The Tills to celebrate new EP with dual NC release shows

Asheville retro-rock revivalists The Tills will celebrate the release of their new EP Howlin this weekend in their hometown of Asheville as well as Charlotte. The EP was recorded by legendary producer Mitch Easter, and will be available on Winston-Salem based Phuzz Records. Howlin was physically released on red vinyl August 26th with 4 songs available


It Looks Sad. release self-titled 7″ via Tiny Engines

With much being said this past year about the so-called “emo revival,” Charlotte quartet It Looks Sad. are already finding themselves on the tips of tastemakers’ tongues (tracks have premiered on both Pitchfork and Stereogum) with the impending arrival of their S/T release due out August 5 on Carolina label, Tiny Engines. Not to say the group


Shovels & Rope announce 2nd leg of tour dates for Fall

Charleston SC’s Shovels & Rope don’t release their new album “Swimmin’ Time” until August 26th, but that hasn’t stopped the seasoned road-veterans from announcing the second leg of tour dates to support the release. Tickets go on sale July 18th, and Willie Watson serves as tour support on select dates as well as Shakey Graves


RBTS WIN Talk Palm Sunday Deluxe Edition

Much has been written about the resurgence of electronic dance music into the cultural vernacular over the past several years. With recent articles likening the theatrics of popular DJ’s to a more spectacle-based performance than putting the emphasis on the music itself. However, RBTS WIN, as well as a handful of other Carolina artists like


Matrimony stir up Montibello Memories with new LP

Matrimony’s Jimmy Brown may hail from Ireland originally, but that doesn’t seem to be stopping him and his bandmates from continuing head-on into the Americana explosion prevalent in the Southeast. The Charlotte quintet (formerly a quartet) recently released their debut LP Montibello Memories on Columbia Records earlier this month. Originally slated for a 2013 release,

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Can’t Kids premiere music video for “The Twist”

Columbia indie-rock quartet Can’t Kids return with their sophomore album Ennui Go tomorrow, on local-label Fork & Spoon Records, but in the meantime, we here at Shuffle are happy to have the opportunity to premiere their new video for “The Twist”. The video was shot and edited by Katherine McCollough, and features appearances by a


Grey Spy Carve Their Own Niche with Debut EP

After everything goes wrong, picking up the proverbial pieces is never easy. However, that didn’t stop former Archer vs Gunman frontman Shaun Williams from forming his newest outfit, Grey Spy, shortly after the former announced their indefinite hiatus. During the interim Williams was seen playing guitar with local folk band, Mountain Homes, but anyone who

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Jordan Igoe shows us How To Love

With the release of her debut album How To Love, available this Friday, Charleston songstress Jordan Igoe joins the ranks of other accomplished female singers from the area such as Rachel Kate and Megan Jean. While the connections to the previously mentioned may be lead to an easy off-the-cuff comparison, Igoe’s squeaky lower soprano coupled

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Interview: Loners Society Strip Down for New Release

With youth comes an innocent blissfulness, an exuberant naivety, and an excuse to crank the amps to 11 (or at least try your damnedest). As the old Oscar Wilde adage goes: “with age comes wisdom, but sometimes the age comes alone”, and while this is not necessarily always true, it can tend to lend itself

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Powerstance Records releases benefit compilation for cancer victim

Charlotte based Powerstance Records has released a digital compilation album to benefit friend and collective member, Edy Hinson. Hinson is a law student who earlier in 2013 was diagnosed with colon cancer which then spread to her lymphnodes, and will require extensive chemotherapy in 2014. There was a sucessful indiegogo campaign earlier in the year,


Chaz Bundick of Toro Y Moi releases Sides of Chaz 7″ on Fork and Spoon Records

Perhaps better knows for his work under his Toro Y Moi moniker, former Columbia, SC resident Chaz Bundick has teamed up with Fork and Spoon Records from said town, to release the Sides Of Chaz 7″. Fans expecting a continuation of Anything In Return may be in for a bit of a surprise, as the


Death of Paris premiere new video and talk GOSSIP

It’s not a stretch to proclaim Columbia’s Death Of Paris one of the hardest working group in the Carolinas over the past several years. Since releasing their debut LP 3 years ago, the group has gigged all over the Carolinas and beyond with several tours under their belts, as well as establishing themselves as a

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Hrvrd release music video for “We Never Shut up About You”

  Charlotte indie-rock quintet Hrvrd have released their newest music video from their Equal Vision Records debut From The Bird Cage. The video entitled “We Never Shut Up About You” was filmed by Sarah Kinlaw, and is the bands’ first. Hrvrd are currently on tour with A Lot Like Birds and you can view the