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Saturday December 4th


Q&A with Ryan Bingham

Ryan Bingham is an Oscar and Grammy-winning, Americana musician. With an energetic new album, Tomorrowland_, Bingham has shows lined up across the country including on stop at The Lincoln Theater in Raleigh tonight.

Q&A with Pickwick

Pickwick is a neo-soul and blues band that still maintains some of its folk roots. With a powerful new album, Can’t Talk Medicine, the group is busy touring the country and will be stopping by Local 506 tonight.

Music Review: Major Lazer

Major Lazer Free The Universe ?? Electronic Free The Universe is the second full-length album from Major Lazer, an ambitious project from DJ and producer Diplo.

Music Review: The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips The Terror ?? Psych rock Over the years, The Flaming Lips has asserted itself as acid-bubblegum rock royalty, with brilliant psychedelic instrumentals and deliciously bizarre emotional depth.

Music Review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Mosquito ???1/2 Alternative rock The theme of Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ new album, Mosquito, is finding release, as if you’re being dropped in the middle of a jungle — concrete or tropical — with all these bugs or people chasing you relentlessly.

Movie Review: Oblivion

Oblivion ??1/2 Tom Cruise once again proves he is at his best in a solo action role. “Oblivion,” directed by Joseph Kosinski, utilizes Cruise in the best way and is so visually breathtaking that you almost forget how convoluted the plot is.

Music Review: Analog Rascals

Analog Rascals No Linger in the Past ??? Alternative hip-hop Chapel Hill’s Analog Rascals is definitely more than some goofy college hip-hop group, and its latest album No Linger In the Past is full of memorable choruses and humorous, nonsensical lyrics.

Music review: Zomes, Time Was

Time Was, the third and most recent release by Lungfish frontman Asa Osborne’s solo project, Zomes, shifts and fades like a foggy sea. Its diverse sounds and melodies blend in and out of a crackling haze to create an achingly beautiful ocean of noise. Dive Verdict: ???1/2

Movie review: No

Forget sex. Broad-range “happiness” is what really sells. And if you beg to differ, then “No” should be next on your must-see list. Dive Verdict: ????

Experiencing Carrboro's Coffee Buzz

This weekend’s food blog has to do with what keeps most of us students functioning, despite numerous sleepless nights of homework or debauchery. It’s the miracle beverage, the elixir of life: coffee.

Movie Review: On the Road

On The Road ??? To create a film adaptation of any popular work of literature is to risk controversial feedback; to create a film adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s unprecedented and generation-defining novel is to risk complete failure.

Dive Recommends: April 19-25

Friday, April 19 TOW3RS/Estrangers/Cassis Orange Kings, Raleigh Doors: 9:00 pm / Show: 9:30 pm, $6 Carrboro’s TOW3RS return after a brief hiatus to lead this jam packed local bill.

Music Review: The Milk Carton Kids

The Milk Carton Kids The Ash & Clay ????1/2 Folk It isn’t often that one hears an album that makes them fall in love with a genre all over again.

Music short: Iron & Wine 'Ghost on Ghost'

Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam has sifted through many different styles and influences beginning with his first album in 2002. Since then, he’s collected all of these varieties together to blend a soothing, yet expansive new album, Ghost on Ghost. Dive Verdict: ????