Tooth & Nail Records
Amazon MP3 (Plus The Light Sides and Digital Booklet)
Tooth & Nail Records
Amazon MP3 (Plus The Light Sides and Digital Booklet)
There is a ton of free Christmas music all over the web this month, and I feel like Im doing you a disservice by not saying anything about it. So here is my list of all the free Christmas music around the web…enjoy!
First and foremost, Paper Route has posted a holidayish EP called Thank God The Year Is Over. Download Paper Route-Thank God This Year is Over EP
DJ Bruce O’Brien put togeather a 23 track mixtape of Christmas music by some of today’s best hip-hop/R&B/Gospel artists. Including Cross Movement, Fred Hammond, LA Symphony, Scribbling Idiots, and many others. Download Spiritual gas Vol.19: Christmas Edition by DJ Bruce O’Brien.
Solo artist Mike Goodrick has his song “Dear Santa” up for grabs on his Purevolume site. Download “Dear Santa” by Mike Goodrick.
Brandon Heath‘s track “The Night Before Christmas” is also up on Amazon MP3 for free. Download “The Night Before Christmas” by Brandon Heath
With a small sign up process, you can download Tenth Avenue North‘s version of “Go Tell It On The Mountain”. Download “Go Tell It On The Mountain” by Tenth Avenue North.
“Noel (Glory to Your Name)” by Sonicflood is available for free from iTickets. Download “Noel (Glory to Your Name)” by Sonicflood.
Jars Of Clay have their version of “Come Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen” on Amazon MP3 for free. Download “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen” by Jars Of Clay
Click over there to download “Emmanuel (Hallowed Manger Ground)” by Chris Tomlin (right click/save as). Download “Emmanuel (Hallowed Manger Ground)” by Chris Tomlin.
Free holiday songs by Bethany Dillon, Josh Wilson, and many others over at Tangle.com. Check out Tangle’s Countdown To Christmas.
Lastly, Noisetrade.com has a ton of free(ish) Christmas music from artists like Sleeping At Last, Joy Williams, Second Thief, and many others. Noisetrade’s entire website is a pay-what-you-want or tell-5-friends to download the music. I have found some amazing stuff on there, and Im sure you will too.
Come O Spirit! Anthology of Hymns & Spiritual Songs Volume 1
Bifrost Arts(featuring Leigh Nash, David Bazan, My Brightest Diamond and many more)
Live In Los Angeles
Kingdom Music Group
Two bands, Texas In July and An Early Ending, who were on tour together, were involved in a massive car crash while traveling between cities. Several members in both bands are in serious condition, and while none of the band members were killed, the woman who caused the wreck died from a heart attack moments before the accident. Please be in prayer for both bands. Read Texas In July statement. Read An Early Ending statement.
Wrench In The Works is in the studio right now working on their sophomore Facedown Records release.
As Cities Burn has decided to call it a day. Sad to see them go, but it has been coming for awhile now…
Below is the new music video from John Reuben for his new song called “Town Folk”:
About.com is doing a six-part interview with hip-hop artist Bobby Bishop, which will play out over the course of the next few weeks. Read Bobby Bishop interview.
Yuri from MXPX was interviewed by PETA2 recently, and the exchange made it to the web this week. Read MXPX inteview.
Atmospheric rock band Dreamer Dreamer have decided to break up, due to difficulties with various members going off to college . Their last show will be this week.
Below is the album cover and tracklisting for posi-hardcore band Take It Back!‘s upcoming EP entitled Rumors Of Revolt, which will hit the streets Aug.18th, 2009.
1. New Empires
2. What We Are Fighting For
3. American Fantasy
4. Rise Above
5. To Burn Again
Below is the video for “Fireflies” by electro-pop project Owl City.
Thedailyrock.com did an interview with Maylene and The Sons Of Disaster that surfaced on their website this week. Read Maylene and The Sons Of Disaster interview.
Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for solo artist Josh Wilson‘s upcoming release, entitled Life Is Not A Snapshot EP. It will be out on Sept.8th, 2009.
2. Before The Morning
4. Do You Want To Know
5. How To Fall
6. Right In Front Of Me
7. Amazing Grace
Here is a new music video by Molly Jenson for her song “Wait For You Here”:
Classic rock band Thieves & Liars are also in the studio right now putting the finishing touches on their sophomore Dreamt Music release.
Below is the artwork and tracklisting for Thrice‘s upcoming release, entitled Beggars, which will be released on Oct.8th, 2009.
1.All The World Is Mad
6.At The Last
7.Wood & Wire
8.Talking Through Glass
9.The Great Exchange
Below is the new music video from hip-hop artist Canton Jones with his song “Kingdom Business”:
The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association did a documentory style interview with hip-hop artist Lecrae to best capture his “story” on film. Watch it below, it is really freakin good.
I know you guys in the North are all good, but its 103 in Austin right now with 100% humidity. Im melting, so I will make this quick. These are all the free MP3s from Christian artists we have gathered this month for you. There are a lot of names you may know, most likely a few you don’t. I say take um all, sort it our later..
*I want to assure all of our readers that the tracks below have been posted for free on a variety of places as a means of promotion for the artists. If you download something off of our site, and enjoy it, please go and buy the rest of the music. If you are an artist and you don’t think we should have your song on these MP3 posts, please hit us up on the “Contact Us” tab up there, and we will be more than happy to delete the file. No questions asked.*
Amy Courts- Shiver
Ayiesha Woods- Refine Me
Bobby Bishop-All In
Brad & Rebekah Bichsel- Let Praise Arise
Christy Nockels- Life Light Up
Da T.R.U.T.H.- U Ready
Danyew- Beautiful King
Hillsong United- Desert Song ACTE
Josh Wilson- Savior Please
Misty Edwards- Light Up Your Face
Philmont- I Can’t Stand To Fall
Pro- I’m Sorry
Ruth- Back To The Five
Sheri Carr- Flicker
Tal & Acacia- Clear View
Tal & Acacia- Merry Go Round
Tal & Acacia- Yaweh
Thi’sl- I’m A Rider
Tony Stone- Something Better
Travis Cotrell- To The King
Underoath- Emergency Broadcast: The End I
Vota- I’ll Go
Once again, here is a whole bunch of links to the various news items in the Christian music scene this week. Please click through and read some stories, watch some videos, and read some interviews, you never know what you will find. If you think we missed anything, please feel free to fill out that Contact Us tab over there and let us know.
I would also encourage every one to check out our new pages that have appeared at the top of the page, including our first round for the Christian Artists list and record labels. We hope that these pages begin to help you find new and exciting music.
Take It Back!‘s fill-in bassist messed up his leg something bad at a show this week. Two days later, the same thing happened to their guitarist.
Grammatrain speaks! After almost ten years of silence, Grammatrain has begun to roll out what the future holds from the classic Christian alternative band. Read Grammatrain’s address to their fans.
Modern rockers Willet have posted their monthly “WTV” video. Watch WTV’s latest episode.
Willet‘s tour pastor also posted his devotional for February. Read FEB DEVO.
Singer/Songwriter Corey Crowder is holding a T-shirt design contest. You can win $300 and get your design printed. Read about and enter the Corey Crowder t-shirt design contest.
CCM artist Justin Fox gave a studio update in the form of a video. Watch Justin Fox update video.
CCMmagazine.com is holding their annual Reader’s Choice Awards right now. You can vote for your favorite, and the winners will be announced shortly. Artists include Flyleaf, Jonezetta, Relient K, and Capital Lights, among others. Vote for your favorite band at CCM.
Indie rock band Esterlyn is going to holding a number of Bible studies before a number of their shows on the “Welcome To The Family Tour”. Check the dates to see if you can get involved. View tour dates and locations for Esterlyn Bibible studies.
Nu-metal band 12 Stones gave fans a small update on their activities. Read 12 Stones update.
KJ-52 posted the next in the long line of video devotionals, entitled “What Team Are You Cheering For?”. He has also started a live feed so you can talk to him while he is in the studio this week.
Staple is back! Read Staple’s announcement.
Country artist Brent Hill recently issued his latest press release. Read Brent Hill’s press release.
VOTA posted a behind the scenes look at the making of their latest video for the track “Hard To Believe”. Watch VOTA make their new video.
Stereosubversion.com posted an interview with Molly Jenson, in which she talks about the writing process for the new album, her duet with Switchfoot‘s frontman Jon Foreman , and her future in children’s books. Read Molly Jenson interview.
The new mewithoutYou artwork was revealed this week, along with the title of their upcoming release. View mewithoutYou artwork.
Solo artist Josh Wilson posted a video blog explaining the meaning behind his song “Savior, Please”. Watch Josh Wilson’s video blog.
Chris from the metal band The Ascendicate posted a blog explaining to the world what the band was all about. Read The Ascendicate blog.
Rapper Trip Lee wrote an article on offending people called “When Its Ok To Offend Without Remorse”. Read Trip Lee’s article.
The Almost talked about what the band has been up to lately and writing for the next CD. Read The Almost update.
Rockers DecembeRadio post a huge news update. Read DecembeRadio news.
Blood and Water is teaming up with TOMS Shoes and their charity efforts. Read about Blood and Water and TOMS Shoes.
Country artist Dan Evans video for his song “Goin’ All Out” debuted on CMT.com this week. Watch Dan Evans video for “Goin’ All Out”.
Solo Contemporary Christian artist Phil Stacey signed to Reunion Records this week. Read Phil Stacy’s announcement .
Surf-pop artist Colbie Caillat announced the launch of her official fan club this week. Read about Colbie Caillat’s official fan club.
Decibelmagazine.com has an exclusive clip from Believer‘s upcoming release, Gabriel. Listen to exclusive Believer clip.
Skillet posted a video of them recording their latest album. Watch Skillet in the studio.
Things have been a bit strange around here in that all of us at The One21 are out visiting family. This is usually a Friday thing when I post a bunch of links to various goings on in the Christian music world. It is an attempt to keep everyone up to date on what is going on, and if you think that we missed anything, hit us up in the Contact Us tab over there…here we go:
Singer/Songwriter Todd Agnew talks about his upcoming Christmas tour here
Brett Dennen and Paste Magazine are running a “Thanks Giving” contest, read and sign up here
The Great Commission gives a slew of updates concerning tours and recording here
The Myriad have recently posted a video concerning drummer Randy Miller here
tobyMac talks remixes here
Former Korn guitarist Brian Welch was interviewed here
Hip-hop artist KJ-52 posted the latest in his series of video devotionals here
Josh Wilson talks about his online advent calender here
The Almost posted an e-card for their recently released EP No Gift To Bring here
Southern mosh metal monsters Once Nothing talk about the departure of a few of their band members here
Jars Of Clay give a whole bunch of updates here
Jamie Jamgochian talks about her Christmas tour here
A small tour with Haste The Day, Sky Eats Airplane, and Inhale Exhale was announced here
Sleeping At Last talkabout the departure of their drummer here
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