COMING UP SOON on the LOCAL MUSIC SHOW

WE REMEMBERED THAT WE HAVE A BLOG

UPCOMING PERFORMERS...

WED AUG 22 - MOTHER WHALE
WED AUG 29 - TBA
WED SEPT 5 - LORD CENTIPEDE
WED SEPT 12 - BEN ROLSTON

Sunday, September 9, 2012

WCBN LMS SOUNDCLOUD!

WE HAVE A SOUNDCLOUD PAGE NOW THAT WE'VE BEEN POSTING RECENT LMS SETS ON!

CHECK IT OUT:  http://soundcloud.com/wcbnlms/

Thanks to longtime engineer and former host JAV for spearheading the archival efforts.


VISION IN A CORNFIELD

FRIDAY NIGHT WAS THE OPENING OF A NEW EXHIBIT AT MOCAD CALLED "VISION IN A CORNFIELD", A LARGE SCALE COLLABORATION BETWEEN DETROIT BASED ART COLLECTIVES DESTROY ALL MONSTERS, OGUN, AND APETECHNOLOGY. IT WAS AMAZING!! GO CHECK IT OUT IF YOU CAN!



It's supposed to be up until December 30.  There is an article in the Detroit Free Press here, and here a longer description from the MOCAD website:

Vision in a Cornfield is a large-scale collaboration that unites distinct creative communities in Detroit: the psyche/art rock band Destroy All Monsters, the urban arts group Ogun and the electromechanical art collective Apetechnology. The inspiration for the exhibition is two-fold. It is based on an unexpected encounter shared by Destroy All Monsters' Mike Kelley and Cary Loren, which took place in a cornfield in Fowlerville, Michigan. It is also a reunion and reimagining of an unsanctioned art project in the streets of Detroit by Ogun, named after the Yoruba orisha of iron, hunting, politics and war.
The centerpiece of the exhibition is the ceremonial transformation of abandoned autos into African fetishes known as “Urban Monumentz.” The vehicles will be decorated by the artists of Ogun. Members of Apetechnology set the vehicles in motion through robotics so that they communicate with each other and with Museum visitors. The project is produced together by M. Saffell Gardner, Lester Lashley, Aaron Ibn Pori Pitts, Dianetta Dye (of Ogun), Cary Loren, Mike Kelley (of Destroy All Monsters), Chip Flynn, Leith Campbell, Brad Ballard (of Apetechnology) with additional work by Olayami Dabls, Jennifer Price and Levon Millross
A selection of mixed media works by Aaron Ibn Pori Pitts lays the groundwork for the exhibition. Known as an activist, artist and poet, Pitts founded Ogun more than 30 years ago, as well as the local press Black Graphics International, Kcalb Gniw Spirit and Band Unit #10. He was a member of the Detroit radical labor group League of Revolutionary Black Workers. Taken as a whole, Vision in a Cornfield reflects Pitts’ paradigm. It is a philosophical and spiritual inquiry into urban identity and the communal sense of self.
In conjunction with the exhibition, MOCAD presents the premiere issue of BOX #1, an homage to a short-lived quarterly by the same name produced in the late 1970s. BOX is published in a limited edition of 150, each of which hold at least 30 works by local and national artists, musicians and writers whose work has a relationship to the themes present in the exhibition. BOX includes, among other items, a second edition of Faruq Z. Bey’s seminal text of music theory and existentialism, entitled Toward a ‘Ratio’nal Aesthetic.

NOISE CAMP on WDET

LAST NIGHT WAS NOISE CAMP 18, A LOCAL TRADITION SINCE 1994! IT WAS FUN, YOU SHOULD GO NEXT YEAR!

WE JUST FOUND THIS INTERVIEW THAT CAMP DIRECTOR DAVIN BRAINARD DID ON WDET LAST YEAR FOR NOISE CAMP 17, HE TALKS ABOUT ALL THE HISTORY HERE. CHECK IT OUT!


Thursday, July 26, 2012

TRABAJABAMOS 7/25/12

Last night Trabajabamos played on on the Local Music Show.  They are John, Julian, Adrienne and Brian and they played a solid 70 minute set that rule.  We're trying out this SoundCloud thing so that you the listener can stream the audio more conveniently.  Let us know what you think.

If you want to download an mp3, go here: Trabajabamos live on WCBN

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

CRAIG JOHNSON 5/23/12

CRAIG JOHNSON played a great set on the show a few weeks ago! He lives in Ypsilanti and is originally from Cadillac. He's been involved with a lot of different cool projects, including but not limited to Laserbeams of Boredom, Pine Cones, Amoeba Kids, Slim to None, Moon Elves and Ghools. Whatever Craig is doing, you can be sure it's gonna be interesting!

I took this video, let's see if it worked:

video

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HIS SET FROM THE LMS!

ANONYMOUS TOUCH 4/11/12

ANONYMOUS TOUCH jammed a couple months ago on the LMS! CHECK OUT THEIR SET HERE!

ANONYMOUS TOUCH = Sam Haddix, Stefan Krsatovic, Dylan Maxey, Ben Saginaw, Charles Tillinghast

All members of the band grew up in Ann Arbor and after they played on the show, Stefan's mom called him and said she couldn't believe he was in a band with Sam Haddix cause she used to be engaged to Sam's dad! Neither Sam nor Stefan had ever heard about that before, now they know thanks to the LMS.

RAW HONEY 7/11/12

RAW HONEY also played on the show tonight! It's a new duo of Maggie Hopp and Josh Bay (also of Known Moons)


DOWNLOAD THEIR SET HERE!