Show Review & Photos: The Detroit Cobras, Pangea & Tacocat @ Chop Suey

The Detroit Cobras, Pangea, and Tacocat @ Chop Suey, 5/20/13 Review by M. Crossley Photos by Steve Campagna and Simon Krane The Detroit Cobras – photo by Steve Campagna The Detroit Cobras – photo by Simon Krane I first heard the Detroit Cobras in the late ‘90s. I was dating strippers pretty much exclusively at […]

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Show Review: The Airborne Toxic Event @ Showbox at the Market

The Airborne Toxic Event @ Showbox at the Market, 04/09/13 Show Review by M. Crossley What happens when an aspiring novelist weathers a nasty breakup, finds out his mother has been diagnosed with cancer, and discovers that he himself has been stricken with a few genetic diseases all in the space of a few weeks? […]

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Show Review & Photos: The Afghan Whigs @ Showbox at the Market

The Afghan Whigs @ Showbox at the Market, 11/4/12 Review by M. Crossley Photos by Rod Tipton Preamble: (Conjure Me) I’m not going to lie, I have considerable trepidation about sitting down to write this piece. I am not, like most, a lifelong Whigs fan. I didn’t really discover and actually listen to them until […]

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Show Review & Photos: Melvins Lite & Big Business @ Showbox at the Market

Melvins Lite & Big Business @ Showbox Market, 9/6 Review by M. Crossley Photos by Rod Tipton Seminal- adj. 1. Of, relating to, containing, or conveying semen or seed. 2. Of, relating to, or having the power to originate; creative. 3. Highly influential in an original way; constituting or providing a basis for further development. […]

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CD Review: Observator by The Raveonettes

Album Review: Observator by The Raveonettes by M. Crossley The Raveonettes used to dig Phil Spector and the Jesus and Mary Chain – a lot. Their first EP, Whip It On was so charmingly derivative of Velvet Underground-era Lou Reed fronting the Jesus and Mary Chain as produced by Phil Spector that a fan of […]

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