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‘It’s Good to be Alive’ is the second single from Detroit’s Sisters of Your Sunshine Vapour forthcoming LP Good Goddamn and Backseat Mafia is pleased to bring you the premiere. The song comes crashing in with pounding drums and fuzzy guitars reminiscent of the band’s hometown heroes, the Stooges. The song effortlessly swings from a …

Following on from their 2015 album, Detroit hip-hop veteran and multi-instrumentalist Chris Keys have renewed their partnership for Innocent Country 2, and from it have released Sacred Safe, which features guests Homeboy Sandman, Cavalier and Merrill Garbus of Tune-Yards. It’s out on April 24th via Mello Music Group. There’s a feeling of 70s funk jazz …

Taken from Apollo Brown’s ‘Sincerely, Dertroit’ album, which brought together over 50 artists from the area to make a true celebration of motor city, ‘365’, featuring Ro Spit, NameTag & Ty Farris is this warm, laid back cut, dripping in old soul, as all the participants trade rhymes and verses, focusing on their roles/lives within …

Detroit post-punks Protomartyr have announced their fifth album, Ultimate Success Today, is to be released on May 29th via Domino, and have streamed a new single ‘Processed by the Boys’ taken from it. It’s has a certain warmth in amongst its slightly angular outlook, built on a repeating, but engaging, guitar riff, with the gruff …

Scandroid, aka Detroit based artist/producer Klayton, best know for his project Celldweller, has released a lyric video for Empty Streets, taken from his as yet untitled album, due out in mid-November. Described as a 80s/NewRetroWave/Synthwave/Cyberpunk inspired project set 500 years in the future in Neo Tokyo, Scandroid deals in Industrial sounds, with propelling beats and …

Detroit emcee Enea has been rapping since he was 8, and released his debut mixtape ‘Accept me’ last August. Now he’s back with a new single, 21. It’s a playful and poppy look at his life, driven by this slippery soul pop backing, full of vocal harmonies and string stabs, as guitars gently noodle away …

Taken from their forthcoming EP, Gold Chain, which drops on February 28th via B3SCI, K9 see’s Detroit duo Gosh Pith follow their own path through everything from stoner rock to hip-hop. The first glimpse of the new EP comes in the shape of K9, these arid guitar chords almost overwhelmed by sticky basslines and these …

After a three year gap since his last album, Bottom’s Up, Detroit rapper Obie Trice is back with a new long player, The Hangover, which drops on August 7th through his own Black Market Entertainment label. He’s drafted in the likes of Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Estelle and G-Unit’s Young Buck, along with production from …

DJ Butter is a legend, especially in his home city of Detroit. For the last two decades he’s emrged not only as one of the cities finest DJ’s, but as a pioneer of Hip Hop multimedia and master turntablist, and a support to MCs and artists from his city, releasing albums and mixtapes and founding …