DEQ 7 rolls out in fine fashion Saturday, May 7th at Mudgie’s on the patio. Featured articles will be available on-line here at Detroiteq.com. This will be the first place to get this limited edition, 6 track vinyl. Spread the word and hope to see you there!!!
By Kevin Reynolds Kevin Reynolds: I can’t help but notice in your music a huge Drexciya influence. The rough arp lines, the John Carpenter sting like string lines. Simple question where did you grow up? Taylor Hawkins: I was born in rural Ohio where I lived until I was 11 or so before my family moved to…Details
By Rob Theakston For those who don’t know, Jared Wilson has been a staple of the underground electronic music scene in form or fashion for the last two decades. Affectionately known as “Beard” by all who spent many hours arguing with him on the now-evaporated Detroit Luv message board, Wilson has been on a tear…Details
Written by John Bileebob Williams Music festivals are quickly becoming over the top productions featuring more than just the hottest bands and DJs. Many host a metaphorical and bona fide circus atmosphere. But sometimes you just want to attend an event that sticks to its guns and mission, focusing on the music. Ten years strong,…Details
Shortly after I moved back to Detroit this past January, I got a call from longtime friend, music producer and visual artist, Blair French, aka DIAL 81. “Big news, I just got a car!” Big indeed. Lack of public transportation in Detroit is hard on artists and residents, in the Motor City. If you don’t…Details
A meeting. A spark. An I-can’t-believe-this moment. 1315 Broadway? On Movement weekend? Really? And the flames rise. A concept. Fingers flying across computer keys. Facebook event. Phone calls. Texts. Spread the word. Favors called in. Event goes off. Total success. Ten days to one day. Saturday, May 23, 2015. Ten days earlier. We (DEQ magazine) host…Details
by Diviniti His attire is casual, and his demeanor matches it perfectly. Jeans, gym shoes and a baseball cap. Far from the clothing you might imagine one of the most prominent names in Detroit electronic music would wear. And that’s what is important to understand about Gerald Mitchell; the possibility that you won’t get what…Details
by Cornelius Harris It’s impossible to talk with Bill Beaver without being infected with his energy. A longtime figure in the underground Detroit dance music scene, his work has mirrored much of what has happened in that scene. His career has been an ongoing process of reinvention yet music has been the constant throughout. Although…Details