Nov. 26, 2014 12:00
Though it wasn’t particularly well reviewed or highly rated, David Simon’s post- Katrina, post-“The Wire” drama “Treme” will likely enjoy a new life as a requisite binge-watching experience for music nerds....
Oct. 1, 2014 12:00
The only country music trope more consistent than songs about women, trucks and dogs is the cyclical rise of the outlaw, the artist who represents the needed perturbation of the status quo....
Oct. 1, 2014 12:00
Wednesday night at Greensboro College’s Huggins Performance Center, a group of local jazz and blues all-stars form Bump City East, a tribute to one of the all-time great funk horn sections, Tower of Power....
Oct. 1, 2014 12:00
For his Moogfest-closing set at Asheville’s Emerald Lounge back in April, Walkertown-raised, world-traveling electronic producer Travis Stewart, known on stage as Machinedrum, created something as epic and as mesmerizing as the ongoing project he was presenting....
Sept. 24, 2014 12:00
Daryl Hall’s concert serial Live from Daryl’s House makes better than good hay as a web-based guilty pleasure, but since it found a semi-regular home in syndication, its reruns have assumed a long-unfulfilled role in the lives of children of the ’80s....
Sept. 24, 2014 12:00
There was a time early in her songwriting career when indiepop butterfly Yuna simply saw herself as an acoustic singersongwriter with mellifluous jazz and pop influences, and her recordings reflected that. Decorate,....
Sept. 24, 2014 12:00
This week marks the end of free, outdoor live music series and festivals in the Triad, but it’s going out supernova-style. The Show of Hands x Mosaic Festival happens this Wednesday night at the downtown Greensboro Railyard with a lineup to touch all sonic pleasure centers....
Sept. 24, 2014 12:00
Without the drum break from the Winstons’ “Amen, Brother” music — not simply hip-hop — would look tragically different. That snappy 4/4 beat almost by itself formed the cornerstone for sample-based music, from early exclusives to NWA’s signature cut to the Stone Roses’ “Fool’s Gold,” which itself helped prime the British rave scene to its peak....
Sept. 17, 2014 12:00
What is the express measure for the “old school” crowd? Is it the audience dancing to jazz manturned-Quiet Storm lothario George Benson’s “Turn Your Love Around” at the John Coltrane Festival? Or was it the electro hounds popping and locking at the......
Sept. 17, 2014 12:00
The news is a couple of weeks old, but the Triad recently lost a musical titan, and an unsung one at that, with the passing of Clarence “June” McMillian, Sr. Fifty-eight years ago, he and three friends founded a group by the name of the Mighty Wonders of Winston-Salem that would become one of the most ubiquitous voices in southern gospel....

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