Jasper’s Best Records of 2015

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This is what it comes down to at the start of every New Year. We Columbia music fiends must look back and take stock of all that happened in the past twelve months. A lot of music was hurled at the listening public and, as the case always is, some of it stuck and some [...]

Interview: Prairie Willows talk to Erika Ryan

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Despite Columbia cranking out more metal bands than Americana groups, The Prairie Willows have become a staple in the city’s scene. In 2012, Kristen Harris, Kelley Douglas, and Perrin Skinner became the Prairie Willows, together writing delightfully folky, southern ballads about anything from biscuits to breakups. After a handful of original tunes and local performances [...]

Lunch Money – Gingerbread Man

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Lunch Money’s Molly Ledford is the March 2015 centerfold.

Q&A with Singer/Songwriter and South Carolina Native Marshall Chapman

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One of the advantages of having Lee Smith as our One Book, One Columbia author is she has a lot of cool friends—like South Carolina native Marshall Chapman, one of the state’s most significant musical figures of the last 40 years. Chapman has been a songwriter and performer in Nashville since the 1970s, and her [...]