Friday, November 17, 2017

Third Man Records teams up with Beats by Dre for Black Friday

Posted By on Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 1:41 PM

Talk about the best of both worlds. Better yet, listen. Apple revealed the release of a limited edition collaboration on Thursday, Nov. 16 between Beats by Dr. Dre headphones and indie label Detroit/Nashville-based Third Man Records exclusively available for Black Friday, Nov. 24 The campaign features singer-songwriter and Third Man's...

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Review: Kamasi Washington uplifted hearts and minds at the Magic Stick

Posted By on Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 12:03 PM

Kamasi Washington implored the audience at the Magic Stick Wednesday night: “Diversity is not something that should be tolerated, it is something that should be celebrated.” Donning a magnificent robe covered in cosmic circles easily perceived as celestial bodies and his signature smile, Washington’s presence alone was enough to make...

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Eminem celebrates '8 Mile' anniversary with Carhartt collaboration

Posted By on Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 9:02 AM

As temperatures begin to plummet, two local all-stars are bringing the heat with the ultimate collaboration. Eminem teamed up with workwear titan Carhartt to present E13; a custom limited run series celebrating the 15th anniversary of Eminem's theatrical biopic, 8 Mile.  Em teased images of the line on his...

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Anna Burch is "Asking 4 a Friend" on new single

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 9:17 AM

It was just last month that we had the pleasure of announcing that songstress and Detroit transplant, Anna Burch, was scooped up by indie label Polyvinyl Records. Burch, who was one of Metro Times "Bands to Watch" in January of 2017, dropped her quiet, yet searing new single "Asking 4 a...

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Vans Warped Tour hangs up Chuck Taylors, announces final run

Posted By on Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 3:40 PM

Punk isn't dead. But music's beloved "Punk Rock Summer Camp," the Vans Warped Tour is admittedly on life-support. Founder and producer Kevin Lyman announced Wednesday afternoon that after 23 years the tour will make its final full run next summer. Since 1995, the Vans Warped Tour has served...

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Wayne County Commissioner fears hazardous waste dumping in Romulus could cause environmental disaster

Posted By on Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 11:56 AM

A pair of hazardous waste deep injection wells will be the subject of an upcoming U.S. Environmental Protection Agency public meeting and hearing in the city of Romulus. Environmental Geo-Technologies, LLC owns the wells located at 28470 Citrin Dr. in Romulus, and the company wants to increase the pressure at which...

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Review: St. Vincent's Detroit stop was gloriously weird

Posted By on Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:40 AM

What do you do when the world is ending? You get your ass to a St. Vincent concert and watch it freaking burn. It should come as no surprise that the artist born Annie Clark found ways to turn a traditional concert into a vanguard, sensory experience that bordered on...

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Stone Temple Pilots introduce metro Detroit native as new frontman

Posted By on Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 9:06 AM

Just shy of the second anniversary of iconic frontman Scott Weiland's death, Stone Temple Pilots are ushering in a new era with — believe it or not — a metro-Detroit native. Jeff Gutt, local celebrity and finalist on the talent-based reality show The X Factor, auditioned last year to fill the...

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Jeff Lynne's ELO returns to Detroit after 37 years

Posted By on Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 5:15 PM

Chalk it up to strange magic but ELO has been MIA for nearly 35 years. The masters of prog-pop (now Jeff Lynne's ELO) will return for a limited run of U.S dates and will bring their arsenal of futuristic classics to Detroit's Little Caesars Arena on Aug. 18...

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Taylor Swift announces Detroit date for 'Reputation' tour

Posted By on Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 11:21 AM

Look what we made her do, you guys. Pop music's No. 1 heartbreaker (and heartbroken) Taylor Swift announced the dates to her first leg of North American stadium dates supporting her much anticipated (and non-streaming) Reputation, including a Detroit date. Tickets for her tour, which kicks off in May of...

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