Dan B. Jones, Author at Detroit Music Magazine Dan B. Jones, Author at Detroit Music Magazine

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Dan B. Jones

Dan Breitmeyer Jones is a writer and student who lives on Detroit’s east side, where he grows vegetables, rides bikes, and listens to trap music.


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Mega Powers — Winterludes EP

  The piano may be a percussion instrument, but it inhabits an interesting place in instrumental taxonomy. Hammers strike a string, yet the result can be awfully melodic in a way that its cousin, the snare, can’t imagine. This odd piece of half-remembered information came to mind while listening to the new EP Winterludes from…

Omar-S releases free two-track EP

  Don’t ever turn your back on Omar-S. Blink and the underground techno/house producer’s likely to have dropped a crispy new release. That’s what happened just a few days ago, when an untitled EP popped up in Resident Advisor’s email without warning, where it is available for free download.   The two tracks, “Party Marty”…

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Dej Loaf drops three new music videos in one day

  Detroit favorite Dej Loaf has been blowing up. Since dropping her mixtape All Jokes Aside this April, the artist’s exposure has exploded. To keep the party moving along, Dej — with the help of director C.J. South — has gifted her fans with three stylish videos in the past week. Reportedly all three were…

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House icon Andrés readies upcoming Mighty Tribe EP

  Detroit house impresario and Slum Village DJ Andrés will soon release a brand-new 12” entitled Mighty Tribe. While the musician is being cagey about the exact drop date, FIT Distribution helpfully indicates that it is “upcoming” and is currently available for pre-order on their website. They also provided clips of the three tracks (“Mighty…

Passalacqua have fun “At the Party” in their new music video
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Passalacqua have fun “At the Party” in their new music video

  Detroit hip-hop mainstays Passalacqua are having fun “At the Party” despite themselves. Detroit Music Magazine premiered the Dr. B-produced track from the duo’s Banglatown EP last year, and now the song has been given the video treatment. In addition to a handful of don’t-blink-or-you’ll-miss-it cameos from other Motor City tunemakers, the Good Pals-directed piece…

Royce da 5’9″ returns with “Tabernacle” video
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Royce da 5’9″ returns with “Tabernacle” video

  The buzz has been huge for Layers, the first new album from Royce da 5’9″ in five years. Lead single “Tabernacle” dropped earlier this month and has been the object of praise pretty much across the board, including landing a spot on DMM’s weekly SoundCloud mix.   In the newly released video for “Tabernacle,” directed…

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