Recently we got together with Monty Luke, owner and curator of Detroit-based electronic music label Black Catalogue. Originally from San Francisco, Monty moved here several years ago to work with Carl Craig and Planet E Communications. We talked weather for a minute, winter’s like this can easily make someone think about goin’ back to Cali’. Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: SLEAZY MCQUEEN @ WHISKEY DISCO
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
SECRETS / LIVE Recording / Whiskey Disco 3.1.2014
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!
PHOTO GALLERY: BIG FISH DISCO wsg JARED WILSON – Jerry Downey’s Birthday Party
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
DSLT: Best of 2013
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
Jerry Downey Jr. (Sexual Tension Detroit) – Badd Motor Folk (Jerry Downey’s Motor City Dub)
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!
PHOTO GALLERY: BAD PARTY NAME: LUV BOXX
An end of summer affair and website. http://box.detroitish.com/ with selections from: Jerry Downey Jr. Joe Vargas Dustin Alexander
Forward, Deep + Sleaze: An Introduction to Disco in Detroit Part 1
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
Detroit Input at Brooklyn’s Output
Output is a new dance club in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood that fortunately focuses more on the “Dance” than “Club”. The exterior is nothing to look at, it reminds me of many unused buildings in Detroit, and which is probably why I love it. Set in the old industrial neighborhood, new signs of life, social-gatherings and Read More
Secrets “Night Mapping”
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
PHOTO GALLERY: The Real 2 – Secrets & Soren Kenny @ Motor City Wine – Gallery
Secrets Gary Springs Hunting Club/Detroit Soren Kenny Dead Tiger/Chiffon/Detroit Please enjoy a free download and dirty disco mix from Secrets below!