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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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Heady Weather: Guitarists Steve Gunn and William Tyler Employ Their Instruments to Bold New Ends

Catch Gunn in Raleigh Tuesday night and Tyler in Durham on Wednesday.

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Guitar Center Is Leaving Durham. Here’s What That Means for Indie Music Stores

Later this month, the chain will relocate to Cary

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Interview: Scott Avett Talks The Avett Brothers' True Sadness, Not Becoming a Farmer, And Not Making a Statement on HB 2

Also: Rick Rubin's remixes

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The Hotelier and Modern Baseball Are Helping Emo Grow Up

Modern Baseball are at Cat's Cradle on June 30 and Hotelier play the Cat's Cradle Back Room on July 2

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Listening with Brett Harris: The Pop Tunesmith Talks the Beatles, Big Star, and Local Favorites

Exploring pop's past with Brett Harris, one of its true local masters

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Dealing with Puberty 2: Mitski Learns in Real Time

The brave feelings of Mitski's Puberty 2

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Aesop Rock's Great The Impossible Kid Explores Getting Old, Even If That's Not Cool

Aesop Rock doesn't fight the years, even when they're unfashionable

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The Modern Blues Mission of Ruthie Foster

Ruthie Foster wants to revitalize the genre

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A Perfect Night for Manifest Pussy: The Sudden, Tragic Poignancy of Shakina Nayfack's Trans Song Cycle

Shakina Nayfack's Manifest Pussy at The Pinhook on Friday at Local 506 and Sunday at the Pinhook

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How M83's Junk Pulls Past Pop into the Present

M83 uses pop's past to make the present more vivid

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Sofar, a Series of International House Shows, Takes Root in the Triangle

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Sharp 9 is the premier jazz listening room in the Triangle, in the state, in the Southeast. A hidden gem.

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am local jazz pianist. that C7 is a sweet instrument. can confirm.

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I saw them in 2006 with Andrew and they were still HOT!

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Great article, thorough and well-researched. Plus oral histories are a cool way to tell a first-hand authentic story. Too bad …

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It was Jay-z.

by Fuji Flynn on Little Brother breaks up (Music Feature)

Sharp 9 is the premier jazz listening room in the Triangle, in the state, in the Southeast. A hidden gem.

by Mark J. O'Donnell on Durham’s Sharp 9 Gallery Keeps the Triangle’s Jazz Scene on Point (Music Feature)

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