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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Eat a Coney dog in a rap video

Posted By on Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 9:19 AM

Have you ever wanted to be in a rap video? Ok, here’s a second question: have you ever wanted to eat a Coney dog in a rap video? Of course you have! Chavis Chandler thought that you might, which is why he is filming the video for his song,...

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Friday, September 19, 2014

The Two Man Gentlemen Band: An exercise in self-deception

Posted By on Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 9:56 AM

Andy Bean on frog legs, cheesecake, and the problem with David Hilbert.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

U2 invades smartphones with lackluster new album

Posted By on Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 8:47 PM

There are few things more awkward than opening a gift that you really don't want. Such was the case when many iPhone users discovered U2's Songs of Innocence in their music libraries. What is most disappointing about the new U2 record is not the coup to invade your smartphone. It’s...

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Open-door gospel

Spirit Family Reunion brings its unique acoustic soul to Detroit

Posted By on Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 5:50 PM

Spirit Family Reunion washboard player Stephen Weinheimer on his band's first gig in Detroit.

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Friday, September 12, 2014

Stevie Wonder to perform 'Songs in the Key of Life' live

Posted By on Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 9:43 AM

Stevie Wonder performed his classic 1976 album Songs in the Key of Life live for the first time at an L.A. benefit concert late last year. Now, he will take the performance on an 11-date tour that stops at the Palace of Auburn Hills on Nov. 20. Wonder told Rolling...

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Buzzcocks... I Believe

Posted By on Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 10:35 PM

All the fussing and fighting goin' on in the world has us thinking about punk rock, and since we recently interviewed Steve Diggle of the Buzzcocks, we thought we'd pull out our favorite, once-forgotten Buzzcocks tune, "I Believe": ...

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Monday, September 8, 2014

Kate Moss really likes Niagara

Posted By on Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 4:10 PM

Back in March, supermodel Kate Moss got a gig as an editor for British Vogue, and for her first assignment she styled a model after Detroit punk rocker-turned-fine artist Niagara. Moss even faithfully recreated photos of Niagara from Detroit's early punk scene for the spread. But the Niagara-love didn't end...

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Watch Jack White perform a 'Take Away Show'

Posted By on Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 1:46 PM

La Blogothèque's acclaimed "Take Away Shows" series sees artists perform live, stripped-down songs in unusual outdoor locations. The latest has Detroit's own Jack White perform the White Stripes' White Blood Cells-era "The Same Boy You've Always Known" and "Entitlement" from his latest solo album at the Château de Fontainebleau's Saint-Saturnin...

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