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Monday August 8th


Music Review: Rogue Band of Youth

Carrboro act Rogue Band of Youth has a front porch charm that propels its self-titled album. Upon first impression, this could be just another folk rock album, but the band’s weathered sincerity makes for a good debut.

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Music Review: Amigo

Amigo throws East Texas drinking music into a blender with more modern hippie influences and pours out its debut album, My Clouds, forging its own sound in a new school of Southern rock. The Charlotte band sings about the best and worst of times with both innocent and omniscient perspectives, while creating a back yard grill-out atmosphere.

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Q&A with Bayside

Bayside has been going strong in the punk rock scene ever since it emerged from Queens 14 years ago. The band has just released its new albumCultand kicked off its headlining tour.

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Music Review: Perfect Pussy

From the first note to the final note in Perfect Pussy’s 23-minute debut, Say Yes To Love, the band never slows down. Fuzzed out, shouted lyrics paired with guitar static and manic drumming create a sound that’s explosive.

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Music Review: Tycho

By successfully blending dreamy melodies and synthetic soundscapes, Tycho, also known as Scott Hansen, has revamped a genre that can easily become hip elevator music.

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	Paul Defiglia, Scott Avett and Joe Kwon, from left to right, of the Avett Brothers perform at “MElodies” to benefit Musical Empowerment.

UNC's Musical Empowerment hosts ?rst bene?t concert

There is power in music, and Thursday night, “MElodies” aimed to prove that. Musical Empowerment, a UNC student-led organization dedicated to providing free music lessons to children in Chapel Hill and Carrboro, hosted its first annual “MElodies” benefit concert at the University United Methodist Church on Franklin Street.

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