Mitch Albom makes a list, and it’s not nice

December 21, 2012
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A few of the bah-humbuggers here at the Metro Times actually got a mild jolt of holiday cheer when we saw that Detroit Free Press columnist and mega-selling book writer Mitch Albom earned his way onto an unenviable “year in review” list posted on “The Atlantic Wire,” a website associated with The Atlantic magazine....
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Jumble,Jumble: Amy Gore / The GO! Unreleased

December 21, 2012
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Jumble,Jumble: Amy Gore / The GO! Unreleased

(Based on the title, no. Amy Gore is not playing with The GO! I have to admit it would be pretty…interesting). Amy Gore and her Valentines In Love  Label: Space Lion By now, if you’re a Detroiter, you should’ve heard the first single off of Amy Gore and her Valentines debut album In Love....
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CarJack Frost Chillin! Pupils Bust the Carrols for FernCare

December 21, 2012
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CarJack Frost Chillin! Pupils Bust the Carrols for FernCare

Tonight (12.21.12) – 9pm in Ferndale at the Loving Touch: Troy Gregory, Carjack and Pupils will perform a benefit concert for FernCare Free Health Clinic. To commemorate this special occasion, Carjack (a.k.a. Lo-fi Bri) visited the recording space of Pupils to lay down some raps for their cover of Run DMC’s iconic hip-hop-holiday classic:...
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City Slang: Blowout gets bigger and better

December 21, 2012
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City Slang: Blowout gets bigger and better

To celebrate 16 years (yep, 16 years) of existence, this year’s Blowout Festival is expanding to two weekends. Not only that, but the event is moving from March to the Spring. As usual, the kickoff party will be in Detroit, but this year it is on Thursday, April 25. The following Friday and Saturday...
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FIESTA -by The Go (12.21.12)

December 20, 2012
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FIESTA -by The Go (12.21.12)

 THE GO: FIESTA! Double album out on Burger Records Dec. 21, 2012!   You could always say The Go sounded like some thing (or some one). You could always say that one of the Detroit band’s songs had such-and-such qualities to it, a jangly 60’s-pop thing or a chugging garage-rock swagger… You could, if you...
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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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