jr

jr

@dashjr
I am in the bands The Jesus Chainsaw Massacre, Lo Lo Lo-Hanz, Sheefy Mcfly & The Delorean, and Ferndale Acid Scene. I also head Checker's Records Collective like a boss.

Author archives: jr

  • Back From Vacay. Go Time For 2013.

  • Kind of an update of things around these here parts. The most daunting and arduous weekly was the Top 5. I'd like to keep it going but with a bit more diversification. I really want this site to remain locally focused. In other words, promoting the bands and shows from here, in here, all here. I only like the National Acts that are sweet and are giving out free stuff. Anyways, Mitten[...]
  • Weekend Lowdown

  • Did Chris Cringle come yet? I haven't bought shit for noone. Make me a snow angel baby. Let's get froze. Maybe we just go to some shows and warm our toes? Whatevs. Thursday Heads: All Vinyl Jazz Night w/ Jeff Kopko and Justin Walker @ Motor City Wine Tails: Match By Match, The Hand In The Ocean, The Ferdy Mayne, Teenage Octopus @ PJ's Lager House Friday Heads: An Evening of Verbiag[...]
  • The First Annual Ambient Battle Needs You!!!

  • This just in..... THE FIRST ANNUAL AMBIENT BATTLE!!! MARCH 2ND!!!! YOU COULD BE THE WINNER!!! SUBMISSIONS BEING ACCEPTED NOW TO ENTER IN THE COMPETITION GRAND PRIZE A XTRA LARGE BEAN BAG CHAIR SO COMFY YOU WILL CRY (AMBIENTLY) EMAIL - AMBIENTBATTLE@GMAIL.COM TO ENTER THIS COMPETITION WILL BE FORMATTED LIKE A FREESTYLE OR BEAT BATTLE BUT AMBIENCE ONLY RULES NO MORE THAN 3 PEOPLE ON A T[...]
  • Top 5 w/ Frank Woodman (Caveman)

  • You all know him. Woodman. Caveman. Mr. Detroit. He's at every show. He's usually naked. He's given you a hug. Here he is taking a break from fucking pumpkins on Halloween to spread some Halloween Cheer. Mr. Woodman's Top 5: well it's that time of year. christmas songs. I'm so fucking cheery all year long, come christmas time, i like some sad shit. so hear is the top 5 sad ass xmas tu[...]
  • Top 5 w/ Chris Butterfield

  • Chris is the singer and whooper for the band Pink Lightning. They put out a hell of an album earlier this year and are playing January 1st of next year at Mittenfest at Woodruff's. Chris also manages Found Sound, an awesome new record store in Ferndale that's been host to a bevy of slick shows lately. Here is Chris's Top 5. Top Five Songs I've bummed out to Brave a cold winter with these fi[...]
  • Weekend Lowdown

  • Ramping up for the holidays? Must be cuz there really ain't that much going on. As we proceed through Santa's month, more more Holiday Shows with diversity will be laid out before you. Perhaps this is the calm before the storm. Perhaps this is the culling song. Whatevs. Thursday Heads: Mundy, Jess Klein, The Codgers @ PJ's Lager House Tails: Superfly Illy, Clear Soul Forces, Famo, R3TRO,[...]
  • Top 5 w/ Eric Oppitz

  • Eric plays bass in a little band called Sisters Of Your Sunshine Vapor. He loves psych music and helps run a vintage analog studio called Space Camp. Also, he build effects pedals for all your strings to make you sound like a pro. Here is Eric's Top 5: Moon Duo - Sleep Walker Tame impala - Apocalypse Dreams Place to Bury Strangers - You are the One Litugry - Generation [...]