There was a time when your name was your name and an @ symbol was a rarely used secondary key on the top row of your keyboard.
If you’re like me (and of course you’re not, snowflake), you’re desperate to hear something you really dig on. Not ephemeral, meme-inspiring fast food like the whole Kendrick “Control” tempest, but something substantial.
We all know the dangers of GMOs by now, even though they fed us that shit unchecked for most of our formative years and well into adulthood.
Oh boy, oh joy. The minds at INPUT have got a doozy in store for tonight’s main room at Output, as the soulful dance-driven camp of FXHE is taking over all night long, with some local vibes included. Detroit will be represented in fine form tonight, as the likes of FIT, Big Strick and Omar-S will be on the decks, providing unique vibes to the heads flocking to the dancefloor. Rounding out the lineup will be Turtle Bugg, the local cat that’s busy at work with the burgeoning Basement Floor imprint. Check out the flyer and a preview of what’s to come post-jump.
Clear Soul Forces is next to carry the burning flame for the city of Detroit. Discovered, championed, and mentored by Royce da 5’9”, the four-man group rhymes like genetically enhanced street poets from the 70’s who are here to remind us what album rap sounds like. The vision of E-Fav, L.A.Z., Noveliss, and producer/emcee Ilajide combines golden era, 21st century, backpack and subwoofer hip hop but never sounds dated, derivative, or awkwardly avant garde. These guys are serious performers and hard workers devoted to making music that honors the legacy of Detroit’s legendary lineage.
The group emerged in the aftermath of a serendipitous studio session in 2009 where the four emcees scraped together money to record individual music. Royce, who was recording his album “Street Hop” at …
There’s really not much to say except the Godfather of Techno is back in Brooklyn for another special appearance, of course leading up to his appearance during the extended weekend of Detroit’s Movement festival. The legend that is Juan Atkins is back at Cameo Gallery, with support from TURRBOTAX resident and fellow Michigan native Contakt on the bill. Brooklyn is getting some serious midwest vibes tonight, and we at URB couldn’t be happier. Cameo is actually doing a ticket giveaway for this event, and it only takes a click or two to get entered into the drawing. Otherwise, check out some classic Juan Atkins vibes down below, as well as the flyer post-jump.