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Movement 2013 Detroit Spotify Mixtape

8 DAYS UNTIL MOVEMENT!!!!!!!!!!Click HERE to check out this year’s Movement’s Spotify Playlist!!

Terry Peake: Kreske Art Fellow Award Recipient 2013

This week Detroit celebrates Art X Detroit event which is a five-day multidisciplinary celebration, from April 10-14, 2013, that will exclusively present works created by the 2011-2012 Kresge Eminent Artists and Artist Fellows, along with a special visual arts exhibition at MOCAD that runs through April 28, 2013. Art X Detroit is supported by The Kresge […]

Miami Ultra Fest 2013 Mixtape!

By Alexis Simpson Tomorrow I leave for Miami’s Ultra Fest Weekend One March 15-17th. I put together a Spotify playlist of many of the DJs that will be there performing. Click HERE to listen!


Jamaican Queens=Cool Kids of the Music Scene

By Alexis Simpson Detroit’s own Jamaican Queens are making waves with popular media publications. This month, Spinner made “Kids Get Away” their “Video of the Day” and Nylon Magazine interviewed them. The Nylon interview mentions that the group is currently on tour and will attend Austin’s SXSW. Their next performance in Michigan is at Pontiac’s […]

ERNIE BALL ANNOUNCES 2013 PLAY CROSSROADS CONTEST

Ernie Ball Searches For The Next Best Undiscovered Guitarist For A Chance To Perform At Madison Square Garden January 7, 2013 – Los Angeles, CA – Ernie Ball is proud to announce the 2013 Play Crossroads contest, where the legendary string company will be partnering up with Guitar Center, Guitar World, UltimateGuitar.com and ReverbNation.com in […]

Listen: Justin Timberlake x Jay-Z “Suit & Tie”

We missed you Justin.


Song of the Moment: Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas “Don’t You Take My Man to Idaho”

By Alexis Simpson Check out this fun Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas video shot by Joe Gall, Chris Hersey, Jeff Tabb, and Bryan Young.  The photo below was taken by me at her performance at The Magic Stick Last July! (Photos) Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas; Don’t You Take My Man To Idaho from Christopher […]

Free Holiday Anniversary Show/Fundraiser for Musician’s Dental Clinic: Local bands celebrate the holidays by giving back

Detroit bands The Hounds Below, Almost Free, The Jet Rodriguez and Electric Lion Soundwave Experiment will take part in Navdo Turns 15 — a celebration of music and community unity presented by Chris Vertigo of Blaring Division. The holiday event takes place Saturday, December 22nd at the Loving Touch (22634 Woodward Ave., Ferndale; 248-546-3644 and will include […]

Introducing The Simple Pleasure! (Photos)

The band The Simple Pleasure opened up for Amanda Palmer last month at St. Andrew’s Hall in Detroit, MI. We don’t always post photos from the opening bands, but because we enjoyed their enthusiastic performance and had a fun time photographing them-we did! Genre: ElectroRockSoulSurprise Members: Chad Raines – Tamara Chiba – Jessie England – […]


Song of the Moment: Youngblood Hawke “We Come Running”

We saw this band perform as an opener for Passion Pit last month. Since then they’ve developed a bit of a buzz about them. Check out their video and let us know what you think! http://www.youngbloodhawke.com http://twitter.com/youngbloodhawke http://www.youtube.com/youngbloodhawke Members: Sam, Simon, Tasso, Alice, Nik

Check Out the Music of ‘Only Son’! (Photos)

We saw the singer of Only Son this month (see photos below) when he opened for Regina Spektor. His performance was very enjoyable so we wanted to share his Facebook Bio and invite you to learn more about the band! Biography (Via Facebook) Only Son is the music of NYC-based songwriter Jack Dishel. His second […]


WTF Justin Bieber has Special Powers

This nutty but entertaining video was found by reader Scott Vincent. I wonder what Justin thinks of this.

Check Out The Adicts @ the Blind Pig in Ann Arbor and Stream their New Album!

The Adicts celebrate their 35th Anniversary this year and will be kicking off a US headlining tour in early September. Plus, their new album comes out Sept. 11! Go HERE to stream it live. The Adicts are one of punk’s great influential bands, who got their start in the mid 70’s with their electrifying upbeat punk rock […]

Check Out Slightly Stoopid! (Concert Photos & Album Review) Score 81%

Slightly Stoopid drew us in when they opened for 311. They played a long set that impressed the laid back and fun-loving Detroit crowd. They are a groovy group of white boy reggae masters with an impressive backup band. Their performance made us want to check out their new album. Here are our first Impressions […]


Check Out The Aggrolites!

Last month we saw The Aggrolites open for 311 and thought it would be great to share their  reggae music before summer ends since reggae is the ultimate summer party music. We love this friggin’  silly Banana song. Make a banana daiquiri, watch this video, and check out a few photos from their Detroit show last […]

311 Unity Tour Spotify playlist featuring 311, Slightly Stoopid, and The Aggrolites

In preparation for 311 coming to Detroit next Wednesday 3/15/2012, we have put together a Spotify playlist. Check it out here: http://open.spotify.com/user/alexisincolor/playlist/1dvsBeHfEK3zaDt79grAbr 311 and Slightly Stoopid are joining forces for what promises to be the party of the summer, as the two bands prepare to launchUnity Tour 2012.  This installment of the annual trek hits amphitheaters nationwide from […]

311 Coming to DTE Energy Music Center on 8/15/12 for the Unity Tour 2012 with Slightly Stoopid & The Aggrolites!!! (Press Release)

311 and Slightly Stoopid are joining forces for what promises to be the party of the summer, as the two bands prepare to launch Unity Tour 2012.  This installment of the annual trek hits amphitheaters nationwide from July 8th to September 5th (see attached itinerary), with tickets for select shows go on sale starting March […]


Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas-“Young, Dumb & Drunk” (Photo & Video)

If you don’t know, then you will soon… http://Jessicahernandez.net http://twitter.com/#!/DetroitJess http://youtube.com/detroitjessmusic http://myspace.com/jhernandezmusick http://jessicahernandezthedeltas.bandcam… (More photos from the Magic Bag coming soon!)

Heavy T.O. Schedule Announced!!

Heavy T.O. in Toronto, ON(August 11-12th) has announced their  festival schedule! Head over to http://lineup.heavyto.com/ to check it out. Their stellar lineup is a perfect excuse to plan a weekend away!

Tunde Olaniran Coming Back to Michigan (Press Release)

July 16th, 2012 – NEW YORK CITY, New York – Tunde Olaniran is at the top of his game, therefore, he likes to surround himself with others like him! On August 2nd, 2012, Tunde will take the stage with another up and coming act from his hometown, Maria Rose & The Swiss Kicks! Rounding out […]


FunFunFun Fest Lineup!!!

RUN DMC A$AP ROCKY GIRL TALK DE LA SOUL ETIENNE DE CRECY  BUN B STARFUCKER  ARAABMUZIK DILLON FRANCIS RAKIM DANNY BROWN THE OCTOPUS PROJECT TRUST TANLINES DMC KREAYSHAWN MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS ASTRONAUTALIS SCHOOLBOY Q CHARLI XCX PENGUIN PRISON EL TEN ELEVEN CLASS ACTRESS ANAMANAGUCHI DIAMOND RINGS NITE JEWEL NICK WATERHOUSE NICKY DA B A.DD+ […]

Detroit Warped Tour 2012 Spotify Playlist

Check out our 2012 Warped Tour playlist. It’s a work in progress!

Song of the Moment: Mika! “Make You Happy” (Video)

Make You Happy from Mika on Vimeo.


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