Interviews

Interview with John Arnold at Movement 2012

Posted on 07/02/2012 by DJ Meph in Events, Interviews, John Arnold, Movement (DEMF), Techno/Electronic

Interview with John Arnold at Movement 2012

Our resident electronic music expert, Chris Genetti, (@genettic) caught up with John Arnold after his performance at Movement 2012 to geek out about music.   Genettic: So- you’re from Detroit, and you’ve been based out of Detroit for your whole career? John: My entire life except for maybe four or five years I lived in [...]

Interview with DJ Psycho at Movement 2012 [VIDEO]

Posted on 06/27/2012 by DJ Meph in DJ Psycho, Events, Interviews, Movement (DEMF), Music, Techno/Electronic, Video

Interview with DJ Psycho at Movement 2012 [VIDEO]

DJ Meph (@djmeph) and David Lingholm (@davidlingholm) talk to DJ Psycho before his performance at Movement 2012

A Casual Conversation with DJ Meph and Passalacqua [VIDEO]

Posted on 11/10/2011 by DJ Meph in Hip Hop, Interviews, Music, Passalacqua, Upcoming Concerts, Video

A Casual Conversation with DJ Meph and Passalacqua [VIDEO]

I recently met up with Passalacqua at The Renaissance Center to discuss their new album and the influences that went into it. Their new album Zebahazy Summer is available to listen for free or you can download for $5 at http://tomandbootsy.com/. Also, make sure to check them out tonight at The Old Miami for the [...]

Tunde Olaniran the Visionary [VIDEO]

Posted on 10/10/2011 by DJ Meph in Concert Reviews, Interviews, Music, Rock, Tunde Olaniran, Video

Tunde Olaniran the Visionary [VIDEO]

During Michael Jackson’s memorial service, Madonna reflected on the memories of her friendship with Michael, and made it clear their relationship was purely platonic. If, however, Madonna and Michael Jackson had ever made love, their offspring would have been something similar to Tunde Olaniran. (@tundeolaniran) Babatunde is a visionary with a true bohemian spirit. Every [...]

DJ Meph and David Lingholm Visit Burst Radio [VIDEO]

Posted on 08/20/2011 by DJ Meph in Immerse, Interviews, Rex Sepulveda, Techno/Electronic, Video

DJ Meph and David Lingholm Visit Burst Radio [VIDEO]

Last Sunday, David Lingholm (@davidlingholm) and I (@djmeph) visited the Burst Radio studios to check out what they’ve got going on, and interview Immerse, one of the resident DJs. http://youtu.be/x6EautVoc14

Interview With Doc Waffles [VIDEO]

Posted on 07/14/2011 by DJ Meph in Doc Waffles, Hip Hop, Interviews, Music

Interview With Doc Waffles [VIDEO]

DJ Meph met up with Doc Waffles (@doc_waffles) at Telway for burgers and an interview, a day after the release of his new EP, Seizure Suit Farms.

Dragon Wagon Live Performance and Interview [VIDEO]

Posted on 07/01/2011 by DJ Meph in Electric Forest Festival - Rothbury, Events, Interviews, Video

Dragon Wagon Live Performance and Interview [VIDEO]

Dragon Wagon (@DragonWagonBand) perform a special, exclusive live song for Detroit Underground at the Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury, Michigan, followed by an interview with DJ Meph.

Detroit Unspun and DJ Meph Interview DJ Seoul

Posted on 06/04/2011 by DJ Meph in DJ Seoul, Events, Interviews, Movement (DEMF), Music, Techno/Electronic, Video

Detroit Unspun and DJ Meph Interview DJ Seoul

DJ Seoul is the intersection of two very important forms of art in Detroit, techno and turntablism. David Lingholm (@davidlingholm) and DJ Meph got a chance to sit down with DJ Seoul (@djseoul) in the Red Bull Lounge at Movement 2011 to discuss Detroit Techno Militia, Bang Tech 12 and how they both work to [...]

Interview With Terrence Parker [AUDIO]

Posted on 05/27/2011 by DJ Meph in Audio, Events, Interviews, Movement (DEMF), Music, Techno/Electronic, Terrence Parker

Interview With Terrence Parker [AUDIO]

Here are some interesting facts about Terrence Parker. Instead of using headphones, he has rigged a telephone headset that he plugs into the mixer. He has played at five DEMFs, and has played at afterparties for eight DEMF festivals. There is only one year of the festival that he did not play at all. Terrence [...]

Interview with Mick Collins from The Dirtbombs

Posted on 05/09/2011 by DJ Meph in Dirtbombs, Events, Interviews, Movement (DEMF), Music, Rock

Interview with Mick Collins from The Dirtbombs

I recently got the opportunity to interview Mick Collins from The Dirtbombs, and we waxed poetic about Movement 2011, Detroit music, records and the flight risk of Detroit musicians. Being new to Detroit’s rock scene, I learned a lot from him, but I think even some of the most die hard Dirtbombs fans will find [...]

Update: Tunde Olaniran Wins MTV Artist of the Week

Posted on 04/12/2011 by DJ Meph in Interviews, Music, Rock, Tunde Olaniran

Update: Tunde Olaniran Wins MTV Artist of the Week

Congratulations to Tunde Olaniran (@tundeolaniran) who is MTV’s artist of the week! We think this is a great message to send to MTV, that we’re tired of all the same music, repackaged under a new pop icon, week after week. We want MTV to cover real artists, who are making real music, innovating and being [...]

DJ Primeminister Interview

Posted on 03/20/2011 by DJ Meph in DJ Primeminister, Hip Hop, Interviews, Music

DJ Primeminister Interview

I recently got the opportunity to interview DJ Primeminister about music and scratch DJing. Primeminister is more than just your average scratch DJ, he paints pictures through record scratching. He recently performed his “Ode To Detroit” scratch set at TEDxDetroit. DU: What is a Scratchtracknologist, and did I say that right? PM: You said it [...]

Oblisk Interview

Posted on 07/22/2010 by Aaron in Interviews, Music, Oblisk, Rock

Oblisk Interview

Experimental rock band Oblisk offers some of the hardest hitting ambient music that Detroit has to offer. Producing powerful vocals behind a wall of  sound, Oblisk is a truly unique outfit that captures a new phase of local Detroit music. With a myriad of bands exploring the experiemental side of the garage rock genre, a [...]

Interview With The Phage

Posted on 03/03/2010 by Aaron in Interviews, Music, Rock, The Phage

Interview With The Phage

Classic and experimental rock blend perfectly in the Detroit underground incarnation known as The Phage. Consisting of three brothers and a drummer, the band incorporates multi-layered instrumental tracks laced with hardcore and classic rock elements to for a style that is uniquely their own. The Phage’s latest release Princess Magma offers listeners a rock album [...]

Interview With Zoos of Berlin’s Will Yates

Posted on 02/17/2010 by Aaron in Interviews, Music, Rock, Zoos of Berlin

Interview With Zoos of Berlin’s Will Yates

Experimental pop band Zoos of Berlin aren’t what you’d normally expect from the Detroit underground scene. Offering listeners well arranged, deeply textured songs, the band is part of a growing experimental pop scene within the city that is producing some of the most original bands Detroit has ever seen. Part of the Hamtramck Blowout lineup, [...]