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PLAYING DETROIT: Tart Returns as a Trio on New EP Toothache

Sweet, sour and glittering with adrenaline (appropriately named) transcendent Detroit trio Tart have made a reputation for themselves by deconstructing new wave and electroclash to spawn their genre-defying sound. Together, vocalist Zee Bricker, guitarist Adam [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: FEATURES, playing Detroit, Recent|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

PLAYING DETROIT: Valley Hush Bid Summer Farewell With “Goodbye, Sweet Mango”

The last time we heard from indie pop duo Valley Hush, they had just released a melty, celestial self-titled debut LP that explored ambition, passion and the art of getting out of your own way. [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Categories: FEATURES, playing Detroit, Recent|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

PLAYING DETROIT: White Bee Adds Neo-Soul Buzz to “Beat State”

The term neo-soul has been popping up around the Detroit music scene more and more frequently these days. Used to describe a blend of R&B, soul and non-traditional inclusions of jazz and hip-hop, neo-soul is [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Categories: FEATURES, playing Detroit, Recent|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

PLAYING DETROIT: Mona Haydar Debuts “Dog” with Feminist Bite

Poet, activist and rapper Mona Haydar is flipping the script with "Dog" (ft. Jackie Cruz), the first single from her forthcoming EP. Haydar, a Flint native best known for her much-publicized "Ask A Muslim" project - [...]

PLAYING DETROIT: Frontier Ruckus Share “Enter the Kingdom” Video

Frontier Ruckus has been dishing out deeply personal, heavy-hearted folk rock for fifteen years. Their latest installment of polite devastation comes in the form of Enter the Kingdom. Their fifth record (released in the February of [...]

PLAYING DETROIT: Nydge x Greater Alexander Release Stunning Visual for “Mask”

  It's been a hot minute since we covered an Assemble Sound creation but this recent release in their Sunday Song series was too jarring to ignore. A unique collaboration between New York born, Athens [...]