Drawing Room Live Session with Quiet Hollers

While on their way to Savannah Stopover in March, Quiet Hollers stopped in Charleston for a show and spared some time to hang out with us. We recorded their single “Aviator Shades” in a historic home downtown, and finally have […]

Grace Joyner Releases Maybe Sometimes in C

Grace Joyner Releases Maybe Sometimes in C

Grace Joyner became Charleston’s own indie darling with the release of her Young Fools EP in 2014. Beforehand, she had been the demure background vocalist making appearances with Wylie (Brave Baby), Elim Bolt, and on Johnny Delaware’s solo record. The […]

[Show Preview] Shrimp Records present Sadler Vaden at The Pour House

[Show Preview] Shrimp Records present Sadler Vaden at The Pour House

When the Charleston rock group, Leslie, broke up in the fall of 2011, Ballard Lesemann compared it to the tinge he felt at 16 when he heard of the Police calling it quits. Comprised of drummer Jonathan Carman, bassist Jason Fox […]

Human Resources Release Debut Album 'En Route'

Human Resources Release Debut Album ‘En Route’

En Route by Human Resources Charleston locals, Human Resources, will officially release their debut album on May 20th and perform at King Dusko to celebrate. Guitarist Dries Vandenberg, bassist Aaron Utterbeck and drummer Matt Zutell actually began performing together after meeting their […]

Human Resources Share New Music Video and Announce New Album 'En Route'

Human Resources Share New Music Video and Announce New Album ‘En Route’

Human Resources released their first official music video for “Settled In” on May 1st in anticipation of their upcoming debut album En Route later this month. The Charleston based group refers to their aesthetic as new wave dance rock, but […]

South Carolina Celebrates Record Store Day

South Carolina Celebrates Record Store Day

Seven years ago, Metallica’s raucous performance at Resputin Music in San Francisco officially began the annual celebration of Record Store Day. The self-proclaimed holiday amongst the music community has been observed every third Saturday in April ever since. It brings exclusive […]

Hip-Hop Makes Big Impact at SXSW '15

Hip-Hop Makes Big Impact at SXSW ’15

  South by did an amazing job at showcasing well-known and up-coming artists in the conglomerate of hip-hop, ranging from old school rap to new school alternative R&B. Whether it was Ludacris performing before TV On the Radio at Stubb’s, Miley Cyrus […]

[Show Review]: And we all swoon for Father John Misty

[Show Review]: And we all swoon for Father John Misty

Joshua Tillman is dead, and Father John Misty killed him. I knew after first listening through I Love You, Honeybear, that Tillman’s progression into becoming an icon had been fulfilled. Even just the obvious difference in track titles proved it […]

[Photos]: A Night of Revelry with Dr. Dog

[Photos]: A Night of Revelry with Dr. Dog

Live at a Flamingo Hotel was a testament to Dr. Dog’s refined live performance and while it does ring true, it cannot compare to actually being in the same room with Scott McMicken and Toby Leamann. Joined by rhythm guitarist […]

[Show Preview]: Dr. Dog Sells Out The Orange Peel

[Show Preview]: Dr. Dog Sells Out The Orange Peel

It is absolutely crazy to think that Dr. Dog’s first studio album Toothbrush was released in 2003. Since that self-released debut, the Philadelphia-based group has gradually climbed to indie stardom through their road-dog lifestyle, opening for notable artists like M. Ward […]

[Show Review]: Modest Mouse In North Charleston

[Show Review]: Modest Mouse In North Charleston

Modest Mouse was the show to see in the Holy City this month, selling out the North Charleston Performing Arts Center that holds just about twenty-three hundred people. The indie rock band of ’93 has been making headlines since the early 2000s, […]

FESTIVAL SEASON BEGINS: Stopping Over In Savannah, Georgia

FESTIVAL SEASON BEGINS: Stopping Over In Savannah, Georgia

Although spring still isn’t officially in season until the 20th, the music festival fever has begun as the temperatures seem to finally be rising. Savannah Stopover did the honors of breaking my 2015 festival virginity and while I enjoyed the […]

Stop Light Observations Release New Single "Helicopters"

Stop Light Observations Release New Single “Helicopters”

Stop Light Observations is arguably one of the most successful bands to have risen from the coastal streets of Charleston, and it seemingly happened overnight. One day, they were kids forming a band and the next, they were lined up […]