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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 [...]

PLAYING DETROIT: Jena Irene Asciutto debuts “Cold Fame”

What if I told you that a former American Idol runner-up wrote a power ballad about medical marijuana? And what if I told you that this same, 20 year-old reality TV competitor released one of [...]

PLAYING DETROIT: Mango Lane Share Cheeky “Sex” Video

If Detroit had palm trees and if palm trees had a theme song we would have to assume that Mango Lane's chilled out, shimmering L.A. afternoon make-out session "Sex" would be most fitting. Channeling Washed Out, [...]


  Memorial Day weekend means one thing and one thing only for most of Detroit: techno. For the past 17 years (on and off due to regulatory restrictions, budgeting issues and exponential crowd growth) Detroit [...]

PLAYING DETROIT: Shady Groves Releases Romantic Short Film “Stay Strange”

With their short film "Stay Strange," Shady Groves gives us the love story we need - a sweetly cinematic tale of new lovers (that likely met by swiping right), refreshing in its lack of cynicism. [...]

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