TV Lounge to celebrate eight-year anniversary Friday

  Tonight, the Motor City celebrates the eight-year anniversary of TV Lounge.   Since TV first opened, the beloved venue in the heart of Detroit has hosted renowned artists from the city and beyond. Despite being relatively young, TV has established itself as an iconic tech-house venue. The level of intimacy, as well as top notch booking, draws…


Dej Loaf — #AndSeeThatsTheThing

  Dej Loaf’s last mixtape, 2014’s Sell Sole, represented a turning point for the Detroit emcee, after her breakthrough hit “Try Me” unexpectedly introduced her to a wider audience earlier that summer. “Try Me” may have put her in the spotlight, but Sell Sole showed off Dej’s many talents, whether full-on rapping on “Bird Call”…


The Armed — Untitled

  Metalcore has earned a rather unfortunate reputation, especially for a genre that was formed by fusing two of the heaviest styles in existence: extreme metal and hardcore punk.   The Armed, a supergroup who describe themselves simply as “a punk rock band from Detroit, Mi.,” steer clear of the aforementioned label, despite their obvious…


Growwing Pains — I Always Know EP

  Fans of the Growwing Pains’ ramshackle, rowdy garage-punk jams were introduced to the Detroit five-piece’s fondness for power pop melodies on 2013’s 17 Songs About the Same Girl, released on local imprint Urinal Cake Records. With a new 7″ out on San Diego-based Volar Records, the band deliver four sweetly packaged songs that listeners…


Derrick May to join Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Chene Park

  This Friday, August 14 at Chene Park, electronic music legend Derrick May teams up with our very own Detroit Symphony Orchestra for a once-in-a-lifetime concert. One-third of The Belleville Three, May will perform classic house and techno tracks (including his iconic “Strings of Life”) backed by DSO performers, under the direction of conductor Francesco…

Danny Brown and Clams Casino share new Adult Swim Single

  Late-night television provider Adult Swim is releasing 15 songs over 15 weeks for free download on their website, continuing the Singles program they started in 2010. The latest installment features dynamic Detroit emcee Danny Brown, in one of his first major offerings since the acclaimed 2013 album Old.   “Worth It” is a collaboration…

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