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Music Review: Gross Ghost

It’s apt that the first song on Gross Ghost’s Brer Rabbit is titled “Architect,” because after a few spins of this record, that term seems to describe the band members themselves.

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Music Review: Megafaun

It’s easy to meld a band’s image with its music. For Megafaun, it’s almost effortless — ask what the trio sounds like and you might hear “bearded.” Ask what it looks like and someone might respond with some variation of the word “folk.”

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An Often Awesome Benefit: Kings hosts fundraiser

Two years. That’s all it took for ALS, a disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, to rob Greensboro’s Tim LaFollette of his ability to speak, walk and use most of his muscles. In the face of a prognosis that’s decidedly terminal, the outlook isn’t good. But that’s not stopping the Often Awesome army, a crew of LaFollette’s friends, relatives and even strangers who have organized a benefit at Raleigh’s Kings Barcade tonight.

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Q&A: The Forms' Alex Tween

It’s hard to describe The Forms. Just look at the band’s reviews — critics’ descriptions range from math rock to post-hardcore. This week, vocalist and guitarist Alex Tween chatted with Diversions Editor Linnie Greene about genres, programming on the road and recording a baby grand piano from 100 yards away.

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Dive's guide to Valentine's Day '11

If you’re catching a flick with the object of your affection or drowning your sorrows in a box of drug store chocolates, check out our picks for dates, movies and songs and wallow or swoon to your heart’s content.

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