July 16, 2014 12:00
The impending shift of North Carolina’s film industry from verdant economic incubator to political martyr presents a grim forecast for the more tangible columns on a balance sheet, but there’s at least one intangible asset that could also be deemed unrecoverable....
July 16, 2014 12:00
Contrary to what the image on the Blind Tiger’s website might suggest, Wednesday night’s Morning Lights show will not feature the Steel City piano pop might-have-beens. They’ve been broken up for five years with no plans for that to change....
July 16, 2014 12:00
The fourth and biggest night, the daylong Aug Saturday, 13 July 26 concert outside of Wed the Cat’s Cradle headlined by Neutral Milk Hotel (pause for a moment; drink in the fact you’re about to read about a concert ticket giveaway for Neutral Milk Hotel in 2014), is not, and YES! Weekly....
July 9, 2014 12:00
Still one of the most potent, if underrated combinations in rap, 8Ball and MJG scratched out an indelible imprint through a raunchy, uncompromising lyrical style that asked no quarter and gave no quarter. Two decades ago, their full-length debut Comin’ Out Hard did for West Tennessee what UGK’s Too Hard to Swallow was doing for East Texas....
July 9, 2014 12:00
Wednesday presents the third opportunity in the past four months to catch the Canadian neo-folk fusionists the Duhks, as they bring their partially reconstituted classic lineup to the Roots Revival Stage in Winston-Salem to play their first new material in six years....
July 9, 2014 12:00
Bit Brigade don’t just live-score time trials of 8-bit classics like “Ninja Gaiden” and “Castlevania”, they create double-edged spectacles of laser-precise gaming and brain-freezing prog shredfests....
July 3, 2014 12:00
In practically any other year, the most important item to come from the 2014 102 JAMZ SuperJam would undoubtedly be that Rick Ross’s experience there ended exactly how his 2012 one began — in the temporary custody of Greensboro law enforcement....
July 3, 2014 12:00
The most unlikely hit of the year might be the parking lot scene at the Greensboro Coliseum on August 15 — all those ex-hippies coming to see Crosby, Stills & Nash at the War Memorial are going to find a lot of common ground with the southern rap fans in the big room for the justannounced Lil Boosie & Friends show....
July 3, 2014 12:00
The greatest hip-hop duo of all time reunited in 2014, and yet it still seems like the two-man rap is a quaint concept whose utility peaked a decade ago. Out- Kast are clearly doing it for the money. Clipse has never been quite as big as Pu-sha T’s solo career....

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