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October 2021
Why the synthwave band has the pieces needed for “wild success”

March 2021
Find out how the Charleston native's sound came to life

November 2020
The Slow Runner front man recently released his third solo album

August 2020
The cellist for Brandi Carlile has a new solo album out this month

December 2019
Keon Masters’s debut solo album showcases a maturing artist

October 2018
Jump, Little Children returns with a new album and fresh inspiration

May 2018
In his new album, Lee Barbour shares an experience at once personal and universal

April 2018
Human Resources’ Champagne will leave you buzzed

December 2017
Sofar Sounds invites fans to enter blind with open ears

November 2017
NEEDTOBREATHE unplugs for Charleston

October 2017
On mourning, Motown, and the enduring mojo of black classical music

September 2017
Charleston’s Very Hypnotic Soul Band harnesses the power of song

August 2017
A newly rebranded conference underscores Charleston’s status as a musical haven

June 2017
Folk singer and songwriter Avi Jacob is set to release another soul-baring EP this month

May 2017
A festival-size music venue opens in the Lowcountry

April 2017
A romance—and an album—years in the making formally debuted in February. Here, get to know country duo Sally & George

March 2017
Ranky Tanky aims to share its contemporary expression of Gullah music ’round the globe

February 2017
The past is present in a new gospel music series

January 2017
SUSTO advances its indie rock sound in a new album

October 2016
Dead 27s debuts an impressive full-length album

September 2016
The story behind Stop Light Observations’ latest album

August 2016
The Travelin’ Kine releases its debut album

June 2016
Steven Fiore brings his smart lyrics and irresistible melodies to new project Young Mister

May 2016
Conor Donohue’s songwriting shines in new release Cayenne

Slow Runner releases an inspired new album

December 2015
The Charleston Christmas Special turns 20

The High Divers debut Riverlust

September 2015
Local fave Brave Baby releases a sophomore album

April 2015
Local boys Heyrocco deliver 10 songs of angsty ear candy on their first LP

November 2014
HoneySmoke harmonizes musical genres in a debut album—hear it live at upcoming shows