Entries in detroit (116)

Thursday
Apr132017

Carl Craig: 'At Les' Versus Edit Version

Carl Craig's latest release is a reinvention of a track from 1997's 'More Songs About Food And Revolutionary Art'.  Behold the Versus edit of 'At Les', a song Craig created while watching across the river from Detroit.  The song has evolved through time and takes on a cinematic element with this new instrumentation.  The song is performed alongside Xavier Roth, Les Siècles and Francesco Tristano in this new incarnation.  The track is available here.

Saturday
Apr082017

Dwele - Wanna Dance Feat. Phife Dawg & Mike City

 

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From his forthcoming album: Same Book... New Chapter

Also check out Phife's version of "Wanna Dance" at:
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Saturday
Mar182017

Dilla & Common

Dilla and Common were friends and roommates for a while, and made some absolutely legendary classic music together. Here are a few of our favorites.

Tuesday
Feb072017

Happy Birthday JDILLA!

Artwork by @itsbigmitch of fingersonblast / littlegreenghouls

Wednesday
Jan182017

Detroit 1982

via Detroit Historical Society

Booklet published by the Michigan Bell Telephone Company, Detroit Renaissance, and the Metropolitan Detroit Convention and Visitors Bureau on the occasion of Super Bowl XVI held at the Pontiac Silverdome in January 1982. The booklet contains three articles, ”Home of the Lions & Super Bowl XVI,” by sports broadcaster Brent Musburger about the history of the Detroit Lions championships; ”Detroit’s True Grit,” by journalist and former Assistant Attorney General Roger Wilkins giving an overview of the city’s history anchored on Joe Louis, World War II-era production, the 1967 Riot, and the following recovery efforts; and ”The Second Assembly Line Revolution,” by science fiction author Isaac Asimov about the future of robotics in Detroit. The booklet also contains a forward by Michigan Bell president David K. Easlick and a section giving statistics for the region. An illustration of a bearded man, a Detroit Lions player, and a humanoid robot is on the cover.