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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Show preview: Madonna at Joe Louis Arena tomorrow, Oct. 1 2015

Posted By on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 2:37 PM

Our friend Duane the Brand New Dog is a little bit excited to finally get the chance to see his musical hero Madonna live in concert.

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A quick note about the cover to this week's 'Best New Bands' issue of Metro Times

Posted By on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 1:39 PM

To answer your question, yes this was an absolute blast to shoot this cover! Many thanks for all the great musicians who participated.

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Instagram photo telegraphs a D12 collaboration with G Unit

Posted By on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 10:07 AM

For the last decade, D12 has been silent as a group. All the members have used the time to work on various solo projects and guest appearances.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Show preview: Tricycle Collective fundraiser at the Jam Handy tomorrow, Wed., Sept. 30

Posted By on Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 4:33 PM

This "Handlebar Jam" thing tomorrow evening looks like a worthy event, chock full of future Detroit superstars. Also, you'll be supporting a very, very good cause.

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The Who's rescheduled Joe Louis Arena show set as their tour kickoff on February 27, 2016

Posted By on Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 4:13 PM

The band today announced the rescheduled dates for their “THE WHO HITS 50!” North American tour, which was postponed earlier this month to allow lead singer Roger Daltrey time to recover from his recent bout with viral meningitis.

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Show preview: Bob Ostertag's 'Sooner or Later' at Trinosophes tomorrow, Wed., Sept. 30

Posted By on Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 7:47 AM

"It’s all made from a recording of a young boy burying his father. It’s very sad, very intense. You hear the young boy talking about his father, you hear the shovel digging the grave. I wrote that in the late '80s when I left El Salvador and I stopped playing it in ‘91 or ‘92 cause it was too sad."

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Monday, September 28, 2015

Protomartyr release brand new song, just to lift your spirits this dreary Monday

Posted By on Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 12:16 PM

The song is off their upcoming Hardly Art release The Agent Intellect, which we will be celebrating with an in-depth interview next week, and the band themselves will celebrate with two nights at the just-opened Marble Bar, on Oct. 9 and 10.

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Show preview: Rosanne Cash at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts on October 3.

Posted By on Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Cash and her band will perform her triple Grammy-winning 2014 album, The River and the Thread, an ode to the artist's Southern roots. Check back with us in a few days when we publish a short but revealing interview with her.

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Sunday, September 27, 2015

Event preview: Jon Fine at Literati bookstore in Ann Arbor tonight, Sun. Sep. 27, at 5 p.m., reading from 'Your Band Sucks'

Posted By on Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 11:12 AM

This evening I will be interviewing Jon Fine, the author of Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock's Failed Revolution (But Can No Longer Hear).

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Friday, September 25, 2015

RIP D12 rapper Proof's mother Sherallene “Pepper” Holton-White

Posted By on Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 9:22 AM

This morning we learned from the website All hip-Hop that Detroit hip-hop great Proof's mother Sherallene “Pepper” Holton-White has passed away. Proof passed away in 2006, of course, but Ms. Holton-White herself remained a fixture of the local scene.

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