Triangle Music Issue


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The Durham-based R&B singer and producer's “Say It" recently reached two million views on YouTube. Read more


These are a few of the major places and players who have kept the volume cranked up for years and are keeping the Triangle heavy now. Read more


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As the area's university and professional presenters bring the world to the Triangle, the Raleigh Civic Symphony and Chamber Orchestra is home-growing innovative programming. Read more


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Alexandra Sauser-Monnig worked with Sylvan Esso's Nick Sanborn on "Dawnbreaker," her Nonesuch Records debut. Read more



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Photographer Timothy Duffy's collection "Blue Muse" is part of a yearlong celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of Hillsborough’s Music Maker Relief Foundation. Read more


From Party Illegal to Ruby Deluxe, this is how some of our favorite parties and spaces are cultivating an inclusive consent culture. Read more


Welcome to the INDY's inaugural Triangle Music Issue, which begins with this crazy thing we made. Read more

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“Everyone talks about, ‘Oh, the Armory’s where all the big bands played.' Well, who played there?” Read more



Photo by Ben McKeown

They’re on the radio. They’re curating festivals, shows, and cultural spaces. They’re doing PR and digital marketing. They’re capturing dope visuals, spitting fire lyrics, and crafting trap hooks. Some of them are mothers. This is our salute. Read more


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It might seem kitschy to make the case for small, homespun labels in 2019, but they're still a vital way to find music that exists beyond streaming platforms, rooted in specific social contexts. Read more



Photo by Nathan Pazsint

Ten years after debuting its first album, The Love Language is reuniting for a July 12 show at Cat's Cradle. Read more


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