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2017 Wrap-Up: Top Live Shows of 2017

Completing graduate school in May 2017 was exciting for many reasons, but an increase in time away from the home office was one of the top. That additional freedom allowed me to get out and see more live music than I’ve witnessed in at least 4 years. Below is a list of my favorite live […]

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Dance Detroit Indie Pop

PREMIERE: Canaro – Depth

Blog posts have been few and far between these days, but the new indie/electronic pop sounds of Canaro are certainly worthy enough to dust off the keyboard. The Detroit six-piece are now “three for three” when it comes to replay-worthy hooks according to my count with new track “Depth”. The intoxicating single spirals with Liz […]

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SHOW PREVIEW: The Chainsmokers w/Matoma & More – 11/12 – Royal Oak Music Theatre

Production duo The Chainsmokers have steadily risen in the dance music ranks in recent time. Partially due to a constant output of hit originals and remixes, but they’ve been know to throw raucous DJ sets as well. Alex and Drew return to Metro Detroit fresh after releasing their debut original EP, Bouquet (iTunes). One look […]

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Detroit Indie Pop

Flint Eastwood – Find What You’re Looking For

credit Nicole Shackelford Following up on JR JR’s latest single, more great Detroit music is on the way from Flint Eastwood. Jax Anderson has been holed up in Assemble Sound in Corktown crafting her next EP, Small Victories (out 10/9). Anderson described the EP as: “Small Victories comes from the idea that doing anything creative […]

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Detroit Indie

JR JR – As Time Goes

Band name changes can be a tricky task to pull off (see The Morning Benders, Killer Mike, Saint Pepsi), but the artists formerly known as Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr haven’t lost a step with their new name. Now known as JR JR, the Detroit band already unleashed a strong slice of indie pop in “Gone” […]

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June 2015 Detroit Show Tracker ft Alabama Shakes, Purity Ring, Flume, MMJ, Tanlines & more

You saw the list of May shows coming to Detroit, right? Get rid of live music overload aka June in Metro Detroit. Indie rock your thing? You don’t get a much better bill than Alabama Shakes with Father John Misty at Masonic. You could also check out two nights of My Morning Jacket at the […]

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May 2015 Detroit Show Tracker ft Interpol, Drake, Viceroy, Movement & more

April was a solid preview of the almost obnoxious amount of shows ahead this summer, but May is the true kickoff concert season. If you’ve seen Tame Impala, Matt and Kim or Trombone Shorty live, you know they cannot be missed when they come through your city. Besides, they all hit Royal Oak Music Theatre […]