Tag: indie rock

October 6, 2017

Young Oceans to Release Epic New Album October 20th

I have been privileged enough that I get to give the new Young Oceans record a listen. The album titled “Suddenly (Or The Nuclear Sunburst of the Truth Revealed)”, is a haunting trip through new wave instrumentation and worship centered musical adventure. The songs which remind me somewhat of a melting of styles, imagine The Killers meets The Decemberists and Death Cab For Cutie meets Cool Hand Luke at an intersection with the passing of Rend Collective. The weirdest comparison I can make is that I even hear a sliver of Chris Isaac. They have a unique take on a tired genre that people have created called “Indie Worship”. The group effectively breathe new life into the purpose and mission so many “Christian” artists try to create which is an atmosphere that causes people to contemplate and reflect on issues of Faith. Young Oceans aren’t afraid to explore new territory with their songs. It’ll be interesting to see if this album sticks and has that staying power so many albums lack. It has a commercial appeal in a non traditional sense. In “Christian” circles this kind of music isn’t fully embraced by radio but in terms of the general marketplace, this kind of music instantly draws people in. The grand scale and epic nature of these songs as a whole make it difficult for me to just pick and choose which ones are “favorites”. I encourage you all to seek out this project when it is released and listen in your special quiet place. Prepare to be captivated. Young Oceans “Suddenly (Or The Nuclear Sunburst of The Truth Revealed” releasing October 20th. Continued →

October 5, 2017

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September 11, 2017

Song Stream: Evergreen - Faithful

Check out this special song stream from the new group, Evergreen. The song is titled “Faithful” and appears on the band’s debut self titled ep, available now. This independent worship group features an ex-member of Attalus (John Mark Amos) on bass. Their deeply spiritual and on fire lyrics will inspire all those that have open ears to hear. Check out the song Faithful, below. The ep will be available on all digital networks in a few weeks but for now you can purchase on CDBaby here. Continued →

September 2, 2017

Noise Ratchet Tease Return?

Originally coming from the So Cal. area and existing from the late 90’s until 2006 or so, Noise Ratchet were a force to reckon with. Frontman Joel Hosler has gone on to do some solo worship work in recent years and the other members with Delta Spirit. Many of us fans have been clamoring for a “return” and could this new twitter account be an answer to that call? Follow them here (or @NoiseRatchet ) and take a listen to the unreleased songs “Tears Now Flow” and “Lonely Love”, below. Continued →

Felling Giants to Release New Ep "We Live By Day" September 8th

The indie rock n’ roll band, Felling Giants, will release their brand new ep titled “We Live By Day” on September 8th. Listen to a teaser of the title track below. You can also download their last ep for free via NoiseTrade right here to get a taste for what’s to come. Fans of Switchfoot, Death Cab For Cutie, Snow Patrol, and Needtobreathe will find something to appreciate here. Continued →

Introducing: Glowing Moses

I found this band today after browsing the New Vine Media instagram page. They are called Glowing Moses and are sort of a space rock, experimental indie rock band. They come from Cleveland, Ohio and I do believe many of you will be a fan of these guys. Check out their new single on bandcamp below for a name your price and follow them on facebook here. Continued →

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July 30, 2017

Introducing: Voyagers (Post Hardcore From Washington State)

The spotlight should shine brightly on this new band called Voyagers out of Washington state. The band just released their debut single titled “No Consequence” (through bandcamp for name your price) and it is a refreshing take on the post-hardcore/indie rock genre. Smooth vocals that aren’t off tune, well placed bass, guitars, and percussion. I’m loving the bass heavy sound (at least on my stereo) and I feel these guys have a lot to say through their music and a sound that will keep them ahead of the pack. Please give these guys a listen and prepare yourselves for the sounds of Voyagers. RIYL: Thursday, Sparta, Thrice, Brand New, Jimmy Eat World, and DENS. More news to follow. [Website] [Facebook] [Bandcamp]

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July 15, 2017

Introducing: LOWERCASE committee

I want to encourage all of you to check out this new laid back indie rock/pop band called LOWERCASE committee. They are from Las Vegas, feature 3 brothers (and their friend on Drums), and would please fans of Walk The Moon, Two Door Cinema Club, Foster the People, and Coldplay. I’m loving their new song titled “I Know” that you can see the lyric video for below. The band was formerly known as Three Cord. You can also hear their beautiful take on the Coldplay song, “The Scientist” after the bump. Make sure to follow them on Facebook here. Thanks John Gagnon of the band TAKE for the recommendation.

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July 6, 2017

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CHPTRS "Chapter One" Now Available - Post Indie Rock Ambiance

A new band has formed called “CHPTRS” and they have released their debut titled “Chapter One” through iTunes. This mysterious band features Josh Auer of Pax 217 and formerly of OC Supertones, AVNER. His new band writes the kind of moody, ambient, post indie rock that will enlighten your senses and make for completely memorable listening experience. This is the kind of album you listen to in full from start to finish. They call themselves “Cinematic Indie Rock” which you would definitely agree with upon listening. It is available here on iTunes and they have instagram account here to follow (@wearechptrs). I don’t see a Facebook/Twitter/YouTube yet but you can get the release on a few other networks like Amazon and Google Play so get it where you can. You can also purchase on CD right here. More news to follow.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/chapter-one/id1245002345

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May 27, 2017

Cool Hand Luke Campaign...34 Hours to Go and Stretch Goals!

There is just 34 hours left to go as of this post on the Cool Hand Luke kickstarter campaign. Even though they are 100% funded, there is still time to order (double) vinyl, CDs, and other merch plus he has put up “stretch goals” which include stuff like getting CHL to make a video for the song “Taking Chances” and a special Vinyl pressing of either “Wake Up O Sleeper” or “Of Man”, both of which would be incredible. Continued →

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