All posts by Jeff Milo

Jeff covers music for Current, posting weekly show previews and highlighting new bands in the area.

Priest Potion’s New Album Seeks Origins of Consciousness & MORE – INTERVIEW

Musician Tom McCartan is the songwriter at the center of the Ypsilanti-based clergy/occult/metaphysically-ruminative indie-rock band known as Priest Potion. McCartan is joined by Matt Jones, Emmet Cousino, Greg McIntosh and Carol Catherine, and they’ve been playing sporadically around Ypsi and Ann Arbor over the last two years. Their new single, from a forthcoming debut album,

DIYpsi Champions Local Artists (and here’s a PLAYLIST)

DIYpsi Aug 18 & Aug 19 at ABC Microbrewery I’ve detected an increasing amount of positive energy generating from the independent arts community of Ypsilanti over the last several years, grassroots efforts that stoke a sense of pride and celebration of the local culture scene, from First Fridays and Bona Sera, to the Threads All

How To Make It In The New Music Business: Interview With Ari Herstand

When Ari Herstand was studying music business in college back in 2005 he quickly realized his professors were “basically teaching a history lesson.” Because since then, the way the music industry works has fundamentally changed, so much so that Herstand looks back at that year as being a paradigm shift, from “the old music business

Evan Haywood Previews ‘Perfumed Gardens’

Interview: Evan Haywood Evan Haywood is an Ann Arbor-based singer/songwriter and producer who released a mesmeric album of soundscapes in 2016, titled Ramshackles. It was a contemplative and transporting  listening experience, a patchwork of folk and Americana mingled with melodic psychedelia and ambient found sounds. Haywood has been creating and releasing music for years, bridging the worlds