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Suppressive Fire Brings Brutality Back to Local Metal on Its New Record, Nature of War

The Raleigh outfit celebrates the album's release Saturday night at The Maywood.

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Raleigh's Local Band Local Beer Concert Series Now Has a Cover Charge. Can the New Model Pick Up the Slack?

Beginning this week, the shows will cost five dollars after being free for a decade.

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From Record Stores to Music Festivals and HB 2, Triangle Music Grappled with Growth This Year

Plus, the ten best local albums and songs of 2016.

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Raleigh’s Community Music School Stumbled and Shuttered. Can it Pick Itself Up Again?

The nonprofit, which gives low-income kids music education, needs to raise $100,000 by the end of January to resume operations.

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Makers’ Mark: Ten Triangle Records that Turned Ten This Year

Issued a decade ago, these local albums hinted at what was to come or heralded the end of an era.

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NC Folk Shines a Light on Jugtown Potters, Harkers Island Mariners, and Burlington Lowriders

We speak with director Evan Hatch about the institute’s work in advance of a benefit show at Motorco.

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Oak City Slums and ZenSoFly Are Twin Engines Ramping Up Raleigh’s Bass Music

Under their alter egos, Rodney Finch and Zenaida Reyes are making major strides to elevate their scene.

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With Wood Robinson’s New Formal, the Mipso Bassist Steps Front and Center for His Solo Debut

Robinson celebrates the release of his new record Saturday night at The Station in Carrboro.

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Rhapsody in Blues: Jazz Phenom Gerald Clayton Celebrates One of Durham’s Finest Musical Exports at Duke

This weekend marks the world premiere of Piedmont Blues, led by the renowned pianist and his band The Assembly.

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Rachel Hirsh Makes a Break for it With Bruxes

The co-leader of I Was Totally Destroying It celebrates the debut EP of her new project tonight in Carrboro.

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For its Fifteenth Anniversary, mewithoutYou Finds New Meaning in its Earliest Material

The Philadelphia foursome continues its commemorative tour at Cat’s Cradle Thursday night.

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The Great Pretender: Chrissie Hynde’s Forty-Year Roller Coaster Career

The legendary rock singer brings her signature voice to Durham Sunday.

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Earth Works: A Composer and a Poet Mine Precious Ores From Thomas Sayre’s White Gold

This weekend, …to me from the earth… premieres as an immersive musical counterpart to the sculptor’s current show at CAM Raleigh.

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Bob Dylan Won the Nobel Prize in Literature. Does He Deserve It?

The legendary singer-songwriter stops at the Durham Performing Arts Center Friday night.

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Party Lines: Andrew W.K. Pushes Positivity in Carrboro on Election Night

As returns roll in Tuesday night, the party apostle brings his speaking tour to The ArtsCenter.

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To Find His Home in the Triangle, Charles Latham Had to Get Away From It

The singer-songwriter at found his niche—and releases his new record—in Durham.

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Loamlands’ Sweet High Rise is Kym Register’s Mission Statement for a Developing Durham

The band celebrates its debut full-length Friday night at The Pinhook.

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In Hercules vs. Vampires, a Mythic Hero Embarks on an Operatic Adventure with Bloodsuckers and Other Beasts

The show comes to Meymandi Concert Hall at 3 p.m. Sunday, courtesy of N.C. Opera.

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Blonde Redhead’s Masterpiece, Misery Is a Butterfly, Gets the String Quartet Treatment

Blonde Redhead performs the 2004 album in its entirety with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble on Friday, Oct. 14.

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Yes, There Will Be a New Bowerbirds Record—Meanwhile, Here’s Tuskha

We speak with Phil Moore about snags hit and lessons learned on the path to his electro-pop record.

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