Music Notes

Totally Awesome Fest 2017

Three days, four different performance spaces, 70-some-odd bands, the warming spring air, a crowd full of good vibes… That’s Totally Awesome Fest.

New Wraiths Record, AADL Record Store Day Party

For your listening pleasure

Protomartyr to bring dirty brand of post-punk to the Blind Pig

This Detroit-based band is a gritty and darkly ambient four piece that pumps out groove-laden rock-and-roll

Kentucky rockabillies join local punks for night at Crossroads

Dive into one of Ypsilanti’s legendary dive bars April 7 for a night of punk rock genre hopping

Electric 6, Residual Kid to play Blind Pig St. Patty’s Day

Big guitars and groove pockets rather than bagpipes and penny flutes

DRUMLine Live in Kalamazoo

This international tour captures the soulful style and riveting rhythms of the Historically Black College and University marching band experience

This month in music: 2/17

Wood-paneled sounds The Chicago-born band Twin Peaks began as a collaboration between friends in high school, recording their first album, Sunken, in singer/guitarist Cadien Lake James’ basement. A veritable mixture of easy-going garage rock with indie and pop influences, their latest album, Down in Heaven, ventures further into the psychedelic and more relaxed, earthy and