Mixed Media

June 2016

Watching for Foxes - ‘Undone Bird’ (album stream) (premiere)

Among the slew of rising Michigan artists in the music industry, Grand Rapids' Watching for Foxes are the ones with the most to prove.


Charlie Faye and the Fayettes - “Eastside” (audio) (premiere)

Charlie Faye has had a successful career on the Americana scene, but she feels that with the Fayettes, she can finally make the kind of music that she's been dreaming about.


Wild Beasts - “Get My Bang” (Singles Going Steady)

It was only a matter of time until Wild Beasts would fully embrace a more electronic sound.


Queen - “Somebody to Love” (Singles Going Steady Classic)

"Somebody to Love" was Queen's take on gospel.


The Last Shadow Puppets - “Miracle Aligner” (Singles Going Steady)

"Miracle Aligner" finds the Last Shadow Puppets doing their best beach-pop impression over a pristine, wall-of-sound backdrop.


Vince Clarke and Paul Hartnoll - “Better Have a Drink to Think” (Singles Going Steady)

Marrying Vince Clarke's crystalline synth-stab style with Orbital's layered, melodically-conscious techno, this is an electronic dance track that undulates in trails of dissipating color


Matt Haeck - ‘Late Bloomer’ (album stream) (premiere)

Americana troubadour Matt Haeck emerges with a super confident debut album that marks him as an artist to watch in the Americana scene.


BANTA - ‘Dark Charms’ (album stream) (premiere)

BANTA is a four-piece indie rock outlet that has gained a lot of ground since their 2013 inception.


Leland Sundries - ‘Music for Outcasts’ (album stream) (premiere)

Leland Sundries return with more folk rock awesomeness on their new album, Music for Outcasts.


John Grant - “Voodoo Doll” (Singles Going Steady)

"Voodoo Doll" is an absurdist freak-pop hymn layered with cheesy sci-fi synthesizers, electro bass-pulses, and a thoroughly bizarre romantic sensibility.


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Double Take: 'The Public Enemy' (1931)

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"Maybe The Public Enemy is a swell dish. Or maybe it ain't so tough. The Steves take on the classic tale of beer and blood.

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