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WATCH NOW: JESSICA HERNANDEZ & THE DELTAS PERFORM ON THE LATE SHOW IN NEW YORK CITY

WATCH NOW: JESSICA HERNANDEZ & THE DELTAS PERFORM ON THE LATE SHOW IN NEW YORK CITY

Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas performed on The Late Show with David Letterman Monday night, playing “Sorry I Stole Your Man,” in New York City. Detroit-based Hernandez grew up in the metro area and was behind DIY venue, The Bakery Loft, which sat above a Mexicantown Bakery where local music shows blossomed in years past. The band just released their first full-length...
GO SEE: CMJ MUSIC MARATHON FEATURING PROTOMARYTR, JAMAICAN QUEENS & MATTHEW DEAR

GO SEE: CMJ MUSIC MARATHON FEATURING PROTOMARYTR, JAMAICAN QUEENS & MATTHEW DEAR

October means that CMJ is here again! CMJ Music Marathon is one of the world’s most important platforms for the discovery of new music. For five nonstop days and nights, CMJ features over 1,400 live performances in more than 80 of New York City’s greatest nightclubs and theaters. CMJ also presents over 100 informative conference...
DONATE NOW: DETROIT NEEDS THIRD WAVE MUSIC STORE TO OPEN FOR LOCAL MUSICIANS NEEDS

DONATE NOW: DETROIT NEEDS THIRD WAVE MUSIC STORE TO OPEN FOR LOCAL MUSICIANS NEEDS

Third Wave Music is one of the most recent semi-finalists in Hatch Detroit, a contest to support independent retail businesses in Detroit through funding, exposure and mentoring. Sister Pie was announced the winner yesterday, and although who doesn’t love a good pie? The music community in Detroit has been left with heavy heart. A fact for...
WATCH NOW: THE RIGHT BROTHERS RELEASE THE BAPTISM SHORT FILM FOR PASSALACQUA & SYBLING

WATCH NOW: THE RIGHT BROTHERS RELEASE THE BAPTISM SHORT FILM FOR PASSALACQUA & SYBLING

Passalacqua just released the full version of ‘The Baptism;’ a short film created by  The Right Brothers. First single from their new album ‘Church’. Created & Produced by  The Right Brothers Cinematography by Andrew Miller & Jamin Townsley Edited by Andrew Miller Starring Jax Anderson Bryan ‘Mister’ Lackner Brent ‘Blaksmith’ Smith The Hygienic Dress League Shot on location...
LISTEN UP: DULCINEA DETWAH RETURNS TO HER HOMETOWN FROM NYC TO PERFORM AT SIDEWALK FESTIVAL

LISTEN UP: DULCINEA DETWAH RETURNS TO HER HOMETOWN FROM NYC TO PERFORM AT SIDEWALK FESTIVAL

Dulcinea Detwah, an emcee and electronic music producer originally from Detroit, currently resides in Brooklyn. In 2011, she released her first EP Cool Kid, influenced by Detroit techno and has continued to create music with collaborations and live performances. Dulcinea Detwah returns to her hometown to perform at the Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts on August 2nd, 2014, alongside a stellar local line-up...
CHURCH: REVIVAL ALBUM RELEASE PARTY FOR NEW COLLABORATION FROM PASSALACQUA & SYBLYNG

CHURCH: REVIVAL ALBUM RELEASE PARTY FOR NEW COLLABORATION FROM PASSALACQUA & SYBLYNG

After more than two years of work, Detroit hip-hop duo Passalacqua and electro-rock duo SYBLYNG (Seth and Jax Anderson of Flint Eastwood) are releasing their collaborative album, entitled “CHURCH.” CHURCH: REVIVAL is the album release show, which will highlight their independent and collaborative work, as well as a collection of other prominent local and national musicians who influence...
LISTEN UP: ZELOOPERZ DROPS HELP MIXTAPE ALONGSIDE MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE PLATEAU

LISTEN UP: ZELOOPERZ DROPS HELP MIXTAPE ALONGSIDE MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE PLATEAU

ZelooperZ, the 20-year-old Detroit lyricist and member of Danny Brown’s Bruiser Brigade crew, is the youngest of the bunch to tear up the internet with his latest mixtape release, HELP.  The 17-track mixtape was released earlier this week with much internet anticipation on LiveMixtapes. Complex premiered the video for the album’s first single, “Plateau,” [watch below] featuring Danny Brown, shot in Detroit. The internet has been...
PD PRESENTS: TUNDE OLANIRAN LIVE AT UNION POOL IN BROOKLYN WITH QUINCY VIDAL AND OLIVER DUNCAN

PD PRESENTS: TUNDE OLANIRAN LIVE AT UNION POOL IN BROOKLYN WITH QUINCY VIDAL AND OLIVER DUNCAN

PLAYGROUND DETROIT PRESENTS: Tunde Olaniran, Oliver Duncan, Quincy Vidal at Union Pool this Thursday night, April 3rd, at 9pm. We are pleased to showcase Tunde Olaniran, repping Detroit and his hometown of Flint, Michigan in Brooklyn this week. We are not the only one’s excited about this up-and-coming musician, The New York Times recently profiled Olaniran: Tunde Olaniran,...
WATCH NOW: DETROIT'S NAIN ROUGE INSPIRES PASSALACQUA MUSIC VIDEO FOR POWER

WATCH NOW: DETROIT’S NAIN ROUGE INSPIRES PASSALACQUA MUSIC VIDEO FOR POWER

Passalacqua, Detroit’s most notorious and celebrated hip-hop duo, has just released a new music video for the single “Power,” directed by Benjamin Friedman with additional camera work by Andrew Miller [The Right Brothers]. The video was shot at Nain Rouge, in Detroit- a “do-it-yourself Mardi Gras style march, full of inside jokes and absurdity unlike anything...
LISTEN UP: COUNT MACK DROPS NEW ALBUM AND WANTS YOU TO PLEASE BELIEVE

LISTEN UP: COUNT MACK DROPS NEW ALBUM AND WANTS YOU TO PLEASE BELIEVE

Detroit Emcee Count Mack [Vaughn Taormina], recently released his album entitled Please Believe at in Detroit at the TV Lounge on a rowdy winter night.  The album has what you could call “Detroit Swag;” it’s full of feel good party tracks that can play straight through. In addition to his hip-hop career, he is a fine artist,...
LISTEN UP: HUMONS DEBUT ALBUM ENTITLED BEING PAYS TRIBUTE TO DETROITS MANY SOUNDS

LISTEN UP: HUMONS DEBUT ALBUM ENTITLED BEING PAYS TRIBUTE TO DETROITS MANY SOUNDS

Humons is the solo project of Detroit musician Alan Sedghi, who just released his first EP entitled Being. The album artwork was done by Michigan artist and illustrator Ellen Rutt. The collaboration between the two young creatives result is complete synesthesia. Throughout the 10-track album his soothing vocals fade in and out, while sounds transform between tracks from...
PARTY ON: MOTOR CITY DANCE PARTY FUNDRAISER AT CAMEO GALLERY IN WILLIAMSBURG

PARTY ON: MOTOR CITY DANCE PARTY FUNDRAISER AT CAMEO GALLERY IN WILLIAMSBURG

What can your average, fun-loving New Yorker do to help Detroit? What if it involved dancing and door prizes? What if it was an excuse to have some fun on an otherwise boring after-work Monday evening? Our friends are throwing the Motor City Dance Party fundraiser at Cameo Gallery in Williamsburg on Monday Dec. 9th at 7 p.m. RSVP on Facebook...