Friday, March 20, 2015

New album from White Panthers leader and MC5 manager John Sinclair due next week

Posted By on Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 6:21 PM

Revolutionary Detroit artist John Sinclair has a new record out this week on British label Iron Man. They've uploaded an hour-long documentary about the making of the record.

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ICYMI: Edward Elecktro's "Long Live Detroit City" video featuring the mesmerizing Bevlove

Posted By on Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 11:33 AM

Check out the stylish video for Edward Elecktro's futuristic "Long Live Detroit City," which features Bevlove's stunning vocals and such strong words. Originally posted six weeks ago, we are flummoxed as to why it's not taken over the Internet, yet.

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Jazz superstars the Wayne Shorter Quartet play the Detroit Symphony Orchestra tomorrow night

Posted By on Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 12:18 PM

Tickets are still available to see the Wayne Shorter Quartet at the Opera House tomorrow night.

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Marvin Gaye estate to Robin Thicke: Copyright laws 'give people the incentive to write original songs'

Posted By on Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 9:50 AM

The letter — signed by Gaye's children Nona, Frankie, and Marvin Gaye III — addresses the "so-called 'larger' ramifications" that some fear the case will have on the music industry.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

I can't stop listening to this beautiful Baptist lining hymn

Posted By on Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 2:12 PM

Take a moment to check out this YouTube of an old Baptist lining hymn, a haunting and possibly healing performance.

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Paxahau announces phase two of Movement 2015 lineup

Posted By on Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 12:02 PM

Paxahau announces second phase lineup of Movement 2015.

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Andrew WK, Black Lips, Fucked Up, Alvvays + more to headline the 18th Metro Times BLOWOUT!

Posted By on Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 1:52 AM

Metro Times is pleased, stoked, and super happy to announce the headliners for our 18th Blowout festival, with Andrew W.K., Black Lips, Alvvays and many more!

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

ICYMI: Detroit Party Marching Band at the Hamtramck Music Festival

Posted By on Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 10:32 AM

This pro-looking footage of the Detroit Party Marching Band at Hamtramck Music Fest the other week is just a little bit festive and fun.

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Monday, March 16, 2015

Update: NASCAR driver, mayor defend Rochester Hills after Madonna diss

Posted By on Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 5:00 PM

After Madonna called Rochester Hills "basic," NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski defends his hometown.

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These awesome Bowery Electric tracks from the '90s are the only sort-of-danceable shoegaze you need today

Posted By on Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 1:31 PM

Bowery Electric's mid to late 1990s output mixed smeary shoegaze sounds with downtempo beats. Here are four songs by them that still sound fresh as daisies.

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