Turn to Crime debut chilly video for “Can’t Love”

July 29, 2014
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Turn to Crime debut chilly video for “Can’t Love”

It seems like the polar vortex will never end: the weather phenomenon that brought us the most brutal winter on record this winter is to blame for this summer’s chillier-than usual temperatures as well. A couple of bands, though, made lemonade out of lemons (or snow cones out of snow?) by using the icy landscape to film...
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Twerk du Soleil shakes up Detroit

July 25, 2014
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Former American Idol contestant Vonzell Solomon weighs in on twerking, natural hair & CEO status. In 2005, recording artist Vonzell “Baby V” Solomon embarked on a journey that changed her life. At the age of 20, Vonzell made it to the top three on American Idol before she was eliminated. But that was not the...
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A Mad Decent Mixtape

July 25, 2014
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Mad Decent Block Party will roll through town on Saturday, August 16, bringing to town artists like Dillon Francis, Diplo, Flosstradamus, RiFF RAFF, Keys N Krates, and Zeds Dead. Thugli, a Canadian duo, will perform on the Toronto leg of the tour and they put together a 45 minute mix that features songs by...
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Tangent Gallery to host Breaking Borders

July 25, 2014
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Tangent Gallery to host Breaking Borders

Detroit’s Tangent Gallery will host a special event this Saturday, July 26 in hopes of raising money for the local faction of an international nonprofit, Burners without Borders Detroit. Breaking Borders is a one-evening-only event that will feature live music, performance, and art. Satori Circus will perform along with spoken word artist ZakAndWhatArmy. Music...
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Passalacqua debut dark project ‘Church: Revival’ at new Hamtramck performance space

July 24, 2014
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Church: Revival is the new project by local rap duo Passalacqua (aka Bryan Lackner and Brent Smith), but it’s more than just a new Passalacqua release. The rappers teamed up with siblings Jax Anderson (frontwoman of rockers Flint Eastwood) and Seth Anderson, who together form the songwriting team called Syblyng (naturally). The result is a cycle of songs that promises to...
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Jurassic 5 holds onto what’s golden

July 24, 2014
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  By Ashley Zlatopolsky It’s been a little over twenty years since iconic ‘90s alternative hip-hop group Jurassic 5 first formed in Los Angeles’ Good Life club. Widely regarded as a pivotal influence in the decade’s underground hip-hop movement by critics and fans alike, the six-piece crew consisting of two DJs (Cut Chemist and...
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DJ Josh Cheon shares his favorite darkwave tracks

July 24, 2014
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San Francisco’s Josh Cheon runs the darkwave revival label Dark Entries and is a member of the Honey Soundsystem DJ collective. This Saturday, July 26, Macho City switch out of disco mode and get a little gothic, bringing the Dark Entries 5th Anniversary Tour to town. Synth bands Bézier, Max + Mara, and Redredred will play, and Cheon will spin select...
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Kid Rock ordered to produce dildo in ICP sexual harassment lawsuit

July 21, 2014
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File under “WTF” — attorneys representing former Psychopathic Records publicist Andrea Pellegrini announced Monday that they have subpoenaed Kid Rock to produce a glass dildo as part of Pellegrini’s sexual harassment lawsuit against the Insane Clown Posse’s record label. Pellegrini claims the glass dildo was given to her by Psychopathic Records employee “Dirty Dan” Diamond as part of...
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Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts comes to Artist Village Detroit

July 21, 2014
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On August 2, the annual Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts makes its way to Detroit’s Redford and Brightmoor Neighborhoods. The event,, which runs from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., features an array of performers, from music (Passalacqua, Tunde Olaniran, Duane the Brand New Dog) to dance (Wild Spirit, Studio Detroit, Dawn Xiana Moon and Kamrah),...
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The trailer to Passalacqua+Flint Eastwood’s new project gives us goosebumps

July 18, 2014
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Passalacqua and Flint Eastwood joined forces on a new project, the trailer for which was created by the Right Brothers. It’s pretty rad. Watch it here. Passalacqua ‘THE BAPTISM’ featuring Flint Eastwood from The Right Brothers on Vimeo.   http://www.therightbrothersfilm.com/blog//passalacqua-flint-eastwood-the-baptism
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