See you on Nerdradio on Riff2 Space Cowboy

This week we recap last weekend's double feature of WWE wrestling with special guest Erica Banas from Riff2's the Weekly Reveal, we talk some anime and chuck wraps up his playthrough of Hotline Miami 2 with a little help. download episode 45

Weekly Reveal: Episode 40

On this weeks Weekly Reveal the ladies sit down to talk about some cool things happening in Michigan like the new Ford Ranger being built here in MI, the Michigan acts competing on America's Got Talent, the MI location selling flamethrowers & our embarrassing Google searches. We also continue to discuss Ashley Madison, Jared Fogle…

Riff2's Local Lowdown Playlist 8.25.15


Weekly Reveal: Episode 39

On this week's Weekly Reveal the ladies tackle the latest Ashley Madison hack including the many names released on the list like Josh Duggar. They also discuss they latest trend in baby names, a new pill to boost a woman's libido, celebrity gossip, what's happening in Detroit & much more!   

Lynn Koon Talks with CIRCA WAVES

I caught up with Liverpool's Circa Waves backstage at Lollapalooza 2015! Listen as we talk about the new album Young Chasers, their US festival debut and The Beatles!   Check out the video for their single T-Shirt Weather

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 8.17.15

1. The Dead Weather - "I Feel Love" (Third Man) 2. Potty Mouth - "Cherry Picking" (Planet Whatever) 3. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats - "I Need Never Get Old" (Stax) 4. Moke Hill - "Doing It Wrong" (Dangerbird) 5. Georgia - "Be Ache" (Domino) 6. Buffalo Sunn - "Told You So" 7. The…

Weekly Reveal: Episode 38

This week on the Weekly Reveal we sit down to discuss the latest trend with rebooting old movies & TV shows, Ben Affleck, Tom Brady and the nanny nonsense, Kim Kardashian's drug endorsement, Melissa Gilbert running for Michigan congress, plus, the six words women hate the most and much more!  

Nerdradio on Riff2 SOOOOOPERSLAM

Its been a busy month news-wise in WWE and this week Chuck and Ray discuss it all, from Roddy Piper to the upcoming Summerslam. Plus Jefferson discovers a new game on Steam and Chuck has a new favorite cartoon. download episode 43

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 8.10.15

1. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats - "S.O.B." (Stax/Concord) 2. The Struts - "Could Have Been Me" 3. The Good Life - "Everybody" (Saddle Creek) 4. Motorhead - "Electricity" (UDR/ADA) 5. New Order - "Restless" (Mute) 6. The Worriers - "They / Them / Theirs" (Don Giovanni) 7. Midnight Divide - "Wild Ones" 8.…

Weekly Reveal: Episode 37

This week on the Weekly Reveal the ladies start by talking major breakups & departures with Dave Dombrowski & the Detroit Tigers, Gwen & Gavin, Ms. Piggy & Kermit and Jon Stewart. They also talk about the Fox TV hit Empire (and the Detroit woman sueing the show), the latest manicure trend, hipster traps, Kevin…

Nerdradio on Riff2 runs the Shadows

This week on the show coverage of this season's League of Legends standings, Jefferson reveals his new AD&D and Shadowrun characters, and Chuck marvels at Rhonda Rousey's recent UFC victory. download episode 42

Riff2's Weekly Reveal: Episode 36

On the Weekly Reveal this week the ladies sit down to talk about Jen Welter joining the Arizona Cardinals football organization, the Cosby victims, Glamour Magazine's atrocious list of how to "lock down a man," the latest cover on a women's running magazine and more!  

Mo Pop Wraps Up A Successful Weekend in Detroit

Last weekend, Mo Pop took over the brand new West Riverfront Park, and in my opinion, it was a huge success!  As someone who lives downtown, that open space has been my own personal playground for years, and it was truly amazing to witness what became of it. Music fans from all over came to…

Nerdradio on Riff 2 thinks small with Ant-Man

On this weeks episode, Chuck and Jefferson both give their thoughts on the new Ant Man movie, the trailers from San Diego Comic Con, and an interview with Tim Allen of Gizmodo about the passing of Nintendo President Satoru Iwata. download episode 40

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 7.20.15

1. Surfer Blood - "Hey Ya!" (Amazon Music) 2. Rocket - "Hey Baby" (Exploited Music) 3. New Politics - "West End Kids" (Warner Brothers) 4. Keith Richards - "Trouble" (Republic) 5. Twin Within - "Two Within" (Hidden Pony) 6. White Label Analog - "Turn To Dust" 7. Wilco - "Random Name Generator" (dBpm) 8. Dawes…

Weekly Reveal Episode 35

This week on the weekly Reveal the ladies discuss all things VMAs from Miley to the Taylor/Nicki Twitter feud, our fears of sharks & self-driving cars, cheaters (see the Ashley Madison hack) and divorces (see Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert.)  

Interview - Brick + Mortar

Brandon and John from Brick + Mortar sat down with me inside St. Andrew's Hall before their show at the Shelter to talk about the new album Dropped which was recently released. Listen as the band explains what happened with their record label, how they came up with the ideas for their latest music videos,…

Inside The Circle Pit at Mayhem Fest 2015

It's all about the metal for Riff2 Detroit's "Inside The Circle Pit" host Erik Aratari. Check out these photos he took when the Rock Star Energy Drink Mayhem Festival rolled through DTE Energy Music Theatre (Clarkston, MI) on July 11th.  It was a day full of metal ranging from up and coming bands like Shattered…

Weekly Reveal Episode 34

On this week’s Weekly Reveal, we sit down to talk about the monstrosity that was Amazon Prime Day, Whoopi & Cosby, Kid Rock & Nugent and Sebastian Bach! Plus, the latest celebrity gossip with 50 Cent, Caitlyn Jenner at the ESPYs, Tina Fey & Amy Pohler’s new movie, Team USA winning the Women’s World Cup…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 7.13.15

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 7.13.15 1. Beartooth - "In Between" (Red Bull) 2. The Bluebook Project - "Hurricane Blues" 3. Joe Satriani - "Shockwave Supernova" (Legacy) 4. Mew - "Witness" (PIAS) 5. The Bohicas - "Where You At" (Domino) 6. Oscar - "Beautiful Words" (Wichita) 7. MS MR - "Criminals" (Columbia) 8. The Infatuations…

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 7.6.15

1. Titus Andronicus - "Fatal Flaw" (Merge) 2. The Mynabirds - "Wildfire" (Saddle Creek) 3. The Fratellis - "Baby Don't You Lie To Me" (Cooking Vinyl) 4. The Arcs - "Outta My Mind" (Nonesuch) 5. Controller - "Flame" 6. Beach House - "Sparks" (Sub Pop) 7. Alabama Shakes - "Gimme All Your Love" (ATO) 8.…

Weekly Reveal - Episode 33

This week we talk about the latest ruling in marriage equality, Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner split and Donald Trump in celebrity news. Plus, the gorilla at a Japanese zoo that's attracting all the ladies, man buns are out & merman hair is in and the ridiculous #DontMancriminate online campaign (what a joke by the…

Nerdradio on Riff2 spending the summer gaming

A video game heavy episode this week as chuck and jefferson start new games Catherine and Mass Effect respectively. talk about online Magic card purchasing and the problems with the PC version of Batman Arkham Knight as well. download episode 38

Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.29.15

1. Urban Cone - "Come Back To Me" (Astralwerks) 2. The Front Bottoms - "Cough It Out" (Fueled By Ramen) 3. The Landed - "Friends" 4. Desaparecidos - "City On The Hill" (Epitaph) 5. Atlas Genius - "Molecules" (Warner Bros.) 6. AyOH - "Lion To The Lamb" 7. Sasha Siem - "So Polite" (Blue Plum)…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.22.15

1. Surfer Blood - "Island" (Joyful Noise) 2. Blis. - "Stationary Life" (Sargent House) 3. theSHIFT - "Kobra" 4. Beck - "Dreams" (Capitol) 5. Ki: Theory - "If You Don't Care / Fake It" 6. Motion City Soundtrack - "TKO" (Epitaph) 7. Boxed In - "Mystery" (Nettwerk) 8. Spoon - "TV Set" (Loma Vista/Concord Music…

Nerdradio on Riff2 talks some TV

On this weeks show Jefferson discovers the Game of Thrones and Chuck starts watching the anime Jojo's Bizarre adventure. Also a recap of all the new games announced at E3. download episode 37

Weekly Reveal: Episode 32

On the Weekly Reveal this week, the ladies start the show with the biggest celebrity gossip of the week. Taylor Swift taking on Apple, Courtney Love claiming to be the last chick on alt radio (plus the new film "Soaked in Bleach") and Bobbi Kristina. They also tackle the other headlines in the news with…

The Weekly Reveal: Episode 31

This week the ladies tackle the big topics from the week including Rachel Dolezal & the NAACP and Donald Trump's presidential run. They also talk about the latest movies like 50 Shades, Jurassic World and the women reboot of Ghostbusters. We also talk about the beautiful and sexy Ruby Rose on Orange Is The New…

The Weekly Reveal: Episode 30

On this week's Weekly Reveal, the ladies start the show talking about all the female celebrities in the news.. J Lo's bootylicious concert in Morocco, Beyonce's big vegan announcement (lame), Zoe Saldana's husband Marco taking her last name & Ariana Grande's feminist Twitter rant. Plus, they discuss the big news of Homer & Marge splitting…

The Weekly Reveal: Episode 29

This week all four ladies are back in the studio for what seemed like a busy week in the world of gossip. They discuss Caitlyn Jenner (and show our support!)and the Duggar Family and switch gears in the show to talk about Barbie wearing flats and Bobby Flay's "CHEATER" plane banner. They wrap it up with What's Happening In Detroit and Chicks Talking Sports!

Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.1.15

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - "Step Brother City" (Polyvinyl)
Coasts - "Oceans" (Virgin/Capitol)
Dog Party - "Dead Guy" (Asian Man/Burger)
Veruca Salt - "Laughing In The Sugar Bowl" (ASCAP)
The Dø - "Miracles (Back In Time)" (Wagram)
The Herbert Bail Orchestra - "Beautiful"
Trails and Ways - "Nunca" (Barsuk)
Oberhofer - "Memory Remains" (Glassnote)
Bad Suns - "We Move Like The Ocean" (Vagrant)
Surfer Blood - "I Can't Explain" (Joyful Noise)
Hunter Hunted - "Blindside" (Free Solo/RCA)
The Lacs - "Make The Rooster Crow" (Average Joe's Entertainment)
Mariachi El Bronx - "Everything Twice" (ATO)
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - "Let The Cool Goddess Rust Away"
Langhorne Slim & The Law - "Strangers" (Dualtone Music Group)
Heartless Bastards - "Hi-Line" (Partisan)
Imagine Dragons - "Shots" (Interscope)
Deaf Rhino - "Hey You"
Inacoma - "Isn't That True"
Stellar Young - "The Reunion"
Aquilo - "Better Off Without You" (B3SCI)
Jamaican Queens - "Don't Call Me Up"
ASH - "Cocoon" (earMUSIC)
Still The Mind - "Slow Dancing"
Ghost - "Cirice" (Loma Vista/Concord)
Major Lazer - "Lean On" (Mad Decent)
A Tribe Called Red - "Suplex" (Radicalized)
Shark Tape - "Neverlast"
FFS - "Call Girl" (Domino)
George Ezra - "Blame It On Me" (Sony)
BANKS - "Waiting Game" (Harvest)
Passion Pit - "Until We Can't (Let's Go)" (Columbia)

The Weekly Reveal: Episode 28

This week Anne is back from vacation but Erica had meetings so she'll be back next week! This week on the Weekly Reveal we talk about how Anne's vacation went, the Movement Electronic Music Festival last weekend & Snoop's underwhelming performance, plus how Lynn stalked Snoop out and how she should probably become a private investigator. We also talk about the Forbes list of Most Powerful Women in the World, women choosing to wear grannie panties, Ryan Seacrest's new TV game show, Amy Schumer on the Bachelorette, What's Happening in Detroit & Chicks Talking Sports!

The Weekly Reveal: Episode 27

Anne Carlini had the week off so Jade, Erica & Lynn tried to keep it together last week, but it quickly became evident not having Anne there meant it was like having a kegger when your parents went out of town. The show starts off discussing Letterman's final show, the Billboard Music Awards & Taylor Swifts new music video. Things come a little unraveled as the girls talk about Nicki Minaj & Beyonce and almost lose it at the end talking about What's Happening in Detroit & Chicks Talking Sports!

Did We See You At Movement 2015?

Another Movement Electronic Music Festival has wrapped up in Detroit and some pretty incredible things happened this year. The Red Bull Music Academy live streamed at Movement for the first time, there was a new, larger technology center where patrons could explore the world of techno, they launched the official 2015 Movement app and Detroit mayor Mike Duggan declared it "Techno Week" in Detroit!

Undercover Sound System Playlist 5.18.15

The Word - "Come By Here" (Vanguard)
Jeremy Loops - "Down South" (Yebo Music)
Dave Monks - "Gasoline" (Dine Alone)
Asphalt Socialites - "You Can't Be Right"
Sublime with Rome - "Wherever You Go" (BMG)
Son Little - "The River" (Anti-)
Circa Waves - "T-Shirt Weather" (Virgin/Caroline)
The Lionheads - "City On Fire" (Lionheads/Radio Junkie)
Marilyn Manson - "The Mephistopheles Of Los Angeles" (Loma Vista/Concord Music Group)
Refused - "Elektra" (Epitaph)
Of Monsters & Men - "Crystals" (Republic)
Stellar Young - "Hitting Reset"
Metric - "The Shade (I Want It All)" (MMI)
Little Boots - "Better In The Morning" (Dim Mak/On Repeat)
Summer Camp - "Bad Love" (Moshi Moshi)
Joywave - "Now" (Cultco Music)
Mas Ysa - "Margarita" (Downtown)
Django Django - "Shake & Tremble" (Domino)
Third Eye Blind - "Everything Is Easy" (Mega Collider)
Gramtik - "Corporate Demons" (Low Temp Music)
Yes Sunshine - "No No No" (Mint 400)
Follow The Lion - "Candy and Gravity" (Sound House)
Civil Twilight - "Holy Dove" (Wind-Up)
Yeallow - "The Trick"
Slightly Stoopid - "The Prophet" (Stoopid)
The Lone Bellow - "Take My Love" (Descendant)
Heartless Bastards - "Hi-Line" (Partisan)
The Dead Ships - "Canyon"
Rone - "Elle" (Infine)
Andreya Triana - "Giants" (Counter)
My Morning Jacket - "Believe (Nobody Knows)" (ATO/Capitol)
Two Skies - "Feel"

The Weekly Reveal: Episode 26

On this week's Weekly Reveal the ladies sit down and discuss the end of American Idol, Tom Brady & the NFL, "Dad Bod", Chris Christie, celebrity gossip, Lynn Koon coins the phrase "The Gordie" when talking about the new bridge & more!

The Weekly Reveal: Episode 25

This week the ladies sit down to discuss the latest in music news with U2, the possibility of a GnR reunion, plus the Met Gala, your poopy beards, what's happening in Detroit with Amy Andrews, Proposal 1 not passing, chicks talking sports & more!