• Tuesday , 17 July 2018

americana

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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Tastes Like Chicken – Heartaches and Hangovers

Tastes Like Chicken – Heartaches and Hangovers

Florence based rock band Taste Like Chicken released their sophomore album Heartaches and Hangovers June 30th. This band blends a lot of different styles together to create something new and interesting, yet familiar… maybe that is why they are called ...

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Dell Castillo – From the Outside Looking In

Dell Castillo – From the Outside Looking In

“Most music today is redundant. Once you have a sick beat and a catchy tune, it doesn’t matter what the lyrics are, people will find it ‘good’. I feel like the art of songwriting has been lost. This album is ...

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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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