PINK LIGHTNING STRIKES TONIGHT!
Times running out to help be a part of something radical! We still need your help, spread the word and see you tonight!
Named earlier this year as “the best... Read more
FUR has all the attitude you can handle
Only two days left until FUR enlightens the URGH! audience with their moody melodies. Tell your peeps to help us reach out goal so FURand 17 other Detroit bands... Read more
Lettercampis the essence of what hot Saturday nights and regretful Sunday mornings are all about. Provocative body movements will ensue when they play URGH! this Saturday. With less than... Read more
Lightning Love at Urgh! in 4 days!
That's right, the anticipation is reaching a fevered pitch! This Saturday, Lightning Lovewill be only one of eighteen bands rocking PJ's Lager House. To everyone who has supported this... Read more
Phantom Cats... yummy!
A genre-breaking meld of Bjork, Beck, Broadway and Byrne, organized by band leader Niklaus Landstrom to form what is called a Magically Delicious-Progressive-Classical-Pop-Quartet. “Have you seen Phantom Cats, have you... Read more
The Satin Peaches!
Anchored down by a bracing rhythm section, The Satin Peaches have a great feel for melodic, power-pop hooks reminiscent of bands like The Smashing Pumpkins, Psychedelic Furs and Franz... Read more
I have a crush on Betty Cooper and I don't care who knows!
Betty Cooper, formerly known as Swamp Sisters, once listed their influences as moonshine, boyfriends, comics, mermaids, motorcycles, leather jackets, bubble gum and polish people. Kind of a mix of salty... Read more
The High Strung
HELLO WORLD, WELCOME TO DETROIT ROCK CITY!
In terms of semantics, Park the Van Records is quite literal with The High Strung. In 2004 they famously left their van—one... Read more
This duo, who recently hooked up with 5-3 Dial Tone Records for their 7″ release, proves hard to pin down. They own a genre-defying sound that songwriter Christopher Jarvis simply describes as... Read more
Fanatics of URGH! & lovers of all things punk/new wave/'79-'80sss UNITE!
As many of you know we had plans to show the original Urgh! film Thursday, May 12th at the now infamous Burton Theatre. In a quick turn of events Burton... Read more
What can be said about this One (Astro) Man Juggernaut? Don't look at me for an explanation! I'm too busy shaking to the crunchy beats and shredding guitar. Carjackrules... Read more
Let me tell you what's so great about Pewter Cub!
Q: What happens when a vicious sea creature attacks the Pewter Cub gang while they enjoy a day at the beach?
A:Pure pop bliss mixed with a strong pour... Read more