There’s no better day than Saturday to start vinyl collecting — and reveling in local performances — as West Michigan once again joins the national Record Store Day celebration. Get the store schedules and details at Local Spins.
Those enrolled in the university program are getting music industry experience by helping promote and stage Thursday’s tour stop by pop singer Sinclair in Grand Rapids, just one of many hands-on opportunities offered in the concert field. Read more about the program and check out Sinclair videos at Local Spins.
It’s another mind-bending array of music that’s impressed Local Spins writers over the past year, from Robyn to Janelle Monae, Lindsay Lou to Urfaust, Childish Gambino to Julian Allen and more. Browse these “best of” lists, sample music from the featured artists and then submit your own Top 5 picks.
Local Spins profiles the in-demand keyboard player who’s bolstered the likes of Joshua Davis, May Erlewine, Jack White and Larry McCray, not to mention Steppin’ In It, The Lash and more. Read the back story about this much-respected musician and watch videos of him performing with a variety of Michigan artists.