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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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George Fetner – GFATS

George Fetner – GFATS

©2018 George Fetner Release Date:  February 23, 2018 I’m aware of a couple of universal truths:  never embark on a land war in Russia in the winter, and every rock band is better with a kick-ass horn section. George Fetner ...

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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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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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Glass Mansions – Ritual

Glass Mansions – Ritual

A lot of changes have transpired for Glass Mansions since we last reviewed them here – no longer called Death of Paris, and now stripped down to the duo of Jayna Doyle (vocals) and Blake Arambula (electronics/ guitars), the Columbia ...

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Wreckless Eric Is Thankfully Still Wreckless

Wreckless Eric Is Thankfully Still Wreckless

When Eric Goulden was a 19-year-old teenager in Hull, England, he wrote a song about traveling the “Whole Wide World” to find that perfect girl.  Forty years after it was released as a single, Mojo Magazine listed it as one ...

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Get To Know – Papa String Band

Get To Know – Papa String Band

SCMG – Who are the members of your band? PPSB – Brett Mello…guitar/vox, LJ Errante. ….mandolin /vox, Justin Marshall. ….bass/vox, Jackson Wools. ….percussion /vox, Matt Fenech. ….drums/vox, and Mike Fore….harmonica /vox. SCMG – What genre do you consider yourself? PPSB – FUNKY NEW GRASS HONK. ...

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Cloud Repair – Space Suits

Cloud Repair – Space Suits

Space Suits is the debut solo offering of Cloud Repair, otherwise known as Richard Wells. Wells is a South Carolina native who’s taken a step back from his other projects to focus on honing his own sound. In Wells’ own ...

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