Monthly Archives: February 2015

New Frequencies Finds a Home at McColl Center

“I’ve always felt like — and everyone who does this sort of grassroots promotion has always felt like — what the scene needs to gain traction is a home base, a home base people know they can go to if they’re looking for something cool. Something to collect the energy.”

Charlotte Viewpoint | February 27, 2015

Immigrant Songs | Gypsy-punk band Gogol Bordello makes music that crosses borders

“There’s not this compartmentalized vision of styles and cultures, like it’s ingredients for a cake. It’s never been like that. I don’t write music that way. That’s a very cynical way to make music.

Charleston City Paper | February 25, 2015

Review: Keath Mead, Sunday Dinner

Sunday Dinner is a headphones record; an inferior sound system would dull its finer details.”

Free Times | Feburary 25, 2015

New Adventures in Hi-Fi | For JD McPherson, making old-school rock is a labor of love

“It’s fun music. It’s fun to play, and it’s fun to listen to. It’s the best thing ever.”

Mountain Xpress | February 17, 2015

feedtime — “flatiron” b/w “stick up jack” (Sub Pop)

In short: It sounds like feedtime, and it sounds like the intervening decades did nothing to dull the trio’s primal power.

Dusted | February 12, 2015

Unorthodox Explorations | How Colorado inspires Yonder Mountain String Band’s musical adventures

“I think the inner light of what makes a band is going to be influenced by its environment. It might have more to do with where you’re located than you want to acknowledge.”

Charleston City Paper | February 11, 2015

Blowin’ Again | Gone With the Wind REDUX Gives New Spin to Classic Film

“I consider myself a Southern filmmaker; that’s something I’m proud of. And I love Southern-centric culture. But when you’re a kid, it’s kind of embarrassing, like it’s all dumb hick s#!t. But you grow up, and you embrace it.”

Free Times | February 11, 2015

Interview: Sean Gaskell

“I’d stop him and say, ‘Can you show me that?’ And he was like, ‘Show you what?’ And I’d say, ‘What you just played,’ and he’d say, ‘Oh, no. You’ll learn. You’ll give it your own feeling.’

Free Times | February 6, 2015

St. Paul & the Broken Bones | Gritty soul septet St. Paul & the Broken Bones stay rooted in sweet home Alabama

“It’s part of who we are. I’m born and raised in Chelsea, Ala. Most of us are. Most of us haven’t lived anywhere else. It definitely influences us in a very large way. It’s just a little different out here.”

City Weekly | February 5, 2015