written by Mike Rubin. Photos by Tafari Stevenson-Howard. Cover/magazine design Blair French (May, 2019) John “Jammin” Collins is one of the Detroit electronic music community’s most familiar faces, and not simply because of his very public role as tour guide at Submerge’s Exhibit 3000, the world’s only techno museum. For nearly four decades he’s been…Details
I caught up with DJ/Producer/teacher/promoter Stacey “Hotwaxx” Hale as she is getting ready for her Sheometry festival happening at Marble Bar on Saturday, August 10th (2019) at Marble Bar. Hale, if you did not already know, has been in the electronic music scene since the very beginning and has played events all over the world.…Details
With the excitement for this year’s Charivari Festival building, we caught up with one of the founders Todd Johnson! Read up!! (photo by Brent Scudder) What set the Charivari parties of the past apart from other parties being given at that time? What set the original high school social club Charivari of the 80s apart…Details
REBECCA GOLDBERG article for DEQ 11 May 2017 by Catherine Diggs. Photos by Zlatan Sadikovic. “I would always burn CDs for my friends or be the person who would do the music in the car. I guess that counts for something”, she said laughing, “Or finding these obscure things. It wasn’t like I was…Details
Scott Zacharias Interview: written by Falco EQ’s and photos by Suki Gershenhorn The music gods blessed DJ Scott Zacharias with a pair of golden ears. He’s humble and shy, but he’s a monster on the decks and is known for rocking the funkiest, eclectic sets you’ve ever heard wee into the early mornings. He’s also…Details
Theresa Hill article written by Todd Johnson ::: You’ve heard the cliché. Every story starts with a beginning, middle and end. This one starts at the middle. Late summer. 1980. I was at work sitting at my desk and in walked my friend Danny Lee. He was picking up some cash and flyers on something…Details
Written by Vince Patricola, photos by Zlatan Sadikovic There’s a shining star on the rise and her name is Badriyyah Wazeerud-Din. I chose the words shining star because not only is she a black belt vocalist and songwriter, but the song “Shining Star” by Earth, Wind & Fire is one of her favorite songs of…Details
Boog Brown Interview.: Photos by Lance Bashi. Written by DJ Bet. ::: Boog: Hello one and all. My name is Boog Brown, not to be confused with Book Brown, which people often say. Bet: How did you come up with that? Boog: I didn’t. My real name is Elsie. In college, my roommate and best friend…Details
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