Happy Remix Day- RAC, Yeasayer, Passion Pit and Calvin Harris

Plenty O’Good remixes dropped this week. Here we go: -Tegan & Sara – Turnpike Ghost (Steel Train cover/RAC mix) See if you can follow me here: Tegan & Sara covered Steel Train’s “Turnpike Ghost”, which RAC in turn remixed the hell out of. Pretty great if you ask me. Steel Train – Turnpike Ghost (RAC […]

Indie Pop

Fun.: Indie Pop Supergroup

Persistence pays off I suppose.  Last August, I heard the Format were going on an indefinite hiatus.  I was bummed, but the good news was lead singer Nate Ruess was joining forces with a couple of indie pop favorites, Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train to create the band, Fun. Their […]


2007 Wrap-Up: Showstopper Edition

Early on in 2007, I was worried that many of my favorite acts would skip Detroit for other cities. While I didn’t get to see everyone I wanted (Arctic Monkeys, Ben Harper, Rilo Kiley, Spoon & Band Of Horses) and some of them still haven’t made it (Arcade Fire, The Decemberists, Amy Winehouse, The New […]

Detroit Indie Pop Showstopper

Show Stopper: The Format @ St. Andrew's Hall 8/31/07

The Format – St. Andrew’s Hall – Detroit – 8/31/07 Since I have 4 concerts lined up this fall, I figured I would try writing a few concert reviews. One of the first indie bands I was introduced to, also happened to be the first band I saw in concert this year, The Format. The […]