Category Archives: Music Minute

Dancing in the Street for Detroit Summer Concerts

I’m working in Detroit at Quicken Loans this summer, and I wrote this article for their Zing Blog. The original article can be found here. It’s no secret that Detroit is a hub for musical innovation. From its Motown roots, and … Continue reading

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LouFest 2013 has potential to be the biggest and best yet

This is a bit delayed due to the destructive force that is finals week, but I wrote a quick preview of LouFest 2013 for The University News last week. Looks like it’s going to be pretty rad. I’m just saying. … Continue reading

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I’ve had “Jolene” by Ray LaMontagne stuck in my head for hours.

So now it can be stuck in your head, too!  If you don’t already listen to Ray, you should start.  Right now.  He’s brilliant and his voice is gorgeous.  Enjoy!

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Tuesday Tunes: Folkin’ Around with Punch Brothers

I just flew in from Detroit after a weekend of job interviews, family bonding and way too much Easter candy.  Needless to say, I am not in the mood to get back to reality and the million things on my … Continue reading

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Isn’t it cool how music can totally change your mood and set a scene?

Example: Today I was walking through campus in my leather jacket, blasting The Rolling Stones through my headphones, and I swear it was like I owned the place.  What people didn’t know was that I accidentally slept on my couch … Continue reading

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Are you a fan of The Strokes? Their new album “Comedown Machine,” which is scheduled to drop March 26, is currently streaming on pitchfork.com.  I’m liking it so far!  Check it out while you still can by clicking the link … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Melodies for midterms

For all of you who are still in college like me, midterms are upon us.  There’s nothing fun about a multitude of exams, papers and presentations worth 30 percent of your grade all smashed into five days.  No doubt this … Continue reading

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