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Undercover Sound System Playlist 12.11.17

Sleigh Bells – “Favorite Transgression” (Torn Clean) Moon Honey – “Betta Fish” (Rob The Rich) Jane N’ The Jungle – “Smoke & Dust” (Angel Rock) Graham The Empire – “Save Me” Jim James – “I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times” (ATO) Knox Fortune – “I Don’t Wanna Talk About It” Kimbra – “ Top…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 12.04.17

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 12.04.17 Sin Shake Sin – “Can’t Go To Hell” Midnight Mantics – “You For A Lifetime” Joywave – “Doubt” (Hollywood/Cultco) They Might Be Giants – “I Left My Body” (Idlewild) Awaken I Am – “Black Dreams” (Victory) Gingerlys – “Turtledoves” (Top Shelf/Babe City) Gordon Raphael – “Sleep On The Radio”…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 11.27.17

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 11.27.17 Amy Shark – “Adore” (RCA) Aviva – “GRRLS” Dan Croll – “Tokyo” (Dan Croll/Kobalt) Aquilo – “Who Are You” (Harvest) Fall Out Boy – “Hold Me Tight Or Don’t” (Island) Eye On Attraction – “Pleasantville” Sonic Kharma – “New Day” GBH – “Momentum” (Hellcat) Black Pistol Fire – “Lost…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 11.13.17

1. Bastille - "World Gone Mad" (Atlantic/RRP) 2. Jessica Boudreaux - "Ask Me To Stay" (New Moss) 3. Hembree - "Had It All" (Ribbon/ADA) 4. Les Techno - "Where Were You?" (Solid Bass) 5. La Bouquet - "Loveless" (Washington Square/Razor & Tie) 6. Spinning Coin - "Sleepless" (Geographic/Domino) 7. Bad Llama - "Apocrypha" 8. Sin…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 10.30.17

1. Liam Gallagher - "Come Back To Me" (Warner Bros.) 2. Everything Everything - "Can't Do" (Big Picnic) 3. Mansionair - "Astronaut (Something About Your Love)" (Glassnote) 4. Franz Ferdinand - "Always Ascending" (Domino) 5. Curtis Harding - "On And On" (Anti-) 6. GGOOLLDD - "Secrets" (Roll Call/INgrooves) 7. The Midnight Club - "Close Your…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 10.23.17

1. Fever Ray - "To The Moon & Back" (Rabid Mute) 2. Cut Copy - "Black Rainbows" (Astralwerks) 3. Donora - "This Heart" (Rostrum) 4. Trudy and the Romance - "Twist It, Shake It. Rock and Roll" (B3SCI) 5. Made Violent - "Unamused" (Columbia) 6. Magic Giant - "Window" (Washington Square/Concord) 7. New Politics -…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 10.16.17

1. AWOLNATION - "Passion" (Red Bull) 2. Nada Surf - "Out Of The Dark" (Barsuk) 3. St. Vincent - "Los Ageless" (Loma Vista/Concord) 4. JR JR - "Control (Secretly Sorry)" 5. RAC - "Unusual" (SLP/Counter) 6. The Amazons - "Ultraviolet" (Fiction/Caroline) 7. Primus - "The Scheme" (ATO) 8. A Day To Remember - "We Got…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 9.25.17

1. Cults - "I Took Your Picture" 2. The Glorious Sons - "Everything Is Alright" (Frontside/Blackbox/BMG) 3. Morrissey - "Spent The Day In Bed" (BMG) 4. Walk The Moon - "One Foot" (RCA) 5. Slothrust - "Sex and Candy" (Dangerbird) 6. Shout Out Louds - "Porcelain" (Merge) 7. QTY - "Michael" (Strange Loop/Dirty Hit) 8.…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 9.18.17

1. Beck - "Up All Night" (Capitol) 2. Bjork - "The Gate" (One Little Indian) 3. Arcade Fire - "Creature Comfort" (Columbia) 4. Dispatch - "Painted Yellow Lines" (Bomber) 5. The National - "Day I Die" (Beggars Group/4AD) 6. Pat Benatar - "Dancing Through The Wreckage" (We Are Hear) 7. Gary Clark Jr. - "Come…

Two Michigan Companies, One Great Beverage

It's 5:00 somewhere, right? Two Michigan companies have partnered up to combine two great beverages. The Arcadia Brewing Company and Biggby Coffee have collaborated to created Morning Nightcap, a coffee porter brewed by Arcadia with Biggby Coffee’s new Papua New Guinea blend. The brew will be released on draft Thursday, September 28th at Arcadia Brewing Company in Kalamazoo.…

Detroit Featured In New Video Game Trailer

The Detroit landscape is hitting the big screen once again... Sort of. Director and Royal Oak native Jordan Vogt-Roberts ("Kong: Skull Island") came back to his home town back in July to film the live-action trailer for "Destiny 2" the next installment in the popular sci-fi video game franchise. "Destiny 2" is set to launch…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 8.28.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 8.28.17 1. Motorhead - "Heroes" 2. The Bronx - "Two Birds" (ATO) 3. Foo Fighters - "The Sky Is A Neighborhood" (RCA) 4. Brand New - "Can't Get It Out" (Procrastinate! Music Traitors) 5. Grizfolk - "In My Arms" (The Vagabonds Trail) 6. Sleepy Sun - "Crave" (Dine Alone) 7.…

WATCH: Ghost Releases New Music Video For "He Is"

Ghost has unveiled their next music video for 'He Is' off the album Meliora which came out back in 2015. They filmed it right here in downtown Detroit, one location being a church on the east side. Naturally, some WRIF employees are pretty big fans of the band and decided to answer the casting call! Check…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 8.21.17

1. Liam Gallagher - "For What It's Worth" (Warner Bros.) 2. Neon Trees - "Feel Good" (Island) 3. Superet - "Who Is This Guy" (Rob The Rich) 4. Living Colour - "Come On" (Megaforce) 5. LCD Soundsystem - "tonite" (Columbia) 6. Awaken I Am - "Black Dreams" (Victory) 7. Toadies - "Broke Down Stupid" (Kirtland)…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 7.31.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 7.31.17 1. Francis and the Lights - "May I Have This Dance" 2. Waax - "Same Same" 3. Jen Cloher - "Regional Echo" (Milk!) 4. Ben Gibbard - "What You Do To Me" (Canvasback) 5. 311 - "'Til The City's On Fire" (BMG) 6. Offa Rex - "The Queen Of…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 7.24.17

1. Armstrongs - "If There Was Ever A Time" (Hellcat) 2. Wolf Parade - "Valley Boy" (Sub Pop) 3. State to State - "The Shifter" (No Bounds) 4. The Preatures - "Girlhood" (Universal) 5. Dan Croll - "Bad Boy" (Kobalt Music) 6. Harts - "Peculiar" (Washington Square Music) 7. Kit Walker - "Mr Wright" 8.…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 7.17.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 7.17.17 1. Arkells - "Knocking At The Door" (Last Gang/eOne) 2. Secret Colours - "Changes In Nature" 3. Jupiter In Velvet - "Til The End Of The World" (Free 2B Free) 4. Linkin Park - "Talking To Myself" (Warner Bros.) 5. Prophets of Rage - "Living On The 110" (Fantasy/Concord)…

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.26.17

1. KMFDM - "Hell Yeah" (earMUSIC) 2. DJ Premier - "My Space Baby" (TTT/INgrooves) 3. Rococode - "Brutal" (Marquis) 4. Portugal. The Man - "Live In The Moment" (Atlantic) 5. J. Roddy Walston and the Business - "The Wanting" (ATO) 6. Deer Tick - "It's A Whale" (Partisan) 7. Cage The Elephant - "Whole Wide…

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.19.17

1. Portugal. The Man - "Number One" (Atlantic) 2. Umm - "Black Summer" 3. The Killers - "The Man" (Island) 4. Pickwick - "Turncoat" (Small Press) 5. PVRIS - "What's Wrong" (Rise/BMG) 6. The Shins - "Half A Million" (Columbia) 7. Death From Above - "Freeze Me" (Warner Bros.) 8. Alvvays - "In Undertow" (Polyvinyl)…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.5.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.5.17 1. Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness - "So Close" (Crush/Vanguard/Concord) 2. Cowbell - "Haunted Heart" (Damaged Goods) 3. Arcade Fire - "Everything Now" (Columbia) 4. Lorde - "Perfect Places" (Lava/Republic) 5. Electric Guest - "Oh Devil" (Downtown) 6. The Unlikely Candidates - "Violence" (Another Century/CO5) 7. Missio - "Bottom…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 5.15.17

1. HAIM - "Want You Back" (Columbia) 2. Catfish and the Bottlemen - "Twice" (Capitol) 3. Milky Chance - "Blossom" (Republic) 4. BAIO - "Philosophy!" (Glassnote) 5. Jade Jackson - "Finish Line" (Anti-) 6. Matisyahu - "Step Out Into The Light" (Fallen Sparks/Thirty Tigers) 7. Joywave - "It's A Trip" (Hollywood) 8. I Prevail -…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 5.1.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System 5.1.17 1. ODESZA - "Line Of Sight" (Red Light/Counter) 2. The Wild Now - "Afterglow" 3. Rag'N'Bone Man - "Skin" 4. Fall Out Boy - "Young and Menace" (Island) 5. Foster The People - "Doing It For The Money" (Columbia) 6. Bleeker - "Where's Your Money" (Five Seven Music) 7. Stone…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.24.17

1. Nate J - "Alien" (Marquis) 2. Joe Goddard - "Ordinary Madness" (Greco-Roman/Domino)( 3. Matt and Sam's Brother - "Spacesuit" (Light Organ) 4. Rise Against - "The Violence" (Capitol) 5. Royal Republic - "Baby" (Spinefarm/Caroline) 6. Jidenna - "Bambi" (Epic) 7. Los Angeles Police Department - "Grown" (Anti-) 8. Black Jack UK - "Pretty Lady"…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.17.17

1. Palaye Royale - "Get Higher" (Sumarian) 2. The Lumineers - "Angela" (Dualtone) 3. Mike + The Mechanics - "Let Me Fly" (BMG) 4. Bishop Briggs - "The Way I Do" (Teleport/Island) 5. Pile - "Dogs" (Exploding In Sound) 6. Cigarettes After Sex - "Apocalypse" (Partisan) 7. Ho99o9 - "City Rejects" (Caroline) 8. The XX…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.10.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.10.17 1. Future Islands - "Cave" (4AD) 2. Chicano Batman - "Friendship (Is A Small Boat In A Storm)" (ATO) 3. Eden Royals - "Time Won't Wait" (Cutmore) 4. The Kooks - "Be Who You Are" (Capitol) 5. Diet Cig - "Barf Day" (Frenchkiss) 6. Helium - "Hole In The…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.3.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.3.17 1. Broken Social Scene - "Halfway Home" (Arts & Craft) 2. Leeroy Stagger - "I Want It All" (True North) 3. Bleachers - "Don't Take The Money" (RCA) 4. Bishop Briggs - "The Way I Do" (Teleport/Island) 5. Black Lips - Can't Hold On" (Vice) 6. Juliana Hatfield -…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 3.20.17

1. Tooth & Nail - "Cryin' For You" (Saint The City) 2. Shibashi - "Salvation" (Glassnote) 3. Little Dragon - "High" (Loma Vista) 4. Greg Graffin - "Making Time" (Anti-) 5. Louise Burns - "Young Mopes" (Light ORgan) 6. Howing - "Phases" (Counter) 7. Weezer - "Feels Like Summer" (Crush Music) 8. Otherkin - "Bad…

Robert Plant Performs 'Kashmir' without Jimmy Page

Last night, Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant joined violinist Nigel Kennedy at London's Royal Albert Hall to perform two songs. They did a 10 minute version of "Hey Joe" made famous by The Jimi Hendrix Experience and a 17 minute version of Led Zeppelin's "Kashmir" which you can listen to below. This performance marks the first time Plant…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 3.13.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 3.13.17 1. Blood & Glass - "Hop The Fence" (Simone) 2. The Big Moon - "Formidable" (Columbia) 3. The Afghan Whigs - "Demon In Profile" (Sub Pop) 4. 311 - "Too Much To Think" (BMG) 5. SYML - "Where's My Love" (Nettwerk) 6. The Moonlandingz - "Sweet Saturn Mine" (Chimera)…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 3.6.17

1. Sylvan Esso - "Die Young" (Loma Vista) 2. All Time Low - "Dirty Laundry" (Fueled By Ramen) 3. Craig Finn - "Preludes" (Partisan) 4. Tennis - "Modern Woman" (Mutually Detrimental) 5. Local Natives - "Dark Days" (Loma Vista/Concord) 6. Local Natives - "Dark Days" (Canvasback) 7. Pokey LaFarge - "Riot In The Streets" (Rounder/Concord) 8.…

ICYMI The Pretty Reckless Performed On Conan

The Pretty Reckless performed "Take Me Down" on Conan O'Brien Tuesday night and you can watch the video below! The band will be opening up for Soundgarden on their upcoming tour and will stop in Detroit at the Fox Theatre on May 17th! The Pretty Reckless "Take Me Down" 02/28/17 - CONAN on TBS The…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 2.27.17

1. Joe Marson - "Explore/Explode" 2. BNQT - "Restart" (Dualtone) 3. Incubus - "Nimble Bastard" (Island) 4. Judah & The Lion - "Suit and Jacket" (Caroline) 5. The Dig - "Jet Black Hair" (Roll Call/INgrooves) 6. MisterWives - "Machine" (Republic/Photofinish) 7. The Chainsmokers & Coldplay - "Something Just Like This" (Columbia) 8. Ballhoo! - "Girls."…

The "Coney Paczki" Is Here!!

Fat Tuesday is upon us and Detroit's American Coney Island is HOOKING IT UP! The "Coney Paczki" is here and we're not sure how it's going to taste, but we definitely want one! Stop by American Coney downtown tomorrow & give it a whirl! Let us know your thoughts after you've tried it! Come on in…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 2.13.17

1. The Black Angels - "Currency" (Partisan) 2. The Bombpops - "Be Sweet" (Fat Wreck Chords) 3. Jerry Cantrell - "A Job To Do" (Varese Sarabande) 4. Hanni El Khatib - "Paralyzed" (Innovative Leisure) 5. Skip Marley - "Lions" (Island) 6. White Lies - "Morning In LA" (BMG) 7. The Griswolds - "Role Models" (Concord)…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 2.6.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 2/6/17 1. July Talk - "Picturing Love" (CO5 Music) 2. Sundara Karma - "She Said" (Bee & EL/Sony RAL/RED) 3. The Bright Light Social Hour - "Tear Down That Wall" 4. Father John Misty - "Ballad Of The Dying Man" (Sub Pop) 5. Depeche Mode - "Where's The Revolution" (Columbia)…

I Can See Clearly Now...

A lot of people have been asking how my experience with Dr. Yaldo and lasik eye surgery went so here's my story! I've worn glasses for about ten years to see long distances, but I was never really a fan of wearing them. I mostly wore them while driving and going to the movies, but…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 1.30.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 1.30.17 1. Me And That Man - "My Church Is Black" (Cooking Vinyl) 2. Night Club - "Dear Enemy" (Gato Blanco) 3. Thievery Corporation - "Letter To The Editor" (ESL) 4. Blair Crimmins & The Hookers - "Top Of The Class" 5. Thundercat - "Show You The Way" (Brainfeeder) 6.…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 1.23.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 1.23.17 1. Spoon - "Hot Thoughts" (Matador/Beggars Group) 2. Biffy Clyro - "Howl" (Warner Bros.) 3. Pepper - "Wait" (LAW) 4. Save Ferris - "New Sound" (WITHYN) 5. Arcade Fire - "I Give You Power" (Capitol) 6. Whitehorse - "Boys Like You" (Thirty Tigers/Six Shooter/RED) 7. Grouplove - "Good Morning"…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 1.9.17

1. Radkey - "Dark Black Makeup" (Another Century) 2. The Heydaze - "Hurt Like Hell" (Island) 3. Megafauna - "Doubt" 4. Glass Animals - "Pork Soda" (Harvest/Caroline) 5. The Holdup - "Dumb Luck" (Rootfire Cooperative) 6. Darling West - "The Sweetest Tune" (Vestkyst) 7. The Head And The Heart - "Rhythm & Blues" (Warner Bros.)…

Michigan Ranked #2 Most Miserable Winters In US

Someone over at thrillist.com ranked every state in the U.S. based on how miserable their winters are. No surprise Michigan came in at No. 2. It seems like often times these ranking lists are a little off, but this one has to be spot on. I literally laughed out loud & cried a little at…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 12.12.16

1. Otep - "Royals" (Napalm) 2. Ghost - "Missionary Man" (Loma Vista) 3. Slothrust - "Rotten Pumpkin" (Burger) 4. Menzingers - "Bad Catholics" (Epitaph) 5. twenty one pilots - "Heavydirtysoul" (Fueled By Ramen) 6. Little Scream - "People" (Merge) 7. Andy J Gallagher - "Because We Are" 8. Florence + The Machine - "Stand By…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 12.5.16

1. The Revivalist - "Wish I Knew You" (Concord/Wind-Up) 2. Hedge Fund - "Summer's Getting Shorter" 3. Morganway - "Ain't It Just" 4. Portugal. The Man - "Noise Pollution" (Atlantic) 5. Paris Wells - "Two Step Romance" (Micropope) 6. Wyatt Blair - "Monday Morning Mess" (Burger/Lolipop) 7. Justice - "Fire" (Because Music) 8. Maria Taylor…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 11.28.16

1. Sylvan Esso - "Kick Jump Twist" (Loma Vista) 2. Mozes & the Firstborn - "Great Pile Of Nothing" (Burger) 3. Milky Chance - "Cocoon" (Republic) 4. Radiohead - "Daydreaming" (XL) 5. Pixx - "Baboo" (4AD) 6. Beware Of Darkness - "Are You Real?" (CO5) 7. Fickle Friends - "Brooklyn" (B3SCI) 8. Childish Gambino -…

Thanksgiving Dinner: Rob Zombie Style

Have you ever wondered what Thanksgiving dinner might look like in a Rob Zombie flick? Well, some people have and they even posted up a video on YouTube. Check it out below & Happy Thanksgiving!!! -Jade Thanksgiving Dinner: As Directed In The Style Of Rob Zombie Have you ever wondered what it would look like…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 11.7.16

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 11.7.16 1. Run The Jewels - "Talk To Me" (Run The Jewels) 2. Niantic - "Sink or Swim" 3. Alibis - "Cruel World" (Island UK) 4. Bullet For My Valentine - "Don't Need You" (Spinefarm/Caroline) 5. Badflower - "Animal" (Republic/John Varvatos) 6. Dead To Me - "I Wanna Die In…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 10.31.16

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 10.31.16 1. Alex Da Kid - "Not Easy" (RCA) 2. Bassh - "Animal" (Antler) 3. Honeyblood - "Babes Never Die" (FatCat) 4. The Orwells - "They Put A Body In The Bayou" (Canvasback) 5. Heath - "If I Was President" (Beware) 6. Raising Jupiter - "Take The Fall" 7. Tender…

Highly Suspect Release New Track

'The Boy Who Died Wolf' the new album from Highly Suspect will be in stores on November 18th! The band just released another new track called "Little One" and you can stream it below. Check out what the band says about the new album HERE. Highly Suspect - Little One [Audio Only] "Little One" is…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 10.24.16

Riff2's Undercover Sound System 10.24.16 1. John K. Samson - "Alpha Adept" (Anti-) 2. Lowell - "West Coast Forever" (Strange Loop/Arts & Crafts) 3. Beats Antique - "Let It All Go" (Beats Antique) 4. Bishop Briggs - "Wild Horses" (Teleport/Island) 5. The Georgia Flood - "Whistle King" 6. Delerium - "Ritual" (Metropolis) 7. Kings Of…