• Tuesday , 11 December 2018

Album Review

Hale Bopp Astronauts / Soda City Riot Split 7″

Hale Bopp Astronauts / Soda City Riot Split 7″

South Carolina-based independent punk label Rivermonster Records (ran by Larry Parker and Toni Dellaposta) has put out a hell of a first release, the 7″ split between Charleston’s Hale Bopp Astronauts and Columbia’s Soda City Riot, due out on August ...

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E.Z. Shakes – The Wolf

E.Z. Shakes – The Wolf

Back when I reviewed Columbia alt-country artist E.Z. Shakes (AKA Zach Seibert) earlier this year, I knew his next release was going to be a different affair; gone is the sparse, nearly lo-fi home recording feel that marked his 4-song ...

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Boo Hag – Crawfish 7″ EP

Boo Hag – Crawfish 7″ EP

I love it when South Carolina artists have both the belief in themselves and appreciation for their fans to come out with awesome little 7″ EPs like the newest one from Columbia’s Boo Hag. Crawfish is a self-released 4-song slab ...

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Boo Hag – Testify

Boo Hag – Testify

Heavily influenced by the raw blues sounds of the Georgia Sea Island Singers, Columbia’s Boo Hag delves backwards into the depths of the pure emotive power of acapella blues, pushing their music forward to its next logical step: a gospel ...

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E.Z. Shakes – E.P.

E.Z. Shakes – E.P.

“Music is my birthright,” says Columbia’s Zach Seibert, now also known as E.Z. Shakes. The singer-songwriter’s childhood history of travelling with his family’s Christian rock band bears witness to this matter-of-fact claim, along with his extensive past playing music professionally, ...

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Jerry Axson – A Room for Every Season

Jerry Axson – A Room for Every Season

Jerry Axson might be one of Columbia’s best keep secrets with the release of his 17th, you heard me correctly seventeenth, studio album release that came out in October. The album is called A Room for Every Season (A Song ...

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Prettier Than Matt – Uncover

Prettier Than Matt – Uncover

Uncover is Prettier Than Matt’s 5th record in a string of Carolina-grown hits. The duo is known for their wide range of stylistic ability but with Uncover they stick to their well-known folk-Americana roots. Released November 3rd, this album is ...

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The Dubplates – Box Full of Steel

The Dubplates  – Box Full of Steel

Charleston has always been blessed with a musical bouillabaisse of styles and sounds. When it comes to reggae, it doesn’t get much better than the Dubplates. With a hefty ten members, this reggae outfit definitely brings it live and refuses ...

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Zach Bingham -Honkey Tonic

Zach Bingham -Honkey Tonic

Zach Bingham delights us once again with his new album Honkey Tonic. As the title suggests, it is an excellent fusion of jazz, rock and country music. Much like a legendary sushi chef, Zach blends these three related but different ...

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