Do you like vintage? PJ's Used Records and renowned local musicologist arwulf arwulf would like to formally invite you to a truly vintage listening experience. PJ's is hosting its second Digital-Free Discs and Drinks event. Guests will listen to old-school jazz spun on a phonograph by arwulf himself while sipping on a complimentary cocktail provided by Tammy's Tastings. The upshot? No phones, just like the movies. Guests will be asked to check their smart phones and/or iPods at the door. Don't worry, you'll get them back when you leave—last time every device was returned without a hitch. Enjoy a brief vacation from the digital age with a cruise on arwulf's sea of musical nostalgia. Free. 7-9pm. May 10. PJ’s Used Records, 617-B Packard (upstairs). 734-663-3441—JS
Doogatron are inventive disciples of techno and house, creating textured synth-prog jams that blend machine-like precision with the human touch of improvisation. These 21st century torchbearers of Detroit’s electronic music fuse the old-school analog synthesizers with new-school digital technology. Their debut album comes out November 2nd… Doogatron Album Release Nov 2nd @ Ziggy’s with Jason Hogans (aka brownstudy) Sleezy
Little Traps might trick you. The intonation of acoustic guitars, sanguine pedal steel, brushy drums and tender vocalizations will bring you in close, make you sit down cross legged and ready yourself for the understated swoon of endorphins typically triggered by “folk music.” And you lean in closer…, a bit closer still. And those lyrics hit
Muse Atelier Vintage, a boutique featuring unique clothing items, accessories, and original artwork, is now open at 336 S. Ashley in Ann Arbor.
Local piercing parlor, Pangea Piercing, which opened in 2002, has permanently closed. Former owner, J.C. Potts, made the decision to close after allegations of expressing racist sentiments.