Review: Live at the Charleston Music Hall

Editing Issues and the Interview Skills of Host Mark Bryan Hold Back First Two Episodes of SC-ETV Performance Series
By Vincent Harris | Friday, July 1, 12:58 pm
The onstage footage is crisply produced and does a better job than most similar programs of showing the whole band.

Album of the Week: Marisa Anderson’s Into the Light

Portland Guitarist's New Record Takes a Widescreen Approach, Offering Songs That Seem to Glimmer From a Distance
By Patrick Wall | Friday, July 1, 9:51 am
Anderson’s online bio notes that the record was “written as the soundtrack to an imaginary science-fiction western film [that traces] the story of a visitor lost and wandering on the shifting borderlands of the Sonoran desert.”
Sound Bites

Concerts in Columbia: June 30 - July 6

Mystikal, Phonic Cafe, The Voydd, Axattack
By Free Times | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
“If you ever see me fighting in the forest with a grizzly bear / Help the bear!” howled the former No Limit Records rapper Mystikal during a 2012 freestyle.
Music Reviews

A Prolific Electronic Artist Goes Long, and Four Other Local Records For Your Holiday Week

By Free Times | Wednesday, June 29, 12:01 am
Neon Age isn’t the first record Columbia’s Lucas Sams released to Bandcamp under his prolific nom de plume Pray for Triangle Zero in 2016.
Where It's At

Columbia SC Club Calendar: June 29 - July 6

By Free Times | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Find live music, karaoke, DJ's and more.
Club Life

Brook Stunner at Craft and Draft

By Christian Barker | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
"You can try out new beers here, buy a six pack, or fill up your growler."

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.
FT Reader Survey
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