Live Review & Photos: Dr. Dog @ The Crofoot

October 22, 2010
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Live Review & Photos: Dr. Dog @ The Crofoot

It’s always nice when you can stand at the back of a room and still feel the foot stomp shiver sent through the floor as the band pounds on the stage. That always seems to be with the case with Dr. Dog, who’s guitarist Scott McMicken we interviewed for our MC5 this week.   The...
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Live Review & Photos: Gorillaz @ The Fox Theater

October 14, 2010
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Last night found the world’s biggest virtual band at the ornate Fox Theater. MT Music Blog was there for former Blur frontman Damon Albarn’s latest incarnation of The Gorillaz which featured Mick Jones & Paul Simonen of The Clash. After the opening N.E.R.D, Albarn lead the charge of the massive band that included the...
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Live Review & Photos: of Montreal & Janelle Monae @ ROMT

September 21, 2010
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of Montreal w/ Janelle Monae

So every once in a while you think you’ve seen almost everything. But I can honestly say that before last night, I had never seen a crossdressing man dry hump and molest a woman in a pig mask while paper-mache fire-headed guards hold back her pig husband. So. Yea. Cross that shit off the...
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Cope: One of the summer’s best mixtapes

August 20, 2010
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21-The-Mixtape

Few emcees display as much charisma on the mic early in their careers as Jonathan “Cope” Copeland did in his debut mixtape, 21, which dropped June 24. The 23-year-old Ann Arbor native raps in a confident, conversational tone on his tracks, making the effort one of Michigan’s best this summer.
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Summer music from Neil Nathan; an album review

July 15, 2010
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The Distance Calls

Whether you love or hate pop rock, Neil Nathan’s rookie album, The Distance Calls, just feels like summer. And though the upcoming record is no masterpiece, Nathan’s 14-track effort makes you tap your foot.
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