Local Music Spotlight

Local Music Spotlight: The Royal Tinfoil

Name: The Royal Tinfoil Members: Lily Slay (vocals, guitar, kazoo), Lamont “Mackie” Boles (guitar vocals), Brad Edwardson (stand-up bass), Marshall Hudson (drums). From: Charleston, SC Website: Facebook Page, Band Camp Page, Official Website Genre: “Drunken Gypsy Sex,” Americana, Blues, Rock Record Label: Unsigned…

Local Music Spotlight: Stop Light Observations

Name: Stop Light Observations Members: Will Blackburn (Lead Vocals), John-Keith Culbreth (Piano, Synth), Louis Duffie (Lead Guitar, Synth, Percussion), Luke Withers (Drums), Coleman Sawyer (Bass, Violin), Wyatt Garey (Lead guitar, Synth) Website: Official website, Facebook page Genre: “Garage Rock, Revival Rock,…

Local Music Spotlight: Sol Driven Train

Name: Sol Driven Train Members: Ward Buckheister (guitar, trombone, and vocals), Russell Clarke (saxophones and vocals), Rusty Cole (bass and vocals), Wes Powers (drums), Joel Timmons (guitar and vocals). Website: Official Website, Facebook Page, ReverbNation page Genre: “Lowcountry Roots Rock” Record…

Local Music Spotlight: The Dead 27s

Name: The Dead 27s Members: Daniel Crider (Drums), Will Evans (Guitar), Trey Francis (Lead vocals, guitar), Oliver Goldstein (Bass), Wallace Mullinax (guitar) From: Charleston, SC Website: Official Website, Facebook Page Genre: “Vintage fusion of rock, funk, blues, r&b, jazz and more” Record Label: Independent Albums: dead…

Local Music Spotlight: Calculations Of…

Name: Calculations Of… Members: Calvin Dugan From: Charleston, SC Website: Official page, ReverbNation Page, Kickstarter Page, Facebook Page Genre: Rap, Hip-Hop, Pop Record Label: Independent. Started his own label (Neo Futuristic Records) Albums: “Electric Synthony” (EP, 2011) Where to find their music: iTunes, ReverbNation Where to…

Local Music Spotlight: Fowlers Mustache

Name: Fowlers Mustache Members: Matt Stanley (Guitar/Vocals), Thomas McElwee (Guitar/Vocals), Nick Collins (Guitar/Vocals), Chris Richter (Bass), and John Tankersley (Drums) From: Charleston, SC Website: Official Website, Facebook Page Genre: Rock, blues, folk, jazz, funk Record Label: Independent Albums: The Album (2010) and Goodnight, Mother…

Local Music Spotlight : Daniel D

Name: Daniel D Members: Daniel Davis From: Charleston, SC Website: Official Website, Facebook Page Genre: Jazz, Hip-Hop, R&B violinist Record Label: Independent Albums: “Serenade” (2010), “Play for Me” (2009), and an Untitled Album due out soon Where to find their music: iTunes, CD Baby Where to see them…

Local Music Spotlight: Righchus/Matt Monday

Name: Righchus ***UPDATE, 4/16/13**: Righchus now goes by the name Matt Monday. Members: Matt Bostick From: North Charleston, SC Website: Facebook Page (photo on the left came from his Facebook) Genre: Hip-Hop, Rap Record Label: Independent Albums: “Chaos Theory” (2009), “Sweetgrass & Supras” (2011), “Black Cradles” (2012)…

Local Music Spotlight: Band of Horses

Last updated: 3/23/14 Name: Band of Horses Members: Ben Bridwell (lead vocals, guitar), Ryan Monroe (keyboards, backing vocals), Tyler Ramsey (lead guitar, backing vocals), Bill Reynolds (bass), and Creighton Barrett (drums) From: Formed in Seattle, but currently based in Charleston (Bridwell is from Irmo,…

Local Music Spotlight: Cover of Afternoon

UPDATED, 10/18/13 Name: Cover of Afternoon Members: Alex Roberts (vocals, bass), Allen Bishop (guitar), Reid Mewborne (drums) From: Columbia, SC Website: Facebook Page, ReverbNation Page Genre: Rock Record Label: Unsigned Albums: Self-Titled EP (2012), Among The Tides (2013). Where to find their music: ReverbNation, MySpace Where…