City Slang: Local releases for Record Store Day on Saturday

April 16, 2014
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City Slang: Local releases for Record Store Day on Saturday

This Saturday, April 19, is Record Store Day, and there is plenty going on in metro Detroit and Michigan. Of special interest to us is Chiodos’ 7” single “R2ME2/Let Me Get You A Towel,” Mayer Hawthorne & Shintaro Skamoto’s 7” “Wine Glass Woman/In a Phantom,” Chuck Inglish & Action Bronson’s 7” “Game Time,” Chuck...
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City Slang: There’s a new solo album from the MC5’s Wayne Kramer on the way

January 22, 2014
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City Slang: There’s a new solo album from the MC5’s Wayne Kramer on the way

Wayne Kramer, guitarist with legendary Detroit band the MC5, is about to release a solo jazz record called Lexington. When asked about the album title, Kramer said, “I had buried my penitentiary experience in my psyche, but after a few years of sobriety I started looking inward into how I became who I am...
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

November 12, 2013
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City Slang: Weekly 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. Otto Vector’s No. 9 North sees the female-fronted band delving into the worlds of hard rock and electronica, and emerging with a sound that is both seamless and marketable....
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City Slang: Howling Diablos record with Wayne Kramer

November 11, 2013
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City Slang: Howling Diablos record with Wayne Kramer

Local funky soul band the Howling Diablos have been in the studio with MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer. “Return Of The Funk Hand” was produced and primarily written by Diablos main man Tino Gross at his Funky D Studios, and he roped in a sparkling array of guests, most notably the MC5′s Wayne Kramer on...
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