• Monday , 20 August 2018

Indie Rock

Great Peacock Glides Into Charleston

Great Peacock Glides Into Charleston

When you see a peacock spread it’s tailfeathers,  you stop and take it in. The same can be said for the first time you hear the band that is just as colorful and charismatic as the animal it’s named for: ...

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Loyd Van Horn – Escape

Loyd Van Horn – Escape

Self-produced at home by Charleston multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Loyd Van Horn, Escape is a 75 minute journey through both the artist’s musical imagination and the titular concept itself and all its derivatives – departure, flight, liberation. Taking his inspiration from ...

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Get To Know – Sleeping Policeman

Get To Know – Sleeping Policeman

SCMG – Who are the members of your band? Right now, Sleeping Policeman is back to being a solo effort with myself, Charles Grace. SCMG – What genre do you consider yourself? This question always seems harder to me than ...

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Get To Know – After Alice

Get To Know – After Alice

SCMG – Who are the members of your band? AA – Jason Crowden/Vocals/Guitars and Steven Fennell/Drums. SCMG – What genre do you consider yourself? AA – Mainstream rock, could also be alternative rock, as well. SCMG – What was your biggest ...

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Out Of Bounds – Sourland is coming to the Sparrow

Out Of Bounds – Sourland is coming to the Sparrow

Photo credit: Alan Rigoletto Lambertville, New Jersey’s Sourland is headed south for a nine-date tour, stopping for just one South Carolina show. The band hits North Charleston to play The Sparrow at 9PM, on Wednesday, 6/14/17.  The tour comes in ...

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Dave Britt – Burning in the Afterglow

Dave Britt – Burning in the Afterglow

Have you ever experienced that fantastic feeling of driving in a convertible?  You know…the top is down, there is a warm smell of summer, and that late afternoon sun is slowly setting in the rear-view mirror.  Got the picture?  Good.  ...

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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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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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Ghosts of the Kodiak – Terrestrials

Ghosts of the Kodiak – Terrestrials

Listening to the new record Terrestrials from indie rock band Ghosts of the Kodiak got this reviewer to thinking about what separates rock groups into the disparate camps of “pop” and its considered antithesis, “underground”. On the one hand, the ...

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Alarm Drum – Colorsick EP

Alarm Drum – Colorsick EP

Columbia’s Alarm Drum are young but poised shoegazers with a catchy, danceable indie rock sound. On their debut release, the Colorsick EP, the high schoolers meld their electronics and guitars into a formidable affiliation, one that could cross lines of ...

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