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Fork and Spoon Casual Friday Featuring Kid Trails

Fork and Spoon Casual Friday Featuring Kid Trails

Written by on 2013/01/11 in New Music with 0 Comments

Columbia’s Fork and Spoon Records started off 2013 with a new project where they post a casually recorded song accompanied with a casual drawing by Jordan Blackmon. This weeks casual song comes via Patrick Jeffords (Toro y Moi) and his project Kid Trails. Jeffords recorded the song in the Fork and Spoon living room. The […]

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Arts and Draughts Is Back February 1

Written by on 2013/01/11 in Concert Previews with 0 Comments

Facebook Event Tickets Arts and Draughts, an event that combines all of our favorite things (good music, good food, good beer, good people, The Columbia Museum of Art, Scavenger Hunts), is back February 1 with Asthmatic Kitty Recording Artist Helado Negro to headline. The quarterly party at the Columbia Museum of Art is fueled this […]

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Albino Skunk Spring Festival Lineup

Albino Skunk Spring Festival Lineup

Written by on 2013/01/10 in Albino Skunk Festival, Festivals with 0 Comments

2013 Spring Skunk Fest April 12-13 Spring Skunk Music Fest is back in 2013. Moving to the second weekend April, with a handful of fine local and regional acts already booked, the Upstate’s unique music extravaganza on the Skunk Farm has become a must attend festival for music enthusiasts. Held in the foothills of the […]

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Show Preview: Gringo Star/Say Brother/Junior Astronomers/Dear Blanca at New Brookland Tavern

Show Preview: Gringo Star/Say Brother/Junior Astronomers/Dear Blanca at New Brookland Tavern

Written by on 2013/01/10 in Concert Previews, News with 0 Comments

This Saturday brings Atlanta-based Gringo Star to Columbia for a jam-packed show at New Brookland Tavern. In addition, the show features three exceptional Carolina acts: Say Brother, Junior Astronomers and Dear Blanca. Although they’ve got a pun for a name, Gringo Star is serious about playing unadulterated rock-n-roll. Way back in 2011, the group received […]

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New Music: Mel Washington-Whiskey Bent

New Music: Mel Washington-Whiskey Bent

Written by on 2013/01/09 in News with 0 Comments

The second single from Mel Washington’s upcoming album Houses is cut from a different cloth than any of his previous material. While both “Come Back” and the new single “Whiskey Bent” were co-written by Chris Perot, Perot’s influence is more pronounced in the second single. With a sound more reminiscent of Delta Rae and The […]

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Show Preview: Mechanical River/Coma Cinema/Joie at The Radio Room

Written by on 2013/01/08 in Concert Previews with 0 Comments

Coma Cinema/Mechanical River/Joie   The Radio Room   Greenville, SC 9 PM In 2012 Mat Cothran (Coma Cinema) released two albums under his psuedo-ego Elvis Depressedly, which has become his primary outlet for releasing music. Both Mickey’s Dead and Hotter Sadness received warm welcomes into the world. In fact, they’ve stayed among the most popular […]

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Brave Baby Release New Single, Look Back at 2012

Brave Baby Release New Single, Look Back at 2012

Written by on 2013/01/07 in News with 1 Comment

“Magic and Fire” is the second single from Brave Baby’s debut album, Forty Bells, available January 15, 2013 on Hearts and Plugs. By Keon Masters: Brave Baby 2012 January – Name change. Sucked ass. Happy now. February – New bass player, miss the old one, love the new one. Did a run with Holy Ghost […]

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Top 25 Albums of 2012

Top 25 Albums of 2012

Written by on 2013/01/04 in News with 0 Comments

I really hated ranking these albums. Last year with our Top 20 we didn’t even put a number beside them, but this year I decided to suck it up and do it. I know we’re all tired of lists, but what we shouldn’t be tired of is discovering great new music. And that’s why we’re […]

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Kickstart Caroline Guitar Company, The Sound of SC

Written by on 2013/01/04 in News with 0 Comments

I was chatting with Philippe Herndon, the man behind Caroline Guitar Company, at a show recently when I told him that his pedals have created a “sound” for South Carolina musicians and bands. He might know it, but he wouldn’t admit it. Local musicians love Caroline guitar pedals, not only because they are made here […]

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New Music From Elonzo and Tour Dates

New Music From Elonzo and Tour Dates

Written by on 2013/01/03 in News with 0 Comments

  Before beginning their month-long residency at Snug Harbor last night, Elonzo released the first single off their upcoming album Salt in the Wound, Flesh on the Bone. “Canon Fire Desire” builds slowly, opening with drums that become of the backbone of the song, before soaring into a chorus of piano, bass, and guitar leads […]

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Music Video: Toro y Moi-Say That

Written by on 2013/01/02 in Videos with 0 Comments

With their new album due out January 22, on Carpark Records, Toro y Moi released “Say That”, the second single from Anything in Return today, along with a video for the song. The video for the first single “So Many Details” was released only three weeks ago and already has over 250,000 views on Youtube. […]

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2012 In Review: Jordan Blackmon (Pussy Wizard/Toro y Moi/Fork and Spoon)

2012 In Review: Jordan Blackmon (Pussy Wizard/Toro y Moi/Fork and Spoon)

Written by on 2013/01/02 in News with 1 Comment

Jordan Blackmon: 1. I got to travel to a dozen or so countries with four of my best friends and play music and meet lots and lots of rad people… and at only a quarter of the workload of last year. 2. I moved to Los Angeles and as a result have been able to […]

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SceneSC Joins South Sounds Review

SceneSC Joins South Sounds Review

Written by on 2012/12/31 in News with 0 Comments

Over the last couple of years we’ve considered expanding, but we’ve never figured out the right way without spreading ourselves too thin. We tried to expand to the upstate with SceneSCUpstate, but that was mostly a failure. We flirted with the idea of starting a network of “Scene” websites, like SceneNC for North Carolina, but […]

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The Lovely Few Look Back at 2012

The Lovely Few Look Back at 2012

Written by on 2012/12/31 in News with 0 Comments

  2012 in Review By Mike Mewborne: 2012 saw the dawn of a new age.  I am not sure whether that applies to the whole world, or cosmos, or not, but it certainly applies to The Lovely Few.  This year saw a great deal of change in our personal lives as well as how we […]

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SC Song of the Year-Mechanical River-Pomelos

Written by on 2012/12/28 in News with 0 Comments

We totally snubbed Astral Castle, the new album from Mechanical River, from our top 10 albums of 2012 list. Why did we do that? I don’t have an answer to that question, it just happened when we averaged all of our lists together. 2012 was a great year for songs from SC traveling far and […]

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