Glass Mansions Won $500 from Taco Bell. How Many Tacos Could That Buy?

Free Times Did the Math (on a Napkin)
By Patrick Wall | Thursday, April 28, 12:19 pm
For three years, Columbia's Glass Mansions (née Death of Paris) chased a dream: to be one of the bands selected for Taco Bell’s Feed The Beat program.

Live Review: Pearl Jam

Ingratiating Itself to the Crowd as Few Groups Can, Pearl Jam Proved Itself as a Band of the People
By Jordan Lawrence | Friday, April 22, 1:52 pm
The playing was great. The songs ranged from solid to exceptional. But Pearl Jam’s best asset was its fan base.
Music Feature

Author & Punisher’s Tristan Shone Conjures Industrial Doom With His Own Handmade Tools

Forged in Metal
By Bryan C. Reed | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
As Author & Punisher, Tristan Shone crafts immense, torturously paced industrial doom metal using machines of his own design and creation.
Sound Bites

Concerts in Columbia: May 5-11

By Free Times | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
It is very conceivable that, from the late ’90s to 2000, of the many moms being treated to this Jam Fest 2K16 Mother’s Day Edition concert...
Music Reviews

P.H.D.’s self-titled debut

By Jordan Lawrence | Wednesday, April 27, 12:01 am
It’s tough to write a good song about how hard it is to be in a band.
Where It's At

Columbia SC Club Calendar: Apr. 27 - May 4

By Free Times | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Live music, karaoke, dance, djs, trivia and more
Club Life

Lauren Wiley at Jake’s

By Christian Barker | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Today is their Summer Blowout. It’s their kick-off party for summer.

Cover Story

15 Regional Music Festivals That Have the Goods — for Somebody, Anyway

From Jazz to Metal to Electronic, We Offer Our Picks
By Jordan Lawrence | Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Art of Cool takes the notion of a jazz festival very loosely.
Cover Story

Best of South Carolina Music

By Free Times | Wednesday, December 9, 2015
In addition to recognizing some of South Carolina’s best musicians, this survey also serves to showcase the exciting variety of sounds happening here.
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