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Advertisement · Total News: 22 · Total Reads: 82379

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48 track digital remote recording
by: mikecortson
2012-11-25 00:00:00

 West Michigan/NW Indiana digital recording services.  48 track Yamaha/Mac/Cubase with all the trimmings! (269) 326-0736 mike@mikecortson.com

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Benefit · Total News: 37 · Total Reads: 127262

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Read this articlePrinter ready versionE-mail to a friend  A Fundraiser Benefit For Lisa Medina Saturday, January 16th 2010 (mitch)
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A Fundraiser Benefit For Lisa Medina Saturday, January 16th 2010
by: mitch
2010-01-06 19:29:28

Lisa Medina Fundraiser Jan. 16 American-Polish Century Club Sterling HeightsWe just got this from Suzie Ferro of Radiocraft and wanted to repost it as soon as possible:

"Well, I've never planned a fundraiser before, but I'm giving it my best (along with the help of the entire Alcini Family & some incredible friends - many thanks!!) - & with very little time. Please see the attached flyer advertising the fundraiser I am planning for my friend Lisa Medina. Please read her story - it is both heartbreaking & uplifting. I hope many of you can come - she is a worthy cause! And hey - it will be fun!! Every day, new things are added to the event, but this is what I have up to this point. "

Click HERE to download PDF: radiocraftmusic.com/lisa_flyer2.pdf

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Blue Notes

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unick moves out of the basement!!
by: jammindude
2006-05-11 22:18:08

We've thought long and hard about this and we've decided that we're going to take that big step and play another show...

We'll be playing just down the street from our studio at the New Way Bar in Ferndale, Friday May 26th. This will be our first show with our new drummer Todd Shanahan and we plan to break in a few new tunes that is sure to get your blood boiling!

If you want to drink away the stress of a long week or simply feel like checking out a few good bands... then save the day,Friday May 26th!!! Listen up, we're unick and we'll be looking for you! Rebel Devil,Flatbroke and No Regrets also playing.
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Education

Education · Total News: 18 · Total Reads: 83922

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Read this articlePrinter ready versionE-mail to a friend  You Will Never Get a Record Deal (wiki)
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You Will Never Get a Record Deal
by: wiki
2008-02-10 00:00:00

music & moneyAccording to an article by Bruce Warila over at UnsprungMedia.com, the days of landing a major label record deal by being "discovered" by an A&R rep and given a big, fat cash advance are 'dead over.'  Record companies, like a lot of companies in Michigan these days, are slashing their payrolls of dead wood, reorganizing and re-investing. In the case of EMI, that means 1500 to 2000 jobs are done - over.  That means indie bands will also have to re-think their strategies.  Warila argues that they need to forget about finding a "deal" and start looking to attract investment - just like any other business.  Click "read more" below for a links to three articles about investrment strategies for Indie bands.

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Read this articlePrinter ready versionE-mail to a friend  MB Welcomes Lucy Browns Seville (Mitch)
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MB Welcomes Lucy Browns Seville
by: Mitch
2014-02-02 12:00:12

Lucy Brown  Got Soul Got FunkLucy Brown Got Soul Got FunkMB would like to welcome "Lucy's Brown Seville" to our original artists/funk&soul category 

The band describes their own sound as 'heavily influenced by 60's/70's soul/blues and rock,influences like The Temptations,Stevie Wonder,Allman Brothers,and current bands like Galactic,Gov't mule etc.'  But there's shades of white soul brothers Steely Dan here too, and even local de-funkt west-side favorites Immigrant Blue. Good stuff here.....and it sounds so familiar. 

Of course, there's a reason why I recognize these names and these sick grooves; vocalist/keyboardist Marcus "Concernicus", drummer Paul Winterhalter and guitarist Joe Nestico have all been here before in one band or another.  Curious?  - Mitch

Click "read more" below for the links that will help put it all back together.

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First Impressions

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by: ace924
2006-12-11 21:54:23

STIT was originally formed in 1989. They had a pending deal with CBS that unfortunatly fell through. They played the Bar Scene till 1991 and eventually called it quits. In the spring of 2006, STIT was discovered by RETROSPECT RECORDS out of Las Vegas off a local website thanks to a good friend Dave Hess. RETROSPECT wanted to release a 1990 recording. But instead they decided to reform and record some never performed or recorded songs they had written. With that they have produced, STIT, "BACKWARDS". Click "read more" below.

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Go To Guy

Go To Guy · Total News:· Total Reads: 11930

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cardboard disposeable upright bass
by: washtub
2006-07-25 06:52:51

The urban legend of a cardboard double bass that plays well and sounds wonderfuL has proven to exist! Soon, i'll have a kit available that comes complete with a box of crayons (some assembly required). It's fun to do the impossible.

Click the pic on the left to see a video of my bass in action on YouTube.

Chris Badynee / Detroit

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Humor

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Looking for
by: Hogarth
2006-08-05 07:28:38

Hey Parker are you out there?

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Interviews

Interviews · Total News:· Total Reads: 22884

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Read this articlePrinter ready versionE-mail to a friend  Interview These Curious Thoughts (mitch)
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Interview These Curious Thoughts
by: mitch
2012-11-20 04:10:40

These Curious ThoughtsSome say long-distance relationships never work, but Sean Dunlop of Detroit and James Radford of the UK have proven that giving your partner some space, in this case an entire ocean's worth, can be the key to a successful collaboration. Since 2004, the pair have releases seven albums, four of which are currently available on iTunes as their latest project, "These Curious Thoughts". The pair have a new EP titled "What Is It And How Did It Get In There?"

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Michigan Bands News

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Our Genius Dog Release First Single And Relocate
by: mitch
2013-09-14 00:00:00

AlsoIt's been out for a while but ya might have missed it. Our Genius Dog! released their first single, "Also", on their own website, BandCamp, SoundCloud and a host of others I'm sure. While the new single bears no resemblance to the progressive/experimental sound-blurb I'd first heard on their Facebook page, "Psych Rock", it represents a good first pop/alternative effort by the trio, composed of Keenan Yates – Lead Vocals, Guitar, Austin Kintz – Bass, Backing Vocals, and Zach Sklener – Drums, Backing Vocals.

Origianally formed in Breckenridge, MI (west of Saginaw), the band has re-located to the Kalamazoo area to pursue their studies and continue to experiment with music. Good Luck, guys. - Mitch

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Mitch's Mind

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Happy Independents (sic) Day
by: mitch
2013-07-05 13:54:53

Mitch's MindSo, for the fist time in a long time I sat down to write.  It happened to be Independence Day, July 4th 2013, sitting on my deck with the laptop - so I went off on that theme and it took on a life of its own.

It's kind of a muddled piece about being "Independent" and what that means in the context of America, what it means for MichiganBands.com, and what it means for the fledging music "scene" out there - whatever that is.

It ends with kind of a positive affirmation about how we need each other, despite the ability of each and every one of us to sit at home within the comfort of our own virtual world and do it all ourselves.

Click "read more" below for the article. Thanks.

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Music Reviews

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Read this articlePrinter ready versionE-mail to a friend  Music Review: The Lion Of Judah Hath Prevailed; The Process Meet Ghetto Priest (mitch)
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Music Review: The Lion Of Judah Hath Prevailed; The Process Meet Ghetto Priest
by: mitch
2011-05-01 10:40:00

"The Lion Of Judah Hath Prevailed; The Process Meets Ghetto Priest" is a seven-track EP from the Saginaw, Mi based roots-reggae rockers, five of which are alternate mixes of the title track by London reggae artists and producers Congo Natty and Adrian Sherwood, and American artists and producers Skip "Little Axe" McDonald and David Harrow. The seventh "bonus" track is "Ghetto Life", a sneak-peek release from Ghetto Priests forthcoming record, "Sacred Ground" (On-U Sound Records 2011). Both songs are worthy additions to any reggae collection. Your DJ will know what to do with the rest.

The Process will be appearing for their second release party Saturday, May 7th @ The Elbow Room in Ypsilanti. The show starts @ 9:00pm.

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Opinion

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John Ludi Gets Praise from Pluto
by: PlutoRadio
2010-09-18 08:31:03

John LudiJohn Ludi allows us to use his material on our eclectic musician minded radio stream...  Pluto Radio is a rock, blues, trip-hop, alternative country cross over, electric cowboy hippie thing, plutoradio.com.

Feedback from our listeners indicate John Ludi's music is lyrical, intelligent, insightful as well as melodic.  Between the Quiet Earth Orchestra and music that he has produced under his own name, and/or The Soft war, Mr. Ludi's music has helped us build an interesting international fan base with a true appreciation for the many cross-over musical styles which are commonly associated with rock and roll.  I've been quoted as saying John Ludi has Bowie's voice - only better.  His voice, along with the musical insight of any memorable early 70's progressive rocker, gives Mr. Ludi's music (and words) a understated ying/yang eloquence which tends to reveal the fragility of the human heart along with the hidden character of our souls.

Pluto Radio is an advocate of the unsung musician, therefore, we suggest that anyone who enjoys progressive, lyrical vibe look John up and give his sound a listen…  John Ludi at johnludi.com  Good to see Mr. Ludi on this website, Michigan Bands freakin' rock!

My best from the great American desert. 

(program director at Pluto Radio)  Lee-

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Other News

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Read this articlePrinter ready versionE-mail to a friend  Looking for bands for Album Release Parties (Deja_Vu_Ypsilanti)
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Looking for bands for Album Release Parties
by: Deja_Vu_Ypsilanti
2012-11-24 00:00:00

The areas hottest strip club, Deja Vu (ypsilanti)Deja Vu Ypsilanti is looking for bands to throw album release parties at their club! You won't wanna miss out on this opportunity to showcase your music and let some of that hard work pay off!

Contact Tony at 734-487-2110 to book your party!

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Press Release

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Read this articlePrinter ready versionE-mail to a friend  Social Bandits EP Release & benefit for Mittens for Detroit (TSB)
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Social Bandits EP Release & benefit for Mittens for Detroit
by: TSB
2014-01-30 19:37:31

The Social Bandits MusicMovers LLC. presents, "Warming hearts, two hands at a time", the debut of an EP of original music, and benefit for Mittens for Detroit at Small's. Tickets are only $8.00 with advance purchase or $10.00 at the (8:00 pm) door. Local musician extraordinaire, Brae, will perform with his band as will the Chicago based, indie pop band, Dream Version.

With their own twist on modern rock as a foundation, The Social Bandits infuse their grooves with blues, jazz, and classical influences, which makes these young guns poised to show the world a whole new brand of Motor City artistry. 

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Reader's Poll

Reader's Poll · Total News: 14 · Total Reads: 51594

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Fox Rocks Winner Announced and Questioned
by: chief editor
2007-07-21 10:15:01

Fox 2 Detroit just announced the winner of their My Fox Rocks battle of the bands. The Matt Austin Band has been chosen to open up for Def Leppard and Styx at DTE on Tuesday, July 24th. Austin beat out hundreds of local bands from the metro Detroit area including some of our favorites. Coincidentally (or not), it was also announced that The Matt Austin Band was chosen to compete in Simon Cowell's new Fox franchise "The Next Great American Band" - which leads this cynic to question the validity of the contest. I know there will probably be some "sour grapes" comments from the lucky winners, the Fox producers and even Austin's fans (we're certainly not saying they don't deserve the shot - sounds like a decent band), but do you believe the results of this particular contest were pre-determined as a local promotional vehicle for The Next Great American Band? Does it matter? Vote in our latest survey and please feel free to chime in with your comments below.

Click "read more" for a link to The Matt Austin Band's myspace page and the interview that ran on Fox this morning.

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Rick's Mind

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Read this articlePrinter ready versionE-mail to a friend  Could donations finance your next album? It worked for Jill Sobule. (webmaster)
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Could donations finance your next album? It worked for Jill Sobule.
by: webmaster
2009-03-20 22:56:50

Jill Sobule asked her fans for help in financing her new album. Jill’s approach successfully raised all of the money she needed for the project through donations. There are lessons to be learned that could help finance your next project. Read on ...

Jill SobuleI was listening to Marketplace, a financial show, on Michigan Radio earlier this week and they did a feature on Jill Sobule.

Jill has had significant success over the years. Don Henley asked her to open for him on one of his solo tours. Her albums have been produced by notables such as Todd Rundgren and Joe Jackson. Over her career she has released 7 albums with multiple labels (MCA, Atlantic, Artemis, Apple - The Beatles not the computer) and her songs have been included in numerous movies including Clueless (1995) and Mystery Men (1999).

Jill's most recent label, Artemis Records, folded leaving her in the position of finding another one. The record industry as a whole has been dealing with slumping sales for quite a while and the present state of the economy has only made things worse. Many labels are facing tough times and some are going under. That left her with few options. If she was going to continue making records she would have to take matters in her own hands.

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Show Reviews

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Read this articlePrinter ready versionE-mail to a friend  Five Bands Rock the Michigan Theater, January 22 (chcnetwork)
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Five Bands Rock the Michigan Theater, January 22
by: chcnetwork
2011-03-05 11:33:20



With a wind chill factor registering almost 20 below it may have been one of the coldest nights in six years for the Jackson, Michigan area, but for the residents of south-central Michigan, particularly those who like hard and driving rock, the five bands that provided talent at the Michigan Theater tonight raised temps as they really cooked on stage.

This bill featuring Michigan bands Neon Escape, Lifeline Revolution, Under The Vine, Fifth Way, and the headlining Pop Evil was organized by Tim Corser, head of Kings of Rock Entertainment.

Corser, 28, has been promoting rock bands in and around the Jackson area for the past eight years. Last year during the depths of Michigan's deepest recession, at a time when even the biggest promoters were taking a hit, he promoted 30 bands on three stages at what was called Rockapalooza.

He is all too aware that roller coaster effect that the music business has experienced over the past couple of years and speaks with an authority on this matter perhaps belying his age. Despite this, he is intrepid rock devotee and is determined to produce the best shows for the dollar, something much needed and surely appreciated in the Jackson area.

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Read this articlePrinter ready versionE-mail to a friend  The Old MB website theme (wiki)
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The Old MB website theme
by: wiki
2013-06-16 19:28:21

Feeling nostalgic last night, I decided to go over to the web archive last night and type in MichiganBands.com and was happy to see the old MB theme/design with all it's bright colors and it's wider and easier layout. it brought back memories of a time when MB was very popular and members were active every day. It was a time before MySpace was the

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Web Watch

Web Watch · Total News: 21 · Total Reads: 68714

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Read this articlePrinter ready versionE-mail to a friend  Radio Free Michigan No Longer Broadcasting (webmaster)
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Radio Free Michigan No Longer Broadcasting
by: webmaster
2009-03-24 12:47:55

It would appear that Radio Free Michigan is no longer broadcasting. I've checked the site several times over the past couple of weeks and the stream is unavailable. I've received no response from an email sent to them through the contact form on their website which is still active, but the playlist on their site has not been updated.

Hopefully this is only a temporary interruption in service. The station focused exclusively on Michigan Indie music and was a great promotional tool for independent artists from this state

The owners of Radio Free Michigan have not posted any information regarding the interruption of broadcast on their website so any speculation as to the cause would be just that; speculation. We can only hope that they can resume broadcast in the near future.

Michigan Bands ran an article on Radio Free Michigan back in January giving kudos to the new Internet radio station. We will keep you posted if we hear anything.

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Welcome Aboard

Welcome Aboard · Total News: 68 · Total Reads: 209066

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Read this articlePrinter ready versionE-mail to a friend  MB Welcomes Veracity (mitch)
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MB Welcomes Veracity
by: mitch
2013-07-03 20:33:53

Veracity - Out LoudVeracity is a female fronted Christian rock band from Marysville Michigan founded by a husband and wife team. Their influences include: Fireflight, Flyleaf, Skillet and Plumb. Their debut album, "Out Loud" is due out August of 2013 and you can hear three tracks on their website; "Find Me", "Fight" and "Open My Eyes". Veracity is the latest addition to our Original Artists / Christian Hard Rock category.

Click "Read More" below for a link.

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