Country noir? Concrete Blonde meets the Sundays? Journal-esque lyrics a la Fiona Apple if you replaced bluesy angst with goofy sci fi horror folk? The Whiskey Charmers are a bit hard to pin down. Which I adore. Even so, I tip my hat to the band for selecting this description on their Facebook page, whichContinue reading “Rediscovering Detroit – Take Ten – The Whiskey Charmers”
While relishing in the sweet stylings of my favorite keys player, I figured I’d get in on the stockings action. Shot on Google Pixel 3, ƒ/1.8, 1/1565, 4.44mm, ISO51, black and white filter
Same band, even cooler socks. Shot on Google Pixel 3, ƒ/1.8, 1/217, 4.44mm, ISO73, black and white filter.
Boom boom boomAround the cornerOn the other side of the wallSounds like poundingSounds like hammering (What is it really)(What else could it be) Boom boom bangIt is and it isn’tBehind the wallWithout seeing itWith my own eyesWith only hearing itWith my earsPerhaps it isn’t (We know that it is)(We have always known) Boom bang boomAroundContinue reading “The Diagnosis”
For me, with a character, you start with the shoes. Oscar Isaac Shot on Google Pixel 3, black and white filter.
Meet the killer lead guitar sound that helps make Jennifer Westwood and the Handsome Devils the incredible band that they are. Dylan Dunbar is without question the best local guitar player I’ve ever encountered in Detroit (and I’ve encountered more than a few). And like all great musicians, he gives excellent “I’m gonna play theContinue reading “Rediscovering Detroit – Take Seven – Dylan Dunbar”
The view from my rediscovery seat. Shot on Google Pixel 3, ƒ/1.8, 1/326, 4.44mm, ISO52, black and white filter.
And that’s all I’m gonna say about that. Shot on Google Pixel 3, ƒ/1.8, 1/24, 4.44mm, ISO347.
This guy was the first musician to make me a groupee (and no, not because he once toured with Tenacious D — although, that did impress me). If he’s playing a venue, you can put money on my being somewhere in the audience. Jarrod is a keys player of keys players, bringing his brilliant talentContinue reading “Rediscovering Detroit – Take Four – Jarrod Champion (JC)”
When I look back on this period of my life, it may be the expressive foot coverings that I will remember the most. Shot on Google Pixel 3, ƒ/1.8, 1/559, 4.44mm, ISO56.