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Monday, November 28, 2011

Cyber Monday is almost over, but there's still time for music

Posted By on Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 4:29 PM

Christmas is less than a month a way. Hanukkah's even closer. Many of you have likely stumbled upon this post in the middle of a digital rush to secure presents for all the friends and family on your list, and while it's easy to get distracted by ads and offers from big box stores and internet wholesalers, there are plenty of choice gifts to be found in the area of local music. Here are a few suggestions: Bitch Magnet Bitch Magnet (Temporary Residence) http://temporaryresidence.com/descriptions/trr150.php The most essential slab of N.C.-based music on this year's holiday-release slate comes from Bitch Magnet....

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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Pinhook improvements Kickstarted; anniversary celebrations begin tonight

Posted By on Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 2:41 PM

It might not seem like it now, but The Pinhook was quite the risky endeavor when it opened its doors just in time for the 2009 Troika Music Festival. At the time, Durham's only other semi-consistent rock clubs were the student-booked Duke Coffeehouse, a multipurpose space on the university's campus, and Broad Street Café, a venue still trying to figure out its musical mix. The market for a Bull City indie rock venue was unclear. They could have been opening to more interest than their 150-capacity room could serve. Three years later, The Pinhook is only an afternoon away from...

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