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Friday, July 18, 2014

The trailer to Passalacqua+Flint Eastwood's new project gives us goosebumps

Posted on Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Passalacqua and Flint Eastwood joined forces on a new project, the trailer for which was created by the Right Brothers. It's pretty rad. Watch it here. Passalacqua 'THE BAPTISM' featuring Flint Eastwood from The Right Brothers on Vimeo.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

‘Michael Jackson’ to perform at Comerica

Posted By on Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Tyuawn Brown poses with Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel. Tomorrow night at Comerica Park, before the evening’s game between the Tigers and the Tampa Bay Rays, tribute artist Tyuawn Brown will dazzle the crowd with his impersonation of Michael Jackson. Brown has done it before, and says he’ll usually...

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Check out Dretraxx's old-school techno and house choice cuts

Posted on Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 1:05 PM

The third Friday of every month, DJ Andrew Schireson (aka Dretraxx) hosts Body Worx, an old-school techno, house, and UK garage night at Temple Bar. Schireson says the playlists of the groundbreaking Detroit radio DJ The Electrifying Mojo shapes his sets at Body Worx. "The music on Mojo's show would...

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Jim Diamond says Ghetto Recorders is being priced out of downtown

Posted By on Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 10:16 AM

After 18 years of working in an unassuming former poultry processing facility-turned-recording studio, Jim Diamond of Ghetto Recorders says he is being priced out of downtown Detroit, the Detroit News reports. Diamond and his studio are noted for capturing, if not creating, the sounds of the "garage rock" revival...

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Jessica Hernandez's Secret Evil to release at the Magic Stick on August 20

Posted on Wed, Jul 9, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Detroit-based music group Jessica Hernandez and the Delta's have officially announced the release of their first full length record, Secret Evil, which will hit the streets (and be available for digital download) on Friday, August 19. And a special record release show is planned to celebrate the album at the...

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Read “To all of my sisters,” a poem submitted to Metro Times by former Mich. prisoner Sylvester Long

Posted By on Wed, Jul 9, 2014 at 8:30 AM

Sylvester Long was born and raised in Detroit. In 1985, at age 26, he went to prison, and served 15 years in 16 different Michigan facilities. “To all of my sisters” is a poem he wrote in 1986, while incarcerated. He sent it to MT last week. It moved us,...

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Monday, July 7, 2014

Disclosure's Wild Life show series comes to Freedom Hill

Posted on Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 4:51 PM

Earlier this year British electronic duo Disclosure announced a short series of concerts that would take place around the United States. This traveling music festival, known as Wild Life, has included artists like Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Kaytranada, Green Velvet, and more. Announced for a stint at Sterling Height's...

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Goober & the Peas, Heartless Bastards, and more to play Pig & Whiskey

Posted By on Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 11:09 AM

Goober & the Peas will bring their special brand of "cowpunk" to Metro Times' Pig & Whiskey event on Saturday, July 19. (Never heard of 'em? Before he was a White Stripe, Jack White was known to play drums for these guys in the '90s.) Be prepared to get...

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City Slang: Planet D Nonet

Posted By on Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 12:03 AM

There was a time when jazz was the very definition of cool, back when the beat writers would fill their frail bodies with copious amount of anything and then fuck the first human with a pulse to cross their path. Jazz was once at least as rebellious, subversive and...

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Jessica Hernandez Hangs with Steve Madden

Posted on Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Detroit darling and soulful songstress Jessica Hernandez recently hung out with a Steve Madden staffer at Mary Meyer and Friends Vintage in Brooklyn where she talked about her background working at one of the brand's shoe stores in Chicago while in college and how she met her bandmates. The entirety...

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