Indie pick of the week: Holoking

Indie pick of the week: Holoking

At first listen, Chicago indie hip-hop duo Holoking resembles a more rhythmic early Lupe Fiasco sound, meshed with a touch of Kid Cudi. But the rhythms and uniqueness of each song is what makes this group different– artsy rhythm and instrumentals compliment the strength of influential lyrics. Vocalist “MC Diverse” Kenny Jenkins and Percussionist Chris […]

A look at qualifying offers in the MLB

A look at qualifying offers in the MLB

When a Major League Baseball team loses one of its best player through free agency, they’re often left with nothing besides a few memories and a highlight or two. However, MLB and the Major League Baseball Player’s Association agreed a few years ago to implement a new system to ensure that wouldn’t always be the case. It was through this process that the qualifying offer was originated.

The Backstage Pass: Chad Nicefield of Wilson

The Backstage Pass: Chad Nicefield of Wilson

No fancy introductions. No needless fluff. Just a near thirty minutes of yours truly getting the real story from the frontman of one of Michigan’s fastest rising hard rock acts. Everything from touring and new material to bear porn and anal fissures.

Spring is in the air

Spring is in the air

Regardless of how cold it might be in Michigan, it feels a lot like spring for the Detroit Tigers and all other Major League Baseball teams, as spring training has officially begun.

Meryl Davis and Charlie White of Michigan win gold at Olympics

Meryl Davis and Charlie White of Michigan win gold at Olympics

Michigan residents Meryl Davis and Charlie White took home gold today for Olympic ice dancing. The duo was the first in the United States to win the title. Yesterday, the skaters earned an international personal best with a score of 78.89, according to the Associated Press. During the final round this afternoon, Davis, 27, and […]

Airborne Toxic Event makes V Day ’14 a night to remember

Airborne Toxic Event makes V Day ’14 a night to remember

The Airborne Toxic Event, a Californian indie rock band, filled the Fillmore with an upbeat, high-energy performance to a tight crowd– just the thing needed for Valentine’s Day 2014. Lead singer Mikel Jollett opened the set with a sweet-tempered “Happy Valentine’s Day.” Later in the set however, he said, “I find it ironic how you’re at an Airborne Toxic […]