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Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 05/19/18

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   Chromed - The Creeping Chaos The Elements - Influence Autumn Fire - Lords Of October Spitting Venom - Wizard Union Keep The Beat - Brian McCarty Another…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 5.14.18

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 05.14.18 The Interrupters – “She’s Kerosene” (Hellcat Records) Turbonegro – “Part II: Well Hello” (Burger) Arctic Monkeys – “Four Out Of Five” (Domino) Bastille – “Quarter Past Midnight” (Virgin/Capitol) San Mei – “Wonder” Biffy Clyro – “Many of Horror” (Warner Bros.) Dave Matthews Band – “Samurai Cop (Oh Joy Begin)”…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 05/12/18

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   Caterpillar - Royce da 5'9" How iLL Is This (Sound Good) - Noveliss Extra! Extra! - i Back Heavy - Twin Cousin You - Bonehead Power Of…

No Resolve Interview 05/05/18

Detroit's No Resolve opened for Korn's Jonathan Davis on May 5th at The Majestic. Jonel sat down to chat with vocalist Oscar Pegorraro and drummer Derek Bjornson before the show and learned about the success of their current album, their Walmart fixation, and which band's lead singer has taken them under his wing. Learn more…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 05/05/18

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   What You Deserve - No Resolve Through The Storm - Avalon Black Devil In The White Dress - Artificial Agent The Necromancer - Enchantelope Mrs. Kite -…

Detroit Music Awards -- TONIGHT!

The Detroit Music Awards are happening tonight at the Fillmore! The doors open at 6pm and the show starts at 7pm! WRIF's own Screamin' Scott Randall's band, CHIT has been nominated for 'Outstanding Rock/Pop Artist/Group! Tickets are still available, so head downtown tonight and support some of the best local acts Metro Detroit has to…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.30.18

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 04.30.18 Chvrches – “Miracle” (Glassnote) Naked Giants – “Everybody Thinks They Know” (New West) Post Precious – “Lose Myself” Fall Out Boy – “The Last Of The Real Ones” (Island) Dog – “Heart Killer” (We Buy Gold/Thirty Tigers) Meg Myers – “Numb” (300 Entertainment) Donkeyboy – “It’ll Be Alright” (Warner…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 04/28/18

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   Degrees - Stef Chura The Coast Is Clear - Chris Richards & The Subtractions This Is The Chorus - David Bierman Overdrive Turf War - Dirty Copper…

Can You Chug A Beer As Fast As Dave Grohl?

Dave Grohl's beer chugging abilities could put any frat boy to shame! On stage last Sunday, in Bossier City, Louisiana Grohl pulled out a can of Coors Light, turned to the crowd and said, "Pardon Me While I have my rock medicine", and then proceeded to chug The Silver Bullet in record speed. He followed…

Maynard Explains Tool Album Delay

Tool has just begun recording after a 12-year gap between their fourth and still unnamed fifth album. Frontman Maynard James Keenan blames it on timing issues in a recent interview with Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich on his Beats 1 show. Keenan explained, "There's a lot of timing issues with Tool getting to the studio, I…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.23.18

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 04.23.18 Vincent – “Masseduction” (Loma Vista) Foo Fighters – “The Line” (RCA) Jim James – “Just A Fool” (ATO) Nothing But Thieves – “Sorry” (RCA) Alexis Taylor – “Beautiful Thing” (Domino) Still Woozy – “Lucy” Ezra Furman – “Rainy Life” (Sony) Stef Chura – “Degrees” (Saddle Creek) Zach Wolf –…

Wood From Chevrolet Plant To Be Made Into Guitars

How cool would it be to own a guitar made here in Detroit with a Chevrolet twist? General Motors has partnered with Wallace Detroit Guitars to make a limited-edition line of guitars made using wood from GM's truck plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This will help mark the centennial of Chevy Trucks. Wallace Detroit Guitars…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 04/21/18

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   Ever Again - Andrew W.K. Roll Me Under - Stone Temple Pilots Twins - Dedlights Notes - Small Talk. I Can See Zion - My Drowning Youth…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 04/14/18

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   Reality Ain't A Friend - Jemmi Hazeman Every Seven Years - Palomino Witchcraft Nobody But You - Colin & The Cougars No Use In Wondering Why -…

Preview New Ghost Track Titled "Rats"

Ghost premiered their new singer, Cardinal Copia, last week at a private acoustic performance at the Virgin Hotel in Chicago. You can now preview a snippet of the first single titled "Rats" off the upcoming album below. There is still no release date or album title but the band has been posting mysterious videos on…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.9.18

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 04.9.18 Rainbow Kitten Surprise – “Fever Pitch” (Roadrunner) NoMBe – “Drama” (TH3RD BRAIN) Cary Brothers – “Crush” (INgrooves) AJR – “Burn The House Down” (AJR Prod/Scurve-Hollywood) Alice Merton – “Lash Out” (Mom + Pop) Bear Hands – “Back Seat Driver Spirit Guide” (Spensive Sounds) Vendetta Red – “Encantado” (Cleopatra) Bullet…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 04/07/18

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   Around The Sun - The Messenger Birds Evil Eyes - The White Oranges Feel Me - Outside Toy Plane - Who Boy Lullaby - Lilly MacPhee Peach…

Hazel Park Raceway Has Closed

According to news sources, a sign was posted on a window at the track that read, "After nearly 70 years, Hazel Park Raceway is closing effective April 5, 2018. We want to express our heartfelt appreciation to our employees, visitors, supporters and long-standing community partners." Read more about this as the story develops HERE and share…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 03/31/18

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   Over And Over And Over  - Jack White Blind Pig - Drift Lifted Alice - Michigander Right Is What's Left - No Alarms Brain Damage - Smash…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 3.26.18

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 03.26.18 Two Feet – “I Feel Like I’m Drowning” (Republic) Wendy Rae Fowler – “Svengali” (Plug Research/Round Trip) Gaz Coombes – “Walk The Walk” (Hot Fruit/Caroline) No Alarms – “Right Is What’s Left” (Andrew Lane) The New Schematics – “Prove Me Wrong” The Driver Era – “Preacher Man” (TOO) Snow…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 03/24/18

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   End Of Days - The Running Youngs Outta Here - The Gashounds Patient Zero - AntiGhost Out Of Nowhere - Fishguts Bored - Stop Bobby Hatch Detroitland…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 3.19.18

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 03.19.18 The Fever 333 – “Walking In My Shoes” (333 Wreckords Crew) Sin Shake Sin – “Idiocracy” (Bron Music) The Strypes – “Behind Closed Doors” (Fairly Extreme Limited/Virgin EMI) Brian Fallon – “Etta James” (Island) Cub Sport – “Good Guys Go” Kitten – “I Did It” (Red Music) Vacationer –…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 03/17/18

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   Porcelain - Due North Saturday Night - Seized Up Tidal Wave - Small Stresses Revenge - Randy Brewer with Maria Montoya Living & Loving - Oakhill Moment…

"Mind Over Matter" - Overcoming Obstacles

"Mind Over Matter" is a documentary that follows the story of Brandon Mendenhall who was born with cerebral palsy. The condition can affect individuals in a multitude of ways and can limit their lives in terms of what they can and can not do. Mendenhall had difficulty controlling his hand motions, but he never let…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 03/10/18

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   Watch Me Explode - Ryan Allen & His Extra Arms Almost Anything - Ashley Peacock Them (In These Hands) - Jake Simmons & The Little Ghosts Bullhead…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 3.5.18

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 03.05.18 Jack White – “Over And Over And Over” (Third Man/Columbia) Warbly Jets – “Between The Lines” (Rebel Union) Screaming Females – “Black Moon” (Don Giovanni) Tuxedo – “Shy” (Stones Throw) The Kills – “List of Demands (Reparations)” (Domino) Flora Cash – “You’re Somebody Else” (C05 Music) Culture Wars –…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 03/03/18

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   We Want More (A-oh!) - Vince D & The Sensations Survival - Full Monty The End - Reuther Break Skin - Half Tongue Michigan Song - Heartbreak…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 2.26.18

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 02.26.18 Five Alarm Funk – “We Play The Funk” Mona – “Kiss Like A Woman” (Bright Antenna/ADA) Peking Duk – “Wasted” (Sony) Penguin Prison – “Turn It Up” (Act Normal Music) Muse – “Thought Contagion” (Warner Bros.) Parquet Courts – “Almost Had To Start A Fight/In And Out Of Patience”…

Michgan Mixtape 101 Playlist 02/24/18

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   And Then Again - Johnny Headband Sit Silently - Truman I Didn't Quite Get That - MeAndTheDog Juliet - Jimmy Vee Shades Of Blue - The Riverside…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 02/17/18

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   Chloraseptic - Eminem #Trending Topic - James Gardin Louis The Last - Minutes Next Town Over - Cheap Emotion Wouldn't You Know - Science For Sociopaths Soul…

AWOLNATION, Irontom & Nothing But Thieves Rock The Fillmore

AWOLNATION, Irontom and Nothing But Thieves rocked the Fillmore in Detroit last night (2/13/18). This was the first night of the North American tour as AWOLNATION's new album 'Here Come The Runts' was just released on February 2nd. Check out our photos below! Photo Credit: Kristen Drum

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 2.12.18

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 02.12.18 Danielle Duval – “Whenever You Want It” (PeoplePlay) Sheldon Universe – “Pretty Woman” Z-Berg – “I Fall For The Same Face Every Time” (Metropolitan Indian) King Tuff – “Psycho Star” (Sub Pop) MGMT – “Me & Michael” (Columbia) The Unlikely Candidates – “Oh My Dear Lord” (RED Music) Snny…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 02/10/18

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   Scarlet - Twin Flame Supply And Command - Bike Tuff The Easy Way - Aloha Mr. Hand The Ropes - All The Wild Children Fall Guy -…