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Detroit techno saved Berliners from boredom. Now it's time we take a few lessons from Berlin.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Walter Wasacz recently traveled to Berlin, where many hold Detroit and its music in high esteem. He brought back these reflections on what we can learn from our friends across the pond.
Detroit blogs you need to be reading
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
You read Model D, so thanks! We really appreciate you. But we acknowledge that there are lots of other sources for great writing about Detroit, so we put together this list of our favorite local blogs.
Detroit's Passalacqua mix hip hop with community
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Passalacqua may be Detroit's hottest hip hop group, but that doesn't stop its members from remaining community-focused.
The glorious potential of cities; or, How eight square blocks can change the world
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The city is essential. The potential is glorious. And eight square blocks can change the world," writes Claire Nelson, director of Urban Innovation Exchange.
Barbara Barefield: Dynamo of the Uptown arts scene
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Since moving to Detroit in the 1970s, Barbara Barefield has been highly involved in the local arts scene -- from publishing an alternative weekly to putting on concerts in historic homes. MJ Galbraith and our partners at Urban Innovation Exchange give us this profile.
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Michigan Audio Heritage Society Museum to celebrate grand opening
Hatch Final Four: A full service music instrument store in Midtown
Hatch Final Four: New Orleans food and music for Woodbridge
First round of Hatch voting ends Thursday as 10 startups vie for $50K prize
$100K awarded for arts and culture programming along Hamtramck-Detroit border
Hello Records store owner opens second location in Jefferson-Chalmers
Hubbard Farms artist residency program hopes to grow
New Nigerian BBQ restaurant concept to debut in Southwest Detroit
New public art installations for Hart Plaza, then neighborhoods
Russell Industrial Center to host open studios, adds over 40 tenants in six months
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Berliners want to invest in Detroit, but you already knew that because you read Model D
A deep dive into the roots of Detroit techno
Source: Red Bull Music Academy Magazine
Crash Detroit festival to bring nationally renowned brass bands to Corktown
Source: Detroit Unspun
Exploring the Detroit-Berlin connection
Source: Walter Wasacz
Crash Detroit, a new festival of street art and bands coming to Corktown this July
Source: Crash Detroit
Hell yeah, Hamtramck!
Source: Hell Yeah Detroit!
New York Times: DSO getting national attention for live streaming
Source: New York Times
Techno titan Carl Craig talks to Thump about Detroit
HuffPost Detroit: Get fresh spin on unknown classics of Motown
Source: HuffPost Detroit
UK techno artist Powell performs in newly branded Corktown venue
Source: We Are All Machines
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