Machine Listening: Movement 2018
Broccoli shares his experiences from Detroit’s most infamous music event Movement Electronic Music Festival.
The DMM Guide to Movement 2018
Memorial day weekend in Detroit is a special time for lovers of techno. The city hosts thousands of festival goers from around the world as they converge on Hart Plaza for a weekend long celebration of electronic music. For those of us who call Motor City home, it’s affirmation that our city is thriving….
DIA’s free Friday Night Live! series to host Matthew Dear
Detroit electronic pioneer Matthew Dear will headline a free performance as Audion, at the Detroit Institute of Arts’ Rivera Court, on March 30.
Bonny Doon release “Long Wave” video, new album
Adding to their lackadaisical mystique, Bonny Doon’s new video features idyllic countryside and band members lolling about. The song is “Long Wave,” taken from the band’s brand new LP of the same name. The video is an apt visual accompaniment, elevating the most contemplative qualities of the band’s music and this song in particular….
Baron Crooks Tangle Parade – “Belly Ache” (Video) | DMM Premiere
Detroit experimental pop act Baron Crooks Tangle Parade premieres its trippy debut video for “Belly Ache.”
Mo Pop 2018 lineup: Bon Iver, St. Vincent, The National, Vince Staples, more
Mo Pop 2018 returns to Detroit’s West Riverfront park July 28 and 29, featuring Bon Iver, The National, St. Vincent, Vince Staples, Portugal. The Man, Empty Houses, Curtis Roach, and more.
Asklepius — “Circulation” | DMM Premiere
DMM is honored to premiere Asklepius’ newest track “Circulation,” from their upcoming release Four Shadows the Past.
Bonny Doon release single, announce new album Longwave
With their self-titled debut (DMM’s seventh favorite album of 2017), Bonny Doon introduced listeners to their penchant for wandering melodies and poetic lyricism. Now the band have announced a follow-up album, Longwave, to be released March 23 via their new label home Woodsist (Real Estate, Kevin Morby, Woods). Given Bonny Doon’s steadfast guitar lines…
The Year in Music 2017: Detroit’s 10 Best Albums
One word comes to mind when looking back at Detroit’s music projects of 2017: variety. Unlike other cities celebrated for their musical specialities, Detroit is home to countless genres, sounds, and communities — all distinct, yet part of the same ecosystem. This year, full-length albums, mixtapes, and EPs demonstrated the capacity to which artists are…
The Year in Music 2017: Detroit’s 10 Best Tracks
It didn’t seem possible, but 2017 was plenty worse than 2016 for most people. But if there was one area that remained consistently great, it was the quality of Detroit’s musical output. This year saw a bevy of tracks that pushed the envelope, connected traditions and styles, or just made us get on our feet…