Monthly Archives: September 2014

Queen of Bounce | It’s Big Freedia’s world, and we’re just twerking in it

“Even if you gotta skinny ass, you just gotta know how to work it. No matter what type of ass you got, everybody can move it.”

Mountain Xpress | September 25, 2014

Gone Quiet | Des Ark’s Aimée Argote Means to Reconcile Her Music’s Split Personality

“I think for me it’s good to be a little scared of someone. Like, I’m not scared of my best friends who I’ve been working with for 10 years. They’re like, ‘Get it done!’ And I’m like, ‘Give me a break! Eat some popcorn and shut the f#!k up!’ But [my booking agent] could just be, like, ‘Go f#!k yourself’ if I take too long. And so it’s nice to have a little fire under my ass.”

Free Times | September 24, 2014

Interview: The Mattson 2

“We are a unit and our minds are connected, so if you separate us bad things happen, you know?”

Free Times | September 19, 2014

Literally Speaking | The Yawpers pair good reads with great rock

“The initial idea when we were forming was trying to mix highbrow ideas with really idiot-proof lowbrow music. Mixing the trash with the high-art shit.”

Charleston City Paper | September 17, 2014

The Good Life | Justin Townes Earle avoids the artistic slump of maturity

“People relate to emotion. I mean, if I say I was smoking crack and I was feeling down, that cuts the relationship to my music down to a very slim population.”

 C-Ville | September 11, 2014

Space Jams | The Lovely Few uses astronomical metaphors to address earthly concerns

“From all that decoding, they’re able to say, this is what the atmosphere on Venus is like. We’re always improving. We’re always trying to know the universe better. We’re always trying to understand other people better. We’re learning about ourselves more.”

Charleston City Paper | September 10, 2014

The Man-Machine | Heyward Sims Blends Analog and Digital on Devereaux’s Pineapple Flex

“I’m not totally blasé about it. I’m serious, at the same time, where I want to make something I like and I think other people will like. But the bottom line is usually kind of a party.”

Free Times | September 10, 2014

Conversations at the 2014 Hopscotch Music Festival

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“I think I’m tired beyond the capability of rational thought at this point.”

Creative Loafing | September 9, 2014

Raising a Stink | Diarrhea Planet is mature beyond your wildest dreams

“Whenever someone comes up to us and says, ‘Yeah, I really like ‘Ghost with a Boner,’ man,” I’m always, like, ‘Aw, dude.’”

Free Times | September 3, 2014