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Back to the Future with Milemarker, Chapel Hill’s Inimitable Post-Hardcore Heroes

Back to the Future with Milemarker, Chapel Hill’s Inimitable Post-Hardcore Heroes

With a new LP in tow, the reunited roustabouts return to its their former home Saturday night.

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Five Words with Zoocrü’s Christian Sharp

Five Words with... On its debut LP Lucid, the young ensemble bends together black music traditions of the past and present.

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Durham’s Sharp 9 Gallery Keeps the Triangle’s Jazz Scene on Point

Music Feature Dave Finucane and Valerie Courreges are using their out-of-the-way space to build a better jazz community.

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Hell Is Hot: How Squirrel Nut Zippers Accidentally Sold a Million Records

Music Feature An oral history of how Carrboro oddballs Squirrel Nut Zippers sparked a mainstream movement they wanted no part of.

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Score One for Disney: Daniel Hart Discusses His Biggest Musical Project Yet

Music Feature With Pete’s Dragon, the formerly Chapel Hill-based violinist makes his major movie debut in theaters this weekend.

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The Regeneration of D Generation

Music Feature After almost finding fame in the nineties, the band is back with the new Nothing Is Anywhere.

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A Decade In, Bull City Records Keeps Booming

Music Feature The secret of the Durham staple's success has little to do with its business model.

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Three New Albums by Triangle-Tied Rock Bands Find the New and Familiar

Record Review Drag Sounds, Jenny Besetzt, and The Everymen explore old and new approaches to rock records.

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How Metropolitan Malaise Led Brice Randall Bickford to His Beautiful New LP

Music Feature "I don't think many people have approached alienation like, 'What if you can explain it?'"

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Destination Dix is Poised to Give Raleigh the Urban Park It Finally Deserves

Music Feature Saturday’s free, day-long festival looks to hook thousands of new visitors for the capital’s green gem. What else does the park's future hold?

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Rising Through Teenage Rap Battles and Reality TV, J. Gunn Is Ready To Blow Up

Music Feature The Durham rapper has been making some big moves at home in the Bull City and on BET.

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