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Album Review “Future Friends” by Superfruit

Album Review “Future Friends” by Superfruit

Lydia Stevens

4 days ago


Filed under A & E, MUSIC

I would never have even heard of “Future Friends” if a friend hadn’t recommended it to me. For no particular reason, I don’t follow or listen to a lot of modern pop music. Originally I was skeptical of whether or not I would actually like this album, but I found it to be an enjoyable collectio...

The Underachievers Take Their Place at El Club

The Underachievers Take Their Place at El Club

Neil Beveridge

4 days ago


Filed under A & E, MUSIC

The Underachievers' Renaissance tour reached Michigan when the duo performed at El Club, in Detroit, on October 8th. Their performance was preceded by performances from Injury Reserve and Warm Brew.

CET Dance Classes

CET Dance Classes

Andrea Schnell

October 9, 2017


Filed under A & E

After spending four hours sweating and moving around in a black box theater, a few CET students decide to stay after for another two hours to participate in CET’s new dance classes, taught by the choreographer of the fall show Rachel Costantino. To willingly dance for a total of seven hours in ...

1-800-273-8255

1-800-273-8255

Atticus Dewey

October 5, 2017


Filed under A & E, SONG OF THE DAY

Robert Bryson Hall II— more popularly known by his stage name Logic —came out with his song, 1-800-273-8255 on April 28, 2017. The song’s name “1-800-273-8255” is the phone number to the National suicide prevention hotline; which makes sense to due to the song’s topic of suicide. The song show...

Albums You Should Know- “Hunky Dory”

Albums You Should Know- “Hunky Dory”

Lydia Stevens

September 29, 2017


Filed under A & E, MUSIC

If you haven’t listened to a David Bowie album by now, you should. Many of his albums are considered classics, and are well worth a listen. However, I get that trying to jump in and start listening to an artist you haven’t listened to before can be daunting, especially when they have as large a disco...

Father John Misty Returns to Metro-Detroit

Father John Misty Returns to Metro-Detroit

Caitlin Mahoney, Visual Managing Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under A & E, FRONT PAGE, MUSIC

Royal Oak, MI- On a humid fall day, the hipster icon, Father John Misty returns to Metro-Detroit. In tow he brings seven other band members and opening act, Weyes Blood. Among the crowd it is hard to tell if facial hair or flannels are more common. The Royal Oak Music Theater is mostly standing tic...

“Damage and Joy”

“Damage and Joy”

Alex Hughes

May 17, 2017


Filed under A & E, MUSIC

The Jesus and Mary Chain have always been the kings of cool, but their new LP, “Damage and Joy,” secures their seat on the throne. Released March 24. 2017, “Damage and Joy” was well worth the nearly 20 years of silence from the band following their 1998 release “Munki.” Brothers Jim and W...

Riot Fest 2017 Lineup Announced

Riot Fest 2017 Lineup Announced

Alex Hughes

May 10, 2017


Filed under A & E, MUSIC

Courtesy of Riotfest.org The 2017 Riot Fest  lineup has been announced, and, as usual, Riot Fest knocked it out of the park. This fall weekend of punk and indie music was created as a multi-venue festival in Chicago in 2005. Since then, Riot Fest has found a permanent home in Douglas Park in Chicago ...

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