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Tiny Jag releases a new EP: Detroit’s alt-pop villain Little Jag released seven new songs on their new EP DECLINEpublished in partnership with the Assemble the sound collective. Jag offers its fans multiple streams for every mood, with each song falling to anthemic lines that you’ll find yourself repeating after just a few listens. Strong hooks executive produced by Kaleb Waterman, along with additional production from the Assemble’s in-house roster, are the icing on the cake and give the whole EP a grungy vibe without sounding outdated. If you’re a fan of the no-fucks-given mentality of naughty ricothe maximalist pop aesthetic of MIA, Where Maya Angelou references, Tiny Jag serves up all that and more. Let DECLINE Be the soundtrack to your next Hot Girl Walk™ (or smoke session, since winter is coming).

Jon Dixon releases a vocal-focused EP: As bandleader and keyboardist of the ever-evolving Timeline (the underground resistance live band), and also a lineup under Detroit’s “Godfather of Jazz” Marcus Belgrave, Jon Dixon pushes the “hi tech jazz” sound forward in a way that only it can. With his new EP Vocal Sessions Vol. 1, featuring the smooth vocals of deep house stalwart L’Renee and local songwriter Kenny Watson, Dixon reaches new heights. It’s top-notch jazz-house, with the iconic keyboard lines it’s known for, plus remixes for listeners who want to take it even further. Recently, Dixon has established himself well in the local record stores with his own label 4evr 4wrd, not forgetting a long set at Charivari last summer, and more recently a feature film on Theo Parrish’s already legendary DJ-Kicks compilation. With all this momentum, it will be interesting to hear what future vocal sessions come out of Jon Dixon’s camp.

Interdimensional Transmissions partners with Paxahau at the Tangent Gallery: It’s a little surprising that Paxahau, the organization that runs electronic music festival Movement, and Interdimensional Transmissions, one of the leading names in the psychedelic dance music scene, have never officially collaborated before. If you’ve ever attended IT’s No Way Back party, it’s by far one of the best weekend after parties in the Movement, and we can only hope to have similarly high standards for the next one. show at Tangente Gallery on November 26. The lineup includes heavy hitters such as DJ Stingray and Kevin Saunderson, but perhaps the most impressive part of the lineup is emerging talent including AK, Ke Thu, Father Dukes and Fusegrade, to name a few- one. . Really though, everyone on the lineup is worth mentioning, and with three all-night music stages, this could be one of the biggest dance music events of this year.

Danny Brown’s Thanksgiving Return: If you know Danny Brown, the Detroit art-rap anti-hero, you can tell he seems like the type of guy who can throw a big party, despite his relatively recent self-proclaimed “uncle phase” characterized by more traditional hairstyles. and his signature front tooth being fixed. Brown is back to welcome the ninth year of Bruiser Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 23 at the Russell Industrial Center. The lineup has yet to be announced, but with past performers like Lil B, Joey Bada$$, JPEGMAFIA, Zack Fox, Sada Baby and more, the surprise will definitely be worth the wait. Expect something of a mini-festival, curated by an artist who has carved his own path locally and internationally through avant-garde rap, the Bruiser imprint and his countless other businesses and interests. Danny Brown’s sets are always a hectic time for longtime fans and newcomers alike, so expect the chaotic energy you’ve come to know and love to be front and center in this annual tribute to his hometown. native.

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