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Single Barrel Detroit

February 23, 2011

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It came to Jared Groth and Andy Martin one hazy Pontiac night. Working at local venues provided the access to bands; interconnectedness and a passion for local music brought together some of the best in their fields to create the twenty-something-member filmmaking collective Single Barrel Detroit. Musicians perform in a variety of environments that suit […]

Beehive Recording Company

February 16, 2011

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Formerly of the Electric Six and Rocket 455 (with stints in the Detroit Cobras, Ko and the Knockouts and the Go), Stephen Nawara has transformed years of exposure to the realities of the music industry into the Beehive Recording Company. Most releases come out of a Woodbridge studio called the Hive, with production, engineering, even […]

le jolie rouge

February 9, 2011

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The charm of the independent quarterly literary zine le jolie rouge is in its minimalistic Xerox aesthetic. Hand-bound with red ribbon, the publication comes postage-paid (or personally delivered—anywhere within biking distance of downtown Detroit or Ferndale) with enthusiasm. “The easiest way for me to get my stuff out there is for me to put my […]

Downtown Ferndale Bike Shop

February 2, 2011

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“Ferndale’s an awesome town for riding bikes,” says Jon Hughes, owner of the Downtown Ferndale Bike Shop. “In the middle of summer there’s fifteen, twenty bikes locked up in front of the bar. You just don’t see that in other places… everyone’s real laid back and really nice. It’s just a great environment to be […]