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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 | T0W3RS – Möbius Strip

The Möbius strip, by definition, is a surface that has the mathematical property of being non-orientable. And while I have no idea what the fuck that means, I’m going to pretend it refers to the surface having no north, south, east or west — that if one were to be cargo-dropped onto some sort of … Read more

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Jam of the Day | T0W3RS – Summertime

Chapel Hill’s T0W3RS is one of those bands whose songs don’t fall neatly in line with the categorical system developed over the past decade by music fans, writers, and those pesky blogs. Sure, the elements are the same – no one (that I can hear) is playing the didgeridoo or doing anything purposely different to … Read more