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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

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

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

Detroit Proud Playlist

Detroit Proud Playlist: Week Of 11/11

This week’s Detroit Proud playlist has drudged deep into the alleys of Detroit to bring you the who’s who of our city’s music scene. From reggae-driven vibes to hard-hitting rock to soulful and funky hip [...]

11/14/2013

Detroit Proud Playlist

Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 11/4

Detroit Proud music fans! The first week of November has officially set in and as winter creeps closer and closer, we thought…what a better way to warm up than to curl up with a set of some of the best local bands?

11/08/2013

Detroit Proud Playlist

Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 10/28

Just in time for Halloween, we’ve got your party playlist all set for you! This week’s edition of Detroit Proud Playlist features some of the most notable musical artists from Detroit and a list-full of up and comers.

10/31/2013

Detroit Proud Playlist

Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 10/21

Welcome to this edition of the Detroit Proud Weekly Playlist! We’ve dug deep into the alleys of Detroit to find you the best of the known – and the unknown – this city has to offer!

10/23/2013

Detroit Proud Playlist

Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 10/7

This week’s playlist is loaded with enough singer-songwriters to satisfy even the hungriest of musical hearts – every style from country to Americana to pop – there’s a track for everyone on the list! We’ve also thrown in a few indie-rock bands to balance things out, and a few Detroit old-time favorites, too.

10/08/2013

The Oscillating Fan Club

DETROIT PROUD: The Oscillating Fan Club

Their sound is not like anything you’ve heard before – especially not here in Detroit. They blend together, in perfect harmony…a mash-up of ‘70s rock and ‘60s pop, maybe a bit of a psychedelic flair, with goofy lyrics and captivating guitar melodies. Imagine if you took the gritty-bluesy rock from The Black Keys, blended in the resonance of the album Disraeli Gears by Cream (make sure you give “Sympathetic Strings” a listen), and then topped it with a poppy beat similar to The Zombies. To be fair, that only paints a small picture of who The Oscillating Fan Club are – one of Metro Detroit’s most promising up-and-coming bands.

10/08/2013

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