Blowout Day 2 – Hamtramck rocks

May 2, 2014
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Blowout Day 2 – Hamtramck rocks

So here’’s how I’m going to do this thing – a different city, every night. Thursday was Hamtramck night, Friday is Detroit and Saturday is Ferndale. I chose fairly randomly, but I absolutely wanted to check out Nice Hooves on Thursday so Hamtown got my school-night slot. Somehow, I’d managed to not see Warhorses...
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Duendesday at the Loving Touch

April 3, 2014
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Duendesday at the Loving Touch

As ever, Jeff Howitt and Duende! put together a killer bill for April’s Duendesday. Unfortunately, according to the ever-charming Howitt this may have been the last event for a while. The good news is that at least three of the bands of the bands that played on Wednesday night are playing the Blowout –...
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City Slang: Music review roundup

April 1, 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. The Flutter & Wow’s Urban Prairie album has been a long time coming. The husband and wife paring of Tasha and Brian were featured in the MT back in...
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City Slang: Le Voyage warms up the Magic Stick

March 14, 2014
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City Slang: Le Voyage warms up the Magic Stick

This last snowstorm was a kick in the balls, wasn’t it? March arrived, we had a few days of sun, the birds started to sing and it even began to smell like spring, and then BOOM. Ball-kick. God willing, the worst is behind us but still, as we walked into the Magic Stick on...
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