• Wednesday , 17 October 2018

Indie Pop

Michael Flynn – Pretend Like

Michael Flynn – Pretend Like

When musician Michael Flynn left Charleston recently, after years of showering that city with his beautiful, electronic-infused songs about geek love, the vacuum left by the absence of his talent was palpable. Fortunately for us, Flynn, who is also one ...

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Get To Know – Glass Mansions

Get To Know – Glass Mansions

SCMG – Who are the members of your band? Jayna Doyle – vocals, drumpad; and┬áBlake Arambula – everything else (synths, guitar, bass, electronic drum programming) SCMG – What genre do you consider yourself? Alt-pop / Indie-Rock SCMG – What was ...

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The Give & The Take – The Give & The Take EP

The Give & The Take – The Give & The Take EP

South Carolina has been consistently producing great musicians and music forever, but it always seem like I am wishing for more great rock bands with strong female lead singers to explode out of the Palmetto state. Helping to get us ...

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Grace Joyner – Maybe Sometimes in C

Grace Joyner – Maybe Sometimes in C

Charleston singer-songwriter Amber Grace Joyner first hurricaned her way into my consciousness via her regular appearances on the annual Scene SC Samplers. Every song of hers that made its way onto those comps was a definite highlight for me and ...

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Slow Runner – New Monsters

Slow Runner – New Monsters

We are all indebted to someone. Sometimes it’s an annoying text message telling you that your phone bill is overdue and other times it’s you remembering your late grandfather who taught you how to fish. Both sides add up and ...

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Human Resources – En Route

Human Resources – En Route

The progression from jam band Donnie Dies to electro-synth band Human Resources seems both complete and natural on En Route, the 9-song long player from the Charleston-based Human Resources. Paul Chelmis has the cool keyboard ideas that guide the sound ...

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Dave Britt – Waiting for a Brighter Sun

Dave Britt – Waiting for a Brighter Sun

Columbia music scene fixture Dave Britt’s new EP, “Waiting for a Brighter Sun” might just surprise those who have known him for his previous work with the Americana-based Rival Brothers. While there are still nods to ’80s roots rock and ...

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Sam Stringfield – Caught in Character

Sam Stringfield – Caught in Character

Before Sam Stringfield recently departed Charleston and the Palmetto state for that other music Mecca, otherwise known as Nashville, he gifted us with an awesome farewell present: a 6-song EP of his uber-intelligent piano rock, produced by none other than ...

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Tweito – Moving Mountains / Skipping Stones

Tweito – Moving Mountains / Skipping Stones

Columbia musician Justin Tweito may be tender in his years, but this young man clearly knows his way around writing, arranging and playing rock music. Recording inspirational music at home under the name Tweito, there is a DIY ethos underpinning ...

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