Lambchop is a band. A band that you should go see on Monday.

April 18, 2012
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Lambchop is a band. A band that you should go see on Monday.

Nashville’s Lambchop have been making amazing, weird, beautiful country-tinged compositions since forever (well, more like the early 90′s) and they’re making a rare Detroit-area appearance on Monday night at the Ark in Ann Arbor. There are a million reasons you should go – not the least of which being Lambchop is one of the...
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Could It Be Magic? The Wonder Twins do Barry Manilow

March 14, 2012
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Wonder-Twins

  This past Friday, the Wonder Twins spent the evening at the Fox Theatre with their mom and the man who writes the motherf**kin’ songs. Here’s their first-hand account from the Mani-rave. Laura:I think we should first and foremost let our fine readers know that we did not go to this show for ironic...
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Wonder Twins: Thank You For Being A Friend

July 20, 2011
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Wonder Twins: Thank You For Being A Friend

This past Saturday, the Wonder Twins attended opening night of Thank You for Being a Friend: The Unofficial Golden Girls Parody at the Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale. From the very first scene, they were reminded why their late Grandma Bea used to tell them that The Golden Girls was inappropriate for them to watch...
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Passalacqua’s “Words With Friends”

May 17, 2011
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Are you a fan of the popular play-on-your-phone game Words With Friends? Have you ever thought to yourself, “I get so much enjoyment out of this game. I wish there was a rap song about it.” Well, your wish is Detroit hip-hop duo Passalacqua’s command. Too bad you can’t play “Passalacqua” in Words With...
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Punk + Rap = Awesome: Waxgordon and Cold Men Young mash styles and melt faces

May 2, 2011
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Punk + Rap = Awesome: Waxgordon and Cold Men Young mash styles and melt faces

Blowout may be over and done with, but for two of the bands that played during the Thursday night line-up, it’s far from forgotten. Waxgordon – four big bald punk rockin’ dudes and Cold Men Young – four fast-as-lightning hip-hop mavens were the two stand outs for me that night, and I indicated in...
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This is what a Wye Oak looks like

April 6, 2011
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This is what a Wye Oak looks like

Wye Oak‘s new record Civilian (Merge Records) has already been met with a heap ton of critical praise and will certainly be on a slew of best of 2011 lists. They’re playing the Magic Stick Lounge this Friday April 8th – go see them! That way, when they’re all huge famous Grammy winners and...
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Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s official portrait LEAKED!

April 1, 2011
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Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s official portrait LEAKED!

Former Gov. Granholm’s official portrait isn’t supposed to be revealed until May 7th during a fancy ceremony marking the occasion, but leave it to the internet to spoil the surprise: Thanx for all your years of service, Gov. Cutielicious. (via Pillow Fights & Boxing Tumblr)
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Friday Blowout Recap/Notes

March 5, 2011
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How was your Blowout Friday? Did you get rained on? Were you a big baby about it? Did you have the foresight to bring an umbrella, only to leave it behind to become a permanent relic in some bar’s lost and found box? I was just thankful that it was relatively warm out, rain...
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Thursday Blowout Recap/Notes

March 4, 2011
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Hello! Would you like to hear the joke that was on my Laffy Taffy wrapper this morning (candy for breakfast!)? Q: What’s the most important instrument at Blowout? A: A fucking watch. Ho, ho ho.. but seriously… What the hell, Blowout venues? You’ve done this before right? I think most of you have! I...
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Wednesday Blowout Recap/Notes

March 3, 2011
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Everybody up? Everybody doing ok? Good! The yearly Blowout Pre-Party is now behind us, but before we delve into last night’s memories, let’s get this out of the way: How ’bout those new bracelets, huh? FANCY FABRIC! Though more aesthetically pleasing than the “Was-I-at-Blowout-or-the-hospital?” plastic ones of yore, I’m not so sure I like...
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