• [Album Review] All Get Out-Movement

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    Movement by All Get Out They’re back. And it’s with a vengeance. After four long, excruciating years All Get Out has finally answered their debut album The Season with Movement, a five song EP that seems to think of itself […]

  • Don’t Sweat it Fest Kicks Off Thursday

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    DSI FEST Sampler by The Courtroom at Gettys Thursday marks the beginning of Don’t Sweat it Fest, an indie music festival in downtown Rock Hill with a special emphasis on bicycles. Now in their fourth year, DSI FEST has expanded to […]

  • [ETW] Robert Earl Keen at Music Farm Columbia

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    Robert Earl Keen plays the Music Farm in Columbia, SC July 15.  Tickets Rising from the Texas folk scene 30 some-odd years ago, Robert Earl Keen is both a legend and a pioneer in the Americana music world. Keen spent most […]

  • Ben Bridwell and Iron & Wine Cover Talking Heads-This Must Be the Place

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    Talking Heads song “This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)” is one of those special songs that people fall in love with and one that sticks with them over the years. People who love the song often have a story […]

  • Brave Baby Headline H&P Summer Shindig

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    Highlights by Hearts & Plugs Now it’s truly annual. Returning to Charleston after a successful first year is Holy City record label Hearts & Plugs Summer Shindig featuring the label’s full roster of acts. While last year’s event was wildly […]

News

LIVE STREAM BENEFIT CONCERT FOR MOTHER EMANUEL HOPE FUND

LIVE STREAM BENEFIT CONCERT FOR MOTHER EMANUEL HOPE FUND

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream 8:00-8:20 Manny Praise Team 8:25-8:45 Josh Roberts and the Hinges 8:50-9:10 Chris Hyatt 9:15-9:35 The Lowhills 9:40-10:00 Gaslight Street w/ Reid Stone 10:05-10:25 Sol Drivin Train 10:30-10:50 Runaway Gin 10:55-11:15 Travelin’ Kine 11:20-11:40 Dead […]

Death of Paris Headline Ladypalooza, Announce Summer Tour

Death of Paris Headline Ladypalooza, Announce Summer Tour

Facebook Event Death of Paris kick off their summer headlining tour in style July 18 at New Brookland Tavern with Ladypalooza, an event featuring five female fronted acts on the rise. For Death of Paris, these shows mark another tour […]

Soundwaves: Beneath the Bleachers

Soundwaves: Beneath the Bleachers

“The louder you scream, the harder he blows” –Jack Antonoff, Bleachers High-energy indie rockers Joywave livened up the stage before Bleachers with a hype set, noting it was one of their last tour stops opening for the anticipated act of […]

[SC Charts] Bandcamp Top 10

[SC Charts] Bandcamp Top 10

Of the new albums in the top 10 the Faline album and the new Heyrocco have been in rotation non-stop since their release. Both Heyrocco and Faline have SC shows on the horizon. Heyrocco play Charleston Pour House with Broncho […]

Show Reviews

[Show Review] All Get Out Power through New Material

[Show Review] All Get Out Power through New Material

Show Review-All Get Out at the Cat’s Cradle May 15, 2015 Mike Mains & the Branches and Mae.  With the exception of a one-off show last year at The Stuffing in Atlanta, this show Friday at the Cat’s Cradle in […]

[Show Review] Lightning Bolt Bring Crowd on Stage at Kings

[Show Review] Lightning Bolt Bring Crowd on Stage at Kings

“Are they going to play on the fucking floor or not?” quipped an audience member as Lightning Bolt took the stage Monday night at Kings in Raleigh. RISD noiseniks turned underground heroes, the seasoned two-piece noise rock outfit, formed in […]

[Show Review] Matt & Kim w/ WATERS at The Orange Peel

[Show Review] Matt & Kim w/ WATERS at The Orange Peel

The PBR was flowing in the hipster capital of the south as Van Pierszalowski sang into a bouquet of flowers. The WATERS vocalist, joined by Brian DaMert on guitar, Greg Sellin on bass, Andrew Wales on drums and Sara DaMert […]

I was in a mosh pit, guys

I was in a mosh pit, guys

I didn’t know metal looked like a ginger hipster fade cut and a T-shirt with a flower on it… But, apparently I was wrong all along. I decided to go to my first ever metal show on Thursday (mainly because I was […]

Concert Previews

Festival Survival Guide: Your 101 to the Hey Look! Music Festival

Festival Survival Guide: Your 101 to the Hey Look! Music Festival

Held at Thomas Creek Brewery, Hey Look! Music Festival will be returning to Greenville for its third year with a diverse lineup of Southern bands.  The festival will feature acts like Greenville’s, Islander, and others such as Junior Astronomers, Brigades, […]

New Music

[New Music] Brigades- Running Blind

[New Music] Brigades- Running Blind

In their new song “Running Blind” Brigades split up vocal duties between frontman Darren Young and guitarist Charlie Jackson. That’s the formula that’s taken Brigades from a top tier local band to a band with a growing national presence. Since […]

[New Music] Harbinger by The Ugly Chords

[New Music] Harbinger by The Ugly Chords

Harbinger by Ugly Chords The gap between Columbia and Charleston area bands is ever-growing lately and not in a good vs. bad way. Generally speaking of course, Charleston bands seem hook heavy, whether it’s pop masked with fuzz or a […]

Cole Collins' "Living History" Released Today

Cole Collins’ “Living History” Released Today

Kudu Coffee Album Release Show March 20 5:30 p.m.  Cole Collins is always looking for a new chess opponent. And he also plays over a dozen instruments (that’s just on his new release alone). The multi-talented 20-year-old local is dropping […]

Album Reviews

[Album Review] Youngster-Extended Play

[Album Review] Youngster-Extended Play

Extended Play by Youngster From the opening notes of Youngster’s new Extended Play EP (EP = Extended Play if you didn’t know) the influence of The Strokes early albums is undeniable. In my years of seeing them live, I’ve always […]

[Album Review] The Fishing Journal-Feathers & Twine

[Album Review] The Fishing Journal-Feathers & Twine

Feathers & Twine by The Fishing Journal The Fishing Journal – “Feathers & Twine” 10” I just caught wind of The Fishing Journal last year, and I’m kicking myself for not enjoying this band sooner. I find their dissonant interpretation […]

[Album Review] Legggs - Legggs Presents: A Space Goddessy

[Album Review] Legggs – Legggs Presents: A Space Goddessy

Legggs Presents: A Space Goddessy by Legggs  Legggs debut full length is 17 tracks of boisterous, lo-fi rock sprinkled with weird sound clips and wicked bass grooves. This album does a great job of capturing Legggs live feel with all […]

Videos

Live at Papa Jazz with Debbie and the Skanks

Live at Papa Jazz with Debbie and the Skanks

SceneSC: What’s the first album you remember loving as a kid? Deborah Adedokun:David Wilcox- East Asheville Hardware & this Nigerian praise band mixtape that we used to jam out to in the car when I was a kid. Joe Buck:Elvis’ […]

Live at Papa Jazz with The Prairie Willows

Live at Papa Jazz with The Prairie Willows

What’s the first album you remember loving as a kid? Kelley Douglas: Rumor Has It– Reba McEntire Perrin Skinner: Jagged Little Pill – Alanis Morrisette Kristen Harris: Headhunters – Herbie Hancock What as the first album you bought with your […]

Dear Blanca Live at Papa Jazz

Dear Blanca Live at Papa Jazz

SceneSC: What’s the first album you remember loving as a kid? Dylan Dickerson: I didn’t really know the albums as much as individual songs but I was deeply in love with The Temptations as a kid. Fell pretty hard for all the […]

Live at Papa Jazz with MyBrother MySister

Live at Papa Jazz with MyBrother MySister

SceneSC: What’s the first album you remember loving when you were younger? Dylan Kittrell: I remember loving Rubber Soul by The Beatles. It was so just like fluid idk haha SceneSC: Is the next MB MS album in the works? DK: […]

Comedy

Comedian Dave Stone

Dave Stone: The Wander Down Yonder Tour

UPDATE: Dave Stone will be returning to Red Door Tavern on Friday, November 7th with co-headliner Lisa Best, another terrific comedian from LA. Show is at 9PM with a cover of only $7. Dave Stone is an LA-based comedian originally […]

Liza Dye Returns Home and to the Stage.

Liza Dye Returns Home and to the Stage.

Earlier this year tragedy struck New York comedian (and South Carolina native) Liza Dye when she was hit by a subway train and nearly lost a leg. Liza’s story spread quickly within the comedy community, and gained national attention when […]

Giveaways

I Love You Honeybear Deluxe Vinyl Giveaway

I Love You Honeybear Deluxe Vinyl Giveaway

Father John Misty’s new album I Love You, Honeybear is out today and we have a deluxe vinyl to give away. Link to the giveaway is in our profile. A video posted by Scene SC (@scenesc) on Feb 10, 2015 […]