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Saturday September 18th

DIVERSIONS


Movie Review: Carrie

Carrie ??1/2 In Kimberly Peirce’s remake of the classic “Carrie,” the horrors of teenage insecurities and bullying are amplified.


Movie Review: Captain Philips

Captain Phillips ???? “Captain Phillips” is a fast-paced, high-tension thriller made unforgettable by incredible performances from Tom Hanks and newcomer Barkhad Abdi.


Music Review: Lee Ranaldo & The Dust

Lee Ranaldo & The Dust Last Night on Earth ???? Rock Lee Ranaldo — former guitarist, singer and songwriter for Sonic Youth — has always been associated with his tense, bizarrely-tuned guitar playing.


Music Review: Panic! at the Disco

Panic! at the Disco Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die ???1/2 Pop rock Panic! At the Disco’s latest record, Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die, is the band’s attempt to grow out of its emo kid past.


Music Review: Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam Lightning Bolt ??1/2 Alternative rock As Pearl Jam has aged, the classic alternative rock band has seen the release of each of its albums become a less and less anticipated event.


Music Review: Dr. Dog

Dr. Dog. B-Room ??? Psychedelic Rock It’s hard to believe that the latest release from Pennsylvania rock band Dr. Dog is its eighth album.


Music Review: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

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.


Music Review: Mipso

Mipso Dark Holler Pop ???1/2 Bluegrass Mipso needs little introduction in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro area, as does the group’s sophomore album Dark Holler Pop.


Music Review: Roman Candle

Roman Candle Debris ???? Rock After a three-year break, former Chapel Hill band Roman Candle is back with its fourth full-length LP, Debris.


Q&A with Man Man

Man Man is an experimental band from Philadelphia incorporating unique sounds and lively performance acts on stage.


After graduation, what's next for the men of Mipso?

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.


Mountain Oasis Music Festival: Q&A with Mount Kimbie

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.


Dive News Media Roundup: Oct. 14

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.


"Glee" honors late star Monteith

In one of the saddest hours of television ever, “Glee” paid tribute to Finn Hudson last night. Packed full of tear-inducing songs and heartfelt performances, “The Quarterback” was a fitting tribute to the late Cory Monteith.


Student musicians balance bands and books

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.


Q&A with She & The Detectives

She & The Detectives is a brand-new band of students brought together in a rock class last year. The band plays its fourth show ever Sunday at Local 506. Staff writer Kelly Cook talked to the guys about its experiences so far.


Movie Review: Gravity

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.