DEQ Magazine MGUN Interview!!

MGUN: By Kevin Reynolds. Photo: by Amy Hubbarth   Q: When you google our names the first thing that pops up for you is a Major League Baseball Umpire. I get a Canadian Figure skater. Sport and athletic mentality seem to go hand in hand with Detroit Techno since the beginning with Saunderson, May, Banks, and the…

Check out DEQ 9&10 on line! Buy a physical copy at your local & web stores!!

Issue 9: http://detroiteq.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/DEQ-No.9_Interactive.pdf Issue 10: http://detroiteq.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/DEQ-No.10_Interactive.pdf Distribution: Local Detroit: Hello Records, Peoples Records, Detroit Threads, Paramita Sound, Found Sound, Street Corner Music, Detroit Mercantile, MOCAD, Melodies and Memories, Detroit Mercantile, Nora and more!! Out of Michigan & overseas: Amoeba Music, Juno Records (U.K.), Hard Wax (Germany), Pacific Beach, Clone (NL), Bent Crayon (Cleveland), Gramaphone (Chicago), Redeye…

DEQ 9: Steven Reaume cover story

Cover Story: Steven Reaume::: Photo by Robert Guzman::: Written by Vince Patricola How many of your heroes are musicians or had something to do with music? For me, it’s a majority. As I flipped through the channels on my journey from out east back to Detroit, I heard so many of them. From James Brown…

Bethany Shorb : Well Done Goods

EMERGENCY! My eyes opened wide as I saw the huge backlit red and white EMERGENCY sign on the back wall. I had a Detroit Receiving Hospital flashback for a split second, but in reality I was a step inside artist Bethany Shorb’s Well Done Goods store. The goat, deer and ram heads adorned in black…

Delano Smith interview DEQ 8

Delano Smith interview by Kevin Reynolds. Photos by Torrence Allison KR: I had the pleasure of meeting you at Transmat maybe some fifteen years ago via Derrick May.  After you left Derrick told me that you were the original DJ.  What inspired you to get into DJing and producing?  I’m sure at the time you…

Drake Phifer Interview

Written by LaVell Williams. Photo by Linda Kubit   DEQ Interview: Drake Phifer Written by LaVell Williams. Photo by Linda Kubit   Drake Phifer is the proprietor of the storied and successful production company Urban Organic.  We recently sat down over brunch at Brooklyn Local in Corktown for a conversation about his history, the story…