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After more than two years of work, Detroit hip-hop duo Passalacqua and genre-defying electro duo SYBLYNG (Seth and Jax Anderson of Flint Eastwood) are releasing their collaborative album, entitled “CHURCH”…. Read more »

Bands You Need to Know: The Native Howl

Bands You Need to Know: The Native Howl

Folk-rock bandits, The Native Howl formed less than 2 years ago when singer-songwriters Jake Sawicki and Alex Holycross finally joined forces after years of making music in close proximity to… Read more »

A nod to Detroit music legend Don Davis

A nod to Detroit music legend Don Davis

Born in Detroit, he started playing music in the mid-1950s and after leaving Central High School formed his own jazz group, the Don Davis Trio, before becoming a session musician…. Read more »

PHOTO GALLERY: Temples @ Magic Stick

Detroit Sounds Like This

It was a great Sunday evening in Detroit.  We were invited to check out the band Temples, and they really knew how to draw a crowd.  For a Sunday night… Read more »

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Wonderland Posted by November 14th, 2013


By: Michael Michael Jackson

Unfortunately, Michael Michael Jackson’s album falls short of the synth-pop expectations. Overall the sound is repetitive and might be better served as a shorter EP. I say this because while… Read more »

Summer Means Fun Posted by August 16th, 2013

Summer Means Fun

By: The Kickstand Band

The Kickstand Band, a Detroit power-pop trio, is far from mysterious. Their Facebook page labels their genre as “FUN,” and on Summer Means Fun EP, “summer” is mentioned at least… Read more »

Oh Jabba Posted by July 2nd, 2013

Oh Jabba

By: OB Ignitt

Like classic Detroit house, Oh Jabba starts out with a gritty kick and sparse Rhodes hits. Followed by low-fi crunchy snares, staccato synths and big claps, until the synths waves… Read more »

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