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Record Review: On Years, Sarah Shook & The Disarmers Offer Another Unstoppable Round of Whiskey-Soaked Country

The band celebrates their second album for Bloodshot Records at Cat's Cradle Friday night with Spider Bags.

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Record Review: On The Silence, Durham's Horizontal Hold Stakes Out Knotty New Ground

The band's cut-and-paste approach results in songs with consistently surprising trajectories.

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6 String Drag Gives Alt-Country a New Spin on Top of the World

Top of the World is the sound of a long-postponed promise being definitively fulfilled.

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Record Review: Ocean Meets the Animal

The band plays a release party for their second record Friday night at The Pinhook

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Record Review: Caleb Caudle Overcomes His Ryan Adams Influences on Crushed Coins

The Winston-Salem singer-songwriter headlines the Cat's Cradle Back Room Saturday night with Jake Xerxes Fussell.

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Record Review: S.E. Ward's Leaving EP Is a Snapshot of a Strong Songwriter

Ward benefits from a full band, which lets her more effectively render multiple moods across the EP’s taut twenty minutes.

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Record Review: Superchunk Swings for the Fences with What a Time to Be Alive

Since 2010's freewheeling Majesty Shredding, the quartet has become more galvanizing and outspoken. key words: record review, Superchunk, Chapel Hill, Durham, Merge Records, What a Time to Be Alive

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Record Review: Reese McHenry & The Fox Channel Raw Power on High Comma

The band headlines Local 506 in Chapel Hill Friday night.

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Record Review: Bat Fangs Bites Into Eighties Influences on its Thrilling Debut LP

If pop rock and heavy metal were able to set aside their longstanding stylistic differences and produce offspring, what form would their progeny take?

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Record Review: Hardcore Titans Corrosion of Conformity Bring Pepper Keenan Back Into the Fold

By now, any avid follower of the band has to expect—if not embrace—the band’s eagerness to abandon its own precedents.

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Record Review: Young Yonder's Debut Stays Close to Home

The band celebrates its self-titled effort Friday night at Kings.

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Colin Sneed Plays Rock Romps Fast and Loose on Empty and Open All Night

The Durham transplant marries a mischievous literary sensibility to an uncanny knack for big-ticket hooks and snarling guitars,

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Record Review: Boulevards' Hurtown, USA Inches Toward Timeless Classics

As with past Boulevards releases, the record works because Jamil Rashad is a mini-superstar.

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Record Review: Raleigh's Naked Naps Explore Urgency on Year of the Chump

Tracks on the duo's latest LP often go in several unexpected places, almost as if determined to repeat as few riffs as possible.

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Record Review: On His Solo Debut, Mike VM Is The Happiest Man on Earth

The former Everymen frontman marinates in contemplation and complex emotions on his latest LP.

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Record Review: After More Than a Decade, Erie Choir Finally Releases Its Second Record

Old Rigs, out now on PotLuck, is the result of several years' rumination.

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Record Review: Fitness Womxn's Macho City Is a Roaring Catharsis

The Carrboro trio's debut record offers affirmation and relief through its take-no-prisoners songs.

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Record Review: Durham's Wailin Storms Delivers a Noise-Rock Squall on Sick City

Wailin Storms plays at The Pinhook Friday night between Helms Alee and Solar Halos.

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Record Review: Ama Divers' Shadow Seeking Sun Is a Dense, Decadent Getaway

The Durham trio celebrates its first full-length record Sunday at The Pinhook.

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Record Review: With Dream the Wheel, Violet Bell Dabbles in Pop and Nature

Whether Violet Bell chooses to stay scattershot or hone a more specific sound will dictate how far it can keep going.

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