The experience was a reminder that no matter how old you are, live music allows you to regress to a simpler time.


Compared to 'Four', 'Hymns' is a drastic improvement.

The Ben Daniels Band performs at The Ark's 39th Ann Arbor Folk Festival at Hill Auditorium on Friday.

Last weekend, over a dozen musical acts graced the stage at Hill Auditorium as part of the 39th annual festival.


It would appear the four-year break from dropping LPs loaded with dancefloor jams and anthemic boudoir bangers allowed Rihanna to reimagine her own sound, resulting in an experimental album the blends trap, R&B, soul, psychedelic rock, hip-hop and, of course, pop.


With an upcoming tour on the horizon — including a stop at the Blind Pig — Detroit-based band Protomartyr sat down with us.

The music itself is organically expressive, almost lyrical in its sonic quality, even without lyrics.


Chairlift, give us something cool, something great, something weird. We know it’s in you.

I needed these guys with guitars to be my preachers. Their albums were so special to me that I wanted them to be scripture.

Like King, many rappers continue to produce powerful music in which they continue to share their dreams. And many of these dreams resonate with those of Dr. King.

I thought that, in 2016, it was impossible to use “Bohemian Rhapsody” in any kind of new or interesting way,