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
DEQ Magazine (LP and print) are available while supplies last at: Detroit Threads (Hamtramck), Peoples Records (Detroit),Well Done Goods (Detroit), Found Sound (Ferndale), Dirt Tech Wreck (Detroit), Submerge (Detroit), Dirt Tech Reck (Detroit), Spectacles (Detroit), Wheelhouse Detroit (Hamtramck) Stay Pressed Records (Rust Belt Market Ferndale) and more soon. Limited edition T-shirts for sale: Memorial…Details
Use this online guide (link below) to find afterparty listings, places to eat and shop, and read informative articles! Listings prepared by www.thedetroitilove.com (they do great listings year round) and DEQ!!
Print versions (4X4) can be found at your favorite Detroit record stores, hotels, parties and more!!!
Follow DEQ May 20-27, 2019 for DEQ Release Parties and more! ::: Monday, May 20: www.thedetroitilove.com and DEQ present: Late Night Crates & Event Guide Print (and digital) release party @Offworld Arcade, 8pm-12am, 139 Cadillac Square, Detroit::: First place to get your free, 100 page guide with afterparty listings, DJ set from Brent Scudder of…Details
There’s a new Detroit compilation coming soon!! William Paul has started a new label called Expressway Records and started this cool project!! Locals 313!!! The party is this Thursday, May 16!! ::: VP: How long have you been involved in the Detroit electronic music scene? Was there a particular moment you knew this was love…Details
**** From DEQ #1,2005 RE-published**** written by Vince Patricola, photos by Jeremy Deputat, design by Trench (2019 update at the end from Paul Randolph himself) Randolph – He is what he is. Fantastic. There’s another star rising in Detroit. It’s Randolph (a.k.a. Paul Randolph), the accomplished vocalist, songwriter, bass guitar player, re-mixer, and producer…Details
Norm Talley written by Terri Smith & photos by Scott Spellman Taken from DEQ #2, 2005 When does an upscale Mexican restaurant become one of Detroit’s hottest clubs? Every Sunday night at Agave: as the men of BeatDown Sounds help the crowd trade-in bean burritos for bangin’ beats. These distinguished gentlemen- Mike “Agent X” Clark,…Details
Brooklyn based Metro Area’s music truly stands the test of time. In 1999, hearing “Atmosphrique” in the club for the first time was head turning, “what’s that?” type experience. It’s house, but with synth nods to jazz, boogie, world, minimal, disco delivered in a slick, yet funky stripped down style. Through the years they (Morgan…Details
Get to know DJ Automaticamore, one of Whiskey Disco’s New Residents (Night Moves on Friday Feb 1, w/JAZ)
Automaticamore w/JAZ Friday Feb 1 @ Whiskey Disco https://www.facebook.com/events/621785011588433/?ti=icl :::: It’s always a pleasure to hear that a new International DJ takes a residency here in Detroit. Diana McNally aka Automaticamore, who hails from Toronto, Canada, will touch down at Whiskey Disco for her new monthly Night Moves club event (first edition Friday, Feb…Details