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City Slang: Music review roundup

Send CDs, vinyl, cassettes, demos and 8-tracks to Brett Callwood, Metro Times, 1200 Woodward Heights, Ferndale MI 48220. Email MP3s and streaming links to bcallwood@metrotimes.com. The Sugar Clouds’ Partners Don’t Do That (They Watch and be Amazed) (Wax Splat) is a nostalgic look at the psychedelic days of ’60s grooviness. Even the album cover looks […]

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Chaldean Town housing project may move out of city

Chaldean Town housing project may move out of city A $ 10 million-plus permanent housing project envisioned for Detroit's Chaldean Town neighborhood may instead be headed for Madison Heights. The Chaldean Community Foundation has been talking with the Michigan State Housing Development … Full News here – Read more on Crain’s Detroit Business

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City Slang: Margaret Doll Rod to play EP release show in May

Margaret Doll Rod will celebrate the release of her new EP, Margaret, with a show at PJ’s Lager House on Saturday, May 10. A statement reads, “The EP contains 3 new original songs and one Chrome Cranks cover with Italian actress Asia Argento singing background vocals. Margaret moved to Italy after the end of the […]

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City Slang: DJ AvA, Chuck Flask & Keith Kemp preview Movement at Urban Bean Co.

It’s a really, very cool idea. Paxahau, the good people behind the Movement Electronic Music Festival, are hosting a series of warm-up events, or previews, to the big festival which takes place Memorial Day weekend. On Thursday evening, Movement moved into the Urban Coffee Bean on Grand River in Detroit. While Dj AvA and Chuck […]

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City Slang: Local releases for Record Store Day on Saturday

This Saturday, April 19, is Record Store Day, and there is plenty going on in metro Detroit and Michigan. Of special interest to us is Chiodos’ 7” single “R2ME2/Let Me Get You A Towel,” Mayer Hawthorne & Shintaro Skamoto’s 7” “Wine Glass Woman/In a Phantom,” Chuck Inglish & Action Bronson’s 7” “Game Time,” Chuck Inglish […]

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City Slang: DEMF 2014 canceled

The Detroit Electronic Music Festival, which was supposed to be making a triumphant return this year, has been canceled. A statement on the website says that the festival will be back in 2015. Back in November, Ford Field hosted an announcement party for DEMF, where it was revealed that a new DEMF festival would take […]

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Mayor, city council team up for new radio ad

“Have you ever thought you’d see the mayor and council working together?,? says the voice on a Detroit radio ad. No we didn’t. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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City Slang: Music review roundup

Send CDs, vinyl, cassettes, demos and 8-tracks to Brett Callwood, Metro Times, 1200 Woodward Heights, Ferndale MI 48220. Email MP3s and streaming links to bcallwood@metrotimes.com. Ricky Rat’s Tokyo Pop/Glitter People (New Fortune) 7” single highlights all that’s great about the Trash Brats guitarist, but also his limitations. The man can write a bubblegum rock ’n’ […]

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Gonzo’s Top 5: Butterflies in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Midland & East Lansing, plus Globetrotters in Battle Creek, Traverse City, Auburn Hills and Spring Arbor

What are you doing this weekend? Here is Gonzo’s Top 5 for events taking place April 15-20, 2014. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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City Slang: High Spirits at Smalls

Chicago-based band High Spirits will play at Small’s in Hamtramck on Friday, April 18. The bill will also feature Ft. Wayne band Lurking Corpses, and Dark Psychosis. Though High Spirits are coming from Chi-Town, drummer Ian Sugierski is a Detroiter, and formerly a member of Wolfbait, the Meatmen, Blue Snaggletooth and many more. The band […]

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Offers to save DIA would mean big trade-offs for city, pensioners

The race is on to sweeten the pot for city pensioners and ‘save’ the Detroit Institute of Arts in the process — depending, that is, on who’s doing the offering. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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City Slang: Fuzz Fest this weekend

Fuzz Fest, a three-day celebration of Michigan rock ‘n’ roll, takes place at Woodruff’s in Ypsilanti from Thursday, April 10 to Saturday, April 12. There will be two stages over the three nights, and 33 awesome Michigan bands. Doors open at 7 p.m., and music starts at 8 p.m. Cover is $ 7 each night, […]

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GM $449 Million Investment Doubles Down on Chevy Volt, City of Detroit

GM 9 Million Investment Doubles Down on Chevy Volt, City of Detroit Two beleaguered brands — the Chevrolet Volt and the City of Detroit — will be leaning on each other even more as General Motors General Motors commits an additional $ 449 million to plants in Motown to produce the second generation of GM's […]

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City Slang: Black Dahlia Murder and Wilson up for Metal Hammer awards

Ryan Knight, guitarist with local metal band the Black Dahlia Murder, has been nominated for the “Dimebag Darrel Shredder” award at the Metal Hammer magazine Golden Gods 2014. The full list of nominees can be seen here. You can register to vote for our home boy here too. In addition, Wilson are up for an […]

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Real Seafood Co. opening in Bay City delayed until spring 2015; see the newest interior renderings

Those looking forward to enjoying some seafood at the new Uptown Bay City development before the new year are going to have to wait a few extra months thanks to Old Man Winter. Full News here – Oakland Business

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