Local Music Beat

Photo of Grand Rapids musician Jason Roy of The Soods.

Jason Roy of Grand Rapids, Michigan’s The Soods Discusses Double EP and Indie Music

Local Music Beat: Jason Roy of The Soods talks “A Ray Rewired” volumes one and two, the Michigan music scene and more in this edition of the column.
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Posted 18 Nov 2021 | Alternative, Local Music Beat, Music, Rock News | -
Portrait photograph of Detroit rock band Kaleido.

Christina Chriss of Kaleido Talks Touring with Sebastian Bach, Detroit Music + More

Christina Chriss of Detroit rock band Kaleido discusses the band’s fall tour with Sebastian Bach, the Detroit music scene and more in this edition of the column.
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Posted 05 Nov 2021 | Alternative, Local Music Beat, Music, Rock | -
Photograph of Lansing, Michigan, emcee Ozay Moore.

Ozay Moore Talks ‘Of Process and Progression,’ Michigan Hip-Hop + More

Local Music Beat: Lansing, Michigan’s Ozay Moore discusses his new LP with Tall Black Guy, “Of Process and Progression,” the Michigan hip-hop scene and more in this edition of the column.
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Posted 28 Oct 2021 | Alternative, Local Music Beat, Music, Rock News | -
Black and white photo of Michigan folk band The Wild Honey Collective.

Tommy Plural of GTG Records Talks GTG Fest, Michigan Music + More

Local Music Beat: Tommy Plural of Lansing, Michigan-based GTG Records discusses what it’s like running an independent record label, what’s in store for GTG Fest and more in this edition of the column.
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Posted 21 Oct 2021 | Alternative, Local Music Beat, Music, Rock News | -
A photo of Mount Pleasant, Michigan, metal band Nagazi standing against a brick wall.

Mount Pleasant, Michigan Band Nagazi Talks New EP, Michigan Metal and More

Local Music Beat: Members of Mount Pleasant, Michigan metal band Nagazi discuss the band’s new EP, their love for performing live, Michigan music and more in this edition of the column.
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Posted 07 Oct 2021 | Local Music Beat, Metal, Music, Rock News | -
Black and white photo of Detroit and Chicago-based rock duo Vandalay.

Detroit and Chicago-Based Vandalay Discuss First Show Back Since 2020, New Album + More

Local Music Beat: Jake Greenwood of Midwest rock duo Vandalay discusses the thrill of returning to the stage and more in this edition of the column.
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Posted 30 Sep 2021 | Alternative, Local Music Beat, Music, Rock News | -
Lansing, Michigan, band Harborcoat stands for a press photo outside.

Matthew Carlson of Lansing Band Harborcoat Talks New Album and Loving Michigan Music

Local Music Beat: Matthew Carlson of Lansing, Michigan’s Harborcoat talks about the band’s new album, “Joy is Elusive,” and Michigan music in this edition of the column.
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Posted 23 Sep 2021 | Alternative, Local Music Beat, Music, Rock News | -
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