Music

Dark Star Orchestra – Majestic Theater – 2/3/14

Posted on 01/20/2014 by kriegs in Detroit, Majestic Theater, Music, Upcoming Concerts

Dark Star Orchestra – Majestic Theater – 2/3/14

Dark Star Orchestra, the legendary Grateful Dead cover band, will be playing at the Majestic Theater on February 3rd, 2014. Dark Star has been touring the US for over 15 years and have played over 2000 shows along the way. Event Info Ages:  All Ages Doors Open: 8:00PM Ticket Price: $22 Advance / $25 Day [...]

Detroit Movement Electronic Music Festival 2013

Posted on 03/15/2013 by kriegs in Detroit, Events, Movement (DEMF), Music, Music News

Detroit Movement Electronic Music Festival 2013

After a successful  2012 festival with over 100,000 people in attendance, Paxahau is bringing back Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music Festival to Hart Plaza on the Detroit Riverfront.  Over Memorial Day weekend (May 25th thru May 27th) the festival formally known as DEMF will have 5 outdoor stages, over 100 artists, and several amazing, wild art [...]

Umphrey’s McGee & Greensky Bluegrass Break it Down at the Fillmore

Posted on 02/06/2013 by kriegs in Fillmore Detroit, Music, Music News, Reviews, Rock

Umphrey’s McGee & Greensky Bluegrass Break it Down at the Fillmore

Chicago’s Umphrey’s McGee and Michigan’s Greensky Bluegrass played the Fillmore Theater on February 2nd.  If you’ve never seen Umphrey’s before, they are a mix of a bluesy, jazzy sound with electronic effects and heavy metal / hard rock influence. They played a great show with great energy and seemed to flow seamlessly from song to [...]

New Years Eve Around the “D”

Posted on 12/27/2012 by kriegs in Detroit, Magic Bag, Majestic Theater, Music, Upcoming Concerts

Looking for what to do for New Years in Detroit?  There are several different options for every variety of music to ring in the new year! Greensky Bluegrass – Majestic Theatre Greensky Bluegrass will be ringing in the New Year at Detroit’s Majestic Theatre.  The New Year’s Eve show will also feature Michigan band, Frontier [...]

All Good Music Festival 2012 Wrap-up

Posted on 07/29/2012 by kriegs in All Good Music Festival, Blues, Events, Hip Hop, Music, Music News, Rock, Techno/Electronic

All Good Music Festival 2012 Wrap-up

All Good Music Festival moved to Legends Valley in Thornville, OH for 2012.  The location was great being from the midwest with easy access to get to and from the venue. As usual,  All Good had side by side stages so music isn’t conflicting and you can catch more music. After a a few hours [...]

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

DJ Meph Welcomes Corktown Studios to the Neighborhood

Posted on 05/17/2012 by DJ Meph in Music, Odd Hours, Rock, The Philter, The Rogue Satellites

DJ Meph Welcomes Corktown Studios to the Neighborhood

As a new resident of Corktown, I was very excited to hear about a new rehearsal and working studio for audio and visual artists opening in my neighborhood. I had no idea, however, that one of the founding members of the studio was Jaye Thomas from The Rogue Satellites, a band we have covered before [...]

DJ LaJedi – Detroit Soniclyzm 2

Posted on 05/01/2012 by DJ Meph in DJ Lajedi, Hip Hop, Music

DJ LaJedi – Detroit Soniclyzm 2

DJ LaJedi is a very interesting person who I personally have a lot of respect for. Her DJ moniker, LaJedi, (pronounced “la heady”) was a name that was given to her by native guides and travel companions when she backpacked through Mexico, near the seas, pyramids and pueblas. It is the Mexican translation of Jedi. [...]

Passalacqua – Dead Fish Eyes feat. Doc Waffles [VIDEO]

Posted on 03/20/2012 by DJ Meph in Doc Waffles, Hip Hop, Music, Passalacqua, Video

Passalacqua – Dead Fish Eyes feat. Doc Waffles [VIDEO]

Passalacqua: Mister (@thenameismister) and Blaksmith (@theblaksmith) are at it again with a new tune that will make you dance… and think. Doc Waffles joins them on the track, with a beat produced by High Funktose Corn Syrup.

DJ Skeez – The Beatdown Vol. 1 Mixtape

Posted on 03/16/2012 by DJ Meph in DJ Skeez, Hip Hop, Music

DJ Skeez – The Beatdown Vol. 1 Mixtape

As a derby girl, hip hop DJ, model and actress, Kyle “Skeez” Kentala (@djskeez313) has represented Detroit and its underground culture in almost every form of media available. This week, she represented Detroit in Austin, Texas for the SXSW Music Conference. Prior to her performance, she released her first Mixtape, The Beatdown Vol. 1 which [...]

Hypertone Website Launched Today

Posted on 03/08/2012 by DJ Meph in Dan Bain, Hypertone, Music, Music News, Noël Jackson, Record Labels, Techno/Electronic

Hypertone Website Launched Today

Local DJ and producer, Noël Jackson, (@noel) launched the official website today for his electronic record label, Hypertone. From the About page: We are on a mission to release authentic and sincere dance music. We focus on quality over quantity, and uphold those values at every turn. From the music, to the mastering, all the [...]

16th Annual All Good Music Festival & Campout

Posted on 02/21/2012 by kriegs in Music, Upcoming Concerts

16th Annual All Good Music Festival & Campout

The All Good Music Festival & Campout returns July 19th – 22nd, 2012 to the Midwest for its 16th year.  Moving this year to a new location,  the festival will be held at Legend Valley Concert Venue & Campground (formerly Buckeye Lake Music Center) in Thornville, OH just 30 minutes east of Columbus. Promising to [...]

Movement Electronic Music Festival Detroit 2012 Initial Lineup

Posted on 02/16/2012 by kriegs in Events, Hip Hop, Movement (DEMF), Music, Techno/Electronic, Upcoming Concerts

Movement Electronic Music Festival Detroit 2012 Initial Lineup

Paxahau released the first round of its Movement 2012 lineup this week with the surprisingly controversial announcement that Public Enemy will be headlining the event. The decision seems to have created a rift in Detroit’s electronic music community, with those opposed to it wondering why “gangster rap” was chosen as the headliner for an electronic [...]

2012 Electric Forest Music Festival Initial Lineup Announced

Posted on 02/14/2012 by kriegs in Electric Forest Festival - Rothbury, Music, Upcoming Concerts

2012 Electric Forest Music Festival Initial Lineup Announced

Electric Forest Music Festival will be returning to the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan June 28th – July 1st with its jam and digital musical twist. The String Cheese Incident will be playing 3 nights and STS9 will play to shows.  Returning to Rothbury again this year to put on an energetic set is [...]