After more than two years of work, Detroit hip-hop duo Passalacqua and genre-defying electro duo SYBLYNG (Seth and Jax Anderson of Flint Eastwood) are releasing their collaborative album, entitled “CHURCH”. CHURCH is Passalacqua’s first album release in three years, and it was produced entirely by SYBLYNG. Revival is the album release show, which highlighted their Read More
Old Tacoma Records and Young Heavy Souls present Shapeshifter. An 11-track LP combining elements of hip-hop, jazz, and electronica from Chicago-based producer, Nunca Duerma will be released on Tuesday, July 22. The full-length album will be available for purchase on iTunes and on 12” vinyl records through the Young Heavy Souls store for a limited Read More
It was a great Sunday evening in Detroit. We were invited to check out the band Temples, and they really knew how to draw a crowd. For a Sunday night the Magic Stick had a very nice crowd. While we were there, we of course snapped some great photos. Check them out below! For more Read More
SLEAZY MCQUEEN (Whiskey Disco Records) w/ Dustin Alexander & Jerry Downey (Sexual Tension) As owner of the record label Whiskey Disco, Sleazy McQueen has helped to give the ‘Nu-Disco’ scene an element of referential class. With remarkably well produced re-works and originals, the Sleazy sound combines the dirty fun ofseventies funk with the hypnotic rhythms Read More
Our friend SECRETS was able to give us a live recording for a release via our soundcloud page this week! There is no way you wont have a good time listening to this set! Enjoy Detroit!
Skinny Puppy at the Majestic Theater, Detroit. February 19, 2014.
Thanks to the management from Gojira, Detroit Sounds Like This was able to grab some great shots from one loud and sweaty show.
Detroit Sounds Like This had to opportunity to photograph Minneapolis based group Poliça on their tour when they came through Detroit. Was a small gathering, but the show was absolutely stunning.
It”s 2014 now and we’re reelin’ in the big fish in celebration of Sexual Tension Detroit owner, Jerry Downey’s birthday – Detroit style. with DJ set by Acid & Techno legend… JARED WILSON (7777, Dixon Avenue Basement Jams, Skudge) “Jared Wilson is of a new Detroit lilt. He has not been eclipsed by the gravitas that comes Read More
Kyle Hall + Jay Daniel / 1217 Griswold. Please scroll to bottom for live recording of set! One of the last parties to happen at this location. 1217 Detroit will never forget you.
Since we are new in town, we decided not to do a traditional list, that being #1 is the best and #25 being the bottom. Instead we have compiled a list of 20 Artists/Bands that really made their mark in 2013, within in the city and our ears. Our list will include electronic artists, indie Read More
Halloween morning started as bleak, gloomy and grey as Detroit Sounds Like This got ready to spend the day with Funk Night Records DJ and Owner Frank Raines and headliner for tonight’s return of Funk Night: Rickey Calloway. Rickey, having only arrived in Detroit a couple hours before, was up and ready for a mini Detroit tour Read More
Last Thursday Mexican Knives released their new music video via Noisey for their track “Killer Snake,” from the 2013 EP “Other Tramps.” Want more Mexican Knives? Check them out here: Facebook Bandcamp Souncloud Filmed, Directed and Edited by Wesley Levise Additional footage shot by Esme McClear Song by Mexican Knives
Released 10/7/2013 is a free download from Jerry Downey Jr.. Uncle Louie’s classic “Badd Motor Folk” from 1979 is given a 2013 re-touch. Enjoy Detroit. For an in depth interview with Jerry Downey Jr. click here!
Happy October! This week we have a little hip hop for you with Passalacqua and their track “Been A Minute,” from their 2011 EP “Passalacqua.” To listen to more from their 2011 EP, click here! Stay dope Detroit.
After a recent high review from the staff of Detroit Sounds Like This made a quality choice with The Vonneguts with their track “Automobile,” from their latest self entitled album. To find out more about The Vonneguts and their latest album, click here!
This weeks Track of the Week comes out of M1 Session artists Dial 81 & Todd Modes of Cosmic Handshakes. Cosmic Handshakes recently released an EP entitled “The Delicate Detail,” back in mid July off of the label M1 Sessions. To read a review and find out more about the album click here. Have a nice week Read More
Photo Gallery from St. Jeromes Laneway Festival – Detroit 2013 The National. Sigur Rós, Deerhunter, The Dismemberment Plan, Solange, El-P and Killer Mike as Run The Jewels, Frightened Rabbit, CHVRCHES, AlunaGeorge, Savages, Warpaint, Phosphorescent, Youth Lagoon, Washed Out, Icona Pop, Flume, My Brightest Diamond, Haerts, Shigeto, Matthew Dear Chet Faker, Beacon, and Adult..
Artist: Atoms & Ease Track: Let it Go (Live from Lager House) After photographing an energetic set at this past weekends Dally in the Alley, this group caught my ear. They had the crowd dancing, drinks were being poured off the stage, it definitely had every proper element for a funk party. It caught our Read More
An end of summer affair and website. http://box.detroitish.com/ with selections from: Jerry Downey Jr. Joe Vargas Dustin Alexander
When Detroit Sounds Like This sat down with DJ Jerry Downey Jr. (Sexual Tension Detroit & Bathroom Culture) we asked him to describe his parties and the music he spins in three words. His response: Forward, Deep & Sleaze Ever since my favorite monthly DJ party has come to a halt (Funk Night) I have Read More
Hello Detroit! Hope everyone is enjoying their Labor Day Weekend! Its Monday so that means here is your track of the week! This track was recently a Rolling Stone download of the day! Check out “Above the Air” by Zoos of Berlin For More Zoos of Berlin: Zoos of Berlin Facebook Zoos of Berlin Bandcamp Read More
Mexican Knives release a brand new EP entitled “Other Tramps” The two track EP contains the songs “Killer Snake” and “Make This Moment” Please check back later today for a brand new music video by the Mexican Knives. Want to learn more? Check out their Facebook here!
This weeks track of the week goes to one of the cities most expert when it comes to disco. Enjoy a track from Secrets (Gary Springs Hunting Club) and maybe catch his party on Sept 7. Where is it? No one knows, but if you are in Detroit on September 7th, I’m sure you’ll find Read More
Secrets Gary Springs Hunting Club/Detroit Soren Kenny Dead Tiger/Chiffon/Detroit Please enjoy a free download and dirty disco mix from Secrets below!
Kommie Kilpatrick played a loud, sweaty final show at the Lager House last night with help from Deadbeat Beat, Amoebas, Growwing Pains and Kickstand Band. Check out the gallery below!
This week was no contest with the Gutter Ghouls and their recent release of their video “Corpse Bride.” Its been a favorite of mine for a while now, and the video is amazing! I have enjoyed seeing them live more then once, and their show is something you wont forget. It gets your heart beating Read More
Best Coast is an American indie rock band based in Los Angeles, California, and is often categorized under the subgenres of garage rock, surf pop, and lo-fi. The members are frontwoman/songwriter Bethany Cosentino and multi-instrumentalist Bobb Bruno. The band is recognizable for their fuzzy, low-fidelity sound in the vein of surf rock. They write one Read More
This week we have some Detroit Jazz for you, please enjoy the brilliant bass guitar of Detroit Jazz artist Damon Warmack. You can watch Damon play at his frequent spots around the city such as Motor City Wine, and Bakers Keyboard Lounge. Enjoy. Want to know more about Damon? Check out his website here: http://www.damonwarmack.com/ Read More
Hello Everyone. I know it may seem like I am on a hip hop craze lately, but no worries, Detroit Sounds Like This supports all genres. It just happens this week we were highly impressed with this sound. The local talent includes Richy Marciano and female hip hop artist Dej Loaf. Both of these artists Read More