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


Brewz Fest Brings Diverse Roster to the Craft Beer Crowd

On October 19, fourteen bands and five local breweries will descend on the NC Music Factory in Charlotte for what’s being billed as Brewz Fest—a celebration of beer and music. Both of these things being close to our hearts here at Shuffle, we decided to sit down with organizer Cameron Lee to get the scoop.

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The Injustice League premiere “I’m Breaking” Bad music video

While many Carolina music fans may not be familiar with The Injustice League on a first-name-basis, fans of ABC’s LOST tv show may recognize the group’s previous outing, a music video tribute to the aforementioned show entitled “I’ll Never Be Lost Again”. With the aforementioned video closing in on nearly half a million views on


Show To Know: Christian Death at Tremont Music Hall

This month, Shuffle launches a new feature- Show To Know. Our aim is to cover highly-notable tours coming through the Carolinas with a little deep background, maybe an interview, and enough information to keep readers abreast of big shows we don’t think they should miss. To kick things off right, we’ve started with post-punk Los

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Company venture into new territory with Bird Skulls EP

When talking about Charleston band Company, it’s easy to just rattle off the highlights and/or lowlights. Yes, they opened for Band of Horses several times. Yes, they’ve had a rotating cast of members. But perhaps the thing that is most easily overlooked are the songs themselves. Never content to sit idle for too long, band


Bombadil continue to develop sound on new album

For anyone with their ear to the ground of the NC music scene, the story of Durham’s Bombadil is probably all-too familiar. Formed in 2005, the band put out a few records and EP’s before tragedy struck in the form of a near-crippling disability in lead singer/bassist Daniel Michalak’s hand which prevented him from playing

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Junior Astronomers discuss debut full-length, Dead Nostalgia

Since forming five years ago in their hometown of Charlotte NC, you’d be pressed to find a harder working  Carolina band these past few years than Junior Astronomers. Whether it’s touring the country trek after trek, or high-profile gigs opening for bands such as Cursive and Titus Andronicus, it seems the group are out on