Josh Garrels full discography is free for 2 weeks.

Josh Garrels is giving away his complete discography for free for two weeks over at Noisetrade. While they are all a free gift for you to download I encourage you to give a tip because 100% of the tips are being donated to World Relief to help in Congo. If you would like to read more about what is happening and what they are doing to help over in Congo go here http://worldrelief.org/congo-crisis.

I fell in love with Josh Garrels' music when he gave away his last release Love & War & The Sea In Between for free. After that I ended up buying his album Jacaranda but never got around to buying the rest. This was a great opportunity to get the rest of his music and help a great cause. Read the rest of this entry

Ravenhill – Bedroom Demos

Ravenhill has just released a new EP of demos for free download over at their Bandcamp page called Bedroom Demos. The first 3 songs on the EP were recorded just by Josh Clifton the lead singer/guitarist. These are just rough acoustic demos that may become actual Ravenhill songs someday. They mention that this is the how the process starts with a lot of the bands songs. The last 4 songs are demos recorded with the full band back in 2010. The Shakes and Stranger were later re-recorded on the EP Lions, which is available for download here. Ravenhill – Lions (EP) Read the rest of this entry

Drew Holcomb And The Neighbors have a free music sampler that you can download for free over at Noisetrade. The sampler includes seven songs from a handfull of their previous albums.

The band is led by husband and wife duo Drew and Ellie Holcolm, which both take part in songwriting and singing duties. Drew Holcomb And The Neighbors is a great band for anyone who enjoys bands similar to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, and Neil Young. Their music covers genres such as rock, blues, country, and folk ,among others. Read the rest of this entry

My Anchor Holds – Self-Titled (EP)

My Anchor Holds is a folk/soul band consisting of husband and wife duo Jacob and Katie Eckeberger. The bands sound is a mix of the musical styles that each of them were brought up on. Katie brings the blues and soul influence from the mid-west which comes out in her vocals and Jacob's Americana/folk influence comes out in the music with his acoustic guitar.

The full EP is not available for download only Depth Of Mercy, My Anchor Holds, and People Get Ready are for free download, but the other two songs can be streamed at their ReverbNation profile. Read the rest of this entry

The Blackthorn Project – Reckless

The Blackthorn Project is a non-profit ministry consisting of husband and wife duo, Tim & Laurie Thorton, who minister mainly through music. They are part of the Enter The Worship Circle project and are joined by fellow Enter The Worship Circle artist, Aaron Strumpel, who is the producer for the album, Reckless.

The duo plays many different instruments on the album, violin, harmonica, mandolin, acoustic guitar, and they are joined by Steve Holley on upright bass. This gives the album a sound that covers a handful of different genres throughout their songs, bluegrass, folk, blues, chamber, but with all the different styles represented this is at it's core a worship album. Read the rest of this entry

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors new Christmas album, A Neighborly Christmas, is a great way to celebrate the season. The album is a mix of folk-rock, blues and jazz there is a great variety of musical styles between the songs. They do some common versions of many of the Christmas classics but give a bit of a twist on others.

Hark The Herald Angels Sing ends up being a slower more mellow version than the usually up tempo carol that it we are used to hearing and their version of Silent Night gets a little bit of a more soul-rock feel to it. They also have an original song added to the mix, Merry Christmas Tonight, which I quite enjoy. This is a great album to get into the Christmas spirit. Read the rest of this entry