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Brannon Desseyn

Tuesday ‘tunes

Tuesday ‘tunes

Written by on 2013/09/24 in News with 0 Comments

Tuesday ‘tunes. here are the new releases today (9/24) that you should be listening to (click album name for link): CHVRCHES - The Bones of What You Believe [indie/electropop] In my opinion, the best album of 2013. Grew off of blog-hype since early 2013 and have toured with huge names across England. This album is flawless from beginning […]

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VMAs 2013 Review

VMAs 2013 Review

Written by on 2013/08/26 in News with 0 Comments

The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards took place last night in Brooklyn, NY. Unless you live under a rock, don’t believe in social media, or are just that arrogant, you probably already knew about it. The event, created by MTV to hand out awards for best music videos, has changed drastically over the past few years. […]

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This Week is a Good Week in Music

This Week is a Good Week in Music

Written by on 2013/07/24 in News with 0 Comments

Summer is always a good time for new music, but 2013 has been exceptional. From the beginning you could tell that 2013 was going to be a great year in music. In this state alone, there have been upwards of 10 quality releases, with more buzz coming. (Valley Maker!) This Tuesday marked one of the […]

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Interview: The Rocketboys return to Columbia

Interview: The Rocketboys return to Columbia

Written by on 2013/03/01 in Concert Previews, Featured, Interviews, News with 0 Comments

Tuesday. March 5. 7 pm. New Brookland Tavern. $8 The Rocketboys Mike Mains and the Branches Dinner and a Suit Ned Durrett & The Kindly Gents On Tuesday, March 5th, indie-rockers The Rocketboys return to Columbia, where their energetic live shows have developed a promising following. Joining them will be fellow-texas rockers Mike Mains and the […]

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Valley Maker @ Conundrum (2.23.13)

Valley Maker @ Conundrum (2.23.13)

Written by on 2013/02/22 in Concert Previews, Featured, Free Music, News with 0 Comments

Saturday. February 23. 8 pm. Conundrum Music Hall. $8. VALLEY MAKER Amy Godwin Bombadil The prodigal son returns home. This Saturday, Columbia’s beloved songwriter Austin Crane returns to South Carolina, to play a show at Conundrum with support from Amy Godwin and Bombadil. Released in May 2010, Valley Maker was Austin Crane’s 3rd full length release and […]

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Brannon’s 2012 Year in Review

Brannon’s 2012 Year in Review

Written by on 2012/12/21 in Concert Previews, Featured, News, Reviews with 0 Comments

Top 10 Albums of 2012 Now, Now - Threads Passion Pit - Gossamer Alabama Shakes - Boys and Girls   Lovedrug - Wild Blood   Rayland Baxter - Feathers and Fishhooks Shovels and Rope - O’ Be Joyful The Rocketboys - Build Anyway Paper Route – The Peace of Wild Things The xx - Coexist First Aid Kit - The Lion’s Roar Honorable Mentions: David Ramirez […]

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Building the Best Christmas Playlist

Building the Best Christmas Playlist

Written by on 2012/12/04 in Featured, Free Music, News with 0 Comments

Its that time of the year. The stockings are all hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that sir St. Nick will soon be here. Time for Christmas parties and ugly sweaters. Well, not ugly sweaters here in famously hot Columbia, SC, but that shouldn’t get your spirits down. Egg nog and Christmas-scented candles […]

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SceneSC’s Band of the Month [December] :: Brandon Kean

SceneSC’s Band of the Month [December] :: Brandon Kean

Written by on 2012/12/01 in News with 0 Comments

BAND OF THE MONTH SERIES: JULY – CHERRYCASE AUGUST – RIVER CITY EXTENSION SEPTEMBER – GRAYSON VENTERS OCTOBER – PAPER ROUTE NOVEMBER – THE RESTORATION  The final installation of SceneSC’s Band of the Month for 2012 has finally come. Not to fret! We will be back in 2013, barring that the world doesn’t end. The […]

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SceneSC’s Band of the Month [November] :: The Restoration

Written by on 2012/11/03 in Concert Previews, Interviews with 1 Comment

  BAND OF THE MONTH SERIES:  JULY - CHERRYCASE AUGUST - RIVER CITY EXTENSION SEPTEMBER - GRAYSON VENTERS  OCTOBER – PAPER ROUTE   South Carolina is home to some of America’s greatest historic stories. Every city has a story, from Charleston to Greenville, and even Lexington. It’s something we as South Carolinians tend to pride ourselves on. The Restoration, […]

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4 Must-See Shows in 4 Days @ New Brookland Tavern

4 Must-See Shows in 4 Days @ New Brookland Tavern

Written by on 2012/10/16 in Concert Previews with 0 Comments

Since September, Columbia has been a hotspot for great shows. NEEDTOBREATHE, Darius Rucker, Switchfoot, Hundredth, and many other names have all played shows in the past few weeks. We’ve seen One Unit Art Space host the Southeast Hardcore Fest, and the Jam Room celebrate their 10th Anniversary with the Jam Room Music Festival. Greenville also […]

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[Jam Sessions] Brandon Kean and Joshua Michael Robinson

[Jam Sessions] Brandon Kean and Joshua Michael Robinson

Written by on 2012/10/09 in News with 0 Comments

It’s finally fall, or at least the past two days have felt that way. I’m always more inspired during the fall for some reason; everything pumpkin tastes better, and new music always sounds so much more appealing. This week, most of my listens are going to two artists: Brandon Kean and Joshua Michael Robinson. Brandon […]

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SceneSC’s Band of the Month [October] :: Paper Route

SceneSC’s Band of the Month [October] :: Paper Route

Written by on 2012/10/01 in Interviews with 1 Comment

  BAND OF THE MONTH SERIES:  JULY – CHERRYCASE AUGUST – RIVER CITY EXTENSION SEPTEMBER – GRAYSON VENTERS  When you think of Nashville, TN, whats the first thing that comes to mind? For most, there are two answers: country music or Jack White. Throughout the years, Nashville has become the country music capital of the […]

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Show Preview : Java Jam 2012

Show Preview : Java Jam 2012

Written by on 2012/09/18 in Concert Previews with 0 Comments

Moe Joe’s Java Jam 2012 September 21st / 22nd FREE  On September 21st and 22nd, Moe Joe’s in Clemson, SC, will host their 2nd annual Java Jam. Java Jam is a two-day free music festival, that starts on Friday at 6:00pm and continues Saturday at 4:15. With the creation of the Java Jam, Moe Joe’s […]

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SceneSC’s Band of the Month [September] : Grayson Venters

SceneSC’s Band of the Month [September] : Grayson Venters

Written by on 2012/09/04 in Free Music with 0 Comments

We’ve hit September, the month best known for the beginning of college football. This past Thursday, USC started out their season with a big W, and our friends from the upstate, Clemson, prepare for their first game tonight. Along with the start of football season, September also brings cooler weather, the start of school, and an evident […]

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Show Preview: Mel Washington @ NBT (9/9)

Show Preview: Mel Washington @ NBT (9/9)

Written by on 2012/09/02 in Concert Previews with 0 Comments

Sunday, September 9 / New Brookland Tavern Mel Washington Ocean Is Theory The Lion In Winter royson $5 over / $8 under / Doors @ 7:30 As the summer was beginning, an era in local music was coming to an end. On May 31, All Get Out announced that two of it’s members, Mike Rogers […]

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