2012 Year in Review: In music, Moogfest vs. Mountain Oasis, 3 local Grammys, Floating Action rises, more

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Larry Halstead is a tech nerd with an affinity for arts & sports. Reppin' the hard streets of South Asheville for almost 15 years. He's made this city home and has vowed to never stop fighting to keep it as weird & unique as possible.

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2012 in review: Asheville music news

AC Entertainment drops a bomb:With the split between AC Entertainment and Moog Music, 2013 is set to become the Year of Two Really Big Music Festivals in the Same Confused City

Floating Action’s biggest fan: Jim James of My Morning Jacket?!

Michael Libramento gets a new gig: As the new bassist for Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

Silver Machine: I’m bored, let’s make an original space-rock soundtrack to Night of the Living Dead

R.I.P. Doc Watson: The beloved guitar master passes on at 89. Enjoy those Uncloudy Days

Isis Restaurant and Music Hall opens: West Asheville listening room creates big buzz

The Bob Moog Google Doodle: Google honors electronic music’s mighty pioneer with fun online toy

Harrah’s, a concert venue? With acts like Diana Ross and Lil Jon, YES.

Ahleuchatistas on NPR: Thanks, Moogfest

23 Skidoo moves to California????: Nooooooooooo!

Festival of Gnarnia arrests: 150 arrested in new summer music festival in Beech Mountain

Sonmi theft: Thief pawns $2K worth of musical equipment for $15; joyful band gets its stuff back in time for major festival appearance  

Ben Lovett wins big: Local musician takes home international film festival prize for Best Soundtrack

Jam in jeopardy: Long-time site of Ms. Hyatt’s Music Jam faces demolishment 

Recording in Asheville, or releasing music recorded in Asheville: The 2012 lineup

Dawes

Justin Townes Earle

The Avett Brothers

Band of Horses

The Zac Brown Band

Steep Canyon Rangers with Steve Martin

 

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Lurphy DePalma

Larry Halstead is a tech nerd with an affinity for arts & sports. Reppin' the hard streets of South Asheville for almost 15 years. He's made this city home and has vowed to never stop fighting to keep it as weird & unique as possible.

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  1. Orbit DVD December 14, 2012

    Nothing about the legendary Asheville debut of Blowfly?

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