The Rolling Stones and Motown

The Rolling Stones and Motown

A mutual fascination


New album from Dead Weather set for release in September

Dead Weather, a rock band composed of people with really good hair, announced this morning that they have a new album done and in the can and ready for release in September. It's called Dodge & Burn, named for a technique employed in (analog) darkroom photography.

DeJ Loaf joins Big Sean for 'Back Up'

Listen to the track here.

Venue change: Broken Water, Weed, Rebel Kind, Stef show Friday, July 3 moved to Trumbullplex from Lo & Behold

We found out too late that the following show had moved venues to change it in print, so here's the spiel about it with all the proper, updated information.

Detroit Sound Conservancy seeks volunteers to help salvage Detroit jazz history

When it opened in 1922, the Graystone was the city's largest ballroom, able to accommodate 3,000 guests. In its heyday, the club hosted the likes of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Count Basie.

Concert review: Alex Winston is a live wire at Loving Touch homecoming show

The crowd at the Loving Touch was everything a home crowd could be to Winston.

Freedom Hill does two-for-one sale on upcoming big concerts

In the spirit of freedom, the venue Freedom Hill announced today a special sale, a "Buy One Get One" ticket offer for all upcoming shows. The special offer starts tomorrow, July 2, at 7a.m., and runs through to one minute before midnight on July 5.

17 upcoming concerts in and around Detroit

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Musically rebellious Tony Molina cooks up his own power pop formula

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"Summer Ticket Blitz" offers discounted tickets for select summer shows at Auburn Hills, DTE, and Meadow Brook

You the consumer can get discounted tickets to the following shows. The sale runs from July 1-July 5, and some of these are really actually shows you'd want to see: Neil Young, Alice Cooper, Smashing Pumpkins, Kelly Clarkson, Run DMC, and a bunch more.

Danny Kroha takes his solo folk scene South, touring with Jake Fussell

After a spring spent touring Europe with the Gories, Danny Kroha is doing a quick solo tour throughout the South in mid August— because he enjoys mosquitoes, we guess?

DeJ Loaf reportedly involved in backstage brawl before BET Awards

Don't mess with DeJ Loaf.

In Case You Missed It: Sleaford Mods' full Glastonberry set

They duo performed at the large British festival this weekend, in the John Peel tent, which makes perfect sense as Peelie would likely have loved this band.

Show preview: The Weirdos at the Majestic Cafe on Tues. June 30

A few minutes with Alex Winston before her homecoming show

In Case You Missed It: Ralph Carney's "Lament for Charleston"

"Lament for Charleston" is a remarkable, strong work. I spoke with Carney on the phone today about how it came together, what the inspirations were, and future plans for the song.

Captain Beefheart in Michigan: Tubeworks 1971, Lansing radio 1974 & Harpo's 1980

Recently, one of our favorite YouTubers, BobSeger1981, posted two short audio clips, radio station bumper IDs recorded for Lansing's WKAR for Dick Rosemont;'s "Audio Aftermath" show on April 17, 1974 by Don Van Vliet aka Captain Beefheart, after he'd played a spot called the Brewery in Lansing.

Show preview: TJ Miller plays ROMT tonight

Tonight, at 8 p.m., that guy you like from that show about the computer people in California plays the Royal Oak Music Theatre.

Terry Riley: Amazing absolute super genius of music turns 80 years old today

The calendar tells us that Terry Riley is 80 years-old today, though, something that's being justly celebrated with a series of concerts, releases and events worldwide. Let's celebrate with eight separate live performance and interview clips, shall we?


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The Rolling Stones and Motown

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