release a Rockin' New Christmas Ep

Check out this rad new (FREE) 3 song Christmas Ep from The Blamed just in time for the upcoming Christmas holiday. Featuring some pretty amazing guests and in their own unique style. Check it out right here and give those guys your support. They’ve announced that they just received their test press copies for the vinyl version of “The Church is Hurting People” and as soon as it is all finished up, it’ll be shipped out.… Continued →

December 10, 2019

A 2019 Christmas Playlist

With just over two weeks left before Christmas now seems like the perfect time to share the Christmas playlist I’ve been working on with you. Since the beginning October I’ve been compiling all the new Christmas releases this year. Currently my count sits at 631 new Christmas songs this year. That’s a lot of new Christmas music! And while you could listen to all 20 new versions of “Joy to the World” if you wanted to, you might find my highly curated 2019 Christmas playlist a little less daunting.… Continued →

November 2, 2019

GFM - It's The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (new song/video in post)

So, another year and Halloween has officially come and gone. So, being November, for many it’s kind of Christmas season. If you’re like me though and think it’s a bit early, the nee GFM Christmas cover is sure to change your mind. The girls in GFM covered “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” and knocked it out of the park. If you’ve never listened to then before now, get on it, their music is always a treat, as you’ll hear here.… Continued →

December 29, 2018

December 24, 2018

All of 2018's New Christmas Music (That I Can Find)

I’ve been keeping up with all the Christmas music released since September. If you’re anything like me though you might not have gotten into the Christmas spirit quite that early. Luckily for you I’ve compiled all the Christmas music releases of 2018 into one master list. Check it out below and find a playlist with a my personal favorites at the bottom of the page. Oh, and if you see something I missed please share it the comments along with your new favorite Christmas jams!… Continued →

December 21, 2018

November 26, 2018

Indie Vision Music Sale and New Merch

If you are on the Indie Vision Music Newsletter list and have purchased from the IVM Store recently, you may have received a message about the special 40% Off Sale. For those of you that didn’t get the message just head over to our store right here and enter coupon code: “FOODCOMA” in checkout to save 40% off your order. A lot of items are getting the “out of stock” message but we will have more soon.… Continued →

December 24, 2017

December 10, 2017

New Music: December 8, 2017

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December 1, 2017

November 30, 2017

What Did You Listen to? – November 2017

I love “best of” lists. But I hate waiting until the end of the year for them. Hence my new monthly feature “What Did You Listen To?” Leave a comment and let me know what you listened to this month. Here are few of my favorite releases from November 2017: Kingslynn – Into the White LightWhat Did You Listen to? – November 2017 Into the White Light is the debut album from the indie pop band from Miami, FL.… Continued →

November 24, 2017

New Music: November 24, 2017

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November 18, 2017

New Music: November 17, 2017

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December 13, 2016

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November 28, 2016

REVIEW : JJ Heller - Unto Us

In writing reviews, occasionally you come across an artist or band you’re entirely unfamiliar with. There can be a number of reasons for that, but nevertheless, when I come across them, I look forward to writing the review. It’s often a great way to find and share new artists/bands to listen to and you know you’re sure to present a fresh take on the album you’re reviewing. Such is the case with JJ Heller’s newest offering, a Christmas album, called “Unto Us”.… Continued →

November 11, 2016