New Mason Proper Album is Apparently Olly and Oxen Free

They wowed just about everybody at Rock City a few weeks ago, and now the “on disc” version of Mason Proper is set to produce poo in the pants of just about every blogger, rocker, and blocker in town, with the release of Olly Oxen Free. Cool dudes that they are, two Oxen Free tracks — “Safe For the Time Being” and


They wowed just about everybody at Rock City a few weeks ago, and now the “on disc” version of Mason Proper is set to produce poo in the pants of just about every blogger, rocker, and blocker in town, with the release of Olly Oxen Free. Cool dudes that they are, two Oxen Free tracks — “Safe For the Time Being” and Continue reading “New Mason Proper Album is Apparently Olly and Oxen Free”

Rock City: Detour Thanks You

Last week, we hosted the inaugural Rock City Festival at the Majestic Theatre Center in downtown Detroit, and we have to say, for a first year event, things went off without a hitch. Before we move forward and ahead here at Detour, we simply cannot progress without first expressing our deepest and most humble appreciation to


Last week, we hosted the inaugural Rock City Festival at the Majestic Theatre Center in downtown Detroit, and we have to say, for a first year event, things went off without a hitch. Before we move forward and ahead here at Detour, we simply cannot progress without first expressing our deepest and most humble appreciation to Continue reading “Rock City: Detour Thanks You”

Rock City Mega Picture Post: Saturday CAID BBQ

Rock City Mega Picture Post, Saturday BBQ @ the CAID, Detroit, MI – 6/14/08

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Rock City Mega Picture Post: Friday

Rock City Mega Picture Post @ the Majestic Theatre Complex, Detroit, MI – 6/13/08

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Rock City Mega Picture Post: Thursday

Rock City Mega Picture Post @ the Majestic Theatre Complex, Detroit, MI – 6/12/08


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Rock City Recap: Day 3

On a day that featured 25 acts, and the largest Rock City crowds yet, Day 3 will go down in infamy as one of the most glorious closing nights we could have ever asked for. Keep reading as we try and remember it all,


Pic By: Trever Long

Rock City Recap: Day 3

On a day that featured 25 acts, and the largest Rock City crowds yet, Day 3 will go down in infamy as one of the most glorious closing nights we could have ever asked for. Keep reading as we try and remember it all, Continue reading “Rock City Recap: Day 3”

Rock City Recap: Day 2

Yo. Day 2 came; Day 2 ruled. Missed it? We didn’t. Let’s get into it…


Pic By: Trever Long

Rock City Recap: Day 2

Yo. Day 2 came; Day 2 ruled. Missed it? We didn’t. Let’s get into it… Continue reading “Rock City Recap: Day 2”

Rock City Recap: Day 1

The opening night of Rock City went down with a gigantic bang, and if you weren’t there, then we’re going to assume that you somehow locked yourself in the bathroom getting ready for the big event. Lucky for you, we were there (well, we kinda had to be, right?), and despite a night spent having our brains zapped by some


Pic By: Trever Long

Rock City Recap: Day 1

The opening night of Rock City went down with a gigantic bang, and if you weren’t there, then we’re going to assume that you somehow locked yourself in the bathroom getting ready for the big event. Lucky for you, we were there (well, we kinda had to be, right?), and despite a night spent having our brains zapped by some Continue reading “Rock City Recap: Day 1”

Rock City Festival Preview Redux!

Holy shit balls, it’s finally here. The 2008 Rock City Festival has finally arrived, and we have to admit, we’re having trouble holding in our excitement. Seriously, have you seen the lineup? Saying that this shit is going to be bananas is the understatement of the year. It’s going to be super-bananas. Super-duper bananas. So


Holy shit balls, it’s finally here. The 2008 Rock City Festival has finally arrived, and we have to admit, we’re having trouble holding in our excitement. Seriously, have you seen the lineup? Saying that this shit is going to be bananas is the understatement of the year. It’s going to be super-bananas. Super-duper bananas. So Continue reading “Rock City Festival Preview Redux!”

Vintage Bin: Sloan

When most people think of Sloan, they think refined pop hooks that either come in the form of KISS and AC/DC influenced rockers, Beatles-inspired narratives, or slightly more experimental trips that reference everybody from Dylan to the Bee Gees. But when the band started, they were drawing from the more prickly


Sloan, CBC News Story (aired sometime in 1992)

When most people think of Sloan, they think refined pop hooks that either come in the form of KISS and AC/DC influenced rockers, Beatles-inspired narratives, or slightly more experimental trips that reference everybody from Dylan to the Bee Gees. But when the band started, they were drawing from the more prickly Continue reading “Vintage Bin: Sloan”