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Jam of the Day | The Love Language – Calm Down

For the sake of argument, let’s compare the current Triangle, NC music scene to the 1993 Charlotte Hornets. Both team and geographic area are bustling with talent – true. But the relationship chasm we must bridge here deals more with veterans upping their game, as true leaders do, in order to show those flashy newcomers what … Read more

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The 8 Best Releases From NC Bands in 2012

For some reason, the only thing witty in my head right now is “nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina in….the twelfth year of two thousaaaand.”  Does it have the same ring as the original?  No, but you know what? It’s true goddammit.  Our home-state boys and girls have really raised the proverbial bar, by releasing … Read more

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Jam of the Day | JKutchma & The Five Fifths – Teenage DMZ

Photo courtesy of the band It’s an age old story: a songwriter’s band takes a break, but the songwriter keeps writing songs. When JKutchma’s primary vehicle, Durham punk stalwarts Red Collar, took a break to deal with life two years ago, J kept writing, and took the songs on the road by himself. Eventually Red … Read more