Friday, August 29, 2014

800beloved premiere new song tonight (at 8:00 p.m., naturally)

Posted By on Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 2:08 PM

Milford-based 800beloved will premiere a new song from their forthcoming album tonight on their Soundcloud page. Fitting with the band's numerology, the song will go live at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. It's been more than four years since their last record, and this is the first release from the...

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Monday, August 25, 2014

A drone took a pretty cool photo of the Eminem and Rihanna concert

Posted By on Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 11:14 AM

Speaking of drones, photographer Joe Gall used one to snap an aerial photo of the Eminem and Rihanna concert this past weekend (you can see it on his Instagram, @camera_jesus). Rihanna liked it enough to make it her Twitter wallpaper within 24 hours of the show, and also tweeted it with...

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Third Man Records announces debut solo record by Olivia Jean

Posted By on Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Jack White's Third Man Records has announced the forthcoming release of Bathtub Love Killings, the debut solo record by St. Clair Shores native Olivia Jean. The record drops on Oct. 14. Jean got her start in Detroit with her her surf rock band Idée Fixe, and caught her big break...

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NASH ICON 93-1 HD 2 comes to Detroit

Posted By on Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 3:07 PM

In recent years, you may have noticed something creeping into your consciousness that was never there before. Out of nowhere, you’d hear it at the supermarket or from the car next to you while stopped at a red light. It sounds like the American south personified. It’s undeniable; the...

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Notes from Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas' album release show

Posted By on Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 1:19 PM

Last night we stopped by the Magic Stick to check out the album release show for Secret Evil, the long-awaited full-length by Detroit's Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas. When we interviewed Hernandez almost two years ago, she had just scored a deal with jazzy imprint Blue Note Records and was...

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Something Cold DJ Justin Carver shares his favorite tracks

Posted By on Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 8:20 AM

Justin Carver started his DJ night Something Cold in June of 2009 out of equal parts "frustration with the lack of diversity and interesting Detroit nightlife, an ever-growing record collection, and desire to bring a group of like-minded friends and music lovers to together to celebrate the niche market of...

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Stream Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas' 'Secret Evil' now

Posted By on Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 2:25 PM

Head on over to the Wall Street Journal to stream Secret Evil, the long-awaited album from local favorites Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, in advance of its Aug. 19 release date. The album was originally recorded for Capitol Records' jazzy subsidiary Blue Note Records, but was dropped when the label shifted hands to...

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Friday, August 8, 2014

The Village Voice was obsessed with Gathering of the Juggalos this year

Posted By on Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 1:42 PM

It seems like the folks over at the Village Voice have caught Juggalomania, posting no less than 15 unique articles, image galleries, and listicles during the 2014 Gathering of the Juggalos held in Thornville, Ohio during July 23-26. Of course, while we were compiling this list, MT's Alysa Offman pointed...

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

"Shitty Club" DJs Zak Frieling and Eric Allen share their favorite "post-punk, new wave, gothy, krautrock, etc." tracks

Posted By on Wed, Aug 6, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Zak Frieling and Eric Allen used to play together in punk band Kommie Kilpatrick (full disclosure: Allen has contributed to Metro Times now-defunct sports column, also I drink with these guys all the time). Years later, "after a few too many times getting bummed out to the Blade 3 soundtrack at...

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Kid Rock on glass dildo: "I definitely don't have it"

Posted By on Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Kid Rock responded Monday on his website to the subpoena asking him to produce a glass dildo in the sexual harassment lawsuit between former Psychopathic Records employee Andrea Pellegrini and current Psychopathic Records employees, saying he has "no idea what [they're] talking about" and he "definitely [doesn't] have it." He...

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