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Woodshed Studios

August 25, 2010


It was when 1980s punk trio Angry Red Planet traveled to Smart Studios in Madison, WI to record with Butch Vig (producer of Gish, Nevermind, Dirty, Siamese Dream, Betty and more) that a young frontman named Tim Pak first caught “the bug.” He began in a bedroom with a 4-track and a drum machine, and […]

Collin Dupuis / Zoos of Berlin

August 18, 2010


Local producer, engineer and Zoos of Berlin drummer Collin Dupuis’ back catalog is extensive and inspiring. He began recording 13 years ago with an 8-track reel-to-reel and has since left his mark on more than fifty releases. “My favorites are Erase Errata’s Other Animals, Pharoahe Monch’s Desire, Carl Craig & Moritz Von Oswald’s ReComposed, Matthew […]

Kate Devlin / Spirit Farm

August 11, 2010


Three vacant lots behind Spirit of Hope (MLK and Trumbull, formerly Trinity Episcopalian Church) have been transformed into the lush and sustainable Spirit Farm by local activist Kate Devlin and an assortment of volunteers. Residents and church groups donate time, energy and resources, preschoolers tend to their own milk-crate sized gardens, and a turkey named […]

Alan Santiparro Scheurman

August 4, 2010


It would be a disservice to Alan Scheurman not to reference the mark he’s left on Detroit’s music scene as he is carried off to New York City and a new chapter of his life. “I was a very avid Detroiter,” said Scheurman outside of his Fourth Street home, “but then I was called away […]