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Wednesday September 3rd 2014

‘Music and Arts’ Archives

Must Be Something In The Atmosphere

Must Be Something In The Atmosphere

If the idea of vacationing with your family gives you a migraine, Atmosphere might be able to fix that. In fact, after Lollapalooza, they'll be pulling over for a pit stop our way on August 7th for their Family Vacation Tour. Fresh off the release of their newest album, The Family Sign, the rapping duo, Sean Daley (Slug) and Anthony Davis [...]

Detroit Music Video: A Long Time by Mayer Hawthorne

Detroit Music Video: A Long Time by Mayer Hawthorne

This week's Detroit Music Video is A Long Time by Mayer Hawthorne. In the clip, Mayer takes his turn as local performer on the one-time super popular Detroit and Highland Park dance shows. The video makes us want to get up and shake it, but also reminds us of the desolate stretches of Woodward between Highland Park and Detroit. It's an era [...]

Sade Gives Fans “The Kiss of Life”

Sade Gives Fans “The Kiss of Life”

The Palace is usually known for rocking the crowd with b-ball or hyped up musical extravaganzas a la N'SYNC. But, Wednesday night, the arena was completely transformed into a smooth, sexy, and slinky jazz club with the alluring presence of Sade. Now, we're not knocking the Pistons or any other artists who have performed at the Palace, but [...]

Your Love Is Like A Heatwave, And Other Songs Of Summertime

Your Love Is Like A Heatwave, And Other Songs Of Summertime

Here is the definitive Detroit Girls About Town summer 2011 playlist. We've started you off with some Detroit classics and then switched it up to some summertime jams. Use as needed at summer bbqs, pool parties, on late nights or on long road trips to get the party started. 1) Detroit Executives - Cool Off The best part is when he says [...]

On The Line With Porcelain Black

On The Line With Porcelain Black

Last January a picture popped into our Tumblr dashboard that we just couldn't ignore. In it was a girl clearly having the good kind of too much fun while flashing her old English "D" tattoo. We didn't know yet who she was, but we knew we had to find out. She was our girl with the dragon tattoo. Fast forward to now, the name on everyone's lips - [...]

She’s Crafty – Detroit DIY On Etsy

She’s Crafty – Detroit DIY On Etsy

In honor of the Maker Faire going on today and tomorrow at the Henry Ford, we've combed Etsy for some of our favorite Detroit pieces. Check them out, buy some, do it your self or get inspired - just be sure to get crafty! Mouse over or click for info Detroit City Skyline Laptop Decal - $10.00 Pheasant feather and ultra suede hat - [...]

Detroit Music Video: 50 Misses Deep by Lola Damone

Detroit Music Video: 50 Misses Deep by Lola Damone

If you remember Detroit in 2001, then you remember Drunken Master and Lola Damone. This was before there was a "Midtown" or any hint of gentrification and the city was a different place. If you're feeling nostalgic for a time when players "grew like mildew" and people still wore FUBU, check out the music video for 50 Players Deep/50 Misses [...]

The Vehement Violinist

The Vehement Violinist

Blending Celtic, African, and Middle Eastern influences into her music, jazz fusion violinist Tia Imani Hanna truly personifies the theme of Detroit’s annual Concert of Colors. Hanna, naturally, is also a proud native of the Motor City, which means that on top of all the ethnic flavors she will be playing with, there will be a soulful Motown [...]

One on one with Eon Sinclair of Bedouin Soundclash

One on one with Eon Sinclair of Bedouin Soundclash

Still searching for your summer anthem album by searching "new music 2011" on Google? If you're not having luck and want to stray away from mainstream top 40 hits, check out the album Light the Horizon. Bedouin Soundclash has recently released the physical fourth album to the US just in time for summer. The album includes upbeat tracks like "A [...]

Catching up with Justin Martin at Movement 2011

Catching up with Justin Martin at Movement 2011

  Name: Justin Martin Hometown: Westford, Conneticut Occupation: DJ, Producer, Co-Founder of Dirty Bird Records What kind of music do you listen to: Everything but country. Anything by the Neptunes, Timbaland, and drum n' bass music. How did you get into the electronic scene: My brother brought me to my first rave at a [...]

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