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Hopscotch Music Festival 2013 | Day Party Suggestions

We’ve already given you our picks for the night shows – now, here’s what we think you should be seeing while working off that hangover you gave yourself. The weather looks awesome – mid-to-low eighties, so don’t worry about that sweaty, pukey feeling, you normally have at festival day shows…this should be the perfect weekend … 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 | Spider Bags – Quetzalcoatl Love Song

Photo by Agatha Donkar Spider Bags are one of the most changeable bands of the Triangle scene; they can be just about anything. Under the direction of frontman, songwriter, and guitarist Dan McGee, the three piece has just released their third full-length LP, and while there are constants in ever songs — the stalwart rhythm … Read more

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Hopscotch Music Festival | Days One and Two in Photos

Robert Pollard of Guided by Voices | Photo by Aggie Donkar Much, much more coming, but here is a taste of what we’ve seen thus far at the 2011 Hopscotch Music Festival. It’s been a blast thus far, and even though our heads hurt, our ears are still ringing, and our feet are KILLING us, … Read more