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Monday, October 26, 2015

Event preview: Filming for Allee Willis' ode to Detroit at DIA today, Mon. Oct. 26, at 1 p.m.

Posted By on Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 10:50 AM

Feel like taking a long lunch break today? Why not head over to DIA to participate in noted singer-songwriter Allee Willis (writer of “September” and “Boogie Wonderland,"among others) as she films a whole huge crowd singing her ode to the city, "The D," in front of the Diego Rivera murals? Their aim...

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Friday, October 23, 2015

Show preview: Shannon and the Clams tonight, Oct. 23, at UFO Factory

Posted By on Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 4:51 PM

One of the smartest bands in the world these days has to be Shannon and the Clams, who perform tonight at UFO Factory in Corktown with three other great bands.

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Detroit man allegedly rapped murder confession

Posted By on Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 9:20 AM

Life imitating art imitating life?

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The world's greatest music video is now 30 years old

Posted By on Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 12:06 AM

This steamy Internet classic is taken from the Village People's ninth and final studio album. We're a bit curious as to why there haven't been 20 essays about its anniversary this year.

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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Need perking up? Try John Lee Hooker's 1966 LP for Impulse, 'It Serve You Right to Suffer'

Posted By on Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 12:52 PM

Hooker made so many solid records, well into the 1970s, that it can be awful hard to keep track of them. Today we celebrate the longtime Detroiter's 50 year-old recording for Impulse.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

13 of the creepiest pieces of music ever recorded, ever

Posted By on Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 12:12 AM

I didn't include "Macarena," for fear it would overshadow all else on the list. Besides, we already went through that, as a nation.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

More acts announced for 'first-ever Movement Getaway' in Puerto Rico next month

Posted By on Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 2:07 PM

“We’re very excited for the opportunity to introduce the first-ever Movement Getaway event and showcase such incredible talent to Puerto Rico’s vibrant dance music scene,” said Paxahau President, Jason Huvaere. “The team and our partners have been working hard on planning an event that will allow fans to experience Movement’s iconic programming, surrounded by the island’s rich culture and historic landmarks.”

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OG Cleveland artpunk Craig Bell reviews Protomartyr for the Talkhouse

Posted By on Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 7:59 AM

Over at Michael Azerrad's compelling Talkhouse website, in a section where musicians write about other musicians, Craig Bell of the legendary bands Rocket from the Tombs, Mirrors and X__X had some juicy things to say about the new Protomartyr album. It's great to see our Detroit friends get such wide...

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Monday, October 19, 2015

MSU acquires "largest U.S. media collection," thanks to California-based Rovi

Posted By on Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 2:30 PM

“This gift-in-kind will vault the MSU Libraries into the top echelon of audio-visual holdings,” said Clifford Haka, director of MSU Libraries. “MSU is extremely honored to receive this donation, which will dramatically enhance our classes within the College of Music, popular culture and film studies and an emerging gaming curriculum.”

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Show preview: Frijid Pink at the Token Lounge on Fri., Oct. 30

Posted By on Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 3:40 AM

Don’t miss this rare performance by one of the most legendary rock bands to come out of Detroit in the late '60s and early '70s.

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