City Slang: A New Year’s Bang

December 30, 2012
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City Slang: A New Year’s Bang

Paxahau, the peeps behind the Movement Festival, are hosting an electronic New Year’s Eve extravaganza at the Palace of Auburn Hills featuring Skrillex and Boys Noize. According to the event page, “The headliners are bringing friends from OWSLA and Boys Noize Records to the birthplace of techno for what is sure to be an...
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City Slang: Glitter Trash New Year at the Lager House

December 30, 2012
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City Slang: Glitter Trash New Year at the Lager House

Still wondering what to do for New Year on Monday night? Well, sleaze punks Glitter Trash are playing the Lager House. Steffie & the Dirty Virgins and the Reelers are also on the bill, so expect genders to be gleefully mixed in the best possible way. It’s a no-holds-barred, leave-your-apprehensions-at-the-door night of mayhem and...
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City Slang: What was your album of the year?

December 28, 2012
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City Slang: What was your album of the year?

Right now, we are gathering polls from critics and musicians and we’ll be posting a bunch of Top Tens in the New Year. However, it’d be good to get your opinion. Let us know your favorite local album, local song, national album and/or national song from 2012 and we’ll publish some of them in...
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City Slang: Belle Isle to host Orion Fest

December 27, 2012
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City Slang: Belle Isle to host Orion Fest

A stunning bit of news this – not only is Metallica bringing its stellar Orion Fest to Detroit but the Bay Area thrash metal giants are actually coming into the city and planning to plant the festival on Belle Isle, rather than the DTE Energy Music Theater (or somewhere like that). Fans of all...
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City Slang: Detroit School of Rock and Pop winter series

December 26, 2012
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City Slang: Detroit School of Rock and Pop winter series

The Detroit School of Rock & Pop will host a winter concert series in 2013. They say, “Starting this January, The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music will become a Friday night venue for an intimate “micro” concert series. The evenings will provide a free music “clinic” early in the evening for students...
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City Slang: Christmas in Detroit

December 25, 2012
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City Slang: Christmas in Detroit

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our readers for a spectacular 2012, and wish you a wonderful Christmas and holidays. Here’s a tasty little video clip, featuring Tino Gross and most of the Howling Diablos plus Dave Edwards of the Look performing as Funky Daddy & the Detroit Demolition called...
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