September 4, 2019

8/24/2019, ARAGON BALLROOM, CHICAGO

On August 24th, I trekked out to Chicago to go see King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard perform at the Aragon Ballroom on their tour following their newest release of their second album of the year Infest the Rat’s Nest. Along with them...

September 2, 2019

Additional editing by Sarah DeHaan

Background

In 2018, I had the opportunity to attend the first weekend of Electric Forest with the responsibility of covering the festival. Unsure of what I was going to write about, the story turned into a piece profiling three differen...

August 27, 2019

During the last weekend of July, something special happened on the riverfront
nestled between the two cities of Detroit and Windsor. A relatively intimate music
festival that was free of the hour-long lines, cramped crowds and the daunting task of
choosing which artist...

Electropop quartet Ladytron has been a staple of my show since the very beginning, even before The Eleventh Hour existed as it does now. When I heard the announcement that the band would be releasing a new album, their first in eight years, it goes without saying that...

August 2, 2019

FINKEL is a Los Angeles based electronic soul/pop duo. They will perform August 8th at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill in Grand Rapids. The versatility in their music covers anything from a subtle hang to a full on dance party. Consisting of driving bass lines, cool synths,...

June 24, 2019

The sixth annual Gridlife Midwest Music and Motorsports Festival may have just been the best installment yet. Thanks to several continuing improvements, the premier automotive event in the region continues to outperform itself, even in the face of extreme weather condi...

June 14, 2019

Christine Doré Miller, a native to the Battle Creek area who graduated from Western Michigan University in 2007 with a degree in Advertising and Promotion from the Haworth College of Business, recently wrote a best selling novel titled Forgiven Are the Starry-Eyed.  

Th...

June 12, 2019

The Kalamazoo rap duo VNNY & JAZZ PRINCE, comprised of Vince Cortellessa and Jordon Buell, released their second full-length project “Up Long Enough” on all streaming platforms June 10th, approximately a year after their debut album “Never Mind, Forget It”. The duo tra...