Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. The Speed of Things ??1/2 Indie pop Sophomore albums are tricky, often serving as the make-or-break moment in a band’s trajectory. Nobody felt this pressure more than Detroit duo Daniel Zott and Joshua Epstein of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
When Joseph Terrell, Jacob Sharp and Wood Robinson joined together their sophomore year at UNC to play their first show at Local 506, they never expected that their experience making music would turn into what it is today. Mipso, formerly Mipso Trio, has taken some big steps since the graduation of its members in May.
This weekend, the Mountain Oasis music festival takes over Asheville, bringing an eclectic mix of electronic artists to western N.C. Dive staff writer Lily Escobar caught up with Dominic Maker who, as one half of English duo Mount Kimbie, will be performing at the fest. Maker discussed Mount Kimbie’s creative process.
Each week, Dive staff writers bring you all the entertainment news that’s fit to print — or post online, rather. This week’s installment previews the new season of American Horror Story and muses on a Vampire Weekend member’s review of Drake’s latest release.
Chapel Hill is home to a wide variety of musicians from all genres and backgrounds, a good portion of them being students. In terms of balancing the two full-time jobs of student and musician, student bands have to delegate their time more rigidly and decide on where their priorities lie.
Gravity ???? No film has truly captured the sense of hopelessness and immense grandeur of infinite space until now. “Gravity,” the latest film by director Alfonso Cuarón, is Cuarón’s most thrilling yet, with captivating one-shot takes and unbelievable special effects.