Sweater Song(s)

December 20, 2012
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Sweater Song(s)

Have your self a Merry-Little-whatever… Enjoy some fine sounds from local talents reeling progressive, charming and irreverent takes on R&B, soul, hip-hop, Sunday night at St. Andrew’s Hall. Included amid the treats and toys under the tree is this 7″ single from New Fortune Records -ft. Passalacqua and singer James Linck. An immortal classic…...
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City Slang: The return of Slum Village

December 20, 2012
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City Slang: The return of Slum Village

Hip-hop fans rejoice, for the mighty Slum Village is returning to play the Magic Stick on Friday, January 25. The group that spawned local rap legend J Dilla will be reuniting for this super-rare show, and tickets are sure to go fast. Original member T3 said, “The thing that made me want to do...
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(Gold) Tapes

December 19, 2012
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(Gold) Tapes

Remember that rambly post-punk-pocked blahg-post from this morning? The one concerning Parquet Courts’ show at Jumbo’s on the 26th? (Here). There’s more going on at that shin-dig than just the commemoration of their fine, knotty, gnarly album Light Up Gold. Tapes… Woodbridge based Gold Tapes is offering some cassette goodies from aforementioned Protomartyr and...
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Hyde Park On Hudson

December 19, 2012
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Hyde Park on the Hudson Starring: Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Olivia Williams Director: Roger Michell Rated: R Run Time : 94 min Grade C Hard to imagine, but chit chat about the bedroom liaisons of our political leaders was once the sort of thing whispered around cocktails parties, but rarely aired in public like...
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Boxing Day @ Jumbo’s: Parquet Courts

December 19, 2012
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Boxing Day @ Jumbo’s: Parquet Courts

An exceptional cadre of clattered  rock riffers assemble the day after X-mas, down at Jumbo’s in Detroit, to welcome Brooklyn-based post-punk outfit Parquet Courts as they kick off a 2013-tour through the midwest and back-up the east coast.   Detroit’s Protomartyr performed as part of a special release party for Courts’ Light Up Gold...
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City Slang: Karriem Riggins’ Juke Joint

December 19, 2012
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City Slang: Karriem Riggins’ Juke Joint

Detroit jazz drummer and hip-hop producer Karriem Riggins will DJ his Juke Joint event at Goodnite Gracie in Royal Oak on Thursday, December 27. Door is 9pm, no cover. The John Arnold Trio will also perform. Riggins has worked with artists as diverse as Diana Krall, Erykah Badu, Common, the Roots, Paul McCartney and...
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