All posts by Jeff Milo

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

Dani Darling—Artist To Watch in 2019

Dani Darling rescues light from darkness. With her band’s blend of soul, indie-rock, dream-pop and trip-hop, this Ann Arbor-based singer/songwriter creates mesmerizing and tender ballads with her diaphanous voice.

Louis Picasso’s latest: Behind The Paintings 2

Louis Picasso continues his prolific output with his latest, Behind The Paintings pt 2. The emcee, lyricist, producer entrepreneur, and proponent of collective cultural initiatives (see his label: Hiiiger Minds), has been hard at work these last five years, with a slew of releases and, now, some international tour dates’ logged.   Most local audiences first heard Picasso on his 2016

Appleseed Collective (INTERVIEW) – New Single: ‘Bad Habit’

Appleseed Collective Sat. Nov 4th Kerrytown Concert House 6pm-8pm 415 N. 4th Ave., Ann Arbor INFO You can stream it right here… Bad Habit The fine strands that the Appleseed Collective thread together would involve defying expectations while also delivering sonic baskets of surefire charms. Just as I can’t corral any contemporary indie-rock, punk, psych or

Zzvava Album Release – Nov 3 @ Ziggy’s

Zzvava is releasing their first album within just 10 months of existence. Their new album is a high-energy smorgasbord of boogie-ready surf-rock, jangly psychedelia, riffy power-pop and snappy indie-punk. If it feels like things change-up after every song, it’s because each track rotates in a different author, that is–the songwriting–is split four ways. Not only

JUNGLEFOWL’S New EP ‘Secret Society’ (INTERVIEW)

The first time I heard JUNGLEFOWL, they knocked me out of my chair. It was 2015 and Melissa Coppola had sent me the tracks that would eventually be released as the debut EP for her new band with guitarist Stefan Carr–a power duo! But a power duo that I couldn’t place, in the best way–it