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GRiZ Announces 7th Annual ‘12 Days of GRiZMAS’ Event Series December 12-23rd

GRiZMAS will treat fans around the world to all the performances, activities, and community service initiatives, culminating with the GRiZMAS Mini Digital Festival on December 23rd. The Festival will feature performances by GRiZ Alongside Destructo, AC Slater, J.Worra, Blunts & Blondes, Codes, Sunsquabi, ProbCause, and 10+ unannounced artists.   With Detroit public schools under more pressure […]

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Red Bull Arts Detroit presents Omar S: Conant Gardens Party Store

“Omar S: Conant Gardens Party Store is an exploration of the particular interests and passions of the legendary, elusive electronic musician, DJ, and producer, Omar S. Comprised of an interactive, virtual exploration of his personal collection, which ranges from arcade games to records to vintage VHS tapes, as well as a physical installation that will host a series […]

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ALBUM RELEASE: Interview with Sara Marie Barron on “Existential Glam”

Sara Marie Barron’s Existential Glam is a powerful and convincing follow up to her 2018 debut full-length Sad, But True. Over the past few years, Barron has continued to refine her craft as vocalist and as an artist in general, resulting in a collection of tracks that is polished, poised, and remarkably moving. (Featured image […]

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VIDEO RELEASE: MotorKam Releases Single “F*Internet”

MotorKam-BlackDaddy is a cross genre artist whose foundation is strongly rooted in hip hop. Today, he drops the single and music video for “F*Internet” directed by djkage and Spike Spielberg. Watch the release below! Relocating back home to Detroit after college, he found himself immersed in a scene in which he used to watch from […]

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Détroit Is The New Black Announces #BLM Art Installation

Détroit Is The New Black has teamed up with We Are Culture Creators for a very special day party to create an interactive art installation and provide lunch for protesters and folks that are seeking community on Saturday, June 6th, from 12-4PM. (Featured image credit, Xavier Cuevas). After the downtown Detroit-based retail store found itself at odds with landlord, […]

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Just Because We Can’t Hear It Doesn’t Mean It’s Not There

Words by Broccoli Around the world people have commented on the stillness of the streets in recent months, stoplights blinking for no one over once-busy intersections. Detroit is no stranger to this phenomenon, having experienced several socioeconomic sine waves in its lifetime far beyond the current pandemic. But for some, the lull will feel particularly […]

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Earth Day 2020: Short Films Debut by VNESSWOLFCHILD & Christiana Laine

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22nd, two Detroit-based interdisciplinary and multi-talented artists, VNESSWOLFCHILD and Christiana Laine (Beckley) organized a digital screening of two short video releases. Watch the premiere of VNESSWOLFCHILD new music video for her track, “heart gushes constantly forever into the earth.” “This song is a love song to the Earth,” […]

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Premiere: “Dissolve: into” by ke thu from New Weekly Release Series

Detroit electronic du ke thu has been dropping a new track every Friday for the past few weeks, which debuted with a left-field Tiger King cover, then followed by last week’s banger track “Thinking About You,” and once again- this Friday with their latest offering “Dissolve: into.”  “The track starts with a noisy low frequency […]

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RESPONSE. Brings Creativity to the Fight Against COVID-19

RESPONSE. is a new music label and media company created during the Coronavirus to use art to fight the disease -all while giving artists a platform. The brainchild of Detroit artist Alex Wilcox, RESPONSE. stems from a passion for findings ways that artists can continue to engage with audiences while also supporting the greater cause. […]

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ke thu Re-emerges in 2020 with Heavy Line-up of Live Performances

Detroit-based live techno duo ke thu made quite the impression when they launched into the local music scene with a unique force in late 2018. Fans quickly caught on to their carefully curated body of electronic music and equally cool visuals that accompanied their increasingly frequent appearances across the city. One year after their initial […]

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Ayana Love’s “Space” takes her ‘To Be Human EP’ into the Beyond

The single, “Space,” is premiering below from Ayana Love’s To Be Human EP, exists as a climax within the project as a whole. In her own words she explained, “Quite literally, [with this project] I’m giving myself the ‘Space’ to get to know myself more, and to be the well-rounded artist and woman that I […]

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Artist Hajime Kinoko Brings Contemporary Shibari Performance to MOCAD on Saturday, 2/1

Hajime Kinoko is considered Japans’s foremost contemporary practitioner of Shibari, a traditional Japanese form of rope-binding. The word Shibari means “to limit someone’s movement so they can not move freely,” not to be confused with Kinbaku, which means, “to bind tightly.” Kinoko explained this important distinction in a 2018 interview with Office Mag: “…the way […]

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