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ALBUM REVIEW: ACT CASUAL SELF-TITLED EP RELEASE

Words by Jeff Milo.  I’ve been made a believer by bands like Act Casual. Bands towards west of Detroit, like Desmond Jones, Chirp, and Stormy Chromer, have each been reeling me further past my staid indie-rock threshold and into the realms of jam… When I say... Read More

ALBUM REVIEW: GOLDZILLA’S IMMACULATE MISCONCEPTION

Words by Jeff Milo. I’ve been eagerly anticipating an album from Goldzilla, and Immaculate Misconception does not disappoint. More modest than your average emcee, Goldzilla broke out manifestly on the scene under the self-effacing moniker, The Anonymous (wi... Read More

PLAYGROUND HALLOWEEN WEEKEND 2017 PARTY GUIDE

Halloween weekend is something Detroiters wait for all year. Is it because the city and its post-industrial landscape is just a bit spooky in it's own right? Is it the legacy of Theater Bizarre? Whatever it is, there are plenty of parties to choose from depend... Read More

HAUTE TO DEATH 10: MUSIC IS AN EQUALIZER

Enjoy yourself no matter what…. This proposition comes up in conversation with Detroit art and music mavens Ash Nowak and Jon Dones, when they look back on their 10 years of hosting Haute To Death, a monthly dance-night intentionally crafted to be welcoming t... Read More