Monthly Archives: February 2014

A Triumphant Roar | Wye Oak reinvents itself by embracing distance

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“We’ve basically built an entire new band,” Wasner laughed. “We’re hoping it’ll fly. And if it doesn’t, it’ll crash and burn. Maybe that’s the selling point right there.”

C-Ville | Feb. 28, 2014

Trouble Makers | On its sophomore record, Brooklyn’s Hospitality goes dark

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“Making a record is really difficult. It’s a lot harder than writing songs. It’s a hard-ass job.”

C-Ville | Feb. 21, 2014

Country Soul Sisters | The all-female Underhill Rose is on the rise in the male-dominated Americana world

“We’re not trying to emulate any girl band or girl thing. We’re just trying to be us.”

Charleston City Paper | Feb. 19, 2014

Nocturnal Transmissions | Big Gigantic wants to soundtrack your life from sunset to sunrise

“We’re not just musicians of the culture. We’re people in the culture. It reflects what our scene is all about and what our culture is all about. I guess it’s a bit of a nighttime thing.”

Charleston City Paper | February 19, 2014

Does Surfer Blood’s Singer’s Checkered Record Affect His Records? Should It?

It’s worth reiterating that Pitts pleaded not guilty, was never charged with a crime, and, by all accounts, has cleared his name. It’s also worth noting that Pitts isn’t on an island — the annals of pop music’s history are full of flawed characters with pockmarked personal histories.

Free Times | February 19, 2014

Live Music: Erykah Badu

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Charleston City Paper | February 12, 2014

Workinonit | Where so many J Dilla tributes get it wrong, Charleston’s Dillamental gets it right

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The broader shortcomings of instrumental tributes to J Dilla have made the successes of Charleston’s Dillamental that much more notable.

Charleston City Paper  | February 5, 2014