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Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.18.18

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 06.18.18 Grandson – “Blood//Water” (Fueled By Ramen) Olivia Fox – “Play The Game” (Olivia Fox) Nine Inch Nails – “God Break Down The Door” (Capitol) Jim James – “Throwback” (ATO) Stella Donnelly – “Mechanical Bull” (Secretly Canadian) Cigarettes After Sex – “Crush” (Partisan) Death Cab For Cutie – “Gold Rush”…

“Oh, No Love! You’re Not Alone…”

David Bowie’s landmark album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars was released 46 years ago today (June 16), and since its release, the album’s legend has managed to grow year by year, especially since Bowie's unexpected passing in 2016. 

Mark Farner Interview

Mark Farner's American Band is in town tomorrow, Saturday June 16, to play a free show at Detroit Music Weekend. I sat down with Mark to talk about his musical journey from his 1st guitar to the local band Terry Knight and The Pack to the global success of Grand Funk and his current American…

Pink Floyd at Live 8

On June 12, 2005, Pink Floyd announced to the world that they would be performing at Live 8, the benefit concert that honored both the 20th anniversary of Live Aid and the then-upcoming G8 summit that was set to take place in Scotland.

Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.11.18

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 06.11.18 Poptone – “Heartbreak Hotel” (Cleopatra) Badflower – “Ghost” (Big Machine John Varvatos) Prism Tats – “Daggers” (Anti-) Smashing Pumpkins – “Solara” (Martha’s Music) Turbowolf – “Domino” (SO Recordings) Gathering of Strangers – “Nice Hair” Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness – “Ohio” Brick + Mortar – “All Alone” (Brick +…

Johnny Depp: Rockstar

Actor/Keith Richards impersonator Johnny Depp turns 55 today (June 9), and while the world first fell in love with him as sexy narc Tom Hanson on 21 Jump Street, these days Depp has taken on a different role:  Guitarist in the Hollywood Vampires alongside legends Alice Cooper and Joe Perry.