City Slang: New Destroy This Place album coming soon

February 5, 2013
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City Slang: New Destroy This Place album coming soon

Ferndale post-punks Destroy This Place are preparing for the release of their new self-titled album, due for a May release. According to the press release, “With their new album, simply, fittingly, titled Destroy This Place, the band sought to refine their assets, while adding even more intensity and heaviness to their already pulverizing jams....
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Ooze (Mister’s rap purge)

February 5, 2013
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Ooze (Mister’s rap purge)

The struggle…to rise above the rubble. Mister’s come to be known for his motorboat-bladed delivery, a blurring cascade of enunciated raps most listeners trip over after the fourth bar. He slows it down for true slow jams like “Coulda Shoulda” -one shadowy soul-woozy sipper from his brand new solo-E.P. The Ooze. Yeah, he said...
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

February 4, 2013
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

Remember – if you send it, it will get reviewed. That’s the City Slang promise. It doesn’t matter what genre the music is – as long as it has a Metro Detroit connection, it’ll get in. Preferably, we’d like to concentrate on new releases but, while we’re getting warmed up here, feel free to...
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City Slang: Sue Rynski talks Iggy and more

February 3, 2013
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City Slang: Sue Rynski talks Iggy and more

For those unfamiliar, there’s a wonderful photographer based in Paris called Sue Rynski who spent much of the ‘70s and ‘80s snapping shots and hanging out with Detroit’s punk and art rock elite. Rynski has posted a new blog here where she talked about her many and varied adventures. “The essence of rock and...
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City Slang: ICP Jump Around

February 2, 2013
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City Slang: ICP Jump Around

ICP has paid tribute to Boston-Irish rappers House of Pain with a new “Jump Around” video. However, the video (which can be seen here) appears to have been muted due to a copyright issue. They say, “Insane Clown Posse and Psychopathic Records proudly announce the release of the music video to “Jump Around.” Packed...
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City Slang: Erotic Poetry and Music Fest this month

February 2, 2013
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City Slang: Erotic Poetry and Music Fest this month

The 26th Erotic Poetry and Music Festival takes place at the Corktown Tavern in Detroit on February 23 from 9 p.m. They say, “The festival is an “eclectic celebration of the erotic arts!” It features provocative poetry, dirty spoken word, erotic art, music and dance performances by some of the city’s top performers. It...
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