Louis Picasso Keeps Climbing Hiiigher

  Louis Picasso says that Hiiigher Minds is getting better every day. But that’s not a boast – it’s an overarching statement referring to several facets of making a lasting community of careers in creating music. Picasso (otherwise known as Louis Gholston), is the Ypsi-based emcee and producer leading a collective of artists, and many

YpsiArboroo # 7

It’s been really endearing to see YpsiArboroo grow over the years… Not all of us can afford to go to Bonnaroo. Not all of us want to go to Bonnaroo. But what if we could have something like a SXSW, a Coachella, or a Bonnaroo-scope smorgasbord of opportunities to experience live music, and what if

Sonny Dulphi: The Dreamscape’s Just A Leap Away

  Inner turmoil and tension is coiled and churned into a hauntingly beautiful ambient sonic patchwork by Ypsi-based sound sculptor Sonny Dulphi. His latest batch of recordings, Agony or Orgasm, dropped online last week. Agony or Orgasm by Sonny Dulphi We’ve had our ears bent in the direction of songwriter/lyricist/guitarist/producer Matt Hughes (a.k.a. Sonny Dulphi) for a

Karla Kane: Lost in the Dreamtime Again

  You’re a petal in the breeze when you hear Karla Kane. Her fairy-tale folk arrangements are imbued with a calmness and a caprice. Her chosen instrument, the ever sprightly ukulele, carries her tender, airy voice like a radiant nimbus. But Kane, who comes to Ann Arbor on May 11, is more inclined toward fables,

Sonic Lunch’s 11th Season

Sonic Lunch returns on June 7th! The live music series was started by Bank of Ann Arbor in 2008 as a way to support local artists and enrich the community with some top-notch entertainment in the middle of their workday. The weather is getting warmer and we’re all likely to start taking our lunch breaks from dayjobs out