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Travel: A Culinary Honeymoon to Traverse City and Chicago (Photos)

By Alexis Simpson We left for Traverse City the day after our honeymoon. Our dog didn’t want us to go. We stayed at the Grand Traverse Resort. We got a newly remodeled King Tower room after Paul finagled with the front desk. Yay! The shower was big enough to fit 6 ppl, and the view […]

JOSEPH KEEFE of Family of the Year performs at The FIllmore in Detroit, Michigan.

Family of the Year @ The Detroit Fillmore (Photos)

By Alexis Simpson

AARON BRUNO of Awolnation performs at The FIllmore in Detroit, Michigan.

Awolnation @ The Detroit Fillmore (Photos) 7-3-15

  By Alexis Simpson Awolnation is one of the most innovative and interesting bands currently touring. Frontman Aaron Bruno is quirky, but not overly so, meaning that his music is still relatable. The band last played at St. Andrew’s Hall in Detroit a few years ago, but last week the progressed to Detroit’s Fillmore. Bruno is a strong performer, and […]

DANNY BROWN gets the crowd pumped at Movement Festival in Detroit, Michigan.

Movement Weekend 2015 Photos

By Alexis Simpson We started our Movement weekend off at the new Populux bar which used to be the Magic Stick.  The roster of Acquaviva, Bell and Pullen was solid so we figured we would get the party kicked off early since since Movement didin’t officially start until Saturday. John Acquaviva Daniel Bell Stacey Pullen […]


Movement Electronic Music Festival is Almost Here!!!

By Alexis Simpson It’s that time of year again! We are going to be at Movement during the day and at a bunch of parties at night (mostly TV, Populux, The Masonic Temple, and The Works). It will be exhausting, but these are indeed the best parties of the year. Stay tuned for our pre, […]


A Day in Detroit with Nick Cave, Street Art and More (Photos)

By Alexis Simpson Last month I walked around Detroit and ran across all sorts of interesting things and people.


Noize has an Etsy Store!

By Alexis Simpson   I’ve wanted to have an online store to sell my photography prints, but I could never decide on a site in which to sell them on. I finally decided on Etsy, and have been in the process of uploading products. It’s a work in process, but I’ve also decided to sell […]


Alexis and Paul’s Noize Wedding MixTape

By Alexis Simpson Paul and I are getting married this July, so I’ve been busy making a wedding mixtape to play during our outdoor party. If you’re curious what is on it, check it out here and click FOLLOW: Let me know what great songs I’m forgetting!!!! Or, as always we have our Noize […]


For Nature Lovers, Teachers, and Students: The Hanover, PA Bald Eagle Webcam Hatch Watch

By Alexis Simpson UPDATE: BOTH baby eagle chicks hatched! Make sure to click on the live feed below to see them:) A few weeks ago I stumbled across the Facebook group, “The Hanover Eagle Watch,” and I’ve been fascinated by it ever since. The Pennsylvania Game Commission, HDOnTap, Comcast Business, Friends of Codorus State Park and several other partners have […]


Say Goodbye to Winter in Detroit Photos

By Alexis Simpson Here are a few random photos I took in Detroit a few weekends ago when there was snow. Police man on horse at Eastern Market Police Horse Nice Ice Shinola at Eastern Market Badass Fox Art at MOCAD Multimedia Art at MOCAD My baby Chamba


Instagram Randomness: Catching up to 2015 (iPhone Photos)

By Alexis Simpson #bandotrappin Nice Warehouse Our Mascot Our Wedding Cake Elvis Lives in Clawson, MI Catholic Art Published Again in The Wall Street Journal Yay! Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips Janis Joplin Stamps Sketch Johnny Noodle Detroit Dance Dance Dance Dance Halo Gold Cash Gold (Barf) Columbus, OH Alexis Rd. Free E and […]

North American International Auto Show 2015

What it’s Like to Photograph the Detroit Auto Show 2015 (NAIAS 2015 Photos)

By Alexis Simpson I’ve photographed the North American International Auto Show in Detroit the last three years, and it’s a love/hate event. The major pro of photographing the show is that I’ve gotten to sell my photo to publications such as Forbes and The Wall Street Journal. In fact, the first photo I ever had […]

Black Label Society performs in Michiga

Black Label Society @ The Royal Oak Music Theatre (Photos)

By Alexis Simpson The scent of testosterone and beer overtook the Royal Oak Music Theatre when Black Label Society, Hatebreed, and Butcher Babies came to town for a sold-out show. Zakk Wylde held court as a Rock God while bassist John DeServio charmed the crowd with his love of performing. Genre Metal / Rock Band […]


Paul’s Video of the Moment: Aaralyn and Izzy (Murp)- Sick of You (GWAR Cover)

By Paul Detroit This is the best cover of Gwar’s “Sick of You” RIP ODERUS


Slipknot Behind the Scenes @ The Palace of Auburn Hills 11-29-14 (Photos & Setlist)

By Alexis Simpson Slipknot has been a long time favorite, and we are thrilled with their acclaimed new album and freaky videos. Back in the day, their first album blew us away and will always linger in our mind. thewholethingithinkissicthewholethingithinkissicthewholethingithinkissic. Sick. Enjoy our live photos and backstage behind the scenes footage. (Twitter) […]


#2 Paul’s Video of the Moment: : Crazy Guy

By Paul Detroit What’s with this guy?


#1 Paul’s Video of the Moment: Crazy Russians Play on Skyscraper

by Alexis Simpson My boyfriend Paul loves watching YouTube videos, and has a knack at finding interesting ones. I thought it would be fun to share them 😉 The first one he picked is a video of two crazy Russians climbing on the outside of a skyscraper in China. Last night as I was watching it […]


Black Veil Brides @ Royal Oak Music Theatre 11-15-14 (Photos)

By Alexis Simpson Members: Andy Biersack – Vocals Ashley Purdy – Bass Jinxx – Guitar Jake Pitts – Guitar Christian Coma – Drums Black Veil Brides is one of our fave bands to photograph because of their dramatic look, good […]

Riot Fest in Chicago 2014

Concert Photography Portfolio!

By Alexis Simpson I was way overdue on updating my music photography portfolio. Go check it out here:  

Charlie XCX performs in Detroit

Charlie XCX @ Saint Andrew’s Hall (Review, Setlist & Photos)

By Alexis Simpson Charlie XCX performed at Detroit’s Saint Andrew’s Hall joined by lady singers Femme and Elliphant as opening acts. We looked forward to all acts since these overseas ladies may not come into town too often due to distance. Charlie XCX is the pen behind both Icona’s Pop’s “I Love It” and Iggy […]


Big Freedia @ The Loving Touch (Photos & Review)

By Alexis Simpson We first saw Big Freedia perform last year at The Crofoot and loved it. She has a beautiful spirit that is showcased on her TV show “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce.” It was a treat to see her in a small venue, because Freedia and her dancers bring out a lot of […]


An Interview with Jessica Hernandez of Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas!

By Alexis Simpson We attended Riot Fest in Chicago last month, and were excited to see that Jessica Hernandez was performing there. We have seen her perform many times in Detroit, once in Orlando, and now Chicago. Jessica is a favorite of mine and one of the few artists I listen to week after week. […]



Joined Facebook 11/03/2007 Genre Rock / Punk / Folk Rock Members Laura Jane Grace – Guitar/Vocals James Bowman – Guitar/Vocals Atom Willard – Drums Inge Johansson – Bass PHOTOS       PHOTOS

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