City Slang: Mayer Hawthorne with new vid

June 4, 2012
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City Slang: Mayer Hawthorne with new vid

A new Mayer Hawthorne video can be found here. “Director, Eric Coleman captured some special moments from this secret LA release party, as Mayer talks about this special event and collabo, and culminating in a performance of his hit single “The Walk” from his recently released album “How Do You Do” via Universal Republic.”...
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Yes, there really is a Double Phelix

June 3, 2012
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Yes, there really is a Double Phelix

I want you to hear some of this -and watch some of this… And it’s gotta be here, on this ol’ blahg, since I’m dubious that I could ever needle this narrative into the print pages of MT – it’s just folks ’round town here, (at least between Outer Dr. and Southfield Fwy)  might...
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City Slang: Joel Peterson looks to come out of exile

June 3, 2012
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City Slang: Joel Peterson looks to come out of exile

On June 11, Joe McPhee and the Thing will play a show at the Tangent Gallery with the hopes of bringing Joel Peterson’s experimental vision, formerly at the Bohemian National Home, out of exile. “For a few years, Joel Peterson booked some of Detroit’s most adventurous music at the Bohemian National Home on Detroit’s...
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Detroit jazz and avant scenes lose icon in passing of Faruq Z. Bey

June 2, 2012
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Detroit jazz and avant scenes lose icon in passing of Faruq Z. Bey

Faruq Z. Bey, local legend and icon of avant garde music in Detroit, has died after years of emphysema and other ailments. A friend who spoke to Bey regularly last heard from him Thursday and was unable to reach him on Friday. Her concerns lead to other friends entering his residence with police on...
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City Slang: Summer Rocks at the Detroit School of Rock and Pop

June 2, 2012
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City Slang: Summer Rocks at the Detroit School of Rock and Pop

This summer, the Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music is heading off to New York for its annual camp. Find all of the info here. Click here to join the City Slang Turntable community!!! Follow @City_Slang
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Supremes give Detroit pot vote a green light

June 1, 2012
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Pro-marijuana activists won a great victory in the Michigan Supreme Court today when the high court ruled that Detroit voters should be allowed to decide whether they want to liberalize the city’s marijuana law. It is been a long fight. Two years ago the Coalition for a Safer Detroit gathered enough signatures to place...
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