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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

yMusic battles vertigo on Balance Problems

Posted By on Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 12:59 PM

For most, chamber music is not thought of to be approachable. Often times, it excludes listeners by asserting itself as too academic for the common listener. yMusic has set out to change that, and for the most part, they are doing a decent job. The sextet, composed of violinist...

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Mirah to perform at Trinosophes on Wednesday

Posted By on Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 5:20 PM

If you Google Mirah, the internet tries forcing you to change your mind and instead search for Mariah Carey. The two female singers couldn't be any different. Mirah is a New York-based songbird who pens whimsical tunes that are perfectly personified by her strong yet ethereal and feminine vocals. Mariah...

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David Bierman Overdrive release debut album

Posted By on Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 3:53 PM

It's been twenty years since we've heard anything from former Junk Monkeys frontman, David Bierman. After all those years of silence, Bierman has produced an effort that shares the same pop sensibilities of Junk Monkeys, but also a sense of maturity that you would expect to develop over such...

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Aphotic Segment DJs Drew Pompa and Soren Kenny share their current favorite tracks

Posted By on Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 9:50 AM

Drew Pompa and Soren Kenny run the We Are All Machines label — and we interviewed the guys earlier this month about their efforts to bring UK electronic artists to MOCAD. Their DJ night "Aphotic Segment" is a monthly music event in Detroit, held every first Sunday of the month at...

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Travel back in time with your radio dial

Posted By on Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 6:11 PM

Every Sunday morning, 89X forgets that it's 2014 and has a modern rock format. Cristina, your faithful host, guides listeners on a voyage back in time when Morrissey was still sad, but a little less mean. From 8 a.m. util noon, listeners can tune in and catch tunes from...

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Fundraising campaign launches for Midtown music shop

Posted By on Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 12:49 PM

It is estimated there are around ten thousand full-time musicians in the city of Detroit. These are individuals who depend on their art and their craft to sustain themselves. Just like any other person in the workforce, musicians need equipment and supplies to carry out their tasks. Logically, one...

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Classes begin at the Detroit Institute of Music Education

Posted By on Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 11:03 AM

The bell has rung and classes have begun at the Detroit Institute of Music Education.  DIME is striving to become not only an institution in Detroit, but a Detroit institution in hopes that it will make a strong connection with the city. So far, its presence has been welcome....

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Happy birthday, John Coltrane

Posted By on Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 2:49 PM

Today, would have been the jazz legend's 88th birthday. Unfortunately, John Coltrane lost his battle with liver cancer in 1967, at the age of 40. His death came as a shock to the music community, even some of those who were close to him —collaborators and friends — did...

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Bob Seger releases video for new single, "Detroit Made"

Posted By on Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 12:51 PM

The world hasn't heard new material from Bob Seger since 2006's Face the Promise, but now the Michigander is getting ready to release his newest effort, Ride Out. "Detroit Made" is a wise choice for a first single. The rollicking tune lets listeners know that Seger still has some...

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Monday, September 22, 2014

Queen finally releases collaboration with Michael Jackson

Posted By on Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 4:59 PM

Somewhere between 1981 and 1984, two of the world's biggest music acts, Queen and Michael Jackson, collaborated. The result sat in the can for roughly thirty years until it was dusted off and touched up to be featured on a career-spanning retrospective called Queen Forever. "There Must Be More...

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