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Our New Print Marketing Materials Revealed!

Posted on 05/10/2016 by DJ Meph in Art, Community, Detroit, Detroit Underground, Marketing

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Detroit Underground is revealing our new marketing package this week. Detroit is a city of rapid change from its music scene to its buildings to its people, which made us feel like it was time to a do little changing of our own to keep up. How to do that? We worked with another Detroit-based [...]

Detroit Fashion Collective/Adriana Pavon. Fraud and theif.

Posted on 03/20/2012 by DJ Meph in Community, Fashion

Detroit Fashion Collective/Adriana Pavon. Fraud and theif.

Do not do business with Adriana Pavon. She is a complete fraud. She has not only frauded good businesses out of hard-earned money, she ripped off the Detroit Youth Boxing club of more than three thousand dollars. She is a liar and a thief. Please watch the video below to see how much she hurt [...]

Detroit Underground Will Blackout Tomorrow to Protest SOPA

Posted on 01/17/2012 by DJ Meph in Community, Detroit Underground, Music News, Video

Detroit Underground Will Blackout Tomorrow to Protest SOPA

Everyone here at Detroit Underground is in full support of the internet blackout that will be occurring tomorrow as web sites around the world show support for defeating SOPA. This bill will do nothing to curb piracy, it only gives content managers the ability to abuse laws that are already in existence. It is vague [...]

Mayer Hawthorne Wants To Rock Halftime On Turkey Day [VIDEO]

Posted on 11/07/2011 by DJ Meph in Community, Mayer Hawthorne, Music, Music News, Soul, Video

Mayer Hawthorne Wants To Rock Halftime On Turkey Day [VIDEO]

Detroit is a bastion of talent in both sports and music. Many Detroiters have enjoyed championships, playoff appearances and general kick-assery from their favorite teams. Detroit is also known for staying on the cutting edge of, if not paving the way for, some of the greatest music in the world. These two elements often come [...]

Tea Time in Detroit

Posted on 10/24/2011 by DJ Meph in Community

Tea Time in Detroit

I recently sat down at a table with Stephanie Selvaggio to discuss entrepreneurship over a hot cup of organic tea. This is something that many Metro Detroiters will be able to do in the near future, when the Woodbridge Gypsy Den and Tea Room (@WBGyspsyDen) comes to Detroit. The Woodbridge community is a very progressive, [...]

Conscious Alliance and Electric Forest “Art that Feeds” Food Drive

Posted on 06/21/2011 by kriegs in Community, Electric Forest Festival - Rothbury, Events

Conscious Alliance and Electric Forest “Art that Feeds” Food Drive

Conscious Alliance and Electric Forest Festival are bringing an “Art That Feeds” food drive to the festival this year.  Rock Poster Artist Jeff Wood has designed a 3-d poster that festival goers will receive by bringing 20 cans of non-perishable food items.  The image of the poster can be seen to the right. Started in [...]

Hour Detroit’s 2011 Best of Detroit Party at Motorcity Casino’s Sound Board

Posted on 06/21/2011 by DJ Meph in Amnesia, Community, Events, Hour Detroit Best of Detroit, Mayer Hawthorne, Music, Soul, Sound Board, Upcoming Concerts, Venues

Hour Detroit’s 2011 Best of Detroit Party at Motorcity Casino’s Sound Board

It seems like every blog, digital media and print publication in Detroit has their own “Best of” list, but Hour Detroit‘s annual best of has become a staple in Detroit for defining what really makes the city great, and they’ve cemented that position with one of the swankiest parties in Detroit you’ll ever attend. With [...]

iSpy Magazine Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary at Necto

Posted on 06/20/2011 by DJ Meph in Community, DJ Meph, DJ X10SIVE, Events, Music, Necto, Nxt Lvl, Stereo Love Saturdays, Techno/Electronic, Upcoming Concerts, Venues

iSpy Magazine Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary at Necto

In June of 2010, Tim Adkins (@timboslice) of Pakmode Media + Marketing started iSPY Magazine, a print and digital media publication that focuses on art and music culture in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area. Since then, they have seen tremendous growth, with web traffic tripling since this January alone. Their new feature, Living Social, only continues [...]

Why Everyone Should Attend Motor City Pride

Posted on 06/04/2011 by DJ Meph in Community, Events, Motor City Pride

Why Everyone Should Attend Motor City Pride

This weekend marks the very first gay pride festival in Detroit, which moved from Ferndale to Hart Plaza this year. This event is very important to the city of Detroit, and I believe it is our duty as a community, regardless of sexual orientation, to come out and support the festival and the gay community. [...]

Detroit Native Defends Video Games as an Art Form on Fox News [Video]

Posted on 05/23/2011 by DJ Meph in Art, Community, Video

Detroit Native Defends Video Games as an Art Form on Fox News [Video]

On Saturday, May 21st, Brian Ambrozy (@primesuspect) of Icrontic was asked to go on Fox & Friends to debate Neal Asbury (@NealAsbury) on the merits of video games as a form of art, and defended public funding by the National Endowment of Arts for independent, non-profit video game studios. The “discussion” was everything typical of [...]

Promoters Can Now Stay Connected with Group Texting

Posted on 04/27/2011 by DJ Meph in Community

Promoters Can Now Stay Connected with Group Texting

I recently co-organized an event called Ignite Detroit, (@ignitedetroit) a public speaking competition that was held at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel. (@MotorCityCasino) I also spun records at the afterparty, which was at Overdrive Lounge, right upstairs from Sound Board. In between the sessions of speakers, we had musical guests perform 15 minute sets, [...]

Musical Guests Announced for Ignite Detroit 2

Posted on 04/02/2011 by DJ Meph in Community, DJ Meph, Events, Hip Hop, Ignite Detroit, Music, Passalacqua, Pato Margetic, Ro Spit, Rock, Upcoming Concerts

Musical Guests Announced for Ignite Detroit 2

Ignite Detroit (@ignitedetroit) is back this year for its second installment, and this year’s event is looking to blow away the first one! The organizers of Ignite Detroit teamed up with Motor City Casino Hotel (@MotorCityCasino) to bring Ignite to The Sound Board, and have lined up some of Detroit’s best underground musicians to provide [...]

5 for 5E Gallery Kickstarter Project

Posted on 03/25/2011 by DJ Meph in 5 Elements Gallery, Community, Venues

5 for 5E Gallery Kickstarter Project

A kickstarter project is underway to provide funding for 5 Elements Gallery, the only hip hop gallery and performance space in Detroit. DJ Sicari, (@DjSicari5E) founder of 5E Gallery and member of legendary Detroit hip hop crew 5 Ela, has dedicated his time and efforts to reviving Detroit and empowering its people. Sicari’s goals for [...]