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One Howlin' Brother explains the band's inspiration, style

The Howlin’ Brothers, a three-piece string band, released their latest album “HOWL” in March and performed at the ArtsCenter in August. Lead singer and banjo and violin player Ben Plasse spoke with staff writer Elizabeth Baker about the group’s sound and origin.

good ratio releases first original, 'electrotastic' mix

Junior Trevor Dougherty, or as he’s known by his disc jockey name Good Ratio, just released his first original mix. Dougherty spoke with staff writer Katie Hjerpe about his future plans and position at The Thrill. Daily Tar Heel: How would you describe the sound?

Q&A with author, UNC-Wilmington professor Clyde Edgerton

Clyde Edgerton is a North Carolina writer and professor at UNC-Wilmington whose new book, “Papadaddy’s Book For New Fathers: Advice to Dads of All Ages,” addresses the rewards and complications of fatherhood. Before Edgerton’s book signing at Flyleaf Books this weekend, staff writer James Butler talked to Edgerton about

Q&A with author, UNC alumna Deborah Coonts

Deborah Coonts, a UNC alumna, had her book “Lucky Bastard” published recently. The book is the fourth in the book series “A Lucky O’Toole Las Vegas Adventure,” which follows the story of fictional Lucky O’Toole. In the fourth book, Lucky tries to solve a murder of a co-worker.

Q&A with researcher Glenna Batson

Glenna Batson’s lecture today, “Dance for Parkinson’s … Exploring the Brain’s Movement Potential,” is the latest installment in the Friday Center’s series “What’s the Big Idea?” Batson is a former professor of physical therapy at Winston-Salem State University and an independent researcher on the effects of dance on Parkinson’s patients.

Q&A with multimedia and hip-hop artist Kreyola Kid

Erlin A. Geffrard, also known as the Kreyola Kid, is a multimedia and hip-hop artist whose work often deals with racism, diversity, sexuality and environmental issues. He will be performing and displaying his visual art along with a multimedia installation today at 7 p.m. at Smash Studios on Franklin Street.

Copyright? Coming right up!

Can you tell the difference between legal and illegal music? No? Neither could the owner of the Daily Grind — that is, until she began receiving information about the music being played in her espresso café. Jane Brown, the owner of the Daily Grind, said the café had been playing music from Pandora Internet Radio without realizing that playing it was illegal.