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A moniker as recognized locally as The Swamp Fox or Hootie, The Critic has been delighting the ears of Charleston radio listeners for years. Voted Best Local Radio Personality by the readers of Charleston City Paper two years in a row, The Critic has a sound and style that throws back to the days of vinyl and cruisin’ the strip.

Tune in to hear The Critic every week day from 3PM – 7PM, and make sure you don’t miss The Critic’s Choice on Sunday mornings from 9AM – Noon – one of the most eclectic music shows in the Charleston area, playing independent artists, rare tracks and more!


Critic's Choice Playlists

The Critic’s Choice Playlist December 2 2018

1st hour 1)brian wilson-melt away-brian wilson-1988 2)case lang veirs-1000 miles away-case lang veirs-2016 3)jd mcpherson-ugly sweater blues-socks-2018 4)marianne faithfull-this little bird-love in a mist-1965 5)john hiatt-hide your tears-the eclipse sessions-2018 6)echo & the bunnymen-seven seas-the stars the

The Critic’s Choice Playlist November 25, 2018

Critic's Choice the bridge

1st hour 1)mike doughty-white lexus-haughty melodic-2005 2)goodnight moonshine-what we asked for-i’m the only one-2018 3)rhett miller-you were a stranger-the messenger-2018 4)norah jones-those sweet words-feels like home-2004 5)townes van zandt-to live is to fly-high low & in between-1971

The Critic’s Choice Playlist November 18, 2018

1st hour 1)paul mc cartney-happy with you-egypt station-2018 2)rachel garlin-hey garrett-hello again ep-2018 3)roy orbison & rpo-falling-unchained melodies-2018 4)norah jones-the long day is over-come away with me-2002 5)paul kelly-the trees-nature-2018 6)elvis costello-kid about it-imperial bedroom-1982 7)tami neilson-one

The Critic’s Choice Playlist November 11, 2018

Critic's Choice the bridge

1st hour 1)bob dylan-buckets of rain-more blood more tracks-2018 2)molly burch-first flower-first flower-2018 3)kris kristofferson-help me make it through the night-kristofferson-1970 4)becca smith-all this time-i 26-2018 5)nick drake-place to be-pink moon-1972 6)drivin n cryin-bring home the bacon-scarred

The Critic’s Playlist November 4, 2018

playlist goes by artist-song title-lp title-year 1st hour 1)beach boys-a young man is gone-little deuce coup-2018 2)goodnight moonshine-lost & found-i’m the only one-2018 3)paul kelly-morning storm-nature-2018 4)amanda shires-charms-to the sunset-2018 5)billy bragg-little time bomb-workers playtime-2018 6)the byrds-ballad

Trippin' With the Critic

Critic at Park Circle’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Trippin with The Critic | The Bridge at 1055

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Block Party at Park Circle is the biggest St. Patty’s Day celebration in the Lowcountry- you know Critic was there!

Critic at The Charleston Wine + Food Festival

Trippin with The Critic | The Bridge at 1055

What better place to enjoy the festival than one of the best BBQ spots in town? Critic coming to you from Lewis BBQ for the Charleston Wine + Food Festival.

Critic at the Power to Puerto Rico Benefit

Trippin with The Critic | The Bridge at 1055

What’s even better than listening to live music on a beautiful day? Doing it for a great cause! Check out Critic at the Power to Puerto Rico Marsh Jam at The Bend in North Charleston.

Critic at the Charleston Craft Beer & BBQ Festival

Trippin with The Critic | The Bridge at 1055

BBQ, live music, and beer from 18 local breweries around Charleston- now that’s our kind of Saturday! Critic lets you in on all the fun from the Charleston Craft Beer & BBQ Festival at Bohemian Bull on

Selection Sunday: CofC Heading to San Diego for NCAA Tournament

The College of Charleston men’s basketball team is heading to San Diego for the big dance!For the first time since 1999, CofC is going to the NCAA Tournament, and Critic was at TD Arena to celebrate Selection