It’s common knowledge to Detroiters that our town is home to some of the world’s best musicians. We’re at the top of every major music trend – from Motown to techno to garage rock. Detroit musicians have influenced and entertained millions, and that list will only continue to grow – we thought we’d pay tribute to some of those who set the bar high.
Hello, hello, music fans…we’ve put together a playlist that not even the most treacherous of winters could bring down. From an upcoming DJ that incorporates all genres to make his own style, to a singer-songwriter that has portrayed many famous musicians of our yesteryear, to already-known local favorites – we’re sure you’ll find something you like.
This will be my second year participating in DETROIT by DETROIT, and I couldn’t be happier. Last year, I teamed up with my good friend Omar Aragones to cover Mayer Hawthorne. Omar and I decided to do something a bit different this year; we plan on covering Detroit artist Sixto Rodriguez.
Week after week we’re committed to searching, listening, and bringing you the best of what our city has to offer…in terms of music, that is. This week, in our playlist,we’ve brought in a few new names, sprinkled in some well-known favorites, and explored other tracks from local bands we’ve seen before.
This week’s edition of the Detroit Proud Playlist brings you some of the city’s most passionate artists and bands, sharing their stories to the world through music.
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 […]
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…
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.
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.
From old favorites with new-releases, to brand new artists…we’ve compiled a list set to start off anyone’s New Year right.