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Friday, September 28, 2018

Ann Arborite and 'The Voice' finalist Laith Al-Saadi celebrates birthday with concert

Posted By on Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 10:24 AM

Ann Arbor musician Laith Al-Saadi already had his teeth in the game when he scored his 15-minutes of fame as a finalist on NBC's The Voice in 2016. Since hitting the national stage with his blues-infused grit, Al-Saadi has received a surge of uplifting support from the Michigan community...

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English indie trio Dream Wife serves up patriarchal revenge at El Club

Posted By on Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 7:00 AM

The origin story behind how tight-knit indie trio Dream Wife came to be may or may not have involved Jägerbombs and a disco-dance floor while studying at Brighton University in England. What started as an art project between Rakel Mjöll (vocals), Alice Go (guitar), and Bella Podpadec (bass) in 2014,...

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Career-spanning '4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince' pays tribute at the Fox Theatre

Posted By on Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 4:38 PM

The untimely death of icon Prince Rogers Nelson has left a Corvette-sized hole in our collective hearts. The last time Prince performed in Detroit he took to the Fox Theatre stage for a sold-out performance announced just days before as part of his Hit N' Run Tour. Fittingly, just...

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Michigan pop star Børns responds to allegations of sexual misconduct, underage manipulation

Posted By on Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 11:35 AM

Indie pop star Børns responded to sexual misconduct allegations via his Instagram account on Tuesday after several women leveled detailed accounts that include grooming teenagers through social media, manipulation, sharing illicit photos, and painful and unprotected sex. "I am both hurt and angered over the disturbing and false allegation...

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Here's what Eminem would sound like as a Talking Heads song

Posted By on Mon, Sep 24, 2018 at 2:57 PM

Someone at Super Deluxe deserves a raise (or at least a Grammy) for the entertainment site's latest bizarre mashup. With their latest contribution, Super Deluxe pulls quotes from Eminem's 60 Minutes interview with Anderson Cooper and sets them to a Talking Heads-style arrangement. The result? An infectious and totally...

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Do you remember the 21st night of September?

Posted By on Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 12:44 PM

Do you remember the 21st night of September? Love was changing the minds of pretenders... while chasing the clouds away. Today is Sept. 21, which obviously means that is time to enjoy Earth, Wind & Fire's 1978 hit, "September." The unofficial holiday is made all the more special due...

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Marble Bar to celebrate three year anniversary Saturday with DāM-FunK

Posted By on Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 10:36 AM

It's hard to believe that it's already been three years since Marble Bar opened in the sleepy neighborhood of Northwest Goldberg. But after throwing dozens of parties and patio bangers ranging from soul to funk, electro to techno, it's easy to see how our memories could be a little...

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Detroit rapper Munch globe-trots on 'The World Around Me'

Posted By on Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 8:46 AM

Whether you like it or not, it’s become clear in the last few years that Detroit has become an incubator for aspiring artists, musicians, and entrepreneurs. Maher Hachem, who goes by Munch, could easily pass for all three. Hachem, who is the first-generation son of Lebanese and German parents,...

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Father John Misty, Local Natives headline Audiotree Music Festival in Kalamazoo

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 5:00 AM

He may be music journalists’ most divisive subject and modern-day existentialism’s poster boy, but one thing is true of God’s Favorite Customer — Father John Misty, aka Josh Tillman, is probably on LSD. But this rebellious spirit is just what Audiotree, the Chicago-based studio session company is all about,...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

J.Cole heads to Little Caesars Arena amid rumors of Kendrick Lamar collab

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Detroit has played an unsuspecting role in J. Cole’s 2018 chart-topping record KOD, which he dropped by surprise in April. The first artist to be signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label in 2010, the 33-year-old rapper has said that KOD was conceived shortly after taking in Kendrick Lamar's Detroit...

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