GRiZ serves up electro-funk and gives back to Detroit

GRiZ serves up electro-funk and gives back to Detroit

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Metro Detroit native Mike Posner turns 28 today

Southfield native Mike Posner turns 28 today.

Show preview: 'Dillatroit' Feb. 12 at Bert's on Broadway

In his lifetime, he completely altered the creative mindset of making music, but the casual hip-hop fan slept on him.

The delightful Stef Chura plays UFO Factory tonight, and also tomorrow night

"We’d like it if UFO renamed itself 'Stef’s UFO Xperience' and if we could please get VIP parking."

Fabulous singer Noura Mint Seymali kicks off Arab American Museum's music series Friday Feb. 12

We're so lucky to have this world-class cultural resource right in Dearborn.

Aretha Franklin on overcoming fears, her latest album, and more

The Queen of Soul still commands R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Those Hounds find inspiration from the “feelings of dread” in the news

Towards a better heaviosity

ICYMI: An archive of every show held at the Gold Dollar from 1996-2001

Best known today by outsiders as that place where the White Stripes had their first show in 1997, in its heyday the Gold Dollar hosted some of the best local and international noise, rock, and everything in-between.

Just announced: Hall and Oates at DTE on July 18

This is seriously well beyond your average nostalgia show, and kudos to these dudes for putting together such a great touring package which gives more exposure to lesser-known artists in the retro soul and New Orleans jazz traditions.

Our 'official' 2016 Grammy predictions

Just announced: Mo Pop 2016 festival lineup with Haim, G-Eazy, and much more

Haim! G-Eazy! Father John Misty! Mat and Kim! The Head and the Heart! Borns! Mac DeMarco! Some band called Twin Peaks! Also, artisanal microbrews! Food trucks! Tech start-ups! An art bazaar!

Just announced: Dead and Co. at DTE on July 7

Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, and Bob Weir will perform with youngun John Mayer as well as the Allman Brothers' Oteil Burbridge and RatDog's Jeff Chimenti.

Beyonce plays Ford Field May 29; world tour to donate support to Flint water victims

Bey's music is one of the only things that pretty much everyone can agree upon and which brings us all together; she even made Coldplay bearable for a few minutes, which is pretty close to impossible.

Event preview: "Cosmic brunch" at UFO Factory this Sunday, Feb. 7

Drop by UFO Factory this Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. if you like crazy cosmic space music.

DeJ Loaf Collabs with MAC Cosmetics

ICYMI: Great Kyle Hall interview in the Fader last month

Jack Lowery's feature interview with wunderkind techno great Kyle Hall really deserves a look if you've not checked it out yet.

Where you can hear the new Kanye album in Michigan

A complete list of theaters showing the live-stream on Feb. 11.

ICYMI: Stef Chura's delightful "Slow Motion" video, shot in the UFO Factory's bathroom

"What’s funny is we forgot to bring some real speakers to play the song on so a lot of the scenes where people are dancing everyone is actually singing Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen” a capella."

Five questions: An interview with Downriver hip-hop crew Prime Eights

The Prime Eights are an alternative hip hop band consisting of two vocalists, two guitar players, a bass player, drummer and DJ.

Live review: Negative Approach at Third Man Cass Corridor on Sat., Jan. 30

On Saturday night, Detroit hardcore legends Negative Approach appeared at Third Man Records Cass Corridor.

Obscure techno classic "Methane Sea" by Cybotron co-founder Richard Davis finally reissued this month

Futuristic synth craziness abounds on this amazing record, originals of which go for more than a used Honda Civic.

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