You can now own N.W.A.'s receipt book from the time of their Detroit "riot"

Up for auction: N.W.A.'s receipt book. "An intriguing internal record of three weeks in 1989 leading up to the famous August 6 concert in Detroit, when city police warned the band not to perform their most famous tune."

South African trumpet legend Hugh Masekela performs with Larry Willis

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Beekeepers celebrate the release of their second album

Universal hive mind

Black Friday, ponytails with leather gloves, the Sonics, and more

Beneath the Underdog

‘Michael vs Prince’ dance night this Saturday, Nov. 28 at Northern Lights Lounge

Don’t stop ‘til you got the look

Show preview: Timmy's Organism at UFO Factory tomorrow, Wed., Nov. 25

Holiday shows from "the hardest working punk in show business" are always apt to be extra-charged. After all, his shows already have the out-of control pageantry of a secret ritual, even on a random Tuesday in May.

Fred Thomas' deep, astral dub mix is the perfect thing for a spacey Tuesday

This is seriously a great mix of spaced-out dub reggae.

Just announced: Rihanna at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 24

Rihanna will bring her "Anti World Tour with Travis Scott" to The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 24, 2016. Tickets for the show by the super-superstar go on sale next Thurs., Dec. 3, at

Wolf Eyes make their own FACT mix

Show preview: U.S. Girls at Marble Bar tonight, Sun. Nov. 22

Catch U.S. Girls, joined by two of Detroit's finest, Rebel Kind, and the Moonwalks, at Detroit's newest venue, Marble Bar — tonight, Sunday, Nov. 22.

Show preview: Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz at The Fillmore, Saturday Nov. 21st

This Saturday, Miley Cyrus appears at the Fillmore with backing band the Dead Petz (aka The Flaming Lips). It will undoubtedly provide audiences with a true spectacle of sight and sound.

Event preview: Joe McPhee and John Corbett at MOCAD Sat., Nov. 21

The recently released Microgroove: Forays into Other Music continues writer John Corbett's exploration of diverse musics, with essays, interviews, and musician profiles. Corbett advocates for the relevance of “little” music, which despite its smaller audience is of enormous cultural significance.

Tyler Farr cancels Detroit date at the Fillmore on Nov. 27 due to illness

We just received word that unfortunately Nashville singer/songwriter Tyler Farr is canceling his tour date at The Fillmore in Detroit on November 27, due to bronchitis.

You have to watch the clever stop motion video for DJ Soko's 'Ambassador Bridge'

Talk about inventive videos — here s a great new stop-motion music video for DJ Soko’s song “Ambassador Bridge” ft. Stryfe.

Check out this cool new video from Ronnie Euro

Third Man Records to reissue early Tamla singles

On Wednesday, Jack White's label announced a "dream-come-true" partnership that will reissue Motown's early Tamla releases.

Nolan the Ninja is lighting it up!

When it comes to Detroit’s Nolan the Ninja, you have to barrow a quote from the '90s NBA Jams video game- “He’s on fire!!”

This be that time: Duane the Brand New Dog drops new album, video

Duane released a new video for "This Be That Time," whose house-inflected beat and stylish fashions could be straight outta the '90s.


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