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WUSC Wednesdays: SukieraeJeff and Spencer Tweedy in the music video for "Low Key"

WUSC Wednesdays: Sukierae

This week’s Diagnosis features Tweedy–a father/son band out of Chicago. When Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy first set out to make a solo album, he enlisted his son Spencer to play drums just for rehearsals and demoing. But as Spencer, 18, […]

Music Midtown 2014 Review

Music Midtown 2014 Review

  “Somebody stole my car radio and now I just sit in silence.” -Twenty-One Pilots The highway to Atlanta was marked with an almost tragic experience where the gas light radiated ominously for 15 solid minutes while sitting in traffic. […]

Show Review: Washed Out Open Music Farm Columbia

Show Review: Washed Out Open Music Farm Columbia

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably been waiting for this moment for quite some time. This past Tuesday, Ernest Greene finally made his return to Columbia. Greene and his band mates, better known as Washed Out, had the privilege […]

Liza Dye Returns Home and to the Stage. After being hit by a subway train this past Febuary, comedian Liza Dye returned home to SC to finish recovering.

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 […]

WUSC Wednesdays: My Brightest Diamond

WUSC Wednesdays: My Brightest Diamond

Tonight’s Diagnosis will feature dream-pop-meets-cabaret darling, My Brightest Diamond. Shara Worden, the artist behind My Brightest Diamond, is the daughter of a National Accordion Championship-winning father and Pentecostal church organist mother from Ypsilanti, Michigan. Worden grew up listening to gospel, […]

In Review: Hopscotch 2014 Top 8

In Review: Hopscotch 2014 Top 8

Hopscotch 2014 Top 8 “North Carolina, a state making national news of late for its legislative conservatism while proudly hosting to one of the most progressive music events in the country.” Music critic Gary Suarez observed in an article for […]

WUSC Wednesdays: Ryder and ResSerena Ryder. Look at those big ol' blue eyes.

WUSC Wednesdays: Ryder and Res

This week’s Diagnosis will feature the fervent Serena Ryder and cool Low Res. Serena Ryder started playing guitar at 13, and was signed by age 18 in 2002. She cites the Beatles and Leonard Cohen as major influences. While the […]