Arranged Marriage: Family Business

Anytime you work with family, it can be a stressful venture. Thats just part of what makes Arranged Marriage so intriguing. Brad Allen (the elder) has been a musician since his teenage days in the ’60s, while Scott Allen (the younger) found fame as part of Detroit-based electro-crew Thunderbirds Are Now. Brad and Scott were […]

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The Cold Wave: Detroit Chill-“Wave”

I’ve been meaning to mention Detroit-based band The Cold Wave (formerly Allan James & the Cold Wave) for quite some time. At my one-time DJ night at Phonotropic, there was some down time between bands and A.J. aka Allan James stepped up to the mic and sang a few tunes. His efforts immediately blew me […]