September 11, 2021
So a new friend or acquaintance finds out you’re into music. The inevitable question follows: “what kind of music do you like?” How honest are you? Do you simply say, “I like a little bit of everything?” You know that’s not true. You can’t stand Matchbox 20. Do you try something a little more honest, but still generic, like, “mostly rock stuff.”… Continued →
September 8, 2021
May 7, 2021
A band we’ve discussed right here at IVM quite a bit in the past, have returned with a new single titled “On An On”. That band is Author and this is their new song. You can download/stream/purchase right here on their bandcamp page. This indie pop-rock song is the perfect song for our oncoming HOT summer sure to topple even the most cold of climates.… Continued →
Revival Hymns just dropped a brand new 3 Song EP titled “Birth Pains”. This is their first new music in over 7 years. The indie/shoegaze band has garnered much interest here in the states by way of Finland/Germany where the members reside. You can listen to the new song “Praise for the Bereft” below.… Continued →
August 31, 2020
They are back, no really, THEY ARE BACK! Everything in Slow Motion have just released their jaw dropping, mind bending new track titled “Influence” featuring Aaron Stone of My Epic. Check out the song below via YouTube. This comeback album is due to release on October 16th through Facedown Records. Make sure you pre-order the album, “Influence” right here in several different formats.… Continued →
April 12, 2020
"And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted: Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified: he is risen; he is not here: behold the place where they laid him." - Mark 16:6
April 2, 2020
"Though Satan should buffet, though trials should come, let this blest assurance control, that Christ has regarded my helpless estate, and hath shed His own blood for my soul."
March 13, 2020
Instrumental indie rock super group Unwed Sailor has released a new video to accompany their single “Camino Reel.” The song comes from their soon-to-be-released album Look Alive, and their recent material finds them rocking out a little bit more than in the past. But don’t, worry those layered melodies are still present!… Continued →
August 21, 2019
Instrumental indie rock/post-rock supergroup Unwed Sailor have just released a new single, and for a very limited time it’s a “pay what you want” download. The band had this to say about the track: “Gone Jungle is a stand-alone single that we recorded shortly after mixing our latest record, Heavy Age.… Continued →
July 8, 2019
After almost 5 years post-metal/ambient British Columbia's The Monarch release new song "Merely Death"
June 3, 2019
May 18, 2019
The fabulous project of Eric Collins (formerly of Denison Marrs) known as MrENC, just release a new ep titled “On and On and On” via Velvet Blue Music. Check out a new song “We Set Things Right”, below. Pick up on all digital networks now. Also available on Cassette via Velvet Blue right here.… Continued →
April 30, 2019
We are thrilled to announce the new album titled “For We Are Not Yet, We Are Only Becoming” by the band Comrades, will be out on June 7th via Facedown Records. Check out the post, below and make sure to pre-order via Facedown right here. The new single “Fault Lines” is available on all digital networks and streaming sites now.… Continued →
April 7, 2019
Seeker & Servant, a personal favorite of mine, are knee deep in the recording process for their new Ep that’ll be released soon. The group has a Patreon set up to help raise funds for the recording of this project and it’s release. Consider helping them out. Listen to their latest song, “Fear Of Missing Out”, below.… Continued →
August 31, 2018
Atlas is an artsy mix of post-rock and strong percussion grooves, paired with numerous sing-along moments.
June 22, 2018
Another exciting signing to Facedown Records called “Weathered“, have just dropped their debut song “There Is One” via Facedown Records which you can listen to below. This is yet again another exciting addition to the growing “rock” roster of Facedown. Following bands like Everything In Slow Motion, My Epic, DENS, Comrades, Attalus, Withered seeks to connect with your soul through their shoe-gaze, mood mesmerizing new tunes.… Continued →
March 13, 2018
"Ultraviolet" tackles big questions of faith head on with a wall of reverb, lyrical poeticism, and a fair share of experimentation.
August 21, 2017
I am thrilled to present you all with the expertly shot, brand new music video from Cool Hand Luke for their latest song “Taking Chances”. The song appears on the album “Cora” which will see a release on September 8th. I am also excited to announce that the band has posted pre-orders for the new album in several different bundles right here.… Continued →
August 4, 2017
K. Gautier now has an experimental instrumental post rock project under the name “The Mountainous“. The music is a post-rock ambient dreamscape. They just released “Here is Repose” Ep that you can listen/purchase below. It is also up on all digital networks including Spotify. You can read a recent interview with K.… Continued →
May 3, 2017
Solo post-rock/experimental/worship artist, K. Gautier, just released his epic new song titled “Bound” that you can listen to below. Prepared to be blown away by the sonic ambiance of a spiritual awakening and be transported to another spectrum of musical contentment. I loved the last K. Gautier release and I already know that this next release will be something you won’t want to miss.… Continued →
April 11, 2017
March 28, 2017
Hailing for Sacramento, Lost Things has emerged to play some fresh post-rock/hardcore. These guys have songs that span influences from Being as an Ocean and Oh Sleeper to Jesus Culture (Consumed-era) and Emery, maybe with a slight Take It Back! influence in the faster songs. The album artwork seems to allude to a highly political punk attitude however the lyrics convey a message of seeking truth and dealing with personal problems.… Continued →
February 10, 2017
The band Hands first formed back in 2007, releasing a couple of “Demos” of which I was a strong supporter of. Their songs even appeared on a few of our early digital compilations. I followed Shane and his band’s work closely over the years following their formation from their first independent release, “The Everlasting Ep” (2008), to the incredible full length debut “The Sounds of Earth” (Oort Records/2009) to “Creator” (Facedown Records), “Give Me Rest” (Facedown Records” and finally after a much deserved break, their comeback single “New Heaven / New Earth” (2017/Facedown Records).… Continued →
February 3, 2017
Shane O. and the band Hands are back with a brand new 2 song single titled “New Heaven / New Earth”. You can listen to the track “New Heaven” below. They are releasing this 2 song single in advance of their reunion set at Facedown Fest this May. Order this 2 song single on a limited 7″ vinyl along with some other merchandise from Facedown here.… Continued →
January 8, 2017
Airy guitars, soothing piano, and a strong knack for minimalist composition make for a great listening experience on Jon Carolino's On New Horizons EP.
K. Gautier's first album shows promise and skill but falls victim to feeling dichotomous and simply too long.
November 16, 2016
Brian McSweeney, former lead vocalist and songwriter for the alternative band Seven Day Jesus, has released a new “solo” record titled “As The Bluebird” which you can find over on NoiseTrade below. This collection of songs borders on the experimental and yet entices you into a somber relaxation. A definite “kick-back and watch the winter weather roll in type of record”.… Continued →