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ALBUM RELEASE: Jo Rad Silver’s Debut Full-Length “Protography” Live at Donovan’s Pub

Last year, Jo Rad Silver released his debut solo EP Superhero Elevator Techno. Silver’s work with Assemble Sound, the Detroit Sound Conservancy, his “Technically, Yeah” monthly with Eddie Logix, and more has made him a familiar presence in Detroit’s local music scene, and his creative work blends from the ambient to the abrasive, with various […]

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UFO FACTORY’S TRIUMPHANT RETURN: GRAND RE-OPENING WEEKEND!

When I first moved to Corktown a little over a year ago, one of the spot’s best amenities was as follows: “It’s right down the street from UFO.” Even before I started living in the city proper, I recognized UFO Factory as a refuge for a thriving subset of Detroit’s underground music scene. From album […]

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MICHIGAN GLASS PROJECT HOSTS FESTIVAL TO RAISE FUNDS FOR ARTS EDUCATION

Who isn’t interested in supporting arts education in Detroit’s schools? The Michigan Glass Project Festival is a live art and music festival with the aim of raising $125,000 to support art curriculum in Detroit public schools. The beneficiary of the festival is the non-profit Art Road, which is working to return arts curriculum to Detroit […]

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PD PRESENTS: ‘YEAR ONE’ AN INSTALLATION AT GET SUMMERED: DETROIT EDITION BY SAMANTHA BANKS AND MOLLY SODA

Paying homage to the first year of DEMF in 2000 and to anyone’s first experience at Detroit’s internationally magnetic annual music festival, now run by Paxahau as Movement Festival, PLAYGROUND DETROIT presents a multi-media installation by Samantha Banks and Molly Soda. The work will be showcased Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Northern Lights Lounge in conjunction […]

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PLAYGROUND DETROIT PRESENTS: JEREMY WAUN AT KAVE EXPRESSO CAFE IN BUSHWICK

In a minimal set up reminiscent of Marc Bolan’s Tyrannosaurus Rex acoustic project, Detroit-based Jeremy Waun and his drummer, Johnny Weeks are currently touring the Midwest and East coast. Waun is performing an intimate Brooklyn show at Kave Espresso Bar in Bushwick this Wednesday, October 10th at 6pm. Waun is also a member of the […]

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SUMMER SCHOOL IS IN: ALBUM RELEASE FROM PROGRESS REPORT

Class is in session and you don”t have to miss a beach day to attend lessons. Progress Report (D. Allie of United States of Mind & Eddie Logix of Midcoast Most) have broken out more tricks than you’ll ever learn from a textbook with their remix album, Summer School, released today digitally. For their latest project, the […]

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