• Wednesday , 28 June 2017

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Dangermuffin – Heritage

Dangermuffin – Heritage

There’s a lot of studio magic happening in music today. I don’t say that in a complimentary way. I’m talking about the propensity for the use of auto-tune and the like to render the vocal and instrumental performances of many ...

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Don Merckle – The Ballad of Lincoln Wray

Don Merckle – The Ballad of Lincoln Wray

Don Merckle is no stranger to the North and South Carolina music scene, he has played countless shows and been an inspiration to both local and touring artists. On Merckle’s latest effort, an EP with 7 tracks, 2 which are ...

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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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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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Thompson Faulk – This is Life

Thompson Faulk – This is Life

Charleston’s Thompson Faulk explains his debut album This is Life as being about just that – existence; reality vs his expectations as well as “everyday struggles in relationships and living that I think most people go through as they grow ...

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Pocket Buddha – Planting Hands

Pocket Buddha – Planting Hands

There are bands that want to challenge their audience and themselves; they want to progress as far and as fast as they can, reaching new and perhaps difficult-to-digest levels of musical ecstasy that fulfill their creative spirit and demand dedication ...

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The Tarlatans – Good Luck

The Tarlatans – Good Luck

If the powerful intimacy of the Tarlatans’ first album was a wakeup call for South Carolina music listeners, then their latest EP, “Good Luck”, is a veritable air raid siren. Stylistically, the Clemson to Charleston transplants haven’t moved too far ...

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Finnegan Bell – I Was Gone

Finnegan Bell – I Was Gone

When you name your music group after a literary/ film character, in this case the lead from the movie adaptation of “Great Expectations”, you are probably suggesting that you share a common bond with said personality. Such is the case ...

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