The Phase 2 line-up includes: ! ! ! 313 The Hard Way (DJ Seoul b2b DJ Psycho b2b T.Linder) ADMN Al Ester Andy Garcia Annix Anthony Jimenez Ben Christensen Brodinski Bruce Bailey Calico Carl Craig featuring Mad Mike Banks – live Charles Trees Classixx D.Wynn Darkcube – live Dilemma Dink & TK DJ Godfather featuring Read More
Born in Detroit’s Black Bottom neighborhood in 1952, Carl Carlton spent his childhood in a city that was on the verge of a new musical revolution. When Motown was founded in 1959, the signature “Motown sound” soon became a model for what everyone aspired to sound like. Carl Carlton began singing and recording in the Read More
Jimmy and Frank Bryant were two brothers from Detroit who worked as session musicians and created a dance-floor hit so groovy, it has been sampled over the years by the likes of British DJ hit-maker Norman Cook (known by most as Fatboy Slim) to create an iconic Northern Soul sound that people for decades have Read More
When Detroit Sounds Like This sat down with LaDarrel Johnson for an interview, one of the first things to happen was a show-and-tell about his instrument, custom made and engraved with his ‘Saxappeal’ emblem. A wealth of pride was evident on his face as he carefully handled his saxophone with loving attention and beamed with Read More
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
If I would’ve been told in advance, I’m pretty sure I would have been skeptical on hearing a jazz rendition of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” at the recent Detroit Jazz Festival. But then again the Robert Glasper Experiment is known for providing an interesting spin on popular music, check out their “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Read More
Detroit funk legend Dennis Coffey became the first white person to have their song played on Soul Train. Season 1 Episode 15. Artist: Dennis Coffey & The Detroit Guitar Band Track: Scorpio Click here to enjoy full performance from Soul Train!