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Homme Alone

October 27, 2010

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Especially for a solo artist, entering Detroit’s music scene is no simple task. These days musicians are often required to formulate original ways of generating a buzz within our oversaturated market. Local songwriter M. James, operating under the moniker Homme Alone (Homme as in French for “man”—appropriate as he plays everything himself) will be releasing […]

1592

October 20, 2010

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1592 (Eric Abbey, Jeremy Abbey, Italo Cianfarani, Steve Caldwell and a cast of drummers and musicians) builds their sound from roots-reggae, rocksteady and its influences. Since their 2007 debut, The Rise of the Fallen, 1592 has won a number of Detroit Music Awards and has performed with The Skatalites, Toots and the Maytals and the […]

Troy Gregory

October 13, 2010

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Troy Gregory began his professional career in the late 1980s playing bass with metal bands Flotsam and Jetsam and Prong. He took a decided shift into the art-rock world by performing on the excellent 1992 album Love of Life by Swans (headed by Michael Gira of Young God Records/Angels of Light). He co-founded The Witches […]

The Ferndale 115

October 6, 2010

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The mainstream media at large primarily utilizes the art of persuasion with carefully crafted sound-bites and eye-catching visuals (rarely conveying a message’s true meaning) in an attempt to influence our beliefs and behavior. It has become more prescriptive than descriptive, and inconspicuously shapes our perceptions of the world and the discussions we have with our […]