July 17, 2021
Well, we just returned from a wild week at Great Wolf Lodge here locally in So Cal. We spent countless days at the water park and even Knott’s Berry Farm as well as spending precious time with my wife and children. We even had our oldest son Brayden stop by for a bit on last Thursday. Overall, was a great time spent with family and unforgettable memories were had. My wallet still aches but well, what did I expect lol.… Continued →
July 16, 2021
One of the longest-running indie/alternative bands in the Christian scene, The Choir emerged in the 1980s initially as Youth Choir, shortening the name after the release of one album and one EP. The band formed in 1983 and were instrumental in the early 80s Calvary Chapel scene in Southern California, that also included stalwarts like Undercover, Altar Boys, and 4-4-1. Where some of their counterparts flirted with punk and harder alternative sounds, The Choir’s sound rarely ‘rocked’ so much as it created atmospheres and layers that have never been easily pigeonholed into any particular scene or sound and yet have toyed with dream pop, indie pop, and at times even shoegaze.… Continued →
August 25, 2020
"He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds." -Psalm 147:3 Spirit Filled Post Hardcore act, Idle Threat. have released their Tooth & Nail debut "Nothing Is Broken For Good" full of passion, heart, and faith. RIYL: My Epic, Household, Paperweight, Arms for Elephants, and Trainwreck-era Boy's Night Out
October 17, 2019
Join me as I interview Nashville emo-rock advocate Chase Tremaine about his new single “Matter” and his upcoming album Unfall. In the interview Chase explains the meaning behind his song “Matter,” how he hopes his new album will help grow the emo/pop-punk scene in Nashville, and why CDs still matter (no pun intended). You can find out more about Chase and his music at ChaseTremaine.com and get your physical copy of Unfall by backing his Kickstarter campaign before November 5th.… Continued →
November 14, 2018
We had the pleasure to talk with Nashville indie-pop trio VEAUX about their upcoming single (due 11/16), what it takes to survive as a band in this day and age, and how the band continues to refine their sound.
August 25, 2018
I mentioned this band back at the beginning of the summer in my post “7 Bands I’ve Discovered on Spotify This Year” but since they’ve got a new single out this weekend I thought I’d take time to give them a proper introduction. Apollo LTD is a alternative pop band from Nashville, TN consisting of Jordan Phillips and Adam Stark. The band is signed to Residence Music, a subset of Centricity Music, who goal to help Christian artists who desire to make more than just worship songs.… Continued →
August 20, 2018
You may not know who Fleurie is but there’s a good chance you’ve heard her voice before. The Nashville-based artist has had her music featured in a lot of TV and movies recently (The Shape of Water, Bones, and Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger to name a few). She’s also appeared on songs like NF’s “Mansion” and House of Heroes’ “Crash.” Oh, and she’s written music with quite a few other artists like Sarah Reeves, Local Sound, and Cody Carnes.… Continued →
The pop-soul-rock-n-roll band The New Respects have finally released their first full-length album. The album is called Before The Sun Goes Down and is streaming now on all major music services. Watch the music videos for their two most recent singles “Before The Sun Goes Down” and “Freedom” below. … Continued →
August 11, 2018
August 4, 2018
Maryland based indie-punk rock band, Samuel Powers, are celebrating the one year anniversary of their last full length “Wonder” by releasing a brand new song inspired by the hit show of the same name – “Nashville”. This band is unique in the fact that their songs are all centered around and inspired by classic tv shows like Wonder Years, Saved by The Bell, Boy Meets World, and now Nashville. Band member Brody B. was actually a writer here at IVM for many years and typed up some now classic reviews.… Continued →
July 3, 2018
In case you haven’t been keeping up, 2018 has given us two new singles from the indie band Tiger Drive. The first single is a called “Legend” and came out on January 4th and the second single is titled “Here We Come” and was released May 25th. You can find the music video for “Legends” and audio for “Here We Come” below. If you’re wondering who Tiger Drive is, then you might remember the guys from their previous band, Oceanspeak.… Continued →
October 30, 2016
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...
April 14, 2011
With very tight music and well-crafted songs, The Running Back bring worship that will appeal to fans of alternative and indie rock without sounding like the same old songs over and over.
September 7, 2010
It seems that the most talented musicians tend to flock to Nashville to help broaden the careers & horizons. I'm not sure if these guys are originally from that area, but they are currently in a great place.
December 30, 2009
A gift for the new year. Hear what comes from Ben Crist's heart as 2009 comes to the end.