All Things New
All Things New
All Things New
All Things New
Below is a video of Paramore performing an acoustic version of their latest single, “The Only Exception”. All stripped down to a voice and acoustic guitar really gives this song a different flavor, I think you guys will really enjoy it.
Below is the music video for Paramore‘s latest single, “The Only Exception”. The video is kind of a cool little stage play in vocalist’s Hayley’s head. It is perfect for the song…ENJOY!
Paramore‘s latest album, Brand New Eyes, has been certified GOLD with over a half a million units sold. This is great news, and congrats all around to the band and their team that made it happen!
Paramore was voted runner-up for band of the year in AP magazine’s Readers Poll ’09. In related news, their latest album, Brand News Eyes, was also voted in by the staff of AP Magazine as the 2nd best album of the year along with vocalist Hayley Williams taking the crown of Best Vocalist Of The Year. Congrats to the band!!
Dreamt Music has signed on Shapes Stars Make! from Dallas, TX. Congrats guys, I think you are the first Texas band to ever sign with a Facedown imprint…
Below is the new video from The Letter Black for their song “Hanging By A Thread”
Below is the video for Oh, Sleeper‘s song “Son Of The Morning”
Below is the video for “Lost” by Da T.R.U.T.H.
Below is the music video for The Wrecking‘s song “Sound of the Resistance”
Below is new video from Flyleaf with their new song “Again”
Below is the new music video for “Lonely Wheel” by The Almost
Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for Joy Electric‘s upcoming covers album entitled Favorites At Play, which will hit stores November 3rd, 2009.
1. 1,2,3,4 (Feist)
2. Viva La Vida (Coldplay)
3. I Miss You (Blink 182)
4. Falling Slowly (Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová from the film Once)
5. When You Were Young (The Killers)
6. Somewhere Only We Know (Keane)
7. It Ends Tonight (The All-American Rejects)
8. Decode (Paramore)
9. Say It Right (Nelly Furtado)
Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for Tooth & Nail newcomers Queen’s Club and their upcoming October 27th, 2009 release, Nightmarer EP
3. Family Ties
5. Uh Huh
6. Nightmarer [Max Justus Remix]
Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for Eisley‘s upcoming October 13th, 2009 release, entitled The Fire Kites EP
2. The Valley
3. Away We Go (demo)
4. 192 Days (demo)
Atmospheric Indie Rock
Cross Movement Records
A few weeks ago we announced that folk rock icon Jennifer Knapp has resurfaced after three years of seemingly self imposed exile. This week, Knapp herself addressed her return to music and explained her absence in a letter addressed to her fans posted on her website. Read letter from Jennifer Knapp.
Paramore‘s first album, All We Know Is Falling, was certified Gold this last week with over 50,000 units sold. Congrats kids!
Apparently, pop rock band Kids In The Way are getting back together. Don’t believe me? Read the blog Run Kid Run just posted.
Dance rock band Queen’s Club has signed on with Tooth & Nail Records. Interesting
selection for sure…
Following the Insyderz‘s footsteps, both Five Iron Frenzy and The OC Supertones have eluded through various contacts that reunions and DVDs in the near future…
Long time Yours For Mine member Jonathan has decided to leave the band.
New Zealand moshcore band Saving Grace has signed with Strike First Records. Congrats to all involved….
An interview with Micah from Oh, Sleeper was posted over at Lambgoat.com. Take my advice though, read the interview with Oh, Sleeper, but do NOT read the comments anywhere on that website. Lambgoat has got some borderline sociopaths for readers.
The Day Of has signed with Southpawl Records.
Below is the new video from John Reuben with the song “Confident”
Below is the latest from Hawk Nelson called “Live Life Loud”
Below is the video from progressive band The Contact for their song “The Divine”.
Below is the new video from Jeremy Enigk for his song “Mind Idea”
Below is the music video for The Crimson Armada‘s new song “The Serpent’s Tongue”
Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for The Almost‘s upcoming release, entitled Monster Monster, which will hit stores November 3rd, 2009.
1. Monster Monster
2. Lonely Wheel
3. No I Don’t
5. Young Again
6. Summer Summer
7. Hand Grenade
8. Books & Books
9. Souls On Ten
10. Want To
11. Get Through
In addition to the album above, The Almost will release a exclusive EP through Hot Topic on October 6th, 2009 called The Monster EP. It will contain three songs from Monster Monster, along with two B-sides. In addition, there will be a special addition which will contain not only the EP, but all the packaging for Monster Monster and a blank CD to burn a free copy of the full-length when it becomes available through Shockhound.com. Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for The Monster EP.
1. Lonely Wheel
Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for John Reuben ‘s upcoming December 22nd, 2009 release, Sex, Drugs, and Self Control
2. No Be Nah
3. Burn It Down
4. In The Air
5. Paranoid Schizophrenic Apocalyptic Whisper Kitten
6. Town Folk
9. Radio Makes You Lonely
10. So Sexy For All The Right Reasons
11. Wooden Whistle Man
12. Joyful Noise
Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for We Came As Roman‘s new album, entitled To Plant A Seed, which will hit stores November 3rd, 2009.
1. To Plant A Seed
2. Broken Statues
3. Intentions (ft. Tyler “Telle” Smith of The Word Alive)
4. Roads That Don’t End And Views That Never Cease
6. We Are The Reasons
8. I Will Not Reap Destruction
9. Searching, Seeking, Reaching, Always
10. An Ever-Growing Wonder
Below is the album artwork and tracklisting from Plumb‘s upcoming compilation entitled Beautiful History: A Hits Collection . It will be available November 3rd, 2009.
1. Stranded (2010 version)
2. Here With Me (2010 version)
3. Damaged (Redemption Extended Version)
4. God Shaped Hole (2010 version)
6. I Can’t Do This
10. In My Arms (Radio Edit)
11. Hang On
12. Beautiful History
1. In My Arms (Bimbo Jones Radio Edit)
2. Cut (Bronleewe & Bose Radio Edit)
3. Hang On (Digital Dog Radio Edit)
4. Always (jRyann Radio Edit)
5. In My Arms (Bronleewee & Bose Extended Mix)
6. Cut (Digital Dog Extended Mix)
7. Hang On (Dave Audé Extended Mix)
8. Always (Bimbo Jones Extended Mix)
Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for Gwen Stacy‘s upcoming October 20th, 2009 release, entitled A Dialogue.
1. The First Words
2. Profit Motive
3. A Dialogue
4. Creation and How I See It
5. Words of the New Prophet
6. Devil Devil
9. A Middle Ground
10. The Making Of
11. The Sound of Letting Go
Below is the album artwork and tracklisting from the long awaited sophomore release from hard rock band Flyleaf, entitled Memento Mori, which will hit stores October 27th, 2009.
2. Beautiful Bride
5. Break Your Knees
8. Have We Lost
10. Set Apart This Dream
Hello to all the amazing people who read our site, we love you. Really, your participation in this website makes everything worth it. Every time you visit, it counts as only good stuff for us as a group. So, thank you….
If you will remember, a few months back, we announced that we were going to tone things down a little bit on the site. At the time, we were putting up three posts a day, beginning to build our artist database, and trying to manage our emerging “ezine” persona. In all honesty, we never intended to use The One21 as a magazine-type website. Our original idea for this blog was to simply communicate our passion and try to begin to introduce the world to a larger perspective of “Christian music”in modern culture.
Well, God, as He always does, has His own plans for things, and seven months in to our existence we were doing interviews, reporting on news, and in general acting like more of a magazine.
However, the true intention of this site, The One21 Music, was to build a tool that could fully introduce the people to the vast body of music made by believers. So, in May, we officially began to build our artists database. We started strong, found out we weren’t doing it right, started over, added a few features, went back and added those features to the existing profiles, went back and edited, and then once again began to add new artists, and here we are.
Confused? Dont worry, all of that was my long way of saying that we are now 260 artists strong in our database, and every week we are adding on average 6-10 new entries. The profiles span over 10 genres, 3 categories, and over 120 styles (sub-genres). We are doing our best to make sure that any fan, of any type of music will have a place on this website. You can go see our progress by clicking on the “Artist Search” tab up at the top of this page, or you can click here.
Also, if there is particular artist you want to check out, you can get to them quickly by typing in www.one21music.com/(artist name) into the address bar on your browser (so an example would be www.one21music.com/owl city). If you dont get anything, it most likely means we have not gotten that particular artist into the system yet, but don’t fret because we are working on it.
Alright, with so much going on, Chuck and I thought it would be a good idea to start giving you guys weekly rundowns on what is happening here on the site. So at the end of the week, we will recap what we have been writing about on the blog, in the database, and what is happening in our company. Our hope is that not only will you stay up to date to what is happening on the blog, and what new artists you may want to check out, but also that you would get to know us as people and as a company. So, here we go, this our first real update so I hope you enjoy:
-First of all, you may notice that we have a new banner. The old one was cool and everything, but as we turn the corner on this website, we wanted to go with something a bit “cleaner” looking. Plus, I (Ian) was really tired of looking at myself every time I looked at the site (yes, if you remember the guy in the banner, that was a big ‘ol profile of me, myself, and I).
-We launched our “Album Release” page this week. this page contains dates, titles, and album artwork(when available) for all the upcoming CDs from Christian artists. It will be updated often, and in future “update” posts I will keep you up to date on what we have added to the page. Go check out all the upcoming releases here.
-We got rid of our “Music Artists” and “Christian Labels” tabs. With the database, we don’t need the “Artist” tab, although you may see a newer, more accessible version of it pop up in the near future. All the information from the “Christian Labels” can now be found in our “Links” page. You can click on the “Links” tab at the top of the page or just click here
-New Releases-The big release this week came from MuteMath, but Manic Drive and Take It Back! also released somke new stuff this week.
-Music News- new videos from John Reuben, Paramore, and Philmont, along with new album info for Abandon Kansas, and a lot of bands leaving their labels and others getting signed.
-Free Download- a new little DJ album from hip-hop artist Playdough. Very strange, but hard to pass up for free.
-Voices Of The Underground2 Pt.1- Begin a new “season” of our round table interview series by asking Thousand Foot Krutch, White Collar Sideshow, Gileah Taylor, and many others what they love about music.
-Chuck has moved around some genre definitions to best suite our Praise & Worship, and Gospel fans.
Bodies Of Water
The Welcome Wagon
Gileah Taylor (Gileah & The Ghost Train)
Also, this weekend we will be holding a meeting to try and figure out a possible One21 Fest here in Austin, Texas. If you are reading this and have some ideas, please speak up. Until next week, God bless, and have a great weekend.
Christian Music Is Not A Genre, It Is A Movement
Below is the new, self produced music video from pop rock band Philmont for their song “Back Down”
Below is the new-er artwork for Thrice‘s physical release of their new album Beggars, which will hit stores September 15th, 2009.
Metalcore giants Gwen Stacy have signed with Solid State Records.
Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for Abandon Kansas‘ upcoming release, entitled We’re All Going Somewhere EP, which will see a September 8th, 2009 release date.
1. The Harder They Fall
2. I Wonder If It’s Me
3. Make Believe
4. We’re All Going Somewhere
5. Months and Years
6. Close Your Eyes
Continuing the artist shuffle they are doing over at Tooth & Nail Records, screamo rock band Write This Down has signed with the label. Congrats to all involved.
Matt Morginsky ( also known as Mojo of The OC Supertones) has partnered up with Croatian ska band October Light to form ……Mojo & October Light. They will be releasing an album in the very near future.
Don Clark (guitar) and Ethan Luck (drums) of Demon Hunter have both announced their departure from the band. Ethan will now be the full time drummer for Relient K.
Progressive metal band The Beneath has decided to call it a day. Bummer, they were really good…
Below is the new music video from John Reuben with his song “Jamboree”.
The Becoming is now holding auditions for a new drummer before they start hitting the road hard come this Fall. Eyeliner required….
Brooke Waggoner dropped a little update, including some details concerning a new album coming out within the year. Read Brooke Waggoner update.
Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for Fee‘s October 6th, 2009 release, Hope Rising.
1. Rise And Sing
2. Greatly To Be Praised
3. Glory To God Forever
4. Everything Falls
5. God Is Alive
6. Hands Of The Healer
7. Arms That Hold The Universe
8. Promised Land
9. We Crown You
10. Your Love
11. Send Me Out
Below is the new music video from recent Tooth & Nail singee Sent By Ravens, with their song “Trailer Vs. Tornado”.
Flyleaf‘s first new album in close to five years, entitled Memento Mori, will hit the general market on October 27th, 2009.
Below is the artwork and tracklisting for David Bazan‘s (Pedro The Lion) new album, entitled Curse These Branches, which will become available September 1rst, 2009.
01 Hard To Be
02 Bless This Mess
03 Please, Baby, Please
04 Curse Your Branches
05 Harmless Sparks
06 When We Fell
07 Lost My Shape
08 Bearing Witness
09 Heavy Breath
10 In Stitches
Below is the new music video from Paramore, with their song “Ignorance”:
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