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Ke Thu Drops New Visual + Remixes to Celebrate Debut Set at Movement Festival 2022

Detroit-based live electronic duo ke thu are gearing up for their debut performance at Movement Electronic Music Festival on Sunday, May 29th with a one-two punch of releases: a live video for their new track “Every Soul Knows The Infinite,” as well as a split with Beatloaf of JoJo remixes released on local Detroit label, […]

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Scott Avery Releases Debut Vinyl EP “Child Self”

Detroit-based musician Scott Avery has dropped his debut project, Child Self, a four-track EP that interprets “dance” music from a place of wanderlust, play, experimentation, and unencumbered curiosity today. An homage to innocence and the source of his creative expression, “Child Self represents a juncture in my personal history, a moment of reflection as I consider the roads […]

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Movement Festival 2022: PLAYGROUND Official After-Party Guide

As you already know, the after parties during Memorial Day Weekend in Detroit are just as important- if not more so- as the festival itself. If you want to see dance music where it was meant to be played, whether it’s in dark underground refuges and intricately lit clubs, we’ve got a list of our […]

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Sara Marie Barron ‘Angel Numbers’ EP Release- Coming Soon With Your Support

Singer-songwriter extraordinaire Sara Marie Barron, who was awarded the Motown Accelerator Artist Grant in 2020, has been putting in the work this year preparing for her biggest project to date. Angel Numbers will be Barron’s third music release and latest body of work following Sad, but True and Existential Glam, each which have garnered acclaim from Billboard, Pop Matters, WDET and more.  With her anticipated […]

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PRISM: A THREE DAY WEEKEND EXPERIENCE SHOWCASING DYNAMIC ART AND MUSIC COMMUNITY

APRIL 20, 2022 I DETROIT, MI  — PRISM is a three day weekend experience (April 29- May 1) presented by Art Groupie in collaboration with PLAYGROUND DETROIT. Supported by the IRL Together Fund – a grant program powered by the leading group messaging platform, IRL – the weekend will include three special events playing with […]

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Movement Music Festival 2022 Returns to Detroit WSG Juan Atkins, Skrillex, Chris Lake, 2 Chainz…

Movement Music Festival has announced the full lineup of its highly anticipated 2022 return! 2022 Lineup features over 110 acts, including acclaimed producer and founder of Brainfeeder Records, Flying Lotus, techno pioneer Kevin Saunderson performing under his iconic alias E-Dancer, and Detroit Techno icon Carl Craig performing a special b2b set with LCD Soundsystem frontman […]

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mBtheLight Releases ‘How to Dress Well in the Dark’ on Mahogani Music

Mahogani Music has released How to Dress Well in the Dark (H2DWITD), a new body of work by Detroit-based multidisciplinary artist Monica Blaire under the moniker mBtheLight (mB). With featured tracks by Nick Speed and Andrés, H2DWITD marks mB’s premier as a producer and displays a fusion of jazz, R&B and electronica, creating a sonic […]

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PERMUTANT Releases New Record “THAT I I AM AM” on Bandcamp Friday with Proceeds to Detroit Black Community Food Security Network

PERMUTANT is kicking off their 2022 release schedule with a new record release on Bandcamp Friday!

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Omar S Annual Birthday Party Returns to Marble Bar on Saturday February 5th

A modern day Detroit maverick, Omar S is one of the most beloved names in the Detroit house music scene. Having built a cult following around the world with his impressive catalogue, unique approach to cover art, and rebellious attitude towards dance music conventions, he is a staple in dance music both at home and […]

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Bruiser Thanksgiving Returns: A Detroit Tradition to Celebrate

Detroit’s resident purveyor of avant-garde hip hop, Danny Brown, has already cemented his place in the city’s musical history. But that’s not what it’s all about, at least according to Brown himself: “I’m just happy that we’re here for the 8th year of doing it. I don’t make money off of this…I do it for […]

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A Masterclass in House Music: François K Live at Tangent Gallery on November 13th

Few people have been as integral to the birth of house music as François K. Born in Rodez, France in January of 1954, he moved to New York City at a young age to continue to pursue his music career as a drummer. A dedicated audiophile and studied listener, he gravitated towards all types of […]

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Reginald Hawkins Releases Debut EP “Black Popstar” + Upcoming Performances Announced

Reginald Hawkins is one to watch. As a non-binary queer artist based in Detroit, Michigan, Hawkins, 21, has released their highly anticipated debut EP Black Popstar, now available on all streaming platforms. The genre bending project takes influence from their Detroit roots with house and techno inspired pop-dance tracks. The self-proclaimed pop star uses their […]

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