July 2, 2015 08:48

The Rolling Stones in Raleigh

When the Rolling Stones closed their set in Raleigh last night, it was with a fireworks display. I have to admit, I grinned like an idiot. They'd closed on "Satisfaction," the second song of their encore....
July 1, 2015 08:59
Prior to days of smart phones, or really just phones with cameras on them (remember when you had to buy an attachment just to take 2.5 megapixel photos that you couldn’t do anything with?), there was the autograph....
June 24, 2015 08:23
Ever since Afrika Bambaataa formed the Zulu Nation, the first organized group of individuals practicing hip-hop in the late 1970s, the four pillars of hip-hop have remained the only constant in an ever-changing music world: Emceeing/ rapping, DJing, break dancing, and graffiti writing define a subculture that has taken over the mainstream....
June 17, 2015 09:53
This state is full of up and coming music festivals. The Big What? music festival in Mebane has been at the top of many a music fan’s list for years now. Line up, location, and planning is key to a music festival’s success, and history shows The Big What’s consistency with these three important aspects....
June 10, 2015 09:19

Did Tyler, The Creator turn Ziggy's into a sauna? Yes, yes he did.

Sweat dripped from the faces of fans ranging from pre-puberty to grey-hairs as Taco, the DJ/fellow Odd Future Wolf Kill Them All veteran controlling the beats, primed the crowd with Waka Flocka and Kanye West tracks. With middle fingers blazing and gold pieces dangling around his neck, Tyler, The Creator came roaring onto the stage. ...
June 3, 2015 07:57
Musicians have been told that we, our current society, live in a “postmusic business” world, that the internet and the digital revolution allow artists to control their own careers without the need for managers and labels, that there’s no room for an Atlantic Records or a Brian Epstein....
May 27, 2015 08:05
“It’s really important to write what you know and express yourself as honestly as you can in your music,” said Ahmed Gallab, the multi-instrumentalist producer who performs under the moniker Sinkane, and who will be coheadlining alongside Photay, birth name Evan Shornstein, at Dance From Above this Thursday....
May 20, 2015 09:27
Kris Wilkins, 24, and Chris Ellington, 20, met through their residency in separate sober living houses in the College Hill neighborhood of Greensboro. Both men were at a backyard campfire at one of the houses in January when Ellington took out a guitar and Wilkins, a lyricist at heart, began to freestyle rhymes....
May 13, 2015 08:02
“Wake up! The van’s on fire!” yelled Andrew Lazare as the band’s van pulled over to the side of Interstate 10 – conveniently on a narrow-shouldered stretch of highway in New Orleans. Thankfully, no one was injured, although drummer Marshall Bjorling was asleep directly on top of where the smoke was coming from....
May 13, 2015 08:02
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