Quatrophenia: Michael Quatro plots his triumphant return

June 12, 2014
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Quatrophenia: Michael Quatro plots his triumphant return

  You never know who you’ll run into on the bus. On any given Thursday, you might see Jimmy Storm. Joumana K. Fake Skunk Baxter. Last week, we marked the birth of Detroit’s glycerine queen, Suzi Quatro. The very next day we were headed downtown on the 610 when we ran into big brother...
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City Slang: Detroit by Detroit is coming

February 10, 2014
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City Slang: Detroit by Detroit is coming

On Saturday, February 22, the fourth Detroit By Detroit show will take place at the Magic Stick in Detroit. The action starts at 8 p.m., and cover is $5 ($7 for under 21s). According to a statement, “In 2011, twelve Detroit bands were given the opportunity to cover twelve other Detroit acts in the...
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City Slang: Ten Detroit albums best heard high

September 25, 2013
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City Slang: Ten Detroit albums best heard high

We do have the Chronicle issue out this week, after all. It’s not a stretch to suggest that music and marijuana have been inextricably linked since, well, music and marijuana. From the jazz haunts and bordellos of early 1900’s New Orleans, through the Grateful Dead and its legions of ‘Dead-Heads’, and Cypress Hill’s complete...
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