Friday, October 29, 2010

Psychopathic's underrated Mike E. Clake drops Volume 2 of his 'Murder Mix'

Posted By on Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 4:45 PM

From our ace editorial intern Tyler Kane: Halloween’s here, and aside from burnt orange and yellows, cider mills, haunted houses, what’ve we got? Oh, yeah our holiday-warming pals at Psychopathic Records. Hence the news that Psychopathic’s house-producer guy Mike E. Clark’s dropping a new follow-up mixtape, Murder Mix Volume 2,...

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Silverghost: Debut album, huge show late Nov.

Posted By on Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 11:33 AM

If you've been paying attention you'd have noticed that the little duo Silverghost has quietly amassed a giant following in these parts, as well as big word-of-mouth pretty much anywhere else that even hints of the cosmopolitan. They've earned a PR flack's dream-load of press and have placed songs in...

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MT Music Blog Interview: Gwar's Dave Brockie a.k.a Oderus Urungus!

Posted By on Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 12:55 AM

Shock rockers Gwar may have about the same number of lineup changes as years spent playing Detroit rock staple Harpos. But one man who’s been a constant in the metal spectacle that is Gwar since 1984 is frontman Oderus Urungus or Dave Brockie. The Richmond metalheads first played Detroit...

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Debut Album by Timmy's Organism -- uh, that's Timmy Vulgar solo -- is out today. Free song download here!

Posted By on Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 4:44 PM

He's a Human Eye, a 2010 Kresge Fellow and a never-say-"sellout" punk — his co-authorship of a Clone Defects ditty once used on TV to sell cars ("dude, that's $$$$") notwithstanding. In one way or another, Tim Vulgar (aka Lampinen) has appeared on our cover a few times over the...

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'Detroit Rocks!' needs co-publishers, maybe you

Posted By on Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 12:54 PM

A book capturing a pivotal decade of Detroit rock by Gary Grimshaw (one of the Pied Piper poster artists who brought everyone to the scene) and Leni Sinclair (the photographer who captured so many of the definitive moments when everyone arrived) would seem a natural. So much so that...

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Monday, October 25, 2010

Live Review & Photos: Roger Waters Plays The Wall @ The Palace of Auburn Hills

Posted By on Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 10:43 PM

Sunday night Roger Waters brought his elaborate re-imagining of The Wall to the Palace of Auburn Hills. The current tour marks the 30th anniversary of the original Wall tour which lasted from February of 1980 to July of 1981. Check out “Outside The Wall” in the video below. Much...

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NYT: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. wistful like "Hall and Oates." Wait, what?

Posted By on Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 12:56 PM

The dwindling travel budgets here at MT insured without question that we not send a writer to cover the CMJ Fest in NYC this past week. So we figured we'd just eye yesterday's New York Times wrap up in lieu 'cause we usually trust the word of critic Jon Pareles....

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Friday, October 22, 2010

Live Review & Photos: Dr. Dog @ The Crofoot

Posted By on Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 2:06 PM

It’s always nice when you can stand at the back of a room and still feel the foot stomp shiver sent through the floor as the band pounds on the stage. That always seems to be with the case with Dr. Dog, who's guitarist Scott McMicken we interviewed for...

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Eddie Baranek and Alejandro Escovedo; plus, New Sights Album

Posted By on Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 12:27 PM

Ove r the years the Sights have toured madly and in the process won lotsa fans along the way, and not just the usual suspects such as old what's-his-from the Sopranos. We're talkin' other such relics as Robert Plant, Ian McLagan and U.K. music-biz suits who may or may not...

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

(Update w/ photo gallery) - Interview with Umphrey's McGee's Jake Cinninger - The New Psychedelic Part II

Posted By on Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 6:00 PM

For our second installment in our exploration in The New Psychedelic we had a chance to talk with Umphrey's McGee guitarist Jake Cinninger, who talked about late nights spent at Tiger Stadium, some Detroit rock and metal, and how Pink Floyd influences Umphrey's McGee. Cinninger who was born on...

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