Resurrecting “The Talking Dead”

Aug 22nd, 2012 | By
Eric Murphy

ShareTweetDaily Planet’s latest album, “The Talking Dead”, is unexpected. Not unexpected as in it’s quality, I knew it was going to be a great album, but in the scope of it’s content. The opening track, “Venting”, features a sample from Dario Argento’s classic horror film “Suspiria”. The ninth track, “Villainous” references everything from Pokemon’s Team
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Banana Lazuli Coming to CFBG

Aug 6th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetCosmic Pop is coming to Greensboro! All the way from Montreal,  Banana Lazuli will be playing a free show at CFBG on August 8th (a Wednesday) and will be dropping it like it’s feverish. Banana Lazuli is a Canadian-Peruvian composer and performer from Montreal, now residing in North Carolina. She uses vocal loops, synthesizers, piano,
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Music Extravaganza Tonight at Glenwood Coffee and Books!

Jun 27th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetTonight, four bands are gracing the Glenwood Coffee and Books stage with their presence, from all sorts of musical backgrounds. Mike Biggs played New York Pizza last Saturday, a 20 minute set of acoustic tunes he’s playing tonight for those who missed out last time. Jesse from Morose Ghost will also be playing an acoustic set.
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Shuffle Magazine Release at CFBG’s

Jun 18th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetYep, it’s that time of year again, when Shuffle Magazine can be found on every liberal street corner in Greensboro. As a Carolina based music publication, it’s heavily welcomed in Greensboro. This year, CFBG is welcoming the new Shuffle with three bands. Drag Sounds (Velvet Underground-esque lo-fi), Company (“If Nick Drake was fronting both Big Star
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Experimental Music Hits CFBG This Weekend

May 15th, 2012 | By
Laplante Evans CFBG show

ShareTweetThis Friday, May 18th, two experimental musicians from the NY scene hit CFBG for a concert unlike anything you’ve ever heard. Peter Evans and Travis Laplante are making their way across the Atlantic and bringing the good news of jazz with them. Prepare to be dazzled by the opening solo sax & electronics set by
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Jonathan Scales Fourchestra

May 8th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetThe Jonathan Scales Fourchestra performed Friday May 4th at the Green Bean for a small, enthusiastic crowd. Scales refers to his music as jazz/rock fusion, a genre/style that some of us older folks grew up with. Fusion jazz came to life as a style with Miles Davis. The album “In a Silent Way” laid most of
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N’DangR Species – A Kind of Their Own

May 4th, 2012 | By
N'dangR Species

ShareTweetI’m going to admit right now that I know very little about hip hop. I know when I like a group, though, and N’DangR Species is one of those groups. For this week’s interview feature, we sat down with the Greensboro Fest veterans and chatted with them about hip hop, producers, and more. Check it out. Where
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A Look Back With Matt Northrup As He Says ‘Wassup!’ To Summer and Charlottesville

Apr 27th, 2012 | By
Matt Northrup

ShareTweetThis week I had a correspondence with current WUAG music director and Full Spectrum Records artist Matt Northrup. He touched on a number of things from his bands (Casual Curious, Hidden Lake Park, Ruler, and Mutant League), solo work, and his upcoming move to Charlottesville. He also shared a wonderful retrospective of his time in
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D-Day at New York Pizza: Dumpster, DickWolf, Dread Fabrik

Apr 24th, 2012 | By

ShareTweet De Äter Sin Egen Gud (or “They Eat Their Own God” on most days), from Columbia, SC opened the show (Russ from Dread Fabrik filled-in on bass.) Then came a two-shot round of a dynamic duo bands: Dumpster and Dickwolf. This couple of couples are two Greensboro bands in my top 5 acts YOU
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CFBG Record Store Day: SwitchBlade 85

Apr 24th, 2012 | By

ShareTweet Fun Fact on Record Store Day: bands can play as cover-band versions of themselves. Switchblade 85 brought 1,000 cc’s of hard rain on CFBG for Record Store Day. …excuse me, I mean “Kool and the Switchlade” or “HalenBlade 85” or whatever moniker to celebrate the fact that  Kool and the Gang and Van Halen were literally two
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