Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Catch Smash Television Tonight + Stoopz N Breeze Tomorrow for Blowout

Posted By on Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 3:34 PM

Lot's of people might recognize versatile rapper Leaf Erikson from his most notable side project, Stoopz N Breeze, but fans of his more straight forward raps should check out his other side group, Smash Television. Featuring both Erikson and emcee Jah Connery, the duo make music that is vastly different...

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Sunday, March 6, 2011

Best of Blowout Emails #3 - Snapshots

Posted By on Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 11:45 AM

"I woke up in all my clothes, splayed on the couch with a cat in my arm, covered in glitter. Needless to say, Blowout was a blast." ~Mike Anton of The Mantons...

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Blowout Night Four recap.

Posted By on Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 9:55 AM

“Where are we, in fuckin’ Alaska?” That was a remark someone made to me as I was leaving Paycheck’s Lounge, nearing midnight. By then much of greater Detroit was covered in a few inches of snow. But that did not deter the dedicated Blowout spectators. In fact, for many, the...

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Saturday, March 5, 2011

Best of Blowout Emails #2 - Snapshots

Posted By on Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 2:14 PM

"So we got a little wild at the new dodge last night and walked over to the painted lady and happened to leave our trailer wide open for a half hour in front of the new dodge at 2am. Nobody took anything though. Long live the blowout. " ~Don Duprie...

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Blowout Night Three recap.

Posted By on Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 12:55 PM

At first glance I figured Blowout night three would be the least interesting of the four. Sandwiched between Telecollision and the Sights tearing it up Thursday and my anticipation for Saturday, many of Fridays’ acts just slipped under my radar. I found myself taking chances on bands I’ve never heard...

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Friday Blowout Recap/Notes

Posted By on Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 10:58 AM

How was your Blowout Friday? Did you get rained on? Were you a big baby about it? Did you have the foresight to bring an umbrella, only to leave it behind to become a permanent relic in some bar's lost and found box? I was just thankful that it was...

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Friday, March 4, 2011

DEBUTING AT BLOWOUT: Magic Jake & the Power Crystals

Posted By on Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 12:25 PM

TONIGHT at the Gates of Columbus Lounge, 11 p.m. Magic Jake & the Power Crystals...

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Blowout Night Two Recap.

Posted By on Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 12:21 PM

For me Blowout night two started with Tone & Niche kicking things off at the G of C Lounge with their ultra-slick and effortless Americana. Later over at the G of C Hall, Hi-Speed Dubbing let loose. Featuring Justin Walker from Electric Fire Babies on guitar and lead vocal (who...

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DEBUTING AT BLOWOUT: Magic Jake & the Power Crystals

Posted By on Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 12:12 PM

Tonight, 11 p.m. at the Gates of Columbus Lounge. Magic Jake and the Power Crystals...

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Thursday Blowout Recap/Notes

Posted By on Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 10:36 AM

Hello! Would you like to hear the joke that was on my Laffy Taffy wrapper this morning (candy for breakfast!)? Q: What's the most important instrument at Blowout? A: A fucking watch. Ho, ho ho.. but seriously... What the hell, Blowout venues? You've done this before right? I think most...

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