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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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Review – Saluda Shoals EP – Fight Dirty

Review – Saluda Shoals EP – Fight Dirty

©2016 Saluda Shoals 16 minutes. That’s the entire total running length of the five songs that make up Charleston, SC-based country/roots/rock outfit Saluda Shoals’ 2016 EP release Fight Dirty. I think it has sometimes taken me longer than 16 minutes ...

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Special Report – Westminster Choir at Spoleto

Special Report – Westminster Choir at Spoleto

As witness to the Westminster Choir and Conductor Joe Miller’s inaugural concert for 2017’s Spoleto USA, I found I was asked to breathe with them, to journey with them through their voices, through music from many spheres and imagine the ...

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Special Report – Westminster Choir Visits Spoleto

Special Report – Westminster Choir Visits Spoleto

Photo Provided by Spoleto As the 2017 Spoleto Festival USA takes almost all the stages available in Charleston, the Westminster Choir under the direction of Maestro Joe Miller, is one stage not to be missed. The Westminster Choir, 40 strong, ...

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April Festivals in South Carolina

April Festivals in South Carolina

It’s Festival season all around South Carolina, and we are bringing you some of the most exciting options for entertainment around the state. Whether you live in the Upstate or on the coast, you’re bound to find something fun to ...

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Down to Earth with the High Divers

Down to Earth with the High Divers

I recently caught up with Luke Mitchell from The High Divers on their way to play The Springwater in Nashville, TN. with Motel Radio. Luke and the band all stem from the Hilton Head and Bluffton area where some members ...

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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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