The latest Christian & mainstream music news, from NZ and around the world! You'll also be hearing a lot of this on the music news on the Late Show with George (and Dan) at 9.10pm weeknights and the new music pulse on Saturdays.
All round good guy Derek Webb is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the release of his debut album 'She Must and Shall Go Free' by giving it away for nothing at noisetrade.com.
Also in this announcment video, he talks about a tour he's heading on in April/May and the release of a brand new album.
Paramore are set to release their self-titled album in April, and have posted the full track list online.
Also sit tight!! The brand new single "Now" is out on Tuesday with the new music video as well.
I say bring it on!
01) Fast In My Car
03) Grow Up
05) interlude: Moving On
06) Ain't It Fun
07) Part II
08) Last Hope
09) Still Into You
11) interlude: Holiday
13) Hate To See Your Heart Break
14) One Of Those (Crazy Girls)
15) interlude: I'm Not Angry Anymore
16) Be Alone
Huge congrats to Brad Dring of Rapture Ruckus and his wife Mel on the birth of little baby Roman William Dring!!! I really want this kid to become the new hype-man for Rapture Ruckus - or at least I want pictures of him in his Dad's awesome shades and blinged out cap.
Make it happen.
Oh it is so good to see these dudes back!!! Mumsdollar (who split in 2009) played a bit of a practise live show before their reunion gig at Parachute 2013 on Saturday night.
Want to hear how it sounded?? Well alright then - from my iPhone to your ears...
Switchfoot have a couple of new vids online today. First is the new music video for "The Original" - has to be seen to be believed...
And while you're on the youtubes, check out the teaser for their new film/documentary Fading West - which is due out later this year. The story of the last eight albums, touring the world, meeting people, and catching waves. Looks beautiful!
Late 80's Mercedes are back! we've been jamming the new tune 'down with ya' since christmas as its pretty much the perfect summer song. Great news for fans of the boys, they're releasing the new EP at Parachute 2013, and even better you can grab the first single for free right now! Also this sunday night we'll be playing their last live EP in full from 9pm.
Single is below or you can hit their website for more.
Fresh out of the Parachute camp, Leeland (the frontman), from Leeland (the band) will be fronting Parachute band at Parachute 2013! If you're a PB fan you'd know that Omega recently moved on to focus on marriage and his church community. They've also added Levi The Poet to the lineup, he replaces Listener, who was unable to make it to festival. More reason to get in before Parachute 2013 sells out! Check out the full article at Parachute's site.
Canadian electronic artist, scifi fan & vlogger Lights has teamed up with dance producer Kaskade for a new dance tune called 'No One Knows Who We Are' - there's no proper video yet but you can check out the song and album art right here. Expect to hear this loud on saturday nights for the next few months!