Album Review: Fun. “Some Nights” 2-21-12 (Score 100%)
By Alexis Simpson Genre: Rock Members: Nate Ruess Jack Antonoff Andrew Dost http://www.ournameisfun.com http://www.store.ournameisfun.com http://www.myspace.com/fun http://www.twitter.com/ournameisfun http://www.bebo.com/ournameisfun Fun. has grown immensely in popularity due to a heavy touring schedule, word of mouth, and Glee’s cover of “We are Young.” They remind us a lot of the voice of Mika with the theatricalness of Queen. The album is a hodgepodge of different styles smoothly blended together. We loved the drum and percussion sections.”Some Nights” is an exceptional album not without risks. The musicianship, personal and sometimes sad lyrics entwined with the general theme of overcoming obstacles make this album shine. 1. Some Nights-Intro: Intro? Sounds like it could stand on its own.…
Photo of the Moment: Fitz & The Tantrums See them LIVE 11/16/11 AT St. Andrew’s Hall!
Genre Soul, Indie, Pop Members Fitz (Lead Vocals), Noelle Scaggs (Co-Vocals), James King( Saxophone & Flute), Joseph Karnes (Bass), John Wicks (Drums), Jeremy Ruzumna (keyboards) http://fitzandthetantrums.com
Prepare for Voodoo Playlist 2011
Last year’s playlist has been disabled! Stay tuned for this year’s list as the lineup becomes available! Meanwhile check out our Noize mixtape: Noize We put together a giant playlist of Voodoo artists on Spotify so that those going this year and those who can’t attend can preview the music. This playlist is a work in progress and includes anything from local New Orleans musicians, the headliners and everything in between. The playlist is HUGE so put it on shuffle and enjoy! Voodoo Experience Playlist FYI Spotify is free to download!
Detroiters, Check Out a Great Event: Josh Gracin to Perform in Support of Camp Casey!! 10/15/11
Downtown Ferndale is hosting a great event in support of Camp Casey on October 15th. Read the details below to learn more ! Camp Casey, a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded in 2003, offers three unique programs to children with cancer and their families. Cowboy Camp Outs are overnight mini-vacations at dude ranches in Michigan; Horsey House Calls bring a horse to the doorstep of kids too ill to attend an overnight retreat; Outlaw Outings provide family-oriented activities, like attending professional sports games, without the expense or hassle of planning. All of Camp Casey’s programs are free for families facing a pediatric cancer diagnosis. JOSH GRACIN SET TO ROCK CAMP CASEY…
Artist Spotlight: ANR
September 13 marks the day ANR releases the Deluxe Edition of Stay Kids. ANR is A psychedelic synth-pop duo that met while studying in Miami. The group has played with bands such as Animal Collective, Neon Indian, and No Age, but has spent much of this year headlining their own tour in both the U.S. and the U.K. Noize will be in attendance at their show on September 5th at Detroit’s Lager House. Their music has drawn comparisons to such groups as MGMT, Passion Pit, Coldplay and even the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Recent Press Accolades: “…utterly awesome, how have I never heard of this before?” Sean Adams, Drowned In Sound “fully…