Blog

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…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 09/16/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Never Did - Silver Age Crimes - Dogleg Georgia (Black Dog) - Vega Hidden Drive - Audrey Strong Enough To Last - Willamena Locust - Jake Down…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 09/09/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Trouble In Paradise - Kaleido Why Love You? - Bronze Mambas Kids Get Away - Jamaican Queens November - Great Lakes Feather Company Wonderful - Carm Bongo…

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.…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 09/02/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Ugly World - Antighost A Better Place - Avarice The 4 A.M. Wake Up Call - Mikal Run Too Far - Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Noir,…

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.…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 08/26/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Until Forever - Eva Under Fire Come Into Light - Kougaran GGP - Havilland Better Things - The Romeo Flynns Dirty Water - Short On Shame The…

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)…

5 Reasons Marvel's 'The Defenders' Does Danny Rand Wrong

By now, if you're a huge Marvel fan, especially of the Netflix Originals, you'll by now have pummeled through The Defenders.  Related: ICYMI: The Trailer For 'The Defenders' Is Here If You're Going To Watch Marvel's 'Iron Fist,' Be Sure To Read This Check Out The Newest Poster For 'The Defenders' Marvel's 'The Defenders' Is The…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 08/19/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   The Ultimate Price - Avalon Black Storm's Comin' - Class Three Overbite It's Up To You - Stereo Addiction Tycoon - Slumlord Radio 4 The Peace -…

PHOTOS: Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats at DTE

Check out some of our photos of Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats rocking out at DTE on Monday, August 14th! Photos: Kristen Drum Related: Violent Femmes at Meadow Brook PHOTOS: All-American Rejects, Dashboard Confessional, The Maine Photos: Mo Pop Fest 2017 Undercover Sound System Playlist 7.24.17

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 08/05/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Never Did - Silver Age Take - I, Crime Shallow - Others Eyes Welcome To My World - Star Dancer Super Girl - Justin Alexander Close…

Photos: Mo Pop Fest 2017

The Mo Pop Fest rocked the West Riverfront Park in downtown Detroit once again this year and we were fortunate enough to snag a photo pass & check it out. Mo Pop features music, food, beer and more all while happening on the beautiful Detroit Riverfront. We're already looking forward to heading down again next…

PHOTOS: All-American Rejects, Dashboard Confessional, The Maine

Check out our photos from when the All-American rejects, Dashboard Confessional and The Maine hit the Fillmore Detroit! Photos by: Kristen Drum Related: Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.26.17 Undercover Sound System Playlist 7.17.17 Violent Femmes at Meadow Brook Korn rocks DTE Energy Music Theatre

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…

Korn rocks DTE Energy Music Theatre

Here are some shots from the Serenity of Summer tour stop featuring Korn and Stone Sour at DTE Energy Music Theatre on July 30th 2017. More photos coming soon.... Related: No related posts.

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 07/29/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Broken Glass - Mayaeni The Losin' Game - Caleb Holmes Cookie - Michigan Dogman Bright Light - Handsome Pete Draggin' Feet - Heaters I Invented…

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.…

Slayer talks with Riff2 Detroit's Inside The Circle Pit

Riff2 Detroit's "Inside The Circle Pit" host (Erik Aratari) recently caught up with Kerry King of Slayer at Chicago Open Air. Tune into their chat as they talk about the band being together for over 30 years, writing the setlists for headlining shows compared to festivals, the videos for their most recent album "Repentless," and…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 07/22/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Your Love Will Rot My Brain - The Beggars I'm Sorry - The Hamiltons Psychomotor Agitation - Artificial Agent Pain - Wreckage Beg For…

Violent Femmes at Meadow Brook

Meadow Brook Amphitheater was the latest stop on Violent Femmes' Summer 2017 tour with Echo and the Bunnymen. The crowd got to hear all of their hits like "Blister in the Sun" and "American Music". This tour coincides with the recent release of their newest live album, 2 Mics & The Truth: Unplugged & Unhinged…

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)…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 07/15/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Come On - Brendan Benson The Luck You Got - The High Strung Spit And Gristle - The Muggs Coroner - Core Effect Spanish Ramada…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 07/08/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Destination: Anywhere - Cobalt Party Revolution Atmosphere (You Ever?) - Ribcage Righteous Man - Gillihan Your Next Mistake - Brian McCarty I Hope You…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 07/01/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Alone - I Prevail Michigan - The Atlas March I'm Okay With Being Okay - Midwest Don't Want To Sit Around - The…

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…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 06/24/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Rough Night - The Doorstops Ghosts - Terrible As The Dawn Backseat - Oakhill Hauntings - Lemix J. Buckley Stoke - Chain…

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)…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 06/17/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Baby, I'm Riding - Jenn's Apartment Decoy - Old Empire War On Everything - We Are The Union Currents - Conway Minor…

WRIF tours Little Caesars Arena

Three month from today (September 12th) Kid Rock will be taking the stage to a sold out crowd at the brand new Little Caesars Arena in Downtown Detroit. It might look like there is still a ways to go but progress is coming along fast as crews will begin the final touches over the upcoming…