Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Jack White announces new concert film release on Amazon Prime Video

Posted By on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 10:35 AM

Jack White recently announced the release of his upcoming concert film, Jack White: Kneeling at the Anthem D.C. The new film gives fans the opportunity to get a front-row seat to experience White's performance at the Anthem in Washington D.C. last May as part of his Boarding House Reach...

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Interpol brings 'Marauder' to Royal Oak Music Theatre

Posted By on Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 1:14 PM

Nothing calls to mind the sweet age of indie rock quite like the musical stylings of Interpol, who first formally shimmied into our hearts with their 2002 debut Turn on the Bright Lights. Since then, the New York trio, fronted by Paul Banks, has not strayed far from their...

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Saturday, September 8, 2018

Celebration of life planned for Motown Funk Brother Eddie Willis in Detroit on Saturday

Posted By on Sat, Sep 8, 2018 at 12:54 PM

Eddie "Chank" Willis, one of the original Motown Funk Brothers, died on Monday at age 82. A celebration of his life is planned for Saturday, Sept. 8 at Detroit's Northern Lights Lounge. Music starts at 8 p.m. and is set to feature members of the Funk Brothers' touring band...

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Royce da 5'9" and Dej Loaf are performing a free show in Detroit and Wu-Tang is involved

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 12:35 PM

It was announced Friday morning that two of Detroit's favorite hip-hop voices are teaming up for a free performance, and apparently, Wu-Tang Clan will be there in spirit. Longtime rapper Royce da 5'9" and the reluctant, on-the-rise star Dej Loaf will be joined by DJ House Shoes for "The...

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This is not a drill: Cher is coming to Detroit

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 10:32 AM

"Do you believe in life after love?" Fuck yes we do and more than that we believe in Cher and Cher is coming to Detroit. Take our money. Following her performance as Meryl Streep's mom (wait, what?) in this year's Mamma Mia sequel, Cher announced her "Here We Go...

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Greta Van Fleet announce debut album details, release date, and new song

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 9:35 AM

When Metro Times last spoke with Frankenmuth retro-rock brethren Greta Van Fleet, they were procrastinating in Al Sutton's Rustbelt Studios in Royal Oak just hours before embarking on an ambitious European tour. When asked if they were done recording their debut album, the answer was a resounding "not yet."...

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Insane Clown Posse added to Midwest Cannabis Cup lineup

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 8:21 AM

The Midwest Cannabis Cup just got some clown love. On Thursday it was announced that rap duo Insane Clown Posse would join the bill of musical performances for High Times' annual ode to all things herb set for this weekend. ICP joins a hip-hop heavy bill that also includes...

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Poolside talks Derrick May, Underground Resistance ahead of Detroit performance

Posted By on Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 3:57 PM

For California-based producer and DJ, Jeffrey Paradise, the easy breezy sounds of Poolside have much more nuanced influences than fans might initially hear. With a "record store mentality," Jeffrey formed Poolside in 2006 as a side project which found inspiration in everything from Neil Young to acid house. The name...

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Get moody with indie up-and-comer Yuno at the Underground at DIME

Posted By on Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 8:23 AM

Yuno Moodie is going through some shit. Or at least the on-the-rise 27-year-old Floridian was when he wrote his debut EP Moodie released on Sub Pop earlier this summer. On Moodie, Yuno explores the dissolution of a relationship through his love of early 2000s influences like Animal Collective with...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Life in the lo-fi lane: Car Seat Headrest will play the Majestic Theatre

Posted By on Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 2:37 PM

The aesthetic of Seattle-based indie outfit Car Seat Headrest can be condensed to “Nervous Young Inhumans” — the lead single from 2018’s Twin Fantasy. “You swore you’d never use the face that your ex invented/ So let’s meet up in uncanny valley,” sings Car Seat’s anxious and tight-lipped founder...

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