Ten artists were selected from 300-plus entries to play an official showcase in Austin, with Flint Eastwood, Seth Bernard and Jordan Hamilton playing other Michigan House shows. And Local Spins will host an SXSW preview show in Grand Rapids featuring Brother Elsey and Droppers on March 6. See who else was chosen and listen to music from all of the Michigan House acts.
February’s Local Spins segment on Michigan Radio’s “Stateside” gave listeners statewide a taste of Kalamazoo cellist/hip hop artist Jordan Hamilton, Grand Rapids’ funky Melophobix and pop/folk-rock’s Max Lockwood. Enjoy the podcast, read more about the featured artists and listen to their songs at Local Spins.
Before returning to Nashville, the Rockford-bred band played a hometown show at Rockford Brewing and in the studio for Local Spins on WYCE, which also debuted new tracks by Lynn Thompson and Lushh. The show also started counting down tracks from some of the most-played local and regional albums at WYCE over the past year. Watch videos of The Outer Vibe performances, listen to the radio show podcast.
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.
The West Michigan band’s debut Friday included a show at Billy’s Lounge and an in-studio for Local Spins on WYCE, which also debuted new local holiday tunes and more. Find out more about Dalmatian Stone, watch videos of their first public performance and listen to the radio show podcast featuring the premiere of tracks by Kevin DePree, Michael Dause, The JetBeats, Westrin & Mowry and more.