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Saturday, December 31, 2011

City Slang: New Year’s Eve shows

Posted By on Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 11:02 AM

It’s New Year’s Eve, and that usually means that there are a ton of great shows to choose from while welcoming in 2012. Here are a few: The Magic Stick is hosting the Detroit Cobras, with Amy Gore and Her Valentines and Sisters of Her Sunshine Vapor opening up....

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Friday, December 30, 2011

City Slang: Celebrate City Club manager retirement

Posted By on Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 7:01 AM

Tonight, on Friday 30th December, the City Club will be hosting a retirement party for manager Sybil Carter. A perfect precursor to the New Year’s Eve event, the party will serve as a great opportunity to give good wishes to one of Detroit’s great characters. Look out for a...

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Thursday, December 29, 2011

City Slang: "Pawn Shoppe Heart" revisited

Posted By on Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 4:29 PM

A few weeks ago, I wrote one of these “revisited” pieces about the Suicide Machines’ Steal This Record album, and the fact that it has never been considered cool by the band’s hardcore fan base, and perhaps even by the band themselves, though it helped to spread the notoriety...

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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Dilla Day Celebration Confirmed At the Fillmore Detroit

Posted By on Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 4:51 PM

Plans are currently in motion to ensure the legendary Detroit producer James "J Dilla" Yancey will be celebrated in style this upcoming February on what will be the sixth anniversary of his passing. On February 10, "Dilla Day" is scheduled to take place at the Fillmore Detroit says Jonathon...

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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

Posted By on Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 3:06 PM

Remember – if you send it, it will get reviewed. That’s the City Slang promise. It doesn’t matter what genre the music is – as long as it has a Metro Detroit connection, it’ll get in. Preferably, we’d like to concentrate on new releases but, while we’re getting warmed...

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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

City Slang: Detroit School of Rock and Pop has Holiday deals

Posted By on Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 6:50 AM

The Detroit School of Rock and Pop in Royal Oak is celebrating Christmas and the Holidays by offering a variety of discounts. For more information, visit the website, but there are deals on the table involving songwriting/studio circles. Say they, “Learning Songwriting and Studio Techniques can be challenging, but...

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Monday, December 26, 2011

City Slang: Happy Boxing Day

Posted By on Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 8:47 AM

Happy Boxing Day guys. OK, maybe ICP wasn’t in keeping with the spirit of Christmas. To make it up to you, click the link below for some festive Aretha. CLICK HERE! Click here to join the City Slang Turntable community!!! Follow @City_Slang...

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Sunday, December 25, 2011

City Slang: Merry Christmas

Posted By on Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 7:20 PM

Merry Christmas to everyone, and to all a Merry Christmas. I’m keeping this short – I have gifts to open. To keep you going though, enjoy the video below. CLICK HERE! Click here to join the City Slang Turntable community!!! Follow @City_Slang...

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Saturday, December 24, 2011

Black Milk Offers a Early Christmas Present

Posted By on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 4:23 PM

Looks like Detroit rapper and producer Black Milk is giving out gifts a day early. This afternoon, he and soulful singer Melanie Rutherford released a new song that puts a nice spin on an old Paul McCartney Christmas classic. They titled it "Simply Having" and are giving it away...

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City Slang: Happy Christmas Eve

Posted By on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 10:29 AM

Hey there City Slangers. Like many of you, I’ll be spending the next three days with my loved ones. Not to worry though – to get into the spirit of Christmas Eve, enjoy the below video of the Stooges, with Ronnie Asheton, having a Nightmare Before Christmas back in...

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