Thursday, December 31, 2015

Here are the lyrics to 'Auld Lang Syne,' because we know you don't really know them

Posted By on Thu, Dec 31, 2015 at 9:33 AM

The lyrics to "Auld Lang Syne," with a little help from Dan Gilbert.

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Happy New Year! Here are five different versions of Tyvek's "Mary Ellen Claims," by Tyvek

Posted By on Thu, Dec 31, 2015 at 5:15 AM

I could listen to this early gem by Tyvek —one of Michigan's finest musical ensembles of all time— "Mary Ellen Claims," far more than five times in a row, myself.

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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Five questions for Detroit emcee Nametag Alexander

Posted By on Wed, Dec 30, 2015 at 2:33 PM

"I decided to add my government name, Alexander, as part of my stage name to represent growth— and because I think it looks dope."

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Video: Aretha Franklin brings down the house

Posted By on Wed, Dec 30, 2015 at 2:21 PM

One of the finest artists "Made in Detroit."

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ICYMI: Jett Plastic released 'Bantam Rooster with Ko' 7" last month

Posted By on Wed, Dec 30, 2015 at 4:42 AM

Garage heads, rejoice: This excellent 7" record, which was originally set to be released on Italy Records 15 years ago, was finally issued by Jett Plastic last month. It's propulsive, fun, and an essential release for Detroit rock and roll fans.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

R.I.P. Lemmy Kilmister

Posted By on Tue, Dec 29, 2015 at 2:59 PM

We must all pay personal tribute the way Lemmy would have wanted: play f*&%ing rock and roll LOUD.

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Here's a brand new video from Tone Perignon

Posted By on Tue, Dec 29, 2015 at 11:16 AM

Our friend Tone Perignon, who we voted one of the 15 best new musical artists in the Detroit area in a cover story this summer, has sent along a new video, just posted last week. We think it's excellent, and we can't wait to see and hear more.

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Monday, December 28, 2015

Tonight at PJ's Lager House: Alex Chilton tribute night

Posted By on Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 3:59 PM

Alex Chilton's songs have always been eminently coverable, throughout the Memphis singer and producer's rocky and storied career. Tonight at PJ's Lager House, local rockers, folksters and lovable weirdos will tackle his material with aplomb and energy, and you should go. What else are you doing? It's the Monday after...

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Reminder: Trans-Siberian Orchestra shoots Christmas lasers directly into your soul at the Palace tomorrow, Tues., Dec. 29

Posted By on Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 1:11 AM

We believe tickets are still available for this beyond epic showcase of guitar pyrotechnics compounded by a very elaborate showcase of lights and lasers and people screaming and it's got something to do with Christmas and 1980s stadium style rock and roll music and you can bring the whole family...

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Saturday, December 26, 2015

'Keisha vs. Kash Doll' just dropped

Posted By on Sat, Dec 26, 2015 at 1:55 PM

The debut mixtape from Detroit's Kash Doll dropped at midnight.

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