Tag Archives: Music

Michigan Music Mix for Valentine’s Day!

Love is bliss. Love is pain. Love is catharsis and it’s messy and it’s marvelous. Love is the greatest and worst thing, ever. Love has inspired more songs than anything else in the history of humans making music to express their feelings. Whether you have it in abundance or if its just freshly fallen apart,

Talib Kweli Tour Travels to Ann Arbor

World renowned Hip Hop artist Talib Kweli brings his Radio Silence Tour to the Blind Pig on February 18th. Talib has worked alongside superstars Mos Def, Kanye West, J Dilla, and Madlib, but his socially conscious lyrics stand strong on their own.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Spreads Message of Hope

Ladysmith Black Mambazo (LBM) creates a transformative experience with uplifting vocal music. The heavenly harmonies of this South African mbube acapella ensemble come to The Ark this month, part of an extensive world tour in support of their two recent albums.

The Music Of Gyp$y

The music of Gyp$y can be an outlier, or a chameleon; it is a composite of several genres at once, and because of that it can fit with a broad range of lineups. While Ann Arbor based producer Johnny Malek may be melding several things at once, R&B, soul, funk, hip-hop, house music, “…a unique