Track Premiere

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The odd moral neutrality of the early-twentieth-century folk song has drawn generations of singers to record it; Ryan Gustafson follows the likes of Bob Dylan and Doc Watson. Read more


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Cast yourself back to the early, understatedly weird days of Devendra Banhart with our premiere of a song from the Raleigh folk musician's forthcoming "Ural Mt. Valley" EP. Read more



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We're premiering a sweet, jangly track from the folk duo's second album, which comes out in May. Read more


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photo by Chris Frisina

“Creamsicle complexion” doesn't quite rhyme with “erections,” but it does just fine to capture the groovy Chapel Hill country band's rage-grin on their Presidents Day single. Read more


The new duo of two local-music vets performs "Floating Point for High Fives," its debut album of giant, gentle landscape music, in a release show at The Cave on Friday. Read more



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RIYL: The sad lyricism of Tycho; the idea of Ratatat doing chamber music. Read more


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The Durham rapper and producer bounces back from hard times on his "Rebellion" EP, which drops Friday, following our video premiere and a release show at The Pinhook tonight. Read more



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This classic house alarm-clock kicks off the local electronic producer's new Raund Haus album, "COLONY," which shows off his many modes. Read more


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photo by Kevin Clark

Hard rockers: Strap on your leather pants for the outro. Read more



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Jazz and pop influences get equal air time in the Carrboro-based musician's catchy, defiant new single, and we're premiering the video today. Read more


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We’ve got the premiere of a fun-loving house cut from the forthcoming “Invocation” EP by a DJ and producer who still considers Durham their second home. Read more


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Photo by Shay Stifelman

Something’s smoldering in the world of Randy Maples, who’s among the most promising beat-wizards of local collective Raund Haus. Read more


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Photo by Heather Wasser

We've got the premiere of this charming tune from "Loblolly Boogie," the forthcoming album by longtime local-music mainstay John Harrison. Read more


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Photo by Maria Albani

The stern majesty of Scott Walker, softened by the syrupy ache of Roy Orbison, on this premiere from the forthcoming Sketches EP. Read more


We’ve got the premiere of a stone-faced but blissed-out track from Double Image, coming soon from Durham's Raund Haus label. Read more


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We’re sorry to be forward, but this is a sexy song about sex. Read more



Photo by Michael Venutolo-Mantovani

We've got the premiere of the second single from No Dados, due out in April, and it's a scorcher. Read more


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photo by Erin Breeze

The album comes out via Baddie Recordings the day before FFFOOLERY hosts a listening party at Neptunes Parlour. Read more