Detroit Proud Playlist

Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 2/03

Detroit has long been defined for its musicians, and our city has inspired many different types of music, from Motown to techno and everything in-between.  This week, we’ve embraced those that came before (along with [...]

02/03/2014

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Detroit Country Musician Paulina Jayne Balances High School With Stardom

Paulina Jayne stopped by our country music sister station, 99.5 WYCD, to talk about her song writing process, her influences and what it’s like to be a promising musician.

02/03/2014

Detroit Proud Playlist

Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 1/27

We put together quite the playlist this week, Detroit Proud music fans. From harmonizing singer-songwriters that prove to be lyrical gods to new, inspired takes on electronic dance music, your new favorite is probably sitting right below these very words…

01/27/2014

Folk The Police

Local Bands Put A Unique Twist on Cover Songs in 4th Annual ‘Folk The Police’ Event

Imagine Jay-Z’s “Big Pimpin’,” Lil Jon’s “Get Low,” and “Root Down” by the Beastie Boys…played in the style of folk music. Awesome, right? Putting a folk spin on classic rap and hip-hop songs is exactly what local bands will be doing this Sunday at The Blind Pig in Ann Arbor at the 4th annual FOLK THE POLICE showcase.

01/24/2014

Detroit Proud Playlist

Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 1/20

Music fans! Welcome back to this week’s edition of the Detroit Proud Playlist. As we continue to search for new music throughout Metro Detroit, it’s astonishing to find such talent hidden away within our city. They play local venues and bars – some you’ve probably never even heard of – yet they’re complete gems.

01/22/2014

Josh Draws Himself

Local Musician lands 6-Figure Deal with HarperCollins…and a Movie, too!

Josh Malerman – you probably know the name from the band The High Strung…but did you know he recently landed a 6-figure book deal with HarperCollins AND has a movie on the way? Learn more about this talented Detroiter!

01/17/2014

George Morris and the Gypsy Chorus

DETROIT PROUD: George Morris and The Gypsy Chorus

“I believe you should put on a show for people. They paid money to come see you. They could have stayed home and listened to you. The bottom line is you’re an entertainer, so entertain,” says George Morris of George Morris & The Gypsy Chorus. Learn more about this hot new band in our latest Detroit Proud feature!

01/17/2014

Detroit Proud Weekly Playlist

Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 1/6

From old favorites with new-releases, to brand new artists…we’ve compiled a list set to start off anyone’s New Year right.

01/09/2014

View of Campus Martius Christmas Tree

Festive Attractions Through the Eyes of a Detroit Musician

The future of Detroit is looking super bright…literally. Have you seen the colorful lights up and down Woodward Avenue? The holiday spirit is in the air!

12/13/2013

Detroit Proud Playlist

Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 12/02

Hey, hey, Detroit music lovers! Instead of digging deep into Detroit’s underground music scene, we thought we’d shine a light on all those that came before. You know, those big-time stars of the “D” that we have to thank for making Detroit one of the music staples of the world!

12/06/2013