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Kelly Frazier

BBC Radio 1 DJ Benji B Brings His Deviation Party To The TV Bar As A Part Of Red Bull Music Academy's Bass Camp Detroit

Kelly Frazier | Posted 05.03.2014 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

When I was a few years deep into the Detroit hip hop scene in the early 2000s, I found that I was looking for something more. I followed the trail ...

Detroit House Music Legend Terrence Parker Returns With New Album Life On The Back 9 on Planet E Communications

Kelly Frazier | Posted 03.31.2014 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Detroit house music DJ/producer Terrence Parker has been solidified as a legend inside the electronic music world. Guided by his personal faiths, P...

Ann Arbor Hip-Hop Artist Buff1 Is Now Jamall Bufford with New Album Victim Of A Modern Age

Kelly Frazier | Posted 02.02.2014 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

For years now, we have known this Ann Arbor-based hip-hop emcee as Buff1, but after taking some time off to contemplate his life, he's returned with a new album Victim Of A Modern Age donning his real name.

John Arnold and Jeremy Ellis at the Majestic Theatre

Kelly Frazier | Posted 01.26.2014 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Both of their careers are stories in themselves, but together they are an amazing sight to see.

Slovenian Electronic Music Producer Gramatik Molds Bass Music With Bluesy Soul At Royal Oak Music Theatre This Saturday

Kelly Frazier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Originally from Slovenia, Gramatik is making waves throughout the world, especially in America, for the way he has been able to shape blues, soul, and rock influences into bass heavy electronic music.

Detroit Born Hip Hop Artist Denmark Vessey Uses Religion As a Backdrop for the Misuse of Power on New Album Cult Classic

Kelly Frazier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Denmark Vessey is a bit of an oddball, but his awkwardness is a part of the charm.

Michigan Electronic Music Artist Shigeto Finds Creative Freedom Through New Album No Better Time Than Now

Kelly Frazier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
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This is the first time since he's been an active musician and artist that he's been single. The constraints that being a musician has on a relationship finally came into play in his life and he felt that it's best to focus on what's good for the future.

Detroit Hip-Hop Artist Quelle Chris Brings All of His Experiences Out On New Album Ghost At The Finish Line

Kelly Frazier | Posted 12.28.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

"I think the vast amount of outlets for artists now without having to grovel at the feet of the industry like it's the great Oz has its pluses and negatives. On one hand, it waters down the music with an overabundance of rappers that never had to go through the show and prove eras."

My Story of First Meeting Detroit Hip Hop Artist Danny Brown and Its Significance on Detroit

Kelly Frazier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

With everyone telling the Danny Brown story right now, I'd rather tell my story of meeting him around the time when his Hot Soup album dropped and its significance on hip-hop in Detroit.

Detroit's Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Bring a Unique Perspective On Life With New Album, The Speed Of Things

Kelly Frazier | Posted 12.15.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

The Detroit duo of Joshua Epstein and Daniel Zott, known as the unusually named Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., are still here and are still making music.

Dorkwave Celebrates 9 1/2 Years of Detroit Dance Parties This Saturday At Corktown Tavern

Kelly Frazier | Posted 09.12.2014 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Only Dorkwave, who's Les Infants Terribles parties became the place for fun and sleaze in Detroit for so many years, would do something as weird as celebrate their 9 ½ year anniversary, but why that number.

The Australian Born St. Jerome's Laneway Festival Makes North American Debut At Meadow Brook on Saturday, September 14th

Kelly Frazier | Posted 11.09.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

The people of the Metro Detroit area may not know what exactly the St. Jerome's Laneway Festival is about at all, but why should they? It comes from Australia! Okay. That might get people's interest now.

Detroit Music Producer GRiZ Bends Soul and Electronic Genres in the EDM World

Kelly Frazier | Posted 11.06.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

The young upstart blends a futuristic electronic sounds reminiscent of dubstep/bass music but shakes it up with a heavy dose of classical funk, soul, and jazz. His sound, which he would describe as "electro-soul" if a genre needs attached to it.

Detroit Electropunk Pioneers ADULT. Are Back With New Album and Are Set To Play St. Jerome's Laneway Festival at Meadow Brook

Kelly Frazier | Posted 11.04.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

After taking a bit of a break from making music, the Detroit electropunk duo of Adam Lee Miller and Nicola Kuperus known as ADULT. are back with a new album The Way Things Fall, this time on the highly acclaimed Ghostly International record label.

Thank You Metallica, the Orion Music and More Festival Was Awesome

Kelly Frazier | Posted 08.17.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

The innate connection between all the types of music at Orion, though different on the surface, showed its true colors at the Orion Festival.

Metallica's Orion Music and More Festival Hits Detroit's Belle Isle This Weekend

Kelly Frazier | Posted 08.07.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

In a time when Detroit is going through some major problems and those issues seem to get bigger and sadder, a festival like Orion is a great addition for our city's culture and an awesome use of Belle Isle.

Detroit's Own Movement Electronic Music Festival Happens This Memorial Day Weekend

Kelly Frazier | Posted 07.21.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

In a city like Detroit that is going through more growing pains than ever on all levels of life, the Movement Festival is still a reminder of the city's great past with a taste of the future.

Hip-Hop/Electronic Musician Flying Lotus Talks Detroit Family Roots for Majestic Theatre Show

Kelly Frazier | Posted 12.15.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

On Monday, October 15th, Flying Lotus makes his return to Detroit in celebration of the release of his new album Until The Quiet Comes. Expect heavy bass, great visuals, songs you've heard before and tracks you may never here again.

Detroit Hip Hop Producer House Shoes Lets It All Go on Debut Album

Kelly Frazier | Posted 10.05.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Detroit is a special place. After you sharpen your teeth within the scene, you always represent the city no matter where you live. You are always a Detroiter.

Dance Party Fun Is Back in Detroit as Dorkwave Returns This Saturday After a Two Year Hiatus

Kelly Frazier | Posted 09.19.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Even in its simplicity, a Dorkwave party is everything that a real party should strive for. t's serious at not being serious, and that's what makes it such a grand engagement.

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 Hip Hop Collective Clear Soul Forces Subject of Red Bull Documentary

Kelly Frazier | Posted 06.23.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

The Sound & Vision documentary with Clear Soul Forces takes an ambitious look into the passions that these four guys have and how hip-hop has helped them get past environmental, societal, and personal obstacles.

Dubstep's Excision Brings 100,000 Watts of Bass to Detroit

Kelly Frazier | Posted 06.11.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

A the Fillmore on The X Tour, Excision will not only rock the house with wild, energetic music, but will also have an electrifying stage show to accompany.