Category Archives: Spotify Playlist

Gettin’ Down with the Clowns: Detroit’s Insane Clown Posse, Faygo and the ShockFest ‘spectacle as resistance’

Detroit’s Insane Clown Posse rolled into Grand Rapids to launch its 33-date ShockFest tour at the Orbit Room. The duo of Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope shared the stage with openers Mushroomhead, Da Mafia 6ix, Big Hoodoo and Jelly … Continue reading

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X gives Grand Rapids that pure punk experience

There may be no punk band that captures the true weird spirit of America better than X. Their music evokes this nation’s vast spaces, weird politics, dark mystery and relentless energy. Playing to a packed house at Grand Rapids’ The … Continue reading

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Listen to Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi’s current favorite songs, via their Spotify playlist

Derek Trucks called life on the road with the Tedeschi Trucks Band “a rolling musical lesson.” “Somebody always grabs the stereo and plugs in their iPod or phone and DJs,” he said. “Sometimes everybody’s just quietly listening, sometimes it’s just … Continue reading

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