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PLAYING DETROIT: Baby Spice Haunts Deadbeat Beat in New Video

  Back in 1996, five women with idiosyncratically branded personalities took the world by storm as the Spice Girls, and their demands were simple:¬†"I wanna, I wanna, I wanna, I wanna, I wanna really¬†really really [...]

PLAYING DETROIT: Thunderbirds Are Now! End 10-Year Hiatus with Trump Protest Anthem

Pioneers of Detroit's early 2000's caffeinated punk movement, Thunderbirds Are Now! shake off unofficial retirement to rework an old track for the new regime. "Outsiders" finds our riotous foursome angrier than usual and not at [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: FEATURES, playing Detroit, Recent|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

PLAYING DETROIT: DeJ Loaf Soars With “No Fear”

  Detroit based hip-hop goddess DeJ Loaf returns with soft edges and a warm-hearted willingness to compromise with the whimsical visual for "No Fear" her first single from her major label debut, Liberated, due out [...]

PLAYING DETROIT: Blood Stone “Friends ‘Til the End”

Detroit's DIY rock scene has developed a penchant for teenage nostalgia and candy-coated wickedness. Clumsy with playful misconduct, Blood Stone is the latest quartet to make lo-fi faux innocence their M.O. Their newest track, "Friends [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: FEATURES, playing Detroit, Recent|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

PLAYING DETROIT: Summer Solstice Playlist

  Ypsilanti power-pop trio Lightning Love may no longer play together, but their 2012 gem "So Easy" will always be a perfect summer jam. School is out, bare skin exposed and the sense [...]

PLAYING DETROIT: Ancient Language Share “Until Recently”

There's something to be said for a track that is suitable for dancing, crying, cutting and running and climaxing. Released earlier this spring, dream-pop trio Ancient Language delivered a well-rounded taste of their forthcoming record [...]