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Detroit Music Scene

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Bring It Home to Detroit

Alvita Lozano | Posted 06.09.2013 | Detroit
Alvita Lozano

Detroit can be a very small city when you are curious and friendly. If you keep your ear to the ground people talk up their favorite local acts. Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas is one of those grapevine bands.

LISTEN: Detroit's Tyvek Hits Pitchfork With New Single

Posted 11.14.2012 | Detroit

Tyvek is back. The Detroit five-piece band released their third album, "On Triple Beams," on Nov. 13. Pitchfork reviewed the band's new single, "W...

Let's Talk Music

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 11.01.2012 | Detroit

Sweet, sweltering summer. While it's true these past months have been memorable for record-setting temperatures, 2012 has also been a great year fo...

An Evening of Jazz

Judith Ellis | Posted 09.09.2012 | Detroit
Judith Ellis

"Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself" -- Miles Davis My new jazz series, Judith Ellis Is Jazz with The Third Begi...

White Stripes Release Recording Of First Ever Detroit Show

Pitchfork | Posted 07.09.2012 | Detroit

The latest package from Third Man Records' "Vault" subscription series features recordings from the White Stripes' first performances ever, recorded l...

Detroit Electronic Music Artist Jimmy Edgar Brings a Meditative Funk on New Album Majenta

Kelly Frazier | Posted 08.28.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Electronic DJ/producer Jimmy Edgar takes us on a reminiscent journey of his childhood and its budding influence on his electronic music career in the midst of the release of his newest full-length album Majenta.

Detroit Techno Pioneers Jeff Mills and Kevin Saunderson Celebrate Landmark Years at Movement Festival

Kelly Frazier | Posted 07.22.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Both Jeff Mills and Kevin Saunderson are examples of artists that do what they feel, and will not compromise otherwise. They helped forge new horizons for music worldwide and brought new positive lights to the City of Detroit.

Detroit Rock 'N' Roll Band Pink Lightning Is Just Happy to Be Here

Kelly Frazier | Posted 07.03.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Pink Lightning is a rambunctious quintet that puts the fun back into rock 'n' roll without surrendering themselves off as a cheap novelty act.

Detroit's Bass Down Low Club Night Educates About Bass Music With International Acts

Kelly Frazier | Posted 06.26.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Last Thursday was the first time in the Motor City for Dutch-born, now Berlin-based electronic music DJ/producer Dave Huismans aka 2562, guest headliner for Detroit's weekly Bass Down Low club night at The Works.

Inspired by Detroit, Electronic Music Producer Eliot Lipp Plays the Magic Stick

Kelly Frazier | Posted 06.20.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Through his journeys, Eliot Lipp has had a special relationship to the city of Detroit. The long cherished history of our electronic music scene has been highly influential to both his music and live shows.

Looking At The Sounds Of Detroit Music

Posted 03.27.2012 | Detroit

Detroit music runs deep. It's a river of sound with changing currents that carry many traditions: blues, techno, jazz, hip-hop, noise and the many str...