For his recent self-titled album, King Eddie frontman Justin Maike had the goal of creating something “as D.I.Y. as possible, while still sounding polished and nice.” So he made the album using the resources he had in front of him, from recording in a haunted house in Detroit to hanging blankets on the walls so Read More
“Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possibly can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something,” screams Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. to a world where desolation and pain rule over artistic endeavors. So Read More
Allow me to introduce Sterling Heights-based Touch Somebody; a pop-infused quartet with an attitude. If you’re a fan of Blink-182 or Say Anything, you’ll definitely want to stay tuned. After some less than successful experiments, the guys of Touch Somebody finally came together for the purpose of writing what they really feel, rather than conforming to Read More
Folk-rock bandits, The Native Howl formed less than 2 years ago when singer-songwriters Jake Sawicki and Alex Holycross finally joined forces after years of making music in close proximity to one another. Since coming together the duo have self-released The Revolution’s Dead EP, and used their combined business acumen to launch Clean As Dirt Records, 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
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.
Thursday, October 10th, 2013. Raining innumerable domestic animals. Inside the New Way Bar, loners, lovers, childhood friends, and withered businessmen merge with a love of two sacred things in common: music and baseball. The Jet Rodriguez gets the crowd on their feet just in time for the Detroit Tigers to trample the Oakland Athletics with 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
One minute and forty-eight seconds into a video for George Morris’ song, “Fuck It,” directed by Jesse Shepherd-Bates, the singer can be spotted standing in front of a wall, staring intently at the camera, and holding a baby in his arms. I have seen this video probably 6,000 times and I have always been overwhelmed Read More
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!
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!
Two Saturdays ago, a mass of indie fans filed into the Berkley Front’s euphonious attic to see Meadower play their beloved indie rock ballads. This Meadower show was unique because their openers included Huumans (Detroit) and The Most Dangerous Animal (Flint). This Meadower show was unique because their guitarist, Brent Mosser, made screen-printed posters by Read More
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!
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
I’ll be honest with you, the last time I wrote an interview was for my riveting high school journal. Therefore, I approached this “interview” as more of a discussion. Before this discussion happened, I had a chance to hear the band live, and have a listening session of their recorded music. Because of this, I Read More
Detroit Sounds Like This would like to start off your week with some great local talent. Rogue Satellites provide great production and outstanding vocals that will keep you listening. Enjoy. Artist: Rogue Satellites Track: Party Angels Album: Other Angels Other Angels by Rogue Satellites
Mexican Knives are a band based out of the city with a groove, a presence, and a fast-paced aggression that is infectious to the ear. Zach, Ruth, John, and Blair have given their genre of “surf goth” a fan base within the city, and will surely grab the attention and the eardrums of many more Read More
I was 24 when my psychobilly cherry was popped. When people talk about the Detroit music scene these days they’re usually referring to mostly electronic, garage punk, or hip hop. Psychobilly, for those who aren’t familiar with the genre, is made up of elements of punk then mixed with pieces of horror (usually from old Read More
For those of you who want to try something different for your summer BBQ’s and want to jam out to some great local talent, this playlist will help Artist: Jamaican Queens Track: Water