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PLAYING DETROIT: Anna Burch Keeps It Cool With Polyvinyl

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Few Detroit based singer-songwriters have hustled as hard as former Frontier Ruckus songstress Anna Burch,...

PLAYING DETROIT: Folkie May Erlewine Charms with “Never One Thing”

Okay, so she’s not from Detroit proper, but we couldn’t help but feel moved by small-town folk songstress May Erlewine’s video for “Never One Thing,” the first single from her forthcoming record Mother Lion. Erlewine comes from a deeply musical...

PLAYING DETROIT: JRJR “Clean Up” Nice on New Track

There is an undeniable Paul Simon Graceland vibe veiled in the stripped down honesty of “Clean Up,” the latest track from indie pop darlings JRJR’s unofficial forthcoming record. The band (Josh Epstein, Dan Zott, Bryan Pope and Mike Higgins) have...

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 becoming more of an...

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 – in which she and...

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 this year) comes full...

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 wanna zig-a-zig ah.” Those...

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 later this year. Our...

PLAYING DETROIT: Summer Solstice Playlist

  [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] School is out, bare skin exposed and the sense that anything is possible is...

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 with “Until Recently.” Complex,...

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 the most well-rounded, wildly...

PLAYING DETROIT: TRIP METAL FEST 2017

  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 celebrates its role as...

PLAYING DETROIT: Britney Stoney Holds Tight with “Grip”

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Singer/songwriter and soul songstress Britney Stoney reemerged last week with her first new track (and...

PLAYING DETROIT: A Springtime Playlist

There is an undeniable shift in self when the clocks return to their forward position and warmer days begin to outnumber the cold ones. Spring, though different depending on your geographic specifics, happens under the same sky at just...

PLAYING DETROIT: Sheefy McFly “Neon Love Affair”

Electrified funk master Sheefy McFly blessed us this week with “Neon Love Affair,” a fresh futuristic time-warp that channels the likes of Sonic the Hedgehog (ala rumored composer Michael Jackson) with a serious dose of technicolor sass. Released as a companion...

PLAYING DETROIT: Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Release New Bilingual Track

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Why fight fire with fire when you can fight fire with fuego? No one knows the...

PLAYING DETROIT: New Band Alert: Foster Muldoon

It started as simple bluegrass jam session and turned into something the band is calling “Michigan Downgrass.” Call it whatever you like, but folk trio Foster Muldoon is just getting started. Although they don’t have any music released, their recent performance...

PLAYING DETROIT: Deadbeat Beat Deliver New Two-track Cassette

Lo-fi DIY nostalgia-pop babes Deadbeat Beat delivered some much needed fuzz and feels by means of two new live tracks released on cassette earlier this month. Both were recorded live at Lo! & Behold Records and Books for The...

PLAYING DETROIT: Dear Darkness Slays on Latest EP

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Stacey MacLeod and Samantha Linn are distressed to impress, sharing their wonderfully warped worldview as...

WOMAN OF INTEREST: Detroit Designer Lindsay Cashews

You can call Lindsay Cashews many things; designer, visual artist, passion provocateur, digital warrior, pussy enthusiast, art princess. Though the list is extensive, one thing Lindsay is not is fearful. A courageous voyeur of female identity and explorer of...

PLAYING DETROIT: VESPRE “Siren”

A soothing and heavenly departure from her history as a folk artist and frontwoman of The Normandies, Kaylan Waterman slipped into new waters with her latest project VESPRE. Introducing this new exploration with the track “Siren,” VESPRE produces an...