"We took our Sense of Place series to Detroit for the rich history of Motown and The Stooges and White Stripes, but also because we had heard so many young people talk about the city’s cultural renaissance, and we found both."-World Cafe host David Dye
Our Sense of Place visit to Detroit continues with the venerable six piece Detroit garage, disco, punk rock, new wave, and metal band The Electric 6.
The band has been together since 1996 and...Read More
A special session for our Detroit Sense of Place series. It features Detroit hip-hop musician Mike Ellison. He is known for his strong performances and his social activism performing at Detroit’s annual Concert...Read More
For our Sense of Place series we are revisiting an interview with the Detroit musician Rodriguez. This interview was recorded in 2009 when Rodriguez's early 70s albums Cold Fact and Coming From Reality...Read More
Guitarist Dennis Coffey spent a lot of time in The Snakepit (the musicians nickname for Motown’s Studio A). Coffey tells us today how he got in with producer Norman Whitfield at Motown when...Read More
Even before the popular garage rock band The Von Bondies started to dissolve in 2009, lead singer Jason Stollsteimer was already writing the poppier songs that make up the repitoire of The Hounds...Read More