Before we get to the announcement at hand, we want to take a moment to express our deepest sorrow and love for the communities reeling in the wake of Friday’s events in Newtown, CT. Know that our hearts are broken with yours, and we are praying for comfort, hope, and healing. We love you. Kyrie Eleison.
A Familyre Christmas – Volume 5 begins!
Every morning from now (December 17th) through Christmas Eve Eve (December 23rd), two brand new songs from Sounds Familyre family and friends will be awaiting you at the base of the official SF interwebal Concolor Fir (or Blue Spruce, or Austrian Pine, or Leyland Cypress – whatever your virtual yuletide preference). New sonic treats every day! The festivities kick off with Aaron Roche’s fantastic “A Central Florida Christmas” and Rachel and Jon Galaxy’s terrific retooling of “Carol of the Bells”. Just click on the image above, and have fun!
Also, all proceeds from the sale of the Familyre Christmas compilations will be donated to The Red Cross for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Volume 5 goes on sale December 23rd, but all other volumes are available below–lots to choose from! Let’s spread some Christmas cheer and lend a helping hand.
Also, a reminder that our good friends at Great Comfort Records have a few wonderful Christmas offerings as well: Bifrost Arts’ remarkable Salvation Is Created and Lenny Smith’s brand-spankin’ new Who Was And Is And Is To Come. Beautiful, profound, charming, comforting, surprising…click on the album covers below to order.
With that, we leave you to your week. Be sure to check in every dayto hear new songs from A Familyre Christmas – Volume 5!
Love, peace, and hope,
|Everyone at Sounds Familyre|
On Age of the Abstract's new EP, 'Rebirth,' the duo explores what a new sound looks like apart from the day-job in Canidria. Here, contributing writer Andrew Voigt talks with Julio Arias about influence, vision, and how writing in the wake of his father's death propelled the band forward.Full Feature More from Age of the Abstract
Often referred to as “unblack” in the Christian world, it can be difficult to find your way around when you're first getting started with the genre. We're here to help. Already a fan? Great: We're here to take you deeper. These are the best faith-based black metal artists to listen to right now.Full Feature More from A Hill To Die Upon
After being together for a quarter of a century, they've been called Illuminati, fundamentalists, and even fascists. Now, with their first new album in seven years, 'Marching Out of Babylon,' they're honed in more than ever, a steadfast and evolved version of themselves. Andrew Voigt digs a little deeper into the Swedish band's roots, uncovers the narratives on the new release, and finds out how a little playground spat brought the band together.Full Feature More from Pantokrator
Andrew Voigt, a contributing writer to HM Magazine, sat down with Cody Golob, the lead vocalist and one of the original two members of The Drowned God, to discuss their as-yet-unnamed upcoming record, the inspiration behind its writing, and a mutual love for sparkling water.Full Feature More from The Drowned God