Shady P aka Bobbi Purify DEQ Magazine Article Issue 13

Shady P. (aka Bobbi Purify) article: by Vince Patricola. Photos by David Shanaman   The How To Kill (Detroit) label emerged with a mixture of controversy and curiosity. Imagine in 2013, a bright, plain white record jacket with “How To Kill” boldly written across the top and “Detroit” written on the bottom hanging on the…

Summer Oasis article in DEQ 13

Summer Oasis article written by Vince Patricola, Photos by Linda Kubit Are you planning a camping vacation this summer? If so, you need to consider visiting Idlewild, Michigan August 17-19th, 2018 for a tent music festival called Summer Oasis, that takes place on nearby Paradise Lake. It’s a yearly glamping (glamorous, luxurious camping) weekend experience…

Kraig Love aka MOODRING article in DEQ 13!!

Kraig “Love” Tertzag (MOODRING) Written by: L. Uehara, Photos by Michael David Sharbatz ::: Kraig Tertzag (aka Kraig Love) released his last Detroit techno project under his MOODRING moniker back in 1995 on Planet e. I sat down to interview him recently at his home in Portland, Oregon to discuss music, life, his first MOODRING…

DEQ 13 Cover article: Diviniti!!

Meet Diviniti: Detroit’s Vocal Diva By: Jessica Minnick, Photos by Zlatan Sadikovic Terri  Smith is so much more than a vocalist. Musically dubbed with the name Divniti, the Detroit diva adds a sonic sparkle to every song that features her voice. Known for her uplifting lyrics and soulful crooning, Diviniti has worked with some of…

11 Questions with Leeds, UK legend Ralph Lawson

  (pictured: Derrick May & Ralph Lawson at Back to Basics, Leeds, 1995) ::: 11 questions with Leeds UK’s Ralph Lawson by Vince Patricola   British DJ (based in Leeds UK), producer, tastemaker and curator Ralph Lawson has been a busy young man over the last 25 years. He’s been touring the world, putting out…

Movement Week Events:

  Weds 5/23: Two DJs @ Two James w/ DJ Todd Osborn: Two James Spirits::: 7:30-11. No Cover. ::: Thursday 5/24: The Detroit I Love and DEQ Roll Out Party:: 7:30-12 midnight::: magazine and LP Release::: 2905 Beaufait:: $5 cover::: D Kevin Reynolds (LIVE), DJs Lafleur, Big Strick, Craig Gonzalez, Jesse Cory, Misha ::: Sunday…

DEQ Magazine Issue 11: Monty Luke Cover Story

Monty Luke article by Kevin Reynolds. Photos by Lyndon French   Monty Luke’s Black Catalogue label has boundary pushing, forward thinking style which has become a favorite for electronic music enthusiasts. It is a solid reflection of his flawless, floor filling DJ sets that tell the story of his global journeys and long history with…