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Friday, June 23, 2017

Eminem posts photo with Dr. Dre and Kendrick Lamar while sporting a new beard

Posted By on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 5:56 PM

Not only is Eminem posing with legends Dr. Dre and Kendrick Lamar, but he really wants you to know that's sporting a new beard that we can only describe as #sexual. We're really hoping that this trio is headed to the studio (because lets be honest, we all want...

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Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas' excellent new albums are out today

Posted By on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 10:08 AM

Finally! After months of waiting for new music, Detroit's Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas can share their new bilingual double-album Telephone/Teléfono to the world. Hernandez told us in multiple interviews over the last year that she decided to make a bilingual double-album because she wanted the project to fully...

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Mo Pop after parties announced at Magic Stick and PJ's

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:56 PM

Detroit's Mo Pop Festival is right around the corner (37 days to be exact) and the festival announced today that there are two after parties going down in the city after things wrap up at the West Riverfront Park. The first official party goes down Saturday, July 30 at the...

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

XXXTentacion brings his controversial tour to the Majestic on Thursday

Posted By on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:17 AM

19 year-old experimental rap artist Jahseh Onfroy, better known by his name XXXTentacion, was released from prison just over two months ago on charges stemming from a domestic dispute. But it was during his last few weeks locked up that one of his songs soared to the top of Soundcloud’s charts. Onfroy, now one...

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Alt-rock goddess St. Vincent headed to Detroit this fall

Posted By on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 10:29 AM

After teasing a new album due out later this year, alt-rock goddess St. Vincent announced today that she will be hitting the road this fall for the "Fear the Future" tour and will be making a stop in Detroit at the Fillmore on Monday, November 13. Detroit will be...

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Make Music Detroit returns on the summer solstice

Posted By on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 9:14 AM

Make Music Detroit is a free, annual live music celebration with city-wide concerts for all ages held at venues and outdoor public spaces every June 21, the longest day of the year. It's going down for the second time ever here in Detroit this year. It's part of an...

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Third Man Records celebrates 'Icky Thump' anniversary with special reissue

Posted By on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 3:12 PM

Not only has it been 10 years since the White Stripes' Icky Thump was released into the world, but it was also the last album that Jack and Meg White released together as the White Stripes. To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the LP, Jack White's Third Man Records...

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New music Monday: a fistful of killer new Detroit tracks

Posted By on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 12:56 PM

Nolan the Ninja, “14k” Nolan the Ninja is back with a fully stocked arsenal of melodic dopeness and boom-bap cuts. First out the chamber is “14k,” a keyboard-driven cut highlighted by Nolan’s consistent brand of spitfire lyrics. Playground Myu-zik and Kid Smitty,  “After School Cypher Ep. 1” This...

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Show review: Wilco at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on Wednesday, June 7

Posted By and on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 12:14 PM

Under an almost full moon, among the lush, bosomy trees of Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, the only thing missing was the soft twilight of a campfire for Jeff Tweedy to sing his songs of heartbreak and sad longing around. After burning through such Wilco classics as "Ashes of an American...

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LCD Soundsystem headed to Detroit in November

Posted By on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 10:01 AM

It's hard to believe that LCD Soundsystem hasn't released a new record in over 7 years, but that drought will soon end when James Murphey and company release the highly anticipated America Dream on September 1. The new LP will be followed with an extensive North American and European...

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