Music | Indy Week
Music
INDY Week's music blog

Archives | RSS

Monday, October 31, 2011

Durham hip-hop zombie onslaught

Posted By on Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 5:20 PM

It used to be that you'd meet someone, they'd bite you, you'd develop a taste for flesh and pillage the surrounding town looking for someone nice to eat. Apparently, that won't do anymore. There's now a furious new wave of Durham-born zombies walking amongst us and rapping as they go. The source of this revolutionary strain, if a new music video is to be believed, is a hot new track from local rapper and producers The Real Laww and Toon, dubbed "Professional Hater (Remix)." The Real Laww (or J. Lawrence) is a Durham-based veteran of the war in Afghanistan;...

Continue reading…

  • Pin It

Friday, October 28, 2011

Tonight: Southern Culture brings its Halloween release to the stage

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 5:07 PM

Southern Culture’s new Halloween-themed release, Zombified, is a look back as well as forward. That’s because eight tracks are remastered versions of a SCOTS 1998 Australian tour EP, Zombified, joined by five new songs. Befitting the theme, SCOTS exchange their usual fascination with redneck living for a horror movie set dressed in vampires, witches, zombies, undertakers and even a “Swamp Thing.” The EP dates to keyboardist Chris Bess’ time in the band, and the presence of his Hammond organ is a striking reminder of those old days. Since becoming a trio prior to 2004’s Mojo Box, they’ve (necessarily) pursued a...

Continue reading…

  • Pin It

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The dB's throw in for the revolution

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 2:50 PM

Photo by Daniel CostonThe dB's “Revolution of the Mind,” the new song from influential and underrated indie rock progenitors the dB's, does not sound like the work of a band that hasn't released new music since 1994. The tune, the band's first since the “classic” line-up began playing together again in 2005, is a burst of pop-rock energy with punk overtones and a rebellious message. Click here to download the MP3. A leftover from the sessions for Falling Off the Sky, the band's forthcoming 2012 reunion album, the Peter Holsapple-fronted track rides a guitar lick that mimics a European police...

Continue reading…

  • Pin It

Shonen Knife at The Pinhook

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 2:10 PM

Shonen Knife and The Ghost of Rock split the bill at Durham's Pinhook last night. Indy photographer Jeremy M. Lange was there....

Continue reading…

  • Pin It

Calendar



Twitter Activity

Most Recent Comments

Though I know it isn't Redhat's fault she was late, I do think they could have handled the situation better. …

by mandeelion on Hopscotch, Night Two: Timing Tangles Erykah Badu and Young Thug (Music)

Most amazing times Catching you with old friends in Grayton Beach ...Kyle , Bouder ...and our dear lost love Kenny... …

by Milissa Hargrave Schang on Old Dog, New Grass: A Q-and-A with Mandolin Monarch Sam Bush (Music)

Would not miss this show at Ardmore Music Hall or any opportunity to catch Sam Bush ! So grateful he …

by Milissa Hargrave Schang on Old Dog, New Grass: A Q-and-A with Mandolin Monarch Sam Bush (Music)

Thanks so much for giving me a platform to share this video far and wide. I appreciate everything the IndyWeek …

by Louis Landry on Video Premiere: Louis Landry's "I Know a Guy" Updates the Bible (Music)

Comments

Though I know it isn't Redhat's fault she was late, I do think they could have handled the situation better. …

by mandeelion on Hopscotch, Night Two: Timing Tangles Erykah Badu and Young Thug (Music)

Most amazing times Catching you with old friends in Grayton Beach ...Kyle , Bouder ...and our dear lost love Kenny... …

by Milissa Hargrave Schang on Old Dog, New Grass: A Q-and-A with Mandolin Monarch Sam Bush (Music)

Most Read

© 2016 Indy Week • 201 W. Main St., Suite 101, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation