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 […]

McCollum talks about success and community

McCollum talks about success and community

One component of the team’s success is the man between the pipes, goalie Tom McCollum. After winning over 60 games, McCollum has moved into the ranks of one of the all-time great Griffins goalies, mentioned alongside names like Joey MacDonald and Jimmy Howard.

The Backstage Pass: Joey Sturgis

The Backstage Pass: Joey Sturgis

If that name isn’t familiar to you, then I’d imagine that others like The Devil Wears Prada, Asking Alexandria, Of Mice & Men, I See Stars, Crown The Empire, Miss May I and Attila wouldn’t be either. Why? Because their careers as major label recording artists all started with Joey Sturgis at the helm in the studio.

Indie pick of the week: Emi McDade

Indie pick of the week: Emi McDade

Self-described as an “acoustic singer-songwriter with soul-jazz influence,” Emi McDade has a strong and emotional voice, almost Amy Lee meets Sarah McLachlan. Music has always been a big part of the 16-year-old’s life. Emi, who grew up in a small town near Glouchester, England, came from a family of classical musicians. Mozart and Beethoven were […]

Bands to look out for in 2014

Bands to look out for in 2014

Here are 5 bands to look out for in 2014. (A few of them locals) These are bands who you probably have yet to hear, but who you definitely should keep a close eye on this next year.   1) Our Last Night. Formed: 2004, in New Hampshire. Label: Independent (formerly Epitaph). Genre: Post-hardcore. Description: […]