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Detroit Metro Times

The Detroit Metro Times is a free weekly newspaper distributed in the Detroit, Michigan, area.

Art Ensemble of Chicago: Ancient to the Future

Profile by John Sinclair, Detroit Metro Times, October 1988

A SMALL ARMY of instruments is what you see first – an entire stage full of saxophones, drums, gongs, percussion implements of every description, bicycle ...

Robert Lockwood Jr.: Blues From The Delta

Profile by John Sinclair, Detroit Metro Times, Summer 1990

THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA, that fertile strip of silt-rich land stretching south from Memphis to Jackson on the east and Vicksburg on the river, has for ...

Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band: Grow Fins (Revenant); The Dust Blows Forward (Rhino)

Review by Ben Edmonds, Detroit Metro Times, July 1999

NOW THAT Don Van Vliet’s abandonment of music in favour of his career as a painter appears to be permanent, what are we finally to ...

The White Stripes: London Loves Us: The White Stripes

Report and Interview by Robin Bresnark, Detroit Metro Times, August 2001

DETROIT, YOU HAVE a secret admirer. Admittedly, we're not terribly local, not all of us are single, and you certainly wouldn't want to come round ...

Grand Funk Railroad: Still In A Grand Funk: How The Boys From Flint Exploded, Imploded & Still Haven't Patched Things Up

Retrospective and Interview by Fred Mills, Detroit Metro Times, August 2002

IT'S A SUNNY spring morning in the Motor City but the wind whipping across the Detroit River makes it feel a lot more like winter. ...

Loretta Lynn, The White Stripes: Honky-Tonk Grande Dame: Loretta Lynn And Jack White On Country’s Favorite Daughter

Report and Interview by Fred Mills, Detroit Metro Times, June 2003

SOME MIGHT SEE it as a generational passing of the torch: an established music icon sharing the stage with a younger rising star, and there’s ...

Television

Interview by Fred Mills, Detroit Metro Times, October 2003

"'JAM PUNKS'?!? Uh-oh..." Is the guttural noise coming over the phone line a mock groan or the sound of genuine exasperation? I honestly can't tell, ...

MC5: DKT/MC5: The Truest Possible Testimonial

Report by John Sinclair, Detroit Metro Times, June 2004

IT'S BEEN MORE than 10 years since Wayne Kramer, Michael Davis and Dennis Thompson took the stage together in Detroit at Rob Tyner's memorial concert ...

Black Merda: The Merda Files

Retrospective and Interview by Fred Mills, Detroit Metro Times, December 2004

DETROIT, CIRCA 1969: The house lights of the packed Casino Royale dim. The club's vibe is electric, the fog of cigarette and reefer smoke thicker ...

The Stooges: Raw Power Revisited

Interview by Fred Mills, Detroit Metro Times, August 2005

Warning: The following article does not constitute an endorsement of current phonographic products. – Editor ...

Maria Muldaur: Sweet and Sassy, Bawdy and Blue

Profile and Interview by Kirk Silsbee, Detroit Metro Times, August 2007

WHEN SINGER Maria Muldaur takes the stage at this week's Detroit Jazz Festival, it will be a culmination of a chain of events that run ...

Ted Nugent: What an asshole! — Ted Nugent: Love Grenade (Eagle Records)

Review by Bill Holdship, Detroit Metro Times, September 2007

New records shows who's the real asshole ...

Iggy Pop, The Stooges: The Stooges: Kill City Dreaming

Interview by Bill Holdship, Detroit Metro Times, October 2009

Iggy Pop and James Williamson talk Raw Power, their rift and reunion, Ron Asheton and the glory that (still) is Detroit ...

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