After a long wait -- perhaps a little too long for Michigan transplants -- Detroit Coney Grill, the Motor City-minded hot dog joint in Tempe, will open at 11 a.m. this Friday, August 30. Courtesy of Michigan native David Najor, who spent years working for his family's grocery stores in Detroit befo ... More >>
Welcome to our Label of the Month feature, where we'll expound on some of our favorite music manufacturing companies, the folks that help mold the entire picture for amazing artists and shoot those ideas out into the world. This month, we're aiming our sights on Ghostly International, the Ann Arbor, ... More >>
Christmas can be stressful for some--just look at all of the fights that break out on Black Friday. The holiday shouldn't be ugly, it should be a time to celebrate with your closest friends and family. Zero Zero doesn't have this problem, in fact, members of the electro-fuzz group look forward to t ... More >>
Before the genre tag EDM existed, there was IDM, or Intelligent Dance Music. Granted, it's a pretty pretentious name for a genre, but it fits incredibly well for Matthew Dear. His experimental, rhythm-driven pop is both energetic and introspective, a form of exploring multiple identities and his own ... More >>
If you're from the Ann Arbor area, you're probably familiar with Ari Weinzweig, co-founder of Zingerman's Delicatessen. He's opened 8 different business concepts all in and around the Ann Arbor area and his specialty stores have made quite an impact, employing 500 and doing over $40 million ... More >>
Lots of talk in Sportsland about the hiring today in Tucson of Rich Rodriguez as the Arizona Wildcats' next head football coach. Price tag: 5-year deal for $9.55 million. Nice work if you can get it, huh? Rich Rodriguez is not universally loved from what we gather.Mixed bag of opini ... More >>
It's possibly the oldest, loudest gripe in Phoenix's music scene: Why Tucson?By that they mean, "Why is this cool band that I really love playing that bumblefuck shithole down South when they could play our sprawling metropolis of interconnected stripmalls?"Electric Mustache's photographer/hatche ... More >>
David Abie MoralesDREAM activists, being arrested at John McCain's office MondayThree undocumented DREAM activists who had been arrested Monday on second degree trespassing charges after staging a sit-in at U.S. Senator John McCain's Tucson office were released last night from ICE custody, according ... More >>
It seems like just yesterday we were reminding you how bad the Eagles of Death Metal are live while praising The Hives for putting on one of the best shows of the year. Well, the band Axl Rose so memorably dubbed The Pigeons of Shit Metal are coming back in February, and they won't have the Sweds to ... More >>
Neil Percival Young during the late '60s. Here's some irony for you. In November 1968, future rock 'n' roll hall of famer Neil Young was paralyzed with fear before his solo show at the Canterbury House in Ann Arbor. According to a recent NPR story on the music legend, he had gone Splittsville from h ... More >>
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