Justin Walker’s new buzzing’s and the Thornbills fly again

May 30, 2012
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Justin Walker’s new buzzing’s and the Thornbills fly again

Justin Walker, (known to me back when we first met and for a long time preceding as “Justin Audio,”) would drop two names in our first musical conversation… (really, our first and almost every preceding conversations have been: musical)…but anyway: Gang of Four, he said. And Bo Diddley, he said. Somewhere between those two...
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City Slang: New House Shoes video

May 30, 2012
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City Slang: New House Shoes video

Detroit rapper House Shoes has a new video online, which can be viewed here. “Starting from Detroit and currently residing in Los Angeles, House Shoes has been the ambassador for all things Detroit for 15+ years.  His debut producers album “Let It Go” drops on June 19th via Tres Records and features vocal appearances...
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

May 29, 2012
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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: Amy Gore set for PiratePalooza

May 28, 2012
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City Slang: Amy Gore set for PiratePalooza

The second annual PiratePalooza takes place on June 8 and 9 at the Luna Kai Tiki Bar and Grill in Harrison Township. Live music comes courtesy of Amy Gore & Her Valentines, the Hips, the Orbitsuns, Bocca Musica, Frankie D’Angelo and Match By Match. Here’s the deets. “his fun pirate festival, concert and party...
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MOVEMENT DAY 1: Electric Love

May 27, 2012
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MOVEMENT DAY 1: Electric Love

By Esther Rubyan   Nothing can replace the electric pulse of our beloved Detroit.  It is the electronic roots of this city that keeps this colorful pulse strong and thriving.  Movement, also named Detroit Electronic Music Festival started off on the right note, to put it very lightly. Brought to you by Paxahau, Movement...
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The Sights Tour Diary No. 9: Cali’s in the Rearview, For Now; Plus, The Boys Take Oakland and Baranek Gives Props to the Babysitter.

May 27, 2012
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The Sights Tour Diary No. 9: Cali’s in the Rearview, For Now; Plus, The Boys Take Oakland and Baranek Gives Props to the Babysitter.

Rosebud Well, California is behind us as we just entered Oregon for tonight’s gig in Bend with the D. I’d like to revisit a taste of the last few days’ highs. First off, I’d like to give our tour manager Shades props for being strict on the departure time. Getting all the clowns roped...
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