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Detroit Festivalist Indie Indie Pop Live Review

LIVE REVIEW: MO POP Festival Highlights – Sterling Heights, MI – 7/12/14

The second edition of Mo Pop Festival went off without a hitch last Saturday and brought together a laundry list of indie pop/folk bands on an ideal sunny day. Fans could legitimately see 14 bands across two stages in one day, not to mention gorge on craft beer, Detroit’s finest food trucks, vaudeville performances and […]

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Festivalist Show Preview

SHOW PREVIEW: MO POP Fest – Freedom Hill – 7/12/14

The second iteration of Freedom Hill’s MO POP Festival returns this weekend with a line-up that reads like your favorite blogger’s wish list. If you want established folk and rock acts, MO POP has City and Colour, Cold War Kids and Young the Giant. Are you into rising indie artists like The Neighbourhood, Bad Suns […]

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Detroit Show Tracker Showstopper

Nov. Detroit Show Tracker: DEJJ, Jessie Ware, Sleigh Bells, Kanye West & more

Another great month of shows in Metro Detroit is rapidly approaching and there is a lot to like in November (Seriously, how is it November already?). The biggest name to grace the state this month is certainly Kanye West (all hail Yeezus?) with Kendrick Lamar in tow, but indie names like City and Colour, Holy […]

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Folk

City and Colour – Of Space and Time

I have a special place in my heart for City and Colour aka Dallas Green. Green’s story-telling and folk rock sound has always been charming, but since “The Girl” was part of my wedding ceremony, he moved up the list of acts I’ll always look out for. While it may be tough to trump “The […]

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Indie Indie Pop JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 3-31-11

Return me to this place. No. Seriously. I’ve been staring at spreadsheets and flowcharts all week so forgive the math correlation. If I had to classify this mixtapes into 4 quadrants it would be: Harmonies – the Local Natives/Fleet Foxes charm has spread to U.S. Royalty, Yeasayer, and Wolf Gang Covers – this month was […]