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
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!
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
I sit here in this brightly-colored classroom, as my teacher pulls up a file on his computer screen and suddenly he asks, “Do you see that big phallic thing at 200?” My eyes focus on the projected image before me. “Yeah, we gotta get everything out of its way.” That’s when I realized this was Read More
Thump continues its excellent series on Detroit’s music and underground scene. It’s important to note the importance of youth programs in the city. With all the cuts that have happened, situations like this are more valuable than ever. This video specifically hones in on Youthville in Detroit’s New Center. Some notable quotables from Mike Huckaby, Read More
Rick Wilhite, talented House DJ/Producer and native Detroiter, has the world to choose from as far as where to be based but decided to stay in Detroit. And, it’s always good to see the D get a little respect in regional ink, especially one based in Chicago. Detroit’s music scene is one of the reasons 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
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
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!
We can all recall a time when we wore our best beer-stained fangirl t-shirt and heard that one phenomenal band for the first time in that cramped living room with chipped-paint walls. Maybe it was in April of 2008, when Lenny Stoofy freed your mind and your body at the Scrummage Toy Factory on Van Read More
Tony Ollivierra is a Detroit area electronic musician and dj who got started in the late eighties. He was influenced by the Detroit club scene in the 80’s and 90’s in venues like The Shelter with Richie Hawtin, The Music Institute with Derrick May and Alton Miller, and The Majestic with Blake Baxter. He’s currently Read More
Recently local electronic producer Kyle Hall released his full length album entitled “The Boat Party.” It is a vinyl only release and features many great house tracks and my personal favorite “Crushed.” Artist: Kyle Hall Album: The Boat Party