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For MMA Fighters, the Perfect Walkout Song Makes a Powerful Impression Before a Bout Begins

For MMA Fighters, the Perfect Walkout Song Makes a Powerful Impression Before a Bout Begins

Do you pick a heavy metal thrasher? An ominous drone? Or a Sinéad O'Connor song?

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Five Words with Guitarist Daniel Bachman

Five Words with... The Virginia picker performs at Nightlight in Chapel Hill Thursday night.

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Record Review: Less Is More for Echo Courts on Room with a View

Record Review Catch the band at Kings on Wednesday, August 15.

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Peter Holsapple Suits Up for Game Day, His First Solo Record in Twenty Years

Music Feature He celebrates the new record Saturday night in the Cat's Cradle Back Room.

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Record Review: Anne-Claire Meditates on Grief and Loss on I Still Look For You

Record Review The singer-songwriter performs at the Cat's Cradle Back Room for a double release show with Peter Holsapple on Saturday.

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Record Review: VSPRTN Brings Strings to Club Music on NaTuReSs_HaL0: The Vortex

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Record Review Violin doesn't have much prestige in club music. The string-heavy chillout lounge and electronic compilations one commonly hears as restaurant muzak have made the

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Record Review: Elephant Micah Toys with Time on the Gorgeous Genericana

Record Review The album feels like a hall of mirrors, continually folding back in on itself in surprising ways.

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Record Review: Django Haskins Leans Into Intimacy on His Solo Shadowlawn

Record Review The longtime leader of The Old Ceremony plays a release show at The Pinhook on Saturday, August 4.

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Record Review: The Many Moods of The Love Language's Baby Grand

Record Review Stu McLamb's records are unquestionably filtered through his numerous devotions, whims, and personal circumstances.

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Record Review: Spider Bags Still Excels at Biting Disillusion and Zany Abandon

Record Review For more than a decade, the band has excelled with such collisions of biting disillusion and zany abandon.

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Restless Musician Ryan Gustafson Embraces Being a Folk-Rock Gem on Unsung Passage

Music Feature Gustafson's band, The Dead Tongues, headline Cat's Cradle Saturday night.

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Punch Brothers May Be Packed with Talent, But Their New Record Barely Stays Afloat

Music Essay There are more than a few head-scratchers across the new All Ashore.

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Arcade Fire's Story as Indie Rock Titans Began a Decade and a Half Ago in a Tiny Triangle Club

Music Feature After a decade away from the area, the band returns for a show at Raleigh's Red Hat Amphitheater on Thursday.

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Independent Venue Week Comes to Motorco

Music Briefs The "Record Store Day for venues" effort features a show from Asheville's River Whyless.

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A Transformative Time Abroad Taught Felix Obelix's Wendy Spitzer to Play Well With Others

Music Feature Spitzer shares a handful of new interdisciplinary projects with several collaborators to Nightlight on Saturday.

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Katharine Whalen's Decade-Long Break from Playing Squirrel Nut Zippers Songs Comes to an End

Music Feature "It was just kind of in there, and it didn’t make me feel sad or bad ... It just made sense, in a weird way.”

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Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan Surfs a Wave of Sensation Surrounding her Debut Record

Music Feature The band stops at The Pinhook in Durham Tuesday night

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