• Monday , 20 August 2018

americana

Zoe Child – Someplace Golden

Zoe Child – Someplace Golden

Gentle sea breezes bring cool, salty air to touch your sun-kissed skin, warm from dancing and flocking in the sun trying to recreate your own little version of the “Summer of Love” right here in South Carolina. Much like ’67, ...

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Thompson Faulk – Edge of the USA

Thompson Faulk – Edge of the USA

Americana is a music genre that has a very unfortunate preserved definition. For the most part when people hear that term “Americana” they think of banjos, mandolins and a jug pipe (not that any of that is bad), but with ...

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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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Get To Know – Matt Fassas

Get To Know – Matt Fassas

SCMG – Who are the members of your band? Matt: Myself and whoever can keep up at the time! I like to hire pro players, but unfortunately that means busy players. I have two or three people I can call ...

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Chris Compton – Furtherville

Chris Compton – Furtherville

In speaking with Chris Compton about his new album, Furtherville, the first question I had to ask him was how he classified it. With a range of sounds from contemporary country to classic blues, and bluegrass to alternative with a ...

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Get To Know – Southbound 17

Get To Know – Southbound 17

1) Who are the members of your band?  (Jack): “There are 3 of us that make up Southbound 17. Here’s the breakdown.” Jack Austen – Guitar and vocals; Katie Bailey – Vocals, mandolin and when we need it, a little percussion; and   ...

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Getting to Know the Ghost of Paul Revere

Getting to Know the Ghost of Paul Revere

The Ghost of Paul Revere is an American folk trio known for their hauntingly beautiful harmonies, poetic lyrics, and commanding stage presence.  These three gentlemen from Portland, Maine play what they describe as “holler folk”, music heavily influenced by the ...

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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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Get To Know – Conservation Theory

Get To Know – Conservation Theory

SCMG – Who are the members of your band?  Response from Eddie: Eddie Martin Banjo, Resonator, Songwriting / Lynne Martin Fiddle, Mandolin, Songwriting / Marty Hopkins Guitar, Songwriting / Gavin Martin, Bass Response from Lynne: We are blessed to be a ...

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