This late January round-up of new releases by Michigan artists ranges from the latest by a national bluegrass powerhouse to the debut of a new Grand Rapids project to a heavy metal fusillade from Detroit. Browse the reviews and listen to tracks from all of the releases at Local Spins.
Welcome to the first album review roundup of 2022, with a half-dozen new releases by West Michigan artists encompassing rock, country, electronic music, folk, pop and more. Check out the reviews and listen to tracks from all of the releases.
In the midst of the holiday rush, Local Spins today spotlights six new releases by Michigan artists that deliver thought-provoking, compelling and sometimes surprising music. Read the reviews, listen to the music.
This mid-October roundup of new Michigan releases covers artists from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids to Traverse City, including instrumental projects and a compelling collection inspired by loss. Browse the reviews and listen to tracks from all of the albums.
Fresh releases from Austin Benzing, Bermuda Teenager and Opulent Ardor round out this early October collection of albums and EPs. Browse the reviews, listen to tracks from all of the recordings by West Michigan artists.
The Traverse City alt-folk band launches its album-release tour with several Michigan shows this week, promoting a much-anticipated, vibrant new studio recording. Listen to the album exclusively today at Local Spins, watch the latest music video and check out our review of “Vessel.”
The award-winning, Michigan-bred bluegrass star takes another impressive step forward on his latest, super-lengthy studio release. Delve into this 16-track collection, listen to the jammiest track and check out his latest music video.
As August continues to heat up, Local Spins spotlights six new releases by West Michigan artists, from compelling Americana to lively indie-pop to reimagined punk. Check out the reviews, with audio samples from each album.
As we move into the final week of July, Local Spins spotlights new releases from some familiar Michigan artists representing a wide swath of styles, from Seth Bernard to Lauren Pearson. Browse the reviews, listen to tracks from all of the albums at Local Spins.
This mid-May roundup of Michigan releases showcases rock, bluegrass, folk, hip hop, jam-band wizardry and a Kalamazoo-based project that covers all of the above and more. Browse recaps of these releases and listen to tracks from all of the featured artists at Local Spins.
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