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Moogfest and Art of Cool Tell Durham Two Different Stories About Itself

Moogfest and Art of Cool Tell Durham Two Different Stories About Itself

Moogfest's second year in Durham further highlighted the stark differences between it and April's Art of Cool Festival.

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Okilly Dokilly explores the surprising darkness of The Simpsons' Ned Flanders through heavy metal

The five Neds of Okilly Dokilly photo courtesy of adrenaline pr Ding Dong Diddly Doom
Music Feature According to its unassuming origin story, Okilly Dokilly came into being when a pair of bandmates started brainstorming innocuous names for imaginary hardcore bands. A

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Moogfest 2017: Who Owns the Future?

Festival Guide Moogfest takes over downtown Durham for the second year this weekend.

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Play Moogfest Bingo! It’s a Game! And It’s Fun!

Festival Guide Click. Download. Print. Drink. Sleep. Repeat.

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As Moor Mother, Camae Ayewa Leads Moogfest's Afrofuturist Missions

Festival Guide The Philadelphia musician, poet, and community organizer discusses her multipronged work before her appearances this weekend.

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Round Out Your Moogfest Schedule with Experimental Guitar, Harsh Noise, and More

Festival Guide Still figuring out who you want to see? We recommend these four acts.

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Free Your Mind: Techno-Shamanism Practices Aim to Get Your Brain on An Enlightened New Level

Festival Guide One of Moogfest's biggest pillars of programming seeks to help attendees learn how to expand their own consciousness.

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Beginning half a century ago, Suzanne Ciani and Laurie Spiegel laid early foundations for electronic music

Festival Guide The two musicians who sought creative freedom with synthesizers led the way for many of the musicians who appear at Moogfest this weekend.

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SURVIVE Exploded Thanks to Stranger Things, But the Austin Band is No One-Trick Pony

Festival Guide The band performs Thursday night, and does a live score of the hit Netflix show on Friday.

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Didn't Want to Drop $250 on a Moogfest Pass? Here's Some Free Stuff You Can Catch Anyway.

Festival Guide The festival has a few art installations, workshops, and other events that you can take in without buying a wristband.

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From the Mountain Goats to The Hot at Nights, Matt Douglas Might Be the Triangle's Busiest Musician

Music Feature Working with a bevy of bands keeps this Raleigh musician on his toes year-round.

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Sara Watkins Turned Her Raw Reassessments of Relationships Into Her Best Record Yet

Music Essay Sara Watkins Turned Her Raw Reassessments of Relationships Into Her Best Record Yet

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Record Review: The Hot at Nights Keep Shapeshifting with Three Kids

Record Review The Hot at Nights celebrate their new record Saturday night at The Pour House.

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Record Review: Sylvan Esso Refines its Slick Synth Pop Formula on What Now

Record Review On its second record, the Durham duo asserts itself as a lasting endeavor.

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Record Review: OG Senpaiii's First Full-Length, [Headspace], Leaves Room to Grow

Record Review The beatmaker's more adventurous songs hide behind more predictable numbers.

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Record Review: Mipso Sticks the Landing With Coming Down the Mountain

Record Review The band performs at the North Carolina Museum of Art with River Whyless Saturday night.

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Record Review: Friends and Fans of Big Star Commit Their Love of Third to Tape

Record Review The live project that began in Chapel Hill gets a double-disc treatment of songs by the cult-favorite rock band.

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