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Khalid graduated from the same high school as Madonna and used to live with a Jamaican Queen, but he has always and will forever worship at the church of Björk.


NMD to celebrate ten years of Strange Beautiful Music

  Fans of avant-garde, experimental, and outsider music are in luck this weekend, as New Music Detroit presents three days of the most forward-thinking sounds from artists all across the contemporary music spectrum. This weekend marks the tenth edition of Strange Beautiful Music, a marathon celebration of cutting-edge works from several genres.   According to…


U2 recall heyday at Ford Field stop of The Joshua Tree tour

  Pity the hardcore U2 fan; despite their idol’s unflagging ability to command blockbuster ticket sales and stay atop the Billboard charts, recent years have also found the Irish quartet dogged by lukewarm reviews and a flailing public image. From Bono’s much-parodied savior complex to the snafu over the band’s iPhone “release” of 2014’s Songs…


Alt-J, Run the Jewels, Solange to headline Mo Pop 2017

  Mo Pop Festival, which celebrates its fifth anniversary this year, will return to Detroit’s West Riverfront Park on July 29 and 30 headlined by Alt-J, Foster the People, Run the Jewels, and Solange. The popular outdoor event boasts stages of music, a locally crafted food and beverage experience, an art village, and much more….


MotorKam — BlackDaddy’s Greatest Hits | DMM Premiere

  It’s four months to the day since Detroit rapper MotorKam released his single “Redlight,” and in that time, we’ve been eagerly awaiting new music from his “BlackDaddy” project. Detroit Music Magazine is proud to say the wait is over, as MotorKam has shared an exclusive premiere of his new full-length with us.   Don’t…


Movement Fest reveals 2017 phase 1 lineup featuring Carl Cox

  Movement Electronic Music Festival, which celebrated its 10th anniversary this year, has revealed the Phase 1 lineup for 2017. The highly acclaimed outdoor event will feature the venerated acid house pioneer Carl Cox as the Main Stage headliner on Monday night of the three-day fest, which returns to Hard Plaza on Memorial Day weekend,…

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