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Thursday, February 20,2014

The Aimcriers release 'Solid State World' LP

Local rockers release new LP

by Rich Tupica
Thursday, Feb. 20 — The Aimcriers, a rustic rock ‘n’ roll band, may have started in Tempe, Ariz., but since 2005, they have established some deep roots in the mid-Michigan scene. The band includes Johnny Aimcrier (guitars, vocals), Andy Aimcrier (guitars, vocals), and drummer Danny Aimcrier. The trio releases its new vinyl LP, “Solid State World,” Saturday at The Record Lounge. Here’s what songwriter Johnny Aimcrier had to say about his band, and the new slab of wax.
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Friday, February 14,2014

'The Unlucky Seven': A depressing Valentine's Day mix

An alternative mixtape for those looking for a good, solid sulking this Valentine’s Day

by Rich Tupica
1. Chris Bell “I am the Cosmos” (1978) LISTEN HERE“Every night I tell myself I am the cosmos, I am the wind./ But that won’t get you back again."The late Chris Bell, of Big Star fame, wrote this profoundly emotive pop masterpiece detailing the psychosomatics o...
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Wednesday, February 12,2014

Turn it down

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Un-Valentine´s Show at ´The Fiddle´ - Fri. Feb 14 The 8th Annual Un-Valentine’s Day Show, showcasing “songs and tales of un-forgiveness, heartbreak, dysfunction and revenge,” happens Valentine’s Day at the Ten Pound Fiddle. Performing are Jamie-Sue Seal, John La...
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Wednesday, February 5,2014

Turn it down

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. at The Loft - Fri. Feb 7th From a humble beginning in a Royal Oak basement in 2009, indie-pop band Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., led by Daniel Zott and Joshua Epstein, has risen to become a national act, including a performance on “Conan.” The band’s ...
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Wednesday, January 29,2014

Turn it down

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Tease-O-Rama at Spiral - Thu. Feb 6th The next Tease-O-Rama, Spiral Video & Dance Bar’s regular burlesque and drag show, happens Thursday, Feb. 6. The Valentine’s Day spectacular is produced by Autumn Luciano and DJ Sammy Courtney and hosted by Ace DeVille. It includes...
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Wednesday, January 22,2014

Turn it down

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
The dt´s Reunion at The Avenue Cafe - Sat. Jan 25th. The dt´s formed in the Lansing area in the late ‘80s, playing a brand of amped up power pop and rock ‘n’ roll, echoing influences like The Replacements, Soul Asylum and Husker Du. After a 12-year hiatus, the band re...
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Wednesday, January 15,2014

Duke elegant

Tom Wopat talks jazz, Tarantino and ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ in HD

by Rich Tupica
It’s been 28 years since Tom Wopat squealed around the fictional roads of Hazzard County in that old Dodge Charger, The General Lee, in the hit CBS show “The Dukes of Hazzard.” These days, however, he’s committed to recording jazz music and acting on Broadway.
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Wednesday, January 15,2014

Turn it down

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
The Toasters at Macs - Fri. Jan 17 Formed in 1981 on the Lower East Side of Manhattan by British guitarist Rob "Bucket" Hingley, the Toasters played thousands of gigs across the world and became a global act during the ‘90s. While the third-wave ska band was initially i...
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Thursday, January 9,2014

Turn it down

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Dizzy Dearest Album Release - Fri. Jan 10th Dizzy Dearest formed in 2009 when lead vocalist Maggie Kay Emison and her brother, Jarod Emison, played a high school talent show together. The local indie-rock band released its debut EP, “All These Flowers,” in 2011. Friday at M...
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Friday, January 3,2014

Shiawassee County ‘crippled’

Generator shortages just one of the problems experienced outside of Tri-County region

by Rich Tupica
A towering, Sleepy Hollow-esque oak in Joe and Nancy Robinson’s front yard has hung over Beard Road in Shaftsburg as long as anyone can recall. Planted roughly 180 years ago, during the Andrew Jackson administration, the tree has weathered all types of severe storms until this one.
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