I was introduced into Ali Baba’s music in the late 80’s. Ali Baba is an outstanding African musician who was born in Garoua, North Cameroon in 1956. He seemed to be a character taken straight out of the Thousand and One Nights and his music symbolises a mixture of African warmth, Fulani and Islamic tradition.His sound […]
This Saturday there will be a free party at Belle Isle called Detroit Appreciation featuring all sorts of electronic music from Dj Seoul, Twonz, Mike Clark, Dewayne Jensen, Jesse James, William Paul, mr.joshooa, Jayded, Disciple, and Inspekda Breaks with sound provided by Damn Panic.
Event: DETROIT APPRECIATION **FREE PARTY**
Time: September 27, 2008 12:00PM
Location: BELLE ISLE […]
His voice has the depth of Marvin Gaye’s, it allows you to relax and to travel through a refreshing universe made of tenderness. In fact, Q Harper’s music is ideal for Summer time while sitting on the beach and letting your thoughts wander through a landscape of delight.
Like light rain drops, Quiet Time takes you […]
Growing in Detroit
On August 1st, Detroiters took part in the 10th annual Urban Garden Tour, sponsored by the Detroit Agricultural Network (DAN).
This year’s tour provided a close-up view of the emerging fresh, organic food system in Detroit, which is providing hope and nutrition to many. From hearty greens at the Earth Works farm on […]
Commuter train rolling for dollars — State boosts Howell-to-Ann …
The state has guaranteed another $1.4 million for a proposed Howell-to-Ann-Arbor commuter train line that supporters say is necessary to combat congestion on U.S. 23.
The new grant from the Michigan Department of Trans-portation was announced Monday at a meeting where supporters were talking about receiving a […]
The Ants of Gaia — it’s only the end of the world, so quit bitching
Has anyone seen downtown Detroit lately? Of course not. No one goes there any more. Miles of cracked pavement, weeds and abandoned buildings that look like de Chirico’s Melancholy and Mystery of a Street. Hell, for all practical purposes it is […]
Postcards From Detroit: From the days when the Detroit Grand Prix was just that - A Grand Prix
From 1982 through 1988, the Formula 1 circus included the mean streets of Detroit, Michigan, among its annual stops.
From whence comes the new book “Postcards From Detroit” by Roger Hart, David Bull Publishing, 9×10 inches, hardbound, 96 pages,103 […]
Launched last month Detour is a new online magazine about indie and underground music, film, and other media at the national level but based in Detroit (well actually Royal Oak) continuing Detroit’s music journalism tradition a la Creem, which may no longer be “America’s Only Rock ’n’ Roll Magazine” despite having somewhat of a rebirth […]
So the White Stripes’s new album Icky Thump was played on the air in its entirety well before its release date by Chicago DJ Electra on Q101, which made Jack quite upset. Lots of folks are backlashing against Jack for being so upset, seeing it as the reaction based on greed. Thus the […]
This weekend at the Bohemian National Home, 3009 Tillman, Detroit (1 blk N. of Michigan Ave, between I-96 and Grand Blvd) 313-737-6606:
The big week is here! Thanks to everyone who has helped us put the festival together, including Stormy Records, The Record Collector, People’s Records, Slows Bar BQ, WDET and Metro Times, plus the Bohouse […]