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WUSC Wednesdays: Fundraiser Week

WUSC Wednesdays: Fundraiser Week

This week’s Diagnosis will not have a featured artist because…it’s fundraiser week! Once a semester, WUSC has a week of specialty programming and events aimed at raising money for the station to stay functioning. This semester’s fundraising goal is $4,000 […]

Ruby The RabbitFoot Plays Royal American/Art Wall Music Hall

Ruby The RabbitFoot Plays Royal American/Art Wall Music Hall

2/19 – The Royal American (Charleston, SC) 2/20 – The Evening Muse(Charlotte, NC) 2/21 – Art Wall Music Hall (Greenville, SC) This week Athens, GA folk songstress Ruby the RabbitFoot makes two South Carolina tour stops with Charleston based artist Susto […]

WUSC Wednesdays: Leighton Meester

WUSC Wednesdays: Leighton Meester

Yes, you read that right. This week’s Diagnosis features Leighton Meester–the actress most known for her portrayal of the Queen of Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Blair Waldorf, on Gossip Girl. While Meester gave the world a taste of her musical […]

What We're Listening To: February 2015 #1

What We’re Listening To: February 2015 #1

 “Coyotes” Modest Mouse Modest has developed one hell of a following since getting together in ’93, and it has been nearly eight years since their fifth album We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank. Within the past few months though, they’ve […]

Show Reviews

[Show Review]: of Montreal Returns to Charleston

[Show Review]: of Montreal Returns to Charleston

  Kevin Barnes pulled together the eccentric soulful rock that is of Montreal in 1996, and still delivers an amazing live experience nineteen years later. The group has become all too well-known for the endless action on-stage full of odd […]

[Show Review]: Dumb Doctors, Concord America and Gunther Doug

[Show Review]: Dumb Doctors, Concord America and Gunther Doug

When Pitchfork Magazine interviewed Courtney Love last May, she advised us to “Find your scream! Even if you don’t release it, find a scream. It’s so liberating.” The garage rock bands at Royal American last Monday night have definitely found […]

[SHOW REVIEW]: Hope, as told by Manchester Orchestra

[SHOW REVIEW]: Hope, as told by Manchester Orchestra

Hope: the feeling of wanting something to happen and thinking that it could happen, a feeling that something good will happen, to cherish a desire with anticipation When I was left searching for the words to describe how Manchester Orchestra made […]

Concert Previews

Ruby The RabbitFoot Plays Royal American/Art Wall Music Hall

Ruby The RabbitFoot Plays Royal American/Art Wall Music Hall

2/19 – The Royal American (Charleston, SC) 2/20 – The Evening Muse(Charlotte, NC) 2/21 – Art Wall Music Hall (Greenville, SC) This week Athens, GA folk songstress Ruby the RabbitFoot makes two South Carolina tour stops with Charleston based artist Susto […]

Elise Testone Returns for Valentine's Day

Elise Testone Returns for Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, Elise Testone will perform her third annual showcase at the Charleston Music Hall but she isn’t one for keeping tradition. Rather, the evenings have always reflected her progress as an artist and sought to include those who have […]

New Music

Keath Mead Shares New Song "Grow Up"

Keath Mead Shares New Song “Grow Up”

  RIYL: Indie Adult Contemporary Keath Mead has only been on the national music scene for about a month now, but he’s already received plenty of comparisons to throwback 70’s acts. He is a chill dude, with flowing locks popular […]

[New Music] Atlas Road Crew-Black Eye Sunrise

[New Music] Atlas Road Crew-Black Eye Sunrise

  Halfway to Hopkins by Atlas Road Crew Of all the South Carolina bands working to break out on a national level Atlas Road Crew have been one of the most improved since their beginning. A band with Southern rock […]

William Starr Busbee Announces Debut Album Release

William Starr Busbee Announces Debut Album Release

  Pre-order William Starr Busbee’s College Rock II on 12″ Vinyl College Rock II Out February 17th, 2015 William Starr Busbee’s debut album has been a long time in the works, but the light is finally here as College Rock […]

Stream New Song "Empty Nesters" from Toro y Moi

Stream New Song “Empty Nesters” from Toro y Moi

Toro y Moi is one of our most anticipated album of the year after rumblings of a new album started in late 2014. So, what have we heard about the new album? We’ve heard there will be guitars on guitars on […]

Album Reviews

[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 […]

[Album Review] She Returns From War S/T

[Album Review] She Returns From War S/T

Self-Titled by She Returns From War This summer She Returns From War released their first EP of 2014, a hazy four song listen with a surf-rock vibe at times thanks to the simultaneous bending of six strings complimenting Hunter Park’s […]

Videos

King Vulture Live at Papa Jazz

King Vulture Live at Papa Jazz

When David and I got the go ahead from Tim Smith, the owner of Papa Jazz, to start filming acoustic performances in the store, we began brainstorming about who we wanted to film. Both of us immediately said Kate and […]

[Photos] Death of Paris/Hank & Cupcakes/Youngster

[Photos] Death of Paris/Hank & Cupcakes/Youngster

Gearing up for a spring tour with fellow South Carolina synth rockers Signs of Iris, Death of Paris headlined New Brookland Tavern, playing for the first time with their new drummer Johnny Gornati. That tour doesn’t officially kick off until 3/13 at […]

Stagbriar Perform New Song Humble Or Hungry Acoustic

Stagbriar Perform New Song Humble Or Hungry Acoustic

How cool would it be to have “The Papa Jazz Sessions” where we brought in bands to play a song or two acoustic and give the artists the opportunity to talk about some of their favorite and most influential records? […]

Tiny Desk Concert Submissions Roundup

Tiny Desk Concert Submissions Roundup

With Tiny Desk Concert submissions coming to a conclusion we’ve done a little round-up of the videos including South Carolina musicians and a couple of friends of the website. Stefanie Santana hands down wins the award for most creative video, […]

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 […]

Led Zeppelin Super Deluxe Holiday Giveaway

Led Zeppelin Super Deluxe Holiday Giveaway

After re-watching Almost Famous on Netflix recently I must admit that I’ve had Led Zeppelin on my mind.  From “Tangerine” and “The Rain Song”, to “Misty Mountain Hop”, that movie helped introduce Zeppelin to a new generation of listeners through moments of perfect […]

Islander Return Home For Thanksgiving Eve Bash

Islander Return Home For Thanksgiving Eve Bash

Islander play Ground Zero in Spartanburg 11.26.2014 FB Event Since signing to Victory Records and releasing their debut EP in September 2013 Greenville’s Islander have turned into road warriors, racking up miles on high-profile tours in support of their 2014 […]