Wolf Eyes — I Am a Problem: Mind in Pieces

  “Cynthia Vortex aka Trip Memory Illness,” the final track on Wolf Eyes’ latest album, I Am a Problem: Mind in Pieces, is an eight-minute-long lysergic slide deep into a troubled psyche, punctuated with incomprehensible, garbled moans, droning subsonic bass frequencies, lurching guitar riffs, electronic slicing and dicing, and a forlorn flute solo. It’s a…


ZelooperZ announces new album Bothic, shares first single

  “I should be dead! I should be dead!” These words could be heard resonating throughout the Majestic Theatre last November. It was Bruiser Thanksgiving, and ZelooperZ was giving one the best performances of the night. Now, he’s released an official version of that track, featuring absolutely unreal production from the prolific Bulletproof Dolphin collective….


Doughboyz Cashout — BYLUG World

  West Detroit supergroup Doughboyz Cashout self-released BYLUG World late last year as a free mixtape, and not — as many were hoping — a proper full-length from their home on Jeezy’s CTE World label (their last official output from the imprint was a 2013 remix of “Mob Life,” which had come out a year…


Jeff Mills releases final installment of Exhibitionist 2

  Detroit techno pioneer Jeff Mills recently released Exhibitionist 2 – Part 3, the the last of three 12″ EPs in the Exhibitionist 2 vinyl series that paralleled an interactive double DVD + CD experience of the same name. The collection was put out as installments over the course of five months through Mills’ label,…


Danny Brown hints at new album on Twitter

  In what has become an unofficial AMA-style tradition for the Detroit rapper, Danny Brown fielded questions from fans on Twitter Friday night and revealed that a follow-up to 2013’s Old could be on its way very soon. When asked by one of his followers whether he had any plans to livestream himself playing video…


Iggy Pop announces collaborative album Post Pop Depression

  Detroit proto-punk legend Iggy Pop (The Stooges) has teamed up with Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal to create an album titled Post Pop Depression, due out March 18 via Loma Vista/Concord. Recording sessions were completed in secret at Homme’s studio in Joshua Tree, California. Both artists…


Richie Hawtin announces “Play Differently” technology

  Second wave Detroit techno icon Richie Hawtin has shared his newest venture, following his decision to end his four-year run in Ibiza with his ENTER. project. Hawtin announced “Play Differently” at NAMM, a conference for the world’s biggest music instrument and production manufacturers. The joint venture with Allen & Heath and parent company Audiotonix…

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