• Thursday , 19 April 2018

folk

Chris Compton and the Ruby Brunettes – Self Titled

Chris Compton and the Ruby Brunettes – Self Titled

Columbia’s Chris Compton and the Ruby Brunettes have created a soundscape of haunting simplicity with the dark lounge music contained on their self-titled debut release. Described by Compton as baroque pop, the group contains both acoustic and sparse electric guitars ...

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Mel Washington – Houses

Mel Washington – Houses

Houses, the solo debut of Charleston singer-songwriter Mel Washington, comes out swinging hard, with the aggressive soulful blues rock of “Whiskey Bent”. The song has the distinct feel of familiar territory, like you’ve been here before, but you’re being taken ...

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The Dunder Chiefs – Kicking Rocks

The Dunder Chiefs – Kicking Rocks

Wow, the first great South Carolina release of 2014 has come barging through the front door and has taken no prisoners; Charleston’s Dunder Chiefs’ eagerly anticipated long player is a fierce musical declaration built out of passionate trips through their ...

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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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The Ruby Brunettes – Woodshed Sessions: Vol. 1

The Ruby Brunettes – Woodshed Sessions: Vol. 1

Columbia’s The Ruby Brunettes wowed us with their self-titled debut album last year and it was a great, unexpected and nearly singular local entry into the more slowcore style of indie folk. Now known simply as the Ruby Brunettes, for ...

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