City Slang: Music review roundup

April 8, 2014
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City Slang: Music review roundup

Send CDs, vinyl, cassettes, demos and 8-tracks to Brett Callwood, Metro Times, 1200 Woodward Heights, Ferndale MI 48220. Email MP3s and streaming links to bcallwood@metrotimes.com. Awesome Jarvis and the Whales’ Ride the Whale! (Funky D) kicks off with the song “Ass Cracks” and the line, “If I was put in charge, the first thing...
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Martha Reeves & The Funk Brothers Team Up With The Crystal Method For New Tune In Grammy Doc

December 9, 2011
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Produced in association with The Grammys, the upcoming documentary film RE:GENERATION looks at the history, songwriting and studio process of different musical genres through the eyes of five influential electronic producers/DJs in music today. (For the full list head after the jump.) The film is directed by Amir Bar Lev—who made the award-winning documentaries...
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RIP Gladys Horton of the Marvelettes

January 27, 2011
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RIP Gladys Horton of the Marvelettes

Gladys Horton, pictured top right, with the Marvelettes News is breaking that Metro-Detroit native Gladys Horton, former lead singer of the Marvelettes, died late Wednesday evening at a nursing home in Sherman Oaks, CA. Her son, Vaughn Thorton, said she’d been recovering from a recent stroke. Horton was only 66 years old. My mother...
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