• Tuesday , 25 April 2017

Album Review

Hula Hifi – Hawaiian Noir: Volume One

Hula Hifi – Hawaiian Noir: Volume One

While this ukulele, upright bass, and Hawaiian lap steel trio actually hails from Nashville, it does feature a South Carolina connection in Josh Kaler. The multi-instrumentalist, who lived in Charleston for years and still returns to the Lowcountry to play ...

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Dead 27s – “Ghosts Are Calling Out”

Dead 27s – “Ghosts Are Calling Out”

©2016 Red Parlor Records I was fortunate enough to see Charleston, South Carolina’s Dead 27s play live as an opening band for Earphunk in 2016, and their performance indeed lived up to the oft used adjective “incendiary.” The band’s EP, ...

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Sadler Vaden – Sadler Vaden

Sadler Vaden – Sadler Vaden

If you look at his life as of late, it has pretty much been a rock and roll fairytale for Sadler Vaden. The North Carolina-born, South Carolina-raised musician cut his musical teeth in Charleston gigging with local groups like The ...

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Alarm Drum’s “Fragment’s Of”

Alarm Drum’s “Fragment’s Of”

Columbia, South Carolina’s Alarm Drum look like they’re not too far out of high school, but they can lay down a ‘70s groove that makes me think they may have a time machine. Fragments of… is their five-song EP which ...

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Chris Boone – Capture My Apathy EP

Chris Boone – Capture My Apathy EP

Carolina native and veteran traveler Chris Boone looks at life in the South using a seasoned and lively take on Americana on his 6-song EP, Capture My Apathy. Boone says that the song title is a play on “capture myopathy”, ...

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Buried Voices – Relentless Wolves

Buried Voices – Relentless Wolves

Make no mistake, the New Wave of American Hard Rock is a real thing and Lexington’s Buried Voices are slamming their vision of radio-ready metal straight into both impressionable young minds and even old ones like mine. Their second recording, ...

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