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Auto-Mattic Transmission: Rapper Mattic Dispatches from the Left Field

The US-born rapper's at once expert and offhanded rhymes exude the kind of charm that has made Mattic a notable artist in his adopted home of France.


Country Fried Rock: Town Mountain Interview

Town Mountain rides the Southern Crescent all the way to Louisiana, making an album where award-winning bluegrass players boogie.


No Longer Hiding Behind the Booze: An Interview with Caleb Caudle

Caleb Caudle's upcoming album, Carolina Ghost, reveals his first collection of songs fully developed since getting sober.


Demon Eye: Tempora Infernalia

The North Carolina outfit unleashes a furious, heavy record, but don't let that fool you into thinking this is a one-trick pony.


Uncle Mountain: Miles of Skyline

Promising record from North Carolina outfit that bridges Americana and Americana pop.

Jedd Beaudoin

Big Bus Dream: Big Dream Baby

Lou Reed once said, "No one does Lou Reed like Lou Reed." Big Bus Dream should have paid attention.

David Bloom

Carolina Chocolate Drops: Leaving Eden

A perfect synthesis of old and new on the follow up to their Grammy winning Genuine Negro Jig.


Big Daddy Love: Let It Grow

More Appalachia, fewer beer commercials. Please.


Hopscotch Music Festival: 9-11 September 2010 - Raleigh, North Carolina

Well curated, organized and executed, the inaugural Hopscotch Music Festival announced the arrival of a new stop on the summer festival circuit.

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