Eligible to artists that released a new album in 2020. For our purposes, an “Album” is at least eight tracks OR longer than twenty five minutes. Sponsored by NEXUS Group.
2020-21 Winner: Gláss – Wilting in Mauve
A husband and wife duo based out of Greenwood, The Old Earthquake is Steven and Mary Lyle Cathcart. Steven Cathcart has been a part of many projects (I Am Carpenter, Weathers, Carlos y los Camellos) which he has used to
Italo and the Passions is a glam rock and roll outfit based in Greenville.
Listen to the album: https://italoandthepassions.bandcamp.com/album/rolling-on
On their new album Wilting in Mauve, the Greenville post-punk trio makes dark music that’s not quite goth, heavy music that’s not quite metal, and complex music that’s not quite prog-rock.
El Gato album by Tennis Legend / Jordan Finley
Listen to the album: https://music.apple.com/us/album/el-gato/1537915448
Listen to the album: https://music.apple.com/us/album/land-of-the-kings/1520362474
TRUE KING MUSIC GROUP makes a splash in the upstate with this album. Their artist along with guest artists in Greenville decided to come together to make sure the world knows that Greenville, SC
Weidman grew up in Fort Lauderdale, where after college he cut his teeth in South Florida’s abundant and cover-driven live music grind for the better part of his twenties. He made his first record, Thousand Island Sun, with a band
Rocco and His Bones is the solo project of Upstate-via-Texas musician / Act Normal drummer Zac Dehlbom, who released his debut album under the moniker in December of 2020.
Paper Daisies is the bedroom pop project of Clemson artist Tayler Bucich. His debut album titled In and Out The Window released in March of 2020 at the very beginning of the pandemic-filled year.
Over the years, Robbie wrote hundreds of songs and performed with bands such such as Grandma Moses, Jambone Medicine Show, and Dimestore Gypsy. Currently Robbie is focussing on instrumental, guitar oriented music. He released his first single in September
Lecretia was raised in Spartanburg, and grew up as a preacher’s daughter engulfed in old hymns. Her father taught her and her siblings how to play multiple instruments and sing. When Lecretia was in her teens she was turned on
mOody bLaCk is an Upstate-based motivational speaker, national award winning poet and host, TEDx performer, SmartArts Teaching Artist, visual, and Hip-Hop artist, actor, comedian, story teller, and photographer. His new album Manifest dropped in July of 2020.
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Breathing air mainly from Greenville, Finding Freedom is a four piece genre-denying band that plays something of just about everything. They formed in 2015 when lead singer Rob Lindblad met lead guitarist Josh Hutson and asked Dan Johnson to come
Originally from Decatur, Georgia but raised in Spartanburg, Ty Graves is a well known independent artist around the Upstate’s hip-hop / R&B community. What began his music adventure was watching his father, Harold “Big Body” Jackson, make music at a
Year One: A.D.
Kobe Banks is a 20 year old producer from Greenville.
Natalie Foreverland is a Musical Artist who along with being a singer-songwriter, writes musicals, and coaches Shag dancing at Clemson University & Country, Latin, and Ballroom Dancing in the Upstate of SC. Her music genres vary. She writes and records
For nearly a decade, Greenville musician T.C. Costello has been bringing accordion-powered, alcohol-friendly cabaret punk to the dive bars, squats and festivals of Europe, Asia and the U.S. Listeners can expect to hear old-world melodies, foot-stomping rhythms and tales of