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The City Harmonic announce final tour and album

The City Harmonic have announced that they would be parting ways come mid-2017. The difficult announcement was partnered with the promise of a final tour next year and a unique worship album recorded during that time.

In a post to facebook, the band said:

The City Harmonic was always about uniting the Church in worship, and we're eager to gather our friends and family in Christ together over the next season as we play our last shows together. While some dramatic event might have made for a better story, this is a healthy decision made between friends and the right thing at the right time. There may have been ups and downs, while ministry and the pressures of career and other things weighed on us, but this recent season has been a reminder of what's most important to us.

Check out the band's website here and follow them on social media to keep up with them as they prepare for their farewell tour and album.

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Son of Screamfest free download

Disciple, XXI, Demon Hunter, August Burns Red, and more feature on Son of Screamfest - a free Noisetrade sampler you can download.

If you choose to leave a tip, you'll help support Compassion International, which is pretty awesome.

1. Fit For A King - Deathgrip
2. Forevermore - Pandemica
3. Disciple - Spirit Fire
4. Wolves at the Gate - Majesty In Misery
5. XXI - Cut Me Open
6. The Ongoing Concept - Prisoner
7. Demon Hunter - The Last One Alive
8. August Burns Red - Fault Line
9. Silent Planet - Panic Room
10. Haste the Day - Lost
11. Norma Jean - Death is a Living Partner

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Switchfoot Release New Live Album

While out on their Looking For America tour (with Relient K), Switchfoot decided to record one of the Chicago shows and release a 10-track live album.

It's available exclusively from switchfot.com, and costs around 14 NZD.

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Featuring live versions of:
Holy Water
Meant To Live
Bull In A China Shop
Where The Light Shines Through
I Won't Let You Go
Love Alone Is Worth The fight
Hello Hurricane
If The House Burns Down Tonight
Float
Live it Well

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Adam Young Scores Short Film Contest

Adam Young (from Owl City) has spent the past 9 months creating scores based off of his interpretation of historical events, and now, he's challenging you to create a film based off your interpretation of one of his scores.

Head to ayoungscores.com/contest for details on entry and the prizes, including some amazing sound and lighting gear for your video projects.

Get into it though - the deadline to get videos submitted is December 31.

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Anthem lights announce 3 EPs + new album

During a Facebook Live event yesterday, Anthem Lights dropped 4 major bits of new release news. 3 new covers mashup EPs, and a new album of original songs out halfway through next year.

First, they'll release a Disney EP on October 28 (featuring medleys from High School MusicalAladdinThe Lion King and more).

Then on November 25, a new Christmas EP called Christmas Is Here - followed up on January 6 by the I Love Boybands mashup EP.

As if that wasn't enough... the guys launched a Kickstarter to fund their new full length album Painted Skies, due out mid-2017.

You can watch the announcement video below (skip to about 7 minutes for the announcements), and head to their facebook to keep up with all the releases over the next few months!

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GMA Dove Award Winners Announced

Lauren Daigle has picked up three awards including Artist of the Year at the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards.

Lauren also won Songwriter of the Year, and her hit "Trust In You" was namd Pop/Contemorary Song of the Year.

Best New Artist went to Jordan Feliz, and Song of the Year went to "Good, Good Father" (originally by Housefires, but covered by pretty much everyone).

You can head to doveawards.com to see the full list of winners, but we've put all the Life FM artists below.

Song of the Year: "Good, Good Father" - Housefires (writers Pat Barrett, Tony Brown)
Songwriter of the Year - Artist: Lauren Daigle
Songwriter of the Year - Non-Artist: Jason Ingram
Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year: for KING & COUNTRY
Artist of the Year: Lauren Daigle
New Artist of the Year: Jordan Feliz
Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year: "Uncomfortable" - Andy Mineo
Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year:"Happiness" - NEEDTOBREATHE
Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year: "Trust In You" - Lauren Daigle
Worship Song of the Year: "No Longer Slaves" - Bethel Music (writers Jonathan David Hesler, Brian Johnson, Joel Case)
Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year: Therapy Session - NF
Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year: The Wonderlands: Sunlight & Shadows - Jon Foreman
Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year: This Is Not A Test - TobyMac
Inspirational Album of the Year: Brave New World - Amanda Cook
Instrumental Album of the Year: Without Words: Synesthesia - Bethel Music
Christmas Album of the Year: Christmas Is Here - Danny Gokey
Worship Album of the Year: EMPIRES - Hillsong UNITED
Short Form Video of the Year: "Live On Forever" - The Afters

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