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Interviews

5 Minutes with the Opener: The Fighting Jamesons

5 Minutes with the Opener: The Fighting Jamesons

Written by on 2014/03/26 in Interviews with 0 Comments

Last week, The Fighting Jamesons opened for Lucero at Greenville’s Handlebar.  I pulled frontman Michael Powers off to the side for a short 5 minute conversation on the band, opening for Lucero, and what it’s like being an ‘Irish Band’ post March 17. “First and foremost, it’s an honor to open for Lucero.  We flew […]

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Comedian Ben Kronberg hits Columbia and Greenville

Comedian Ben Kronberg hits Columbia and Greenville

Written by on 2014/03/20 in Comedy, Interviews with 0 Comments

Ben Kronberg is a comic from New York City, currently touring the Southeast.  This Friday he will be at the Red Door Tavern in West Columbia and this Saturday at CityRange in Greenville Ben has been on John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show, had his own Half Hour on Comedy Central, and has appeared […]

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[Interview] Greenville’s Grey Spy Eye Nostalgia with New Single

[Interview] Greenville’s Grey Spy Eye Nostalgia with New Single

Written by on 2014/03/06 in Interviews, New Music with 0 Comments

Friends of Russ Benefit Show March 7 at The Handlebar with EP Releases from Grey Spy/Mountain Homes/Everlasting Earle/Our Western Sky New EP Impossible Sequence out March 7 Early on in the days of SceneSC one of the first Greenville bands we found and took a liking to was Shaun William’s project Archer vs. Gunman. He’s […]

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Heyrocco Melt Hearts with New Single

Heyrocco Melt Hearts with New Single

Written by on 2014/03/04 in Interviews with 0 Comments

Heyrocco relocated from Charleston, SC to Nashville, TN, are announcing a tour, a new album, streaming a new song, but all I can think about is how they went to a cat party. For Slow Runner’s Michael Flynn this would be a personal hell. He’s highly allergic to cats if you couldn’t deduce that. But […]

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7 Q’s with Charlotte’s It Looks Sad

7 Q’s with Charlotte’s It Looks Sad

Written by on 2014/02/10 in Interviews with 0 Comments

It Looks Sad play The Courtroom in Rock Hill, SC 2/13/14 with Small Sanctions//Junior Astronomers//Mr. Gold Facebook Event Have you ever seen that episode of Seinfeld where Kramer takes a test drive in a Saab 900 with the salesman and they push the car as far as automobiley possible, eventually running out of gas, but […]

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The Morris Brothers Long Road to Their Debut Album

The Morris Brothers Long Road to Their Debut Album

Written by on 2014/01/16 in Interviews with 0 Comments

The Mobros release Walking with a Different Stride Friday, January 17 at New Brookland Tavern.  The Mobros have been around a long time to just be getting where they are as a band. Now, that might sound crazy to say about two young blues brothers that play music beyond their years and have already opened […]

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The Hope Found in MyBrother MySister

The Hope Found in MyBrother MySister

Written by on 2013/12/30 in Interviews with 2 Comments

I’m really not sure when it happened, but at some point I became pretentious. There was a feeling inside of me that whatever it was that I was placing into myself was somehow better than what other people were doing likewise. Who knows why or how I old I was when it began. I don’t. […]

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Boreal Sons: An Interview

Written by on 2013/11/11 in Interviews with 0 Comments

Recently, I interviewed Evan Acheson, the lead singer and piano player of Calgary, Canada-based band Boreal Sons. He was a lovely man and we chatted about haters, their new album, and maple syrup (not sure if we actually talked about that but it was implied). I’m very excited to be interviewing you today. Especially because of […]

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Sings of Iris release Cyclops

Sings of Iris release Cyclops

Written by on 2013/11/08 in Concert Previews, Interviews, New Music, News with 0 Comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvqsr-Qs_F8 Cassie Posey of Signs of Iris is a cool ass chick.  She has pink ombre hair and I want to be her bestie.  None of this has any bearing or relevance on the matter at hand, I just needed to get that off my chest before I proceed.  What we are here to discuss […]

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An Interview With Dom from Mount Kimbie

An Interview With Dom from Mount Kimbie

Written by on 2013/10/31 in Interviews, Mountain Oasis with 0 Comments

Mountain Oasis was this past weekend, and my full recap will be coming early next week.  In the meantime, I have a chance to sit down with Dominic Maker of Mount Kimbie to discuss touring, their new album and James Blake’s hair. photo credit to Ben Hines David Ballou (DB):  We’re here with Dom from […]

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Slow Runner Reboot, Version 2.?

Slow Runner Reboot, Version 2.?

Written by on 2013/09/26 in Concert Previews, Interviews with 0 Comments

  Mornings start early for Slow Runner frontman Michael Flynn these days. When we chatted last Saturday he’d been awake since 5:30, done a couple of laps around the yard, a trip to Chick Fil A, and had a fussy little girl at his side. Two years ago Slow Runner, primarily a duo made up […]

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Interview with Lucy Rose

Interview with Lucy Rose

Written by on 2013/09/19 in Concert Previews, Interviews, News with 0 Comments

UK singer-songwriter Lucy Rose is taking her band to many US cities this month, with a supporting slot for City & Colour. They’ll be playing shows at The Ritz in Raleigh, NC on Sept. 24, Amos’ Southend in Charlotte, NC on Sept. 25 and The Orange Peel in Asheville, NC on Sept. 26. Be sure to check […]

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Co. Explores New Territory with Bird Skulls EP

Co. Explores New Territory with Bird Skulls EP

Written by on 2013/07/30 in Interviews with 0 Comments

Stream Bird Skulls The goal of every songwriter dedicated to his craft is to write music that stands the test of time. Brian Hannon, frontman of Charleston, SC band Company doesn’t seem sure that he’s accomplished that yet, but his new EP Bird Skulls touches such grave subject matter that it’s impossible to escape the […]

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Meet the Daydream Pop of Tape Waves

Meet the Daydream Pop of Tape Waves

Written by on 2013/07/22 in Concert Previews, Interviews with 0 Comments

  Tape Waves are great example of the magic of the modern music industry and accessibility of music. We live in an age where a Charleston, SC duo with a beautifully recorded bedroom EP can reach ears all over the world through multiple websites, and have their s/t EP released by UK label Box Bedroom […]

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Yellow Red Sparks Bring Folk to New Brookland Tavern

Yellow Red Sparks Bring Folk to New Brookland Tavern

Written by on 2013/07/02 in Interviews with 0 Comments

Sunday, July 7, 2013 – 7:00pm Yellow Red Sparks The term “folk” is an elusive description for anything, especially when you slap the label on modern music. The word comes from folk lore, referring to stories and music passed down from generation to generation, including tall tales. Now, the folk music revolution of the 60′s […]

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