Craig Huckaby Article in DEQ Magazine Issue 14

Craig Huckaby article and photos by Vince Patricola. additional art Blair French. ::: I frowned. In my eagerness to research free spirited percussionist, poet, collector and DJ Craig Huckaby I checked his discography on a popular music site online. It listed his name and described him as “Mike Huckaby’s brother.” Period.  That’s it.   Undoubtedly…

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Portage Garage Sounds Cover Story in DEQ Issue 14

Portage Garage Sounds by Vicki Siolos. Photos by Devin Williams   What comes to mind when you think of a record label? Artists, their music, vinyl, streaming, tours, press. There is usually a cohesive ethos that captures a certain mindset or mission. Portage Garage Sounds is all of these, but with roots so deeply planted…

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Eddie Logix Interview in DEQ Magazine Issue 13

Eddie Logix article. Written by Blair French, Photos by Brian Rozman The young and prolific producer/DJ Eddie Logix has been making waves both on his own as well as with his with his crews, #CoOwnaz and Mega Powers (with Pig Pen.) No style is off limits. No rules. Just solid tunes.   DEQ: Where did…

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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…

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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…

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Producer Kevin Reynolds article in DEQ Magazine Issue 13

Kevin Reynolds Interview by Gus Brovold, photo by Suzy Reynolds ::: GB: What do you have going on these days? What’s new with you? Where have you been? KR: I just completed my album for Osunlade’s label Yoruba.  It’s been several years in the making.  I’m extremely excited to have that ready.  So to answer…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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