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Your 2014 Guide to Indie Grits Film Festival

Your 2014 Guide to Indie Grits Film Festival

Written by on 2014/04/07 in Indie Grits with 0 Comments

For the eighth year Indie Grits Festival, hosted by the Nickelodeon Theatre, features 10 days filled with all types of films, from experimental shorts to feature-length, along with music, food, and video games. As you’ll see below, Indie Grits expands from its film festival roots again this year to partner with Slow Food Columbia, Hip […]

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A Brighter Life Announce New Album, Drop First Song

Written by on 2014/04/01 in New Music with 0 Comments

Columbia, SC isn’t a kind city for pop-punk bands, but it’s bands like A Brighter Life and Brigades who keep that bleeding heart pumping. And though there’s not a huge audience for it in the midlands, these bands know their music is good enough to compete for label ears, especially after the recent success of Brigades […]

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MisterWives Play Jillian’s Friday Night with The Mowgli’s

Written by on 2014/03/27 in Concert Previews with 0 Comments

New York City band MisterWives have only been a band since late 2012, but they’re quickly making a name for themselves on the back of their debut EP Reflections. After being featured as the iTunes single of the week in January their title track skyrocketed to over 350,000 downloads in a week, boosting the bands […]

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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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Q and A with Green River Ordinance

Written by on 2014/03/07 in News with 0 Comments

Green River Ordinance play New Brookland Tavern March 12 with Elenowen and Emily Hearn  We had the chance to do a little Q and A with Green River Ordinance in advance of their show at New Brookland Tavern March 12. The band’s star has been steadily on the rise, made clear by the Billboard charting of their in-between full length […]

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[Music Video] Mathew Lee Cothran-No Way Out

[Music Video] Mathew Lee Cothran-No Way Out

Written by on 2014/01/13 in Videos with 0 Comments

Mathew Lee Cothran – No Way Out from Tyler T. Williams on Vimeo. Historically Mat Cothran and Tyler T. Williams have made a great team. This is William’s third time working with Cothran’s music, both videos before were with his main project Coma Cinema, but it’s been years since the two have paired up. They […]

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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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New Music from FK MT.

New Music from FK MT.

Written by on 2013/12/30 in New Music with 0 Comments

Looking forward into 2014 FK MT. are emerging as one of Columbia’s most promising indie punk acts. They first popped up on the web in July with Supply EP featuring 3 acoustic songs from frontman Ryan Morris. While those songs showed plenty of potential they weren’t representative of the bands live shows where the songs come […]

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…for science! Free Show at Bluetile Skateshop

…for science! Free Show at Bluetile Skateshop

Written by on 2013/11/21 in News with 0 Comments

In 1975 hard rock legends Kiss came Alive! with their début live album which turned out to be their first release to break the Billboard top 10. The double disc album did more than that though, after its release Kiss saw a huge jump in attendance fueling their merch sales which has included everything from […]

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[New Music] Small Sanctions-Judicial Lovers

[New Music] Small Sanctions-Judicial Lovers

Written by on 2013/09/23 in New Music with 1 Comment

Small Sanctions will release Feather Habits Tuesday October 1 at New Brookland Tavern. I’ve hardly been able to contain my excitement over the release of new music from Small Sanctions for a couple of reasons. First being, they practice in my basement, and they have been for about the past 6 months. It’s been impressive […]

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Pan Release ‘Meta Major’ Tour Dates, New EP Out Sept 17

Written by on 2013/09/12 in New Music with 0 Comments

Following the release of their new EP Meta Major next Tuesday, Pan take off on a 19 date tour in support of said release with plans to add more dates across the country into the coming year. Their new single “Baton” which is streaming above, is one of Pan’s finest songs to date with soaring […]

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Helado Negro at Conundrum Music Hall September 3

Written by on 2013/08/30 in Concert Previews with 0 Comments

Sept. 3, 2013 Conundrum Music Hall 8pm (doors at 7pm) $7 in advance / $8 at the door It’s fitting that Helado Negro means “black ice cream”; it’s not whimsy, necessarily, but there is a sort of playfulness in the music that does not negate its warm, inviting quality.  Roberto Lange, the man behind Helado […]

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Freeway Music Festival at the Heart of the Scene

Freeway Music Festival at the Heart of the Scene

Written by on 2013/08/21 in Concert Previews with 0 Comments

Tin Roof Columbia hasn’t been known as a music hot spot since it opened, but that isn’t the case lately. It seems like every weekend they’ve had some really good music happening. That continues this weekend with 12 bands at Freeway Music Festival for only $5. Freeway Music Festival is more than just your typical […]

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7 Q’s with Zoot Crew

7 Q’s with Zoot Crew

Written by on 2013/08/13 in SC Hip Hop with 0 Comments

Live at Sharky’s in Columbia, SC Saturday August 15 New Album out September 2 1) Describe your music for those who aren’t familiar. Zoot Krew is a Pop/Hip Hop duo with a southern twang and also a west coast swag. Lyrically over the top, Matthew Morgan delivers an Adam Levine like voice combined with Columbia […]

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Washed Out To DJ Urban Outfitters Grand Opening

Written by on 2013/06/28 in Concert Previews with 0 Comments

If you’ve driven through the Vista you might have noticed some behind the scenes construction going on and an Urban Outfitters sign outside. On July 17 they’ll be cutting the ribbon to the new store and on July 20 the celebraish will begin. The grand opening party gets started at 4 PM with free gift […]

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