June 29, 2016 08:18
Patterns are plucked out in polyrhythmic configurations, with cascading bursts of high notes tumbling over the cyclical figures in the lower register. Players deploy offbeat phrasing, syncopations and a kind of internal call-and-response approach that makes the instrument like a mini ensemble all to itself....
June 23, 2016 09:20
I recently read that drummer Simon Kirke was the only member of the legendary band Bad Company, who will be bringing the “One Hell Of A Night” tour to PNC Amphitheater on June 30 with co-headliner Joe Walsh, was the only original member of the band who has played every single show that Bad Company has performed....
June 22, 2016 08:17
The NC lawmakers who slid HB2 into the books back in March probably thought the move would happen quietly and with little blowback. The bill, signed into law by Governor Pat McCrory, deprives gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered people of anti-discrimination protection....
June 15, 2016 05:42
The internet hasn’t exactly obliterated space and time. But sort of, when it comes to music. Some artists are excavating sounds from the past, styles that themselves might have been nostalgic for an earlier era when they first emerged (the ‘90s aping the ‘70s aping the ‘50s), and connecting with other like-minded musicians independent of geography....
June 8, 2016 08:05
Singer and songwriter Eric-Scott Guthrie was a wanderer for a while. Then he stopped and stayed still for a bit. Now he’s ready to ramble again, but with a pack this time. Guthrie is the frontman and main songwriter for The Grand Shell Game, out of Carrboro....
June 1, 2016 08:00
Greensboro’s Irata inverts some of the normal hierarchies of metal. Instead of having songs that scream out with guitar heroics, Irata’s tunes—many of them—sound like they were written with the rumbling bass as the starting point....
May 25, 2016 08:29
If you tend to feel that every place has its own particular sound, a mysterious quality that emerges from the people, the weather, the trees, the landscape, the history, the food, etc -- something like the sonic terroir that colors and shapes......

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