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Friday, February 28, 2014

True Prayer: 'Santiparo's Kickstarter'

Posted By on Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 9:48 PM

A report filed by writer Phreddy Wischusen, detailing the heavy, heartening story of a singer, a kicktarter campaign, a spiritual awakening and an album... -posted here by Jeff Milo words by Wiscusen songs by Alan Scheurman     ‘True Prayer’ Santiparro’s Kickstarter shows the man in the mirror, under the...

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Mindless Self Indulgence to play Detroit

Posted By on Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 1:08 PM

Electro-punks Mindless Self Indulgence will be playing St. Andrew’s Hall on Wednesday, April 2 in support of the new Fuck Machine remix album. The band has also put out an anime music video for the song “Fuck Machine,” which can be seen here: According to a press release, “Fans...

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City Slang: Hamtramck Music Festival promo by Frank Woodman

Posted By on Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 10:01 AM

Frank Woodman of Caveman Woodman (among others) has made a promo video for the Hamtramck Music Festival. The music is by Bars of Gold. See it here: Plenty of fun. Woodman is running though the streets of Hamtramck, in full caveman garb. We can relate to every moment when...

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

City Slang: Richie Ramone turns back the clock in Detroit

Posted By on Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 5:06 PM

For those of who never had the chance to see the Ramones live, shows like this are a real gift. Of course, seeing Richie Ramone (or Marky, or CJ, or even Tommy’s bluegrass band) isn’t going to be anything like seeing the punk legends in all their glory, back...

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Keeping the NFL safe for straights

Posted By on Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 4:15 PM

When we heard the news that Washington, D.C.-based lobbyist Jack Burkman intended to introduce a bill calling for a ban on gay players in the NFL, we had a little chuckle. Then there was his over-the-top statement, widely quoted, which said, "We are losing our decency as a nation. Imagine...

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Did Nugent apologize to the President?

Posted By on Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 12:21 PM

“I cannot put into adequate terms the condemnation I feel, and so many Americans feel, that this President’s fundamental transformation of this country is indeed the destruction of the American dream of being compensated based on being the best that you can be. The concept of social justice and...

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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

Posted By on Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 8:48 AM

Send CDs, vinyl, cassettes, demos and 8-tracks to Brett Callwood, Metro Times, 1200 Woodward Heights, Ferndale MI 48220. Email MP3s and streaming links to bcallwood@metrotimes.com. El Dee’s Endearment (Quack Media) is a gorgeous little record. One would assume that the band’s name is derived from the initials of singer...

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Monday, February 24, 2014

City Slang: Iggy Pop thanks the BBC for saving his love of music

Posted By on Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 12:26 PM

According to Classic Rock Magazine, our man Iggy Pop has thanked the BBC for “helping rescue his love of music.” “Sorry, but what the fuck?” you might ask. Well, bless his heart, Iggy made a one-off appearance hosting a show on the BBC’s 6 Music radio station over Christmas,...

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Friday, February 21, 2014

City Slang: Gary Quackenbush kicks off New Way Thursdays

Posted By on Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 9:28 AM

Gary Quackenbush was (and kinda still is) the guitarist with Grande-era Detroit rockers the SRC. The Scot Richard Case was around from ’66 to ’72, putting out an excellent self-titled debut in ’68, and following it with two cultish and cool records. They were Grande Ballroom regulars throughout that...

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Whirlwind Heat's 'Do Rabbits Wonder?' gets reissued

Posted By on Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Remember Whirlwind Heat? Third Man Records will reissue the the band's Do Rabbits Wonder?, originally released nearly 11 years ago, for Record Store Day. Since the record's songs are all the names of colors, TMR will release a limited edition on 12 different colors of vinyl — with a...

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