City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

August 20, 2013
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

Send CDs, vinyl, cassettes, demos and 8-tracks to Brett Callwood, Metro Times, 733 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI 46226. Email MP3s and streaming links to bcallwood@metrotimes.com. Geri Allen’s Grand River Crossings: Motown & Motor City Inspirations sees the pianist, composer and bandleader pay tribute by her hometown by exploring the tunes (mainly but not exclusively...
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City Slang: Brew Detroit on Saturday

August 19, 2013
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City Slang: Brew Detroit on Saturday

This Saturday, August 24, 89X and 93.9 The River presents the inaugural Brew Detroit at the Fillmore, an event they are calling the “ultimate beer experience.” According to the press release, “The inaugural “Brew Detroit” event will showcase more than 60 brews from across the world alongside the best in local cuisine! This is...
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Monday Morning Music

August 19, 2013
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Monday Morning Music

Good morning, even if most of you are clicking onto this during what is likely lunch-time. Still, I’d like to share a jaunty little pop jam with you that got me shimmying around my shabby home office, assuring I continued neglecting the self-assigned organization of the area in favor of furthering intakes of Yerba...
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City Slang: Zug Izland compilation on the way

August 19, 2013
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City Slang: Zug Izland compilation on the way

Zug Izland, the self-proclaimed “dopest bangers”, have released a compilation album called Toxicology through Psychopathic Records. The band, which was put together in 2002 by ICP’s Violent J, was the first rock band on Psychopathic, and this is a career retrospective. A press release says, “Featuring some of the Motor City’s finest musicians and...
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City Slang: F’ke Blood album and show

August 19, 2013
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City Slang: F’ke Blood album and show

Dion Fischer’s F’ke Blood will see the The Band That Bled Real Blood album released via Urinal Cake/UFO Factory on August 30. That same day, the band will play a record release show at the Painted Lady in Hamtramck. Rather cryptically, they say “F’ KE BLOOD = REAL BAND —-> Downtown ’13… NEW DETROIT…...
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City Slang: Black Dahlia Murder announce fall tour

August 19, 2013
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City Slang: Black Dahlia Murder announce fall tour

The Black Dahlia Murder has announced that it will tour the states this fall. The tour will kick off in Cleveland on October 24, and end with two Michigan dates – The Intersection in Grand Rapids on November 26 and the Machine Shop in Flint the following nights. Also on the bill of the...
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