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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

October 2014
Logan Venderlic brings his latest tunes to The Pour House

September 2014
Shovels & Rope’s sophomore album heads for folk glory

August 2014
Michael Flynn explores new territory with the just-released Face in the Cloud

June 2014
Amber Joyner releases a soulful EP

May 2014
Dead 27s’ debut EP captures the soul of Southern rock  

Power-pop group A Fragile Tomorrow shows its strength at a February concert

October 2013
Johnny Delaware finds his indie-folk-rock rhythm in Charleston

September 2013
Power-folk singer Rachel Kate Gillon debuts her first album

June 2013
Singer-songwriter Steven Fiore proves his musical chops in his debut full-length album

March 2013
Elim Bolt serves up “nostalgic pop” with debut EP Nude South

December 2012
At The Mezz, the focus is on the music

November 2012
Charleston’s rich with musicians—so filthy rich that choosing just eight favorite songs by Lowcountry-based artists was...

November 2012
Ben Bridwell—front man of Grammy-nominated rock group Band of Horses—on anticipating the release of a fourth album,...

November 2012
Shovels & Rope plays its way into the national spotlight