Two Fell in a Foxhole Stitches and Fiction EP
This five-song platter — the first proper effort from Columbia five-piece Two Fell in a Foxhole following a demo and a live EP — builds intensity throughout its brief duration.
What: Two Fell in a Foxhole
Where: New Brookland Tavern, 122 State St.
When: Wednesday, June 25, 8:30 p.m.
With: Oh, Deceiver; The Cage The Animal; Last Chance for Sarah; Oneforall
Price: $5 ($8 under 21)
More Info: newbrooklandtavern.com
Instigated by Ben Morgan’s sleepy, reverb-soaked picking, “Empty Mansions” recalls the insistent simmer of early grunge, with frontman Matt Crumpton’s somber tenor offsetting splashy strumming. All of this is bolstered by the rock-solid bass lines of Ross Swinson, who also handled the record’s production. “Daphne” follows suit, with Charley Potter’s punchy rhythms adding vigor to the song’s overdriven analog warmth, accented by tasteful keyboard breaks and a smoothly sustaining solo from lead guitarist Jeremiah Negron. Crumpton’s syncopated lyrics follow the drummer’s lead, maintaining the band’s tight cohesion.
The ever increasing tension is dispersed fluidly during the album’s next two offerings. “Windover’s Reckoning” ratchets distortion across its four minutes, while “Ten to Infinity (Or the Rest of Our Lives)” cascades skillfully into “Old Happy (So It Goes), the album’s sober epilogue.
With its patient build and rich textures, the EP reads like a graphic novel. The eager quintet utilizes each of its instruments with deft insistence, wholly aware of the role each part plays in the album’s bigger picture. This impassioned approach allows Two Fell’s first studio creation to hold together remarkably well, displaying a knack for songcraft and arrangement that should serve the band well should it move onto bigger releases.
Delicious Downtown Breakfast
Tony’s is open for breakfast every day from 7:30-10:30! Conveniently located on Washington St. right off Main. Stop in for something filling and delicious before work! Follow us for updates on specials.
Accepting Applications for Shakespeare’s Kidz!
Students ages 10-16 are invited to join South Carolina Shakespeare’s new youth company, with classes running September 20th-December 11th followed by a final performance. Learn and hone audition skills, monologues, and scenes from Shakespeare and modern works! Contact Katie Mixon with questions about scholarships and applications: PKatieMixon@gmail.com.
A two-day outdoor art and crafts show celebrating its 38th year. Being held on September 5 & 6, 2014, Click for details
Back to School Tattoo Specials
Magnum Ink is offering 1/2 off all tattoos for students over 18 as well as 2 for $60 on letters or numbers for state employees. 1405 Rushmore Road, Suite B, right off of Broad River.
Music Break at Music Farm Columbia
Join COR for an evening of networking for music and business leaders on September 3rd, featuring performances by Josh Roberts and the Hinges, Death of Paris, Fat Rat Da Czar, and Lazy A and the Green Thang. Free admission for musicians and members! Register here.
Happy Hour and Sushi Specials All Week
Red Bowl in Lexington now has great early bird and late night sushi specials 7 days a week, as well as 99-cent kids meals on Saturdays! Click here for special information and hours.
SEARCH FREE TIMES
U.S. Security Associates
Now hiring immediately for armed and unarmed security officers. WE TRAIN YOU! Columbia & surrounding areas. ussecurityassociates.com
Pool Cleaning-Full and part time available. Must have a clean driving record, be organized and have a professional appearance. Starting Pay is $10.00 per hr, please call for an interview, please bring a copy of your Driving record and a list of all past employers with duration of employment listed as well as telephone numbers for references. Cal 803-865-1200
Company seeking carpenters, plumbers, masons work is year around with a 40 year old company. Starting pay is $10.00 but experienced individuals will be compensated accordingly. Must have a clean driving record and must bring a copy of your driving record to the interview. Please call 803-865-1200.
Real Estate Spotlight
Mungo Homes. Celebrating 60 years of our family building for your family. mungo.com