DEQ 17_18 LP Featuring Jon Dixon, Claude Young Jr., Zoetic, Peter Croce, Viands, Techmarine Bottom Feeders, DJ Moppy, DJ Holographic & Alex Wilcox release Saturday 10/31/20 at Detroit City Distillery 7p,-12midnight (DEQ pop up store)

Thank you for paying attention! Saturday is a DEQ Magazine pop up store, socially distance & masked Halloween Party at Detroit City Distillery 7pm -12 midnight. This will be your chance to score the brand new DEQ 17_18 LP ($15) before it hits the stores. Purchases benefit our nonprofit Detroit Electronic Quarterly Arts Organization. We’ll…

Details

Quick Catch Up #9 with Eddie Fowlkes

DEQ recently caught up with Detroit Techno pioneer Eddie Fowlkes! He’s celebrating the release of his Knucklehead series on his imprint City Boy Records. DEQ: Hi Eddie!  Congrats on your new EP series (and your label over all.)  How did you come up with the name “Knuckle Head” for it? Eddie: The name “Knuckle Head”…

Details

Quick Catch Up #8 with Raphael Blake of Marble Bar!

by Vince Patricola. (Pictured in main photo: Raphael Blake (center) with Edward Stefanko (co-owner,left) and (booking agent Ted Krisko, right)   *** ***   Raphael Blake is part owner of Marble Bar. He is a strong cultural presence and appreciator of music and art scenes. ***   DEQ: First of all, thank you so much…

Details

DEQ 17 Two Rooms Record Label Spotlight With Joel Peterson and Sam Hooker

  Two Rooms record label spotlight for DEQ by Vince Patricola  updated April,2022   There are crucial things brewing at 1464 Gratiot and it’s not just the locally roasted coffee. Trinosophes is no ordinary cookie-cutter cafe. The industrial feel of the large, open space, the energy of people in it’s Farmer’s Market location, the carefully…

Details

DEQ 17 Interview With Mollison Folson of the Bassment

The Bassment: Interview with Mollison Folson, by Vince Patricola updated April,2022 The Bassment, by Vince Patricola Somewhere on Russell Street stands, what I call, the little house that could. With a vision to expand the knowledge of electronic music artists, a lot of elbow grease and the flip of the first letter e to an…

Details

DEQ 17 Interview with Grey Area’s Christopher Taylor and Eileen Lee

Grey Area article, by Aaron Lichko. (photos by Eileen Lee) updated May 2022   Southwest Detroit’s art and music scene has been on the rise for years now. Standing at the forefront of this movement are dual visionaries Eileen Lee and Christopher Taylor who operate out of the experiential art gallery, retail and aura photography space,…

Details

DEQ 17 Interview With Peter Croce

  Peter Croce interview and photos by Dustin Alexander (photos may be a bit blurry here) updated April 2022   Dustin Alexander: First of all, how’s life?   Peter Croce:Man, what a question to come out of the gate with… especially now that we’re finally maybe possibly coming out of the acute stages of the…

Details

DEQ 17 Interview With Jon Dixon — Cover Story

In the Key of D, Jon Dixon written by Dayna L. Himot and photos by Robert Guzman (updated April, 2022)   DETROIT— Of the 139 square miles that make up the musical landscape of Detroit, there is chemistry amongst generations of mentor-mentee musicians, unlike any other city in the world.   Jon Dixon, age 37, grew up…

Details

DEQ 17 Interview with John Briggs

John Briggs article by Vince Patricola, Photos by Kyi King (updated April 2022)   It was a happy ping. My computer is usually set to silent, but ding! A new track from John Briggs, aka Zoetic, arrived called “Tomography” in May 2018. The track sketch was the best I’ve heard from him in many years.…

Details