March 28, 2012 10:53
Possum Jenkins will perform at Ziggy’s on Friday in support of Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit.....
March 21, 2012 10:58
Mike Dean, Woody Weatherman, Reed Mullin. It’s been 27 years since the album credits on a Corrosion of Conformity record were so simple. The Raleigh thrash meal outfit’s turnstile lineup has made a handful of classics over the years, all depending on who you ask....
March 14, 2012 11:08
The Malamondos will support Southern Culture On the Skids at the Blind Tiger this Saturday, St. Patrick’s Day.....
March 7, 2012 11:03
Joe Thompson left this Earth only a week before the fourth album by his young protégés the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Leaving Eden,....
Feb. 29, 2012 11:02
Carolina Chocolate Drops co-founder Justin Robinson’s outright split last year from the Grammy-winning string band might have been surprising on some level, but it’s hard to blame for going out on top....
Feb. 22, 2012 10:59
blues and boogie is like caging a bull with chicken wire; sooner or later they’re gong to bust out. Pianist and music professor Dave Fox self-interned for his quirky but fun album with his new project the Meldavians. Entitled Farewell Arigemon,....
Feb. 15, 2012 10:28
Let this be a lesson: Early incarnations of band bios are about as trustworthy as election year rhetoric. Searching for the early- to mid-’90s alt-rock and post-rock influences that the Quiet Brace assert are present on their self-titled debut EP is about as fruitful as the search for water on Mars....
Feb. 9, 2012 09:39
The rear cover of American Gonzos self-titled debut album gives almost as much insight into their story as the music itself does: three bros chilling on an anatopic couch in a setting that’s somehow both an example of bucolic country living and urban stagnation....
Feb. 1, 2012 10:39
Economy of both music and words abound in Mebane duo Be the Moon’s debut release, creating an absorbing, if somewhat uneven blanket of warm, familiar Americana to wrap up in....
Jan. 25, 2012 10:19
You know the truly great R&B and soul singers have a way of distinguishing themselves on record in a way that there’s no mistaking them. Bobby Womack’s plaintive melisma at the beginning of Across 110th Street....

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